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Ninth International Conference on Molluscan Shellfish Safety

27 November 2012

AUSTRALIA - The ninth International Conference on Molluscan Shellfish Safety (ICMSS) is taking place 17 - 22 March 2013, in Sydney, Australia.

Twenty Years of Defining Future Shellfish Safety Frontiers through Innovation in Science and Policy – the ICMSS is without doubt the premier world Conference focusing on the wide range of topics that affect molluscan shellfish safety for the consumer, from microbiology and biotoxins through to policy determination and risk assessment and management, from chemical analytical methods, sampling regimes and regulatory standards through to harvesting area sanitary surveys.

The programme includes presentations on:

  • Harmful Algal Blooms and Marine Biotoxins
  • Microbiological and Chemical Risks
  • Emerging risks from 'Non-Bivalve' Molluscs
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Hazard Inactivation and Elimination Strategies
  • Production Area Remediation
  • Cyanotoxins

The conference will be held in Bayview Boulevard Hotel, Sydney, Australia, 17-22 March 2013.

Early Bird Registration Closes: Sunday, 20 January 2013

For more information including program details, registration, accommodation and the venue, go to

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