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The biennial Northeast Aquaculture Conference & Exposition (NACE) will take place in the heart of downtown Portland, Maine from 27-29 April. The event was created in 1998 by the Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center.

The aim is to gather producers, service providers, vendors, researchers, students, and managers from across the northeast region to discuss las updates and challenges in the aquaculture sector. In addition, the event will include multiple workshops, field trips, and a trade show featuring 40 vendors servicing the industry.

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The opening reception is on Wednesday. On Thursday morning, the opening plenary session will feature brief industry updates from around the northeast region. With five concurrent sessions, workshops and technology transfer sessions covering a multitude of topics, plan to wrap up the day at the poster session/happy hour.

Accordingt to organizers, the city is famous for its historic waterfront. Also it boasts a diversity of dining and entertainment options. Besides, Portland is also a center for higher education, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Another important aquaculture event is taking place this week in Spain: Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global.

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