Dear Colleagues and Friends:
We are pleased to announce that the 4th International Symposium on Manila (Asari) Clam (ISMC 4th) will be held in Dalian, China, on September 28-30, 2018. ISMC 4th aims to create high-end platform, enance industry communication, share the latest development, and achieve win-win cooperation.
The Manila Clam Ruditapes philippinarum is distributed mainly along the coasts of the Pacific and Indian Oceans and is now cultured for commercial purposes in a number of European, American, and Asian countries. In China, production of this species accounts for 90% of the total Manila Clam of the world, with more than 3 million tons produced per year
In 2018, the 4th International Symposium on Manila (Asari) Clam returns to China–Dalian, a popular destination among domestic tourists and foreign visitors, especially from Japan, South Korea and Russia. Its mild climate and multiple beaches as well as its importance in the modern history of China have attracted tourists. In 2007, it was one of the three cities named "China's best tourist city", along with Hangzhou and Chengdu, recognized by the National Tourism Administration and the United Nations World Tourism Organization.
The ISMC 4th programs will follow the tradition and focus on the aquaculture technology, genetics and breeding, physiology and ecology, processing and marketing. All programs have been developed to facilitate and promote communication through social events, exhibitions, workshops, plenary speeches, oral presentations in theme sessions, and poster presentation sessions. The 4th International Symposium on Manila (Asari) Clam (ISMC 4th) will provide you a perfect opportunity to share the most up-to-date research achievements and interact with industrial representatives and policy makers.
We warmly invite you to participate in the 4th International Symposium on Manila (Asari) Clam and Exhibition and look forward to seeing you in Dalian!