Published: 25 March 2024 Updated: 26 March 2024
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DATE 26 Mar 2024
FEEDBACK/STORY SUGGESTIONS Dempsey Ward Communication Coordinator +61 2 6122 2134

Seafood Directions 2024 marks a momentous 25th anniversary as the leading event for the Australian seafood sector, and the ideal event to showcase your research and expertise alongside leading fishing and aquaculture professionals. 

For 25 years, Seafood Directions has served as the essential platform for fishing and aquaculture professionals and stakeholders to connect, collaborate, and drive innovation.  

Established in 1999 by FRDC, Seafood Directions is now managed by Seafood Industry Australia – the national peak body representing the Australian seafood sector.

Event details 

Dates: 10-12 September 2024 
Location: Hobart, Australia 

Why submit an abstract? 

Seafood Directions provides a unique opportunity for researchers to present their latest findings and insights to a diverse audience of leaders, policymakers, and fellow academics. By submitting an abstract, you’ll have the chance to: 

  • Share your research with key stakeholders in the seafood sector during this significant anniversary. 

  • Have the opportunity to have your research adopted by the fishing and aquaculture sectors. 

  • Gain valuable feedback and insights from experts in the field. 

  • Contribute to discussions shaping the future of the fishing and aquaculture sectors. 

  • Expand your professional network and forge new collaborations. 

Key dates 

  • Abstract submissions are now open and close on 15 May 2024. 

  • Early bird registrations close on 4 June 2024. 

Take action now 

Your voice matters. Be part of the conversation at Seafood Directions 2024. Submit your abstract today and elevate your research on a national stage. Submit now 

Seafood Directions Conference - September 10-12

Be a part of the experience 

Experience the vibrant atmosphere of Seafood Directions and immerse yourself in a program packed with networking opportunities, panel discussions, and interactive sessions. Register early to secure your spot at the premier event for the seafood industry. Register here

Connect and collaborate 

In addition to the main conference program, Seafood Directions invites relevant sector organisations and groups to host workshops, annual general meetings, or side meetings. If you're interested in hosting a session, contact Jasmin at to discuss further details. 

Unlock the potential of your research at this major anniversary 

Seafood Directions is more than just a conference; it's a catalyst for collaboration and innovation. Join us in Hobart and be part of the conversation shaping the future of the seafood sector during this significant anniversary. 

For more information and updates, visit the Seafood Directions website or reach out to the organisers at