Introduction

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In the 2015, the Indonesian government announced the much-awaited vision, namely “maritime-axis doctrine” that puts fisheries, marine affairs and the fisheries sectoras the main pillarof national economic development. Indonesian marine and fisheries developmen thas adopted the concept of sustainable development paradigm“Blue Economy”(Pauli, 2010).Such a concept is the latest version of the green economy which is not only preserving and protecting ecosystems for sustainable use, the blue economy also puts the ecosystem as a subject and a model in the use of the ecosystem it self by focusing on community involvement (social inclusiveness), creativity and innovation that can manage products and services in an efficient manner.

After  success with first KRIPIK-Scifimas 2016, Fisheries and Marine Sciences Faculty-JenderalSoedirman University in collaboration with the Center for Maritime Biosciences Studies organizedfor the second a “Scientific Communication in Fisheries and Marine Sciences” (SciFiMaS) conference.The SciFiMas conference 2018 came from the idea of reunification of the vision and commitment of fisheries and marine stakeholders in Indonesiain order to support sustainable development through scientific communication based on the results of basic research, applied and frontier sciences in this field. Approximately 300-400 participants and invited guests from various organizations/institutions with diverse backgrounds both from government, businesses, communities and academia will be able to attend the activities for planned SciFiMas2016. The conference sessions will be opened by the Ministry of Coordinating of Maritime Affairs and Resources (to be confirmed) and three guest speakers representing academia, business (Indonesian Chamber of Commerce),government and society.

To reinforce the Indonesian branding,we call this international conference “KRIPIK-SciFiMaS”,which comes from the SciFiMaStranlation in bahasa Indonesia (KRIPIK :KomunikasiRisetIlmiahPerikanandanIlmuKelautan).

Theme

Global partnership for sustainability of aquatic biodiversity and environment.

Sub-themes:

1. Aquatic resources for national food security

2. Aquaculture Engineering

3. Biodiversity and bioprospectingfor tropical species

4. Integrated management of coastal and marine areas and conservation

5. Sea as the world's climate buffer

6. Social economic aspect of fisheries

7. Coastal community empowerment

Objectives

The purpose ofthis conference is to establish the exchange of information on basic research, applied and frontier, in the field of fisheries and marine to reposition the role and contribution of the scientists and researchers involved in the Global partnership for sustainability of aquatic biodiversity and environment.