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Brazil To Host World Fishing Conference – Campinas, Brazil in the state of Sao Paulo is scheduled to host the 7th World Recreational Fishing Conference (WRFC) September 1 – 4 in 2014, the first time this prestigious event has been held in a developing country. “It is our sincere hopethat all participants find this conference enjoyable, significant, and enlightening, while at the same time facilitating the creation of strong ties among the professional peoples from different countries,” says a WRFC spokesperson. “The main reason for supporting the completion of the 7th WRFC in Brazil is in the involvement of institutions and professionals that are directly and indirectly connected to the world of recreational fishing, and who are dedicated to the goal of fostering critical dialogue among various parties, while at the same time promoting the exchange of experiences, ideas, practices and attitudes that will facilitate the development and evolution of recreational fishing all over the world.” The theme of the conference, the keynote speakers to be invited, the program outline, and the main discussions were decided by the members of the International Advisory Board, the Brazilian Scientific Committee and the Organizing Committee. Attendees to the conference will be those people directly or indirectly related to the development of recreational fishing worldwide such as teachers, professors, fishing operators, research groups, managers, biologists, governmental representatives, economists, policy makers, NGO representatives and, of course, sport fishermen. For more information on registering, etc., visit the WRFC website at http://www.7wrfc.com/.