Welcome to the 7th UK Algae Conference

Swansea University invites you to attend the 7th UK Algae Conference:“The best of both worlds- combining ideas from micro-and macro algae research” on the 6th and 7th of July, 2017 sponsored by PhyconetWe aim to link post-graduate studentsPost-docs, academics and algae professionals working with all types of algae. From micro to macroalgae there will be keynote speakers, flash talks and poster presentations  as well as a tour of the Swansea University macro and microalgae facilities, networking, conference dinner and more. Please check the Programme here

Themes: Algae circular economy, Algal biotechnology, Disease and Contamination, Culture & Downstream processing, Algae ecology and algae biochemistry.

  • For abstract submission please click here
  • Registration regular fee: £45
  • Registration student fee: £25
  • Registration will open on the 28th of April 
  • For registration please click here

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The 7th UK Algae Conference “The best of both worlds- combining ideas from micro-and macro algae research” welcomes national and international postgraduates and researchers working in different areas:

  • algae and the circular economy
  • biochemistry
  • biotechnology
  • cultivation
  • disease and contamination
  • downstream processing
  • ecology

Confirmed keynote speakers from both worlds:

Professor John G Day (SAMS) – cryopreservation of micro and macro, challenges and future trends

Professor Juliet Brodie (Natural History Museum) – a historical perspective of projects run by the Natural History museum including taxonomy, monitoring kelps for harvesting purposes, citizen science, macroalgae microbiome

Dr Claire Gachon (SAMS) – diseases in macroalgae

Joe MacDonald from Varicon Aqua (http://www.variconaqua.com/) – “Challenges and opportunities for PBR technology suppliers in the algae bio-economy”

Dr Robert Lovitt from Membranology Ltd. (http://membranology.com/)

Dr. John Dodd from AlgaeCytes Ltd.  “- AlgaeCytes -A view on the algal product commercialization path”

Abstract submission

The 7th UK Algae Conference encourages the submission of high quality oral and poster presentations from national and international post-graduate students, researchers and academics. All abstracts must be in English – the official language of the conference. The selection of abstracts is based on several criteria, but the most important one is quality. 

  • Intention of abstract submission : 15th May 2017
  • Final deadline for abstract submission : 26th May 2017
  • Final conference registration: 10th June 2017
Abstract Submission 

For abstract submission please click here 

For posters: A1 vertical format 

All attendees (presenters/non presenters) are required to pay their own registration, accommodation and travel expenses.


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