The MARTEC18 Conference event will be focused in the R+D+i oriented to global societal needs, looking for innovative solutions to meet the requirements to comply with the new legal framework of the fishing sector related to the Landing Obligation of nowadays discarded species while ensuring the sustainability of marine resources and the long term viability of the fishing activity as well.
Therefore, the meeting is open to commercial interests, government agencies and academic expertise. Selected papers will be published on a Special issue of Marine Policy.Vigo, the biggest city in the northwest of Spain with one of the most important fresh fish ports worldwide, is hosting the MARTEC Conference. The Institute of Marine Research (IIM) of the CSIC will be the institution in charge of the congress organization, in collaboration with the Technological Center of Sea (CETMAR) and with the support of all partners of LIFE iSEAS (IEO, CESGA, USC, JOSMAR, OPROMAR). The venue will be the Auditorio Afundación.
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