Social Program

Welcome to the Eighth International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health! The  American Fisheries Society – Fish Health Section is excited to be partnering with the Prince Edward Island BioAlliance and the Atlantic Veterinary College to host ISAAH 2018 on the beautiful east coast of Canada in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island! We look forward to hosting you and encourage you to sign up for all of our social events which will provide some of the best local food that Canada’s Food Island has to offer, unbelievable Atlantic Canadian entertainment and lots and lots of networking opportunities for you to meet businesses and researchers from all over the world!

Please be sure to register for these events when registering for the conference. Some may have space restrictions. Some additional fees may apply.

Sunday, September 2nd

ISAAH 2018 Opening Reception (No additional cost to attend for full Conference Registrants)

6:30 – 8:30 pm Harbourview Deck, Delta Prince Edward Hotel (Convention Centre)

Join us for some tasty Island treats and traditional PEI entertainment at our kick-off networking reception overlooking the scenic Charlottetown Harbour.

Monday, September 3rd

PEI Cultural Event & BBQ (Delegates must pre-register/ Cost is $45 CAD + applicable taxes. This includes dinner and transportation)

6:00 – 9:30 pm Skmaqn–Port-la-Joye–Fort Amherst National Historic Site

Join us for a relaxing evening at one of Prince Edward Island’s most beautiful historic National Parks overlooking the Charlottetown Harbour in Rocky Point. Buses will depart from the Delta Prince Edward Hotel to transport guests to and from the event grounds for an outdoor BBQ, entertainment, cultural displays and tours.

More information about the event here.

Tuesday, September 4th

Discover Charlottetown Event (No additional cost to attend this event for Full Conference attendees)

6:00 pm start Confederation Centre of the Arts, Memorial Hall

Join us (and the Mothers and Fathers of Confederation Players) as we kick off your evening tour of historical downtown Charlottetown pubs and other important places with a reception at Memorial Hall at Charlottetown’s signature Confederation Centre of the Arts.

Wednesday, September 5th

ISAAH 2018 Awards Banquet & Cocktail Reception (Delegates must pre-register/ Cost is $95.00 CAD + applicable taxes)

6:30 pm start Delta Prince Edward Hotel (PEI Convention Centre)

An opening cocktail reception will set the stage for the ISAAH 2018 Awards Banquet, featuring fresh local seafood & keynote presenter Adel El-Mowafi, Ph.D., Aquaculture Technology Application Director, Cargill Aqua Nutrition, Norway, followed by some lively PEI Entertainment.