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OXFORD, England, October 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Aquaculture Conference held 3 - 7 November 2013; pre-conference webinar will take place October 24, 2013
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, and Novus International, the pioneering manufacturer of animal nutrition solutions products for livestock, poultry and aquaculture, announce their collaboration for the first Aquaculture Conference held 3-7 November 2013 in Gran Canaria.
Organized by Elsevier and supported by Novus International, the Aquaculture Conference will celebrate 40 years of outstanding research published in Elsevier's journal Aquaculture while also identifying the challenges that remain for the next generation of aquaculture researchers.
The collaboration between Novus International and Elsevier will bring together a range of content useful to aquaculture researchers and professionals. A newly launched microsite will provide an overview of Novus International's products, services and solutions, specific to the requirements of the aquaculture industry. In addition, the microsite will host an online version of the Aquaculture Conference, offering a permanent resource to researchers, developers and students in the field, and those who were unable to attend.
"Aquaculture is poised to become the leading process to provide sustainable food for mankind. However to achieve this, substantial progress in science is required, which can further serve as a platform for the industry, policy makers, environmentalists, consumers and all other stakeholders involved for meaningful and progressive dialogue. We are pleased to be part of this forum, a kindred spirit and we hope that all scientists present can challenge, contribute and benefit from the Novus-Elsevier collaboration," said Francisco Gomes, Ph.D., Executive Manager of Novus Aquaculture Business Unit.
"We are honored to work with Novus International to organize our first Aquaculture Conference. We consider the collaboration an important and instrumental one, one which will help all of us in the field to face the challenge of doubling our global aquaculture production in a sustainable manner," added Dr. Christiane Barranguet, Executive Publisher Water Management and Biological Resources at Elsevier.
Prior to the conference, a webinar will take place on October 24, 2013, free for all to attend. The webinar, "Delivery of practical, holistic aquaculture health and nutrition solutions", will introduce Novus International' research and development strategies focusing on the fundamental understanding of: aquatic animal nutrition, health, immunity balance, gut physiology and gut microflora; interactions with key pathogens and parasites; the practical applications in feedmill and farm production systems.
The webinar is aimed at R&D managers, nutritionists, veterinarians, technical managers, farm managers and consultants. It will bring together some of Novus International' top executives and R&D personnel and there will be an opportunity for participants to pose questions to the speakers.
Speakers during the webinar include:
The webinar will be moderated by Christiane Barranguet; a recording of the event will then be made permanently accessible from the microsite.
For more information about the conference go to: http://www.aquaculture-conference.com
For more information about the webinar go to: http://view6.workcast.net/register?pak=6100873914688444
Aquaculture is an international journal for freshwater and marine researchers interested in the exploration, improvement and management of all aquatic food resources. It publishes original research on farming of aquatic animals and plant organisms including finfish, mollusks, crustaceans and aquatic plants for human consumption. A selection of the papers presented at the Aquaculture Conference will be considered for publication in the journal.
About Novus International
Novus International, headquartered in St. Charles, Missouri, USA, creates animal nutrition solution products for livestock, poultry and aquaculture. Novus International' operations include corporate offices, research and development laboratories and manufacturing facilities in more than 35 countries, as well as smaller offices with field staff in an additional 60 countries. At each Novus International location around the world, day-to-day business is guided by the goal to achieve a clearly defined corporate vision and the mission to make a clear difference in sustainably meeting the growing global need for nutrition and health.
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions include ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, Reaxys, ClinicalKey and Mosby's Suite, which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, helping research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.
A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc, a world leading provider of professional information solutions. The group employs more than 30,000 people, including more than 15,000 in North America. Reed Elsevier Group plc is owned equally by two parent companies, Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV.
Their shares are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RUK and ENL.
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