2020 North Central Aquaculture Conference
Attendee and Exhibitor Registration Open
The 2020 North Central Aquaculture Conference, co-hosted, by the USDA North Central Regional Aquaculture Center (NCRAC) and the Ohio Aquaculture Association (OAA) will be held February 1-2, 2020 in Columbus, OH at the Crowne Plaza Columbus North Hotel. Eighteen sessions comprising 54 presentations will be available for attendees to choose from. Sessions are:
Aquaculture Business & Marketing
Aquaponics I & II
Culture Pond Management
Fish Health & Biosecurity
Fry & Fingerling Production
Getting Started in Aquaculture
North Central Regional Updates
Nutrition & Feeding
Real World Farmer Experiences I & II
Sunfish / Bass Culture
Attendee Registration: Registration cost is $150 until January 21, $250 from January 22-28, and $300 at the door. Student registration is $100 regardless of date. Register early and save! Registration includes two continental breakfasts, breaks, Saturday lunch, and the Saturday Evening Social and Banquet. Attendees can register at http://ohioaquaculture.org/events
Exhibitor Registration: Companies desiring to exhibit should contact Bill Lynch, OAA President, directly at firstname.lastname@example.org to request exhibitor information. The Conference is providing Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze Level packages for exhibiting. The initial three packages are for companies that will be in attendance and include differing amenities based on level selected. The Bronze package is for those companies who cannot attend but still desire to have their informational materials displayed by and attended by OAA staff. Number of exhibitors is limited by foyer space in front of the ballrooms so quick attention to registering as an exhibitor is recommended!
Hotel Information: The Crowne Plaza Hotel is providing a large black of rooms at a discounted rate until January 8th, 2020. Book early! Hotel reservations can be made at 2020 NCRAC Annual Meeting by calling the hotel directly at 614-885-1885. Make sure to use (online) or mention booking code NC1 when registering to receive the discounted rate. The Crowne Plaza Hotel provides free shuttle service to John Glenn Columbus International Airport.