Previous Events

May 2017

SAMS hosted its third GlobalSeaweed Workshop from 8 – 12 May 2017. The key theme of this year’s workshop will be Seaweed Aquaculture and Cultivation which will cover issues such as policy-regulation, molecular breeding and disease monitoring. For further information, please visit

June 2017

The University of Nantes hosted the 6th Congress of the International Society for Applied Phycology from 18th to 23rd July 2017. The remit of this congress was to appreciate the huge phycological biodiversity and the diversity of its biotechnological applications through the prism of a new and promising industrial sector in full development. The Congress included speakers and posters presentations, exhibitors and for the first time a BtoB session to meet the right partners. For more information please visit: