12th International Conference on Molluscan Shellfish Safety
The Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (COFEPRIS) is pleased to invite you the 12th International Conference on Molluscan Shellfish Safety (ICMSS 2019).
The ICMSS is an initiative of researchers from various international institutions, including the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), related to the safety of molluscan shellfish. It seeks to be a forum for the diffusion and discussion of the advances and trends in this subject. Renown experts from around the world will take part in the conference. Students, researchers, health authorities, producers of molluscan shellfish and interested public in this subject are welcome.
The main topics to be discussed during the conference will be:
In this web page you will be able to find information for registration, sending your presentation, as well as the tentative conference program, plus general information of the event.
The ICMSS 2019 will be held from 9 to 13 September 2019 in the city of Ensenada, Baja California, at the facilities of the Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education of Ensenada (CICESE), Carr. Tijuana-Ensenada 3918, Zone Playitas, 22860, Ensenada, Baja California. For more general information of the event, please consult this link.
All the proposed works will be reviewed by the International and National Advisory Committees, composed of experts in the safety of molluscan shellfish. The guidelines for the submit your abstract are in this link.
|ICMSS 2019 Notice:||September 2018|
|Registration starts:||September 2018|
|Papers registration starts:||April 2019|
|Final registration date:||July 2019|
The Interstate Shellfish Sanitation Program
The FAO's Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
The Mexican Program on Molluscan Shellfish Safety (PMSMB)
Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education of Ensenada, Baja California (CICESE)
Comisión Nacional de Acuacultura y Pesca (CONAPESCA)
Instituto Nacional de Pesca y Acuacultura (INAPESCA)
Information about the state of Baja California in Mexico can be found in:
|FAO safety fishing products consultant.||Iddya Karunasagar|
|FDA, EE.UU.||William Burkhardt|
|New Hampshire University, USA.||Stephen Jones|
|IFREMER, France.||Philipp Hess|
|CEFAS, United Kingdom.||Andrew Turner|
|European Union Reference Laboratory for Marine Toxins, Spain.||Ana Gago Martinez|
|Santiago de Compostela University, Spain.||Jesús Romalde|
|Health Ministry, Canada.||Enrico Buenaventura|
|Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand.||Brian Roughan|
|National Institute of Fisheries Science, Korea.||Hongsik Yu|
|Veterinary State Institute, Italy.||Mario Latini|
|Yamaguchi University, Japan.||Hajime Toyofuku|
|CIBNOR||Erick Julián Núñez Vázquez|
|Aquaculture Unit, CIAD||Bruno Gómez Gil Rodríguez|
|Institute of Marine Sciences and Limnology, UNAM||Rosalba Alonso Rodríguez|
|Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Zootechnics, UNAM||José Fernando Núñez Espinosa|
|Direction of Protection against Sanitary Risks, Baja California||José Luis Sanchez Osorio|
|COFEPRIS||José Alejandro Barreiro Isabel|
|Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education of Ensenada (CICESE)||Ernesto García|
|University of Colima||Aramis Olivos|
|National Institute of Fisheries||Juan Carlos Lapuente Landero|
For comments or queries about the ICMSS 2019, please send a message to
You will find the conference pre-registration format in the following web page: