The International Association of Fish Inspectors recently announced the opening of applications for the 2017 Peter Howgate Award. The award will fund the attendance of a young fish technologist (under 30 years of age) to the IAFI World Seafood Congress 2017 to be held in Reykjavik, Iceland, from 10-13th September 2017. The Congress is being held to coincide with the Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition from 13-15th September.
The 2017 Peter Howgate Award will afford the winning applicant a career changing opportunity to gain insights and build networks in the global fishery sector. The Award will cover travel, accommodation, and the congress fee. The Peter Howgate Award is administered by Megapesca Lda. Portugal on behalf of the International Association of Fish Inspectors.
The deadline for submission of applications is 31st March 2017. More information and an application form is available from www.peterhowgateaward.com.