Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Grant for attendance of young fish technologists at the World Seafood Congress, Reykjavik, September 2017




The International Association of Fish Inspectors is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the 2017 Peter Howgate Award. This award will fund the attendance of a young fish technologist (under 30 years of age) to the IAFI World Seafood Congress 2017, to be held in Reykjavik, Iceland, from 10-13th September 2017.


The Congress will be hosted by MATIS, the Icelandic Food and Biotech R&D institute, and will also coincide with the Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition and Awards from 13-15th September.

The Award will cover travel, accommodation and the congress fee. This affords the successful applicant a career-changing opportunity to gain new insights and build networks in the global fishery sector. The deadline for submission of applications is 31st March 2017.

Download the detailed rules and application form here.





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This site is operated by the Peter Howgate Committee nominated by the Board of the International Association of Fish Inspectors. The site and the Peter Howgate Award is presently coordinated by Megapesca Lda, Portugal. (megapesca@mail.telepac.pt)

Donors

Other than IAFI, and a number of donors who wish to remain anonymous, the Peter Howgate Award was launched with support from:

Joseph Somers
June Olley
MacAlister Elliott and Partners
Megapesca Lda
Pamela Tom
Peter Howgate