Conference & housing rentals

Conference Facilities

Conferences and meetings may be hosted at AQD’s Tigbauan Main Station, an easy reach to/from Iloilo City; about a 30 minute, 25-kilometer car ride through the Southern Antique-Iloilo highway

We have:

  • a 120-person capacity, air-conditioned conference hall
  • three adjoining or adjacent lecture/class rooms (air-conditioned too) and a kitchen-food serving room
  • remote internet connection in the main conference hall (available on request)
  • multimedia projector/s, large screen/s, sound & sound recording system
  • logistical support ~ reproduction of conference materials (hardcopy and CD-Rom); phone, fax, email; food catering by the AQD Cafeteria; car transport and a big parking lot; power generator/s
  • up to 54 guests can be accommodated comfortably in 2 guest houses (4 rooms each house, single or double occupancy) and 20 studio apartments (double occupancy); spillover guests can book in two nearby resorts
  • medical clinic within the station, and a hospital in the nearest town of Guimbal
  • 24-hour security

While at AQD, conference participants may also:

  • read through the AQD Library collection ~ reputed to be the best aquaculture collection in ASEAN
  • talk to AQD experts and see the broodstock/hatchery facilities and feedmill for marine fish, shrimp, mudcrab, abalone, among others
  • arrange visits to the AQD stations in Dumangas (brackishwater ponds and mangrove-friendly aquaculture), Igang (marine cages) and Binangonan (freshwater lake-based facilities); and some project sites on grow-out culture and hatchery
  • visit the analytical and biotech laboratories ~ Laboratory Facilities for Advanced Aquaculture Technologies
  • enjoy the tennis courts, basketball court, football field; there is also a social hall and snack bars
  • see the privately-run elementary school ~ Kinaadman Foundation Elementary School, Inc ~ within the station
  • wonder at FishWorld, the museum-aquarium-visitor center


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