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AECC to host marine biodiversity conference

The Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) has been appointed to host the World Conference on Marine Biodiversity, a five-day event that is expected to attract 900 international delegates.

AECC to host marine biodiversity conference
AECC to host marine biodiversity conference
The conference, which has been organised by St Andrews University and the University of Aberdeen, is aimed at promoting discussion on global marine issues. It will run from 26 to 30 September.

Brian Horsburgh, AECC’s managing director, said: "We are very much looking forward to housing the World Conference on Marine Biodiversity at AECC next week.

"It comes in quick succession to the end of Offshore Europe, highlighting the Centre’s versatility and further emphasises AECC as a major venue for a variety of worldwide industries."

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