Tauranga to host marine convention

The region’s growing reputation as the centre for blue innovation has seen Tauranga successfully secure the International Marine Biotechnology Convention, which is being held in New Zealand for the first time.

The ‘Blue2Green Marine Biotechnology Convention’ will take place from August 8–10.

It will constitute a joint meeting between the newly formed Australia New Zealand Marine Biotechnology Society (a member of the International Marine Biotechnology Association), the International Conference on Coastal Biotechnology (convened in China), and the New Zealand Aquaculture Science Association.  In addition, the Korean Society for Marine Biotechnology will be sending a special delegation.

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