The Congress

HydroMediT 2018 will focus on research and innovation technology applied mainly in the Mediterranean and its adjacent waters, but interesting topics from other parts of the world will also be accepted.

Main topic of the Congress will be:
Blue Biotechnology in Aquatic Living Resources

The official language of the conference is English.

Papers will be peer reviewed by two (2) reviewers and only those accepted by the Scientific Committee will
be presented. The oral presentations must be less than 15 minutes.

An E-Poster Session will be included in the Congress. Scientific Committee reserves the right to re-assign
submission to a different type of presentation (from oral to e-poster, and vice - versa).

Proceedings will be available to delegates upon arrival on site (in digital or web-based format).


General Fields of Interest will be the following: 

  • Aquaculture
  • Fisheries
  • Processing of Aquatic Products
  • Economics and Marketing of Fisheries Products
  • Inland Aquatic Ecology and Resources
  • Oceanography
  • Marine Diversity and Conservation
  • Environmental Management


The above general fields can include the following topics, as a non exhaustive list:

Field 1st: Aquaculture

  • Innovative Biotechnological Applications & Products
  • Genetics, Physiology, Nutrition and Welfare
  • New Species, Farming Methods and Techniques
  • Diseases of Aquatic Animals
  • Sustainable & Organic Aquaculture


Field 2nd: Fisheries

  • Fisheries Policy & Sustainable Management
  • Innovative Fisheries Technology
  • Marine Fisheries Resourses
  • Species biology and Ecology


Field 3rd: Processing of Aquatic Products

  • Processing of Products & Quality
  • Product Control & Microorganisms Risk Assessment
  • Hygiene of Products and Consumer’s Safety
  • Product Authentication & Certification


Field 4th: Economics and Marketing of Fisheries and Aquatic Products

  • Fisheries Socio-Economics
  • Fisheries and Aquatic Products Marketing
  • Competitiveness of Fisheries Products
  • Financial Sustainability of Sector Enterprises


Field 5th: Inland Aquatic Ecology and Resources

  • Ecology, Hydrology and Limnology
  • Wetlands and Aquatic Systems Management
  • Modelling and Monitoring of Aquatic Ecosystems


Field 6th: Oceanography

  • Physics and Climate of the Ocean
  • Marine Biogeochemistry
  • Marine Geosciences
  • Marine Microbiology and Biotechnology


Field 7th: Marine Diversity and Conservation

  • Ecology, Biogeography and Diversity
  • Invasive Species Biology
  • Evolutionary Ecology and Genetics of Marine Organisms
  • Marine Conservation Planning
  • Marine Protected Areas and Blue Economy


Field 8th: Environmental Management

  • Integrated Coastal Zone Management
  • Sustainable Water Resources Management
  • Monitoring Ecosystem Health
  • Environmental Management Systems