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Conference Venue - Sutera Harbour Resort 

The International Conference on Marine Science & Aquaculture (ICOMSA) 2024 will be held at Sutera Harbour Resort, situated along the scenic coastline of Kota Kinabalu city centre in Sabah, Malaysia. Overlooking the South China Sea and in close proximity to the islands of the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Sutera Harbour Resort offers a picturesque setting.

Conveniently situated, the resort provides easy access to the city's popular shopping centres and tourist attractions.


ICOMSA 2024 Opening Ceremony – The Pacific Sutera Hotel


The opening ceremony will take place at the esteemed Pacific Sutera Hotel's Grand Ballroom. Renowned for its excellence, the hotel has garnered several accolades, including the title of Best Rooftop Restaurant in Sabah for 2022. Additionally, it has been honored with the ASEAN Mice Venue Standard in the Meeting Room category, recognizing its exceptional meeting facilities in 2020 and 2022, presented by the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MYCEB).


Registration booths for ICOMSA 2024 will be open from 7:30 – 10:30 am at the entrance of the Grand Ballroom. From 11:00 am onwards, registration can be made at Sutera Harbour Marina.






ICOMSA 2024 Main Venue – Sutera Harbour Marina


Following the Opening Ceremony, participants will embark on a short stroll along the Marina to reach the main conference venue in the Theatre and Chart Room of Sutera Harbour Marina. Alternatively, transportation will be provided for those preferring a shuttle service.


Sutera Harbour Marina serves as a premier hub for yachting and sailing in Southeast Asia. Offering year-round protection from extreme weather conditions, since its establishment in 1998, the marina's seawall and pontoons have fostered a unique habitat for marine life.

Theatre and Chart Room


The Theatre and Chart Room are located on Level 3 of the Sutera Harbour Marina. Upon entering the marina from the main entrance (Level 2), our committee members will be ready to greet you and guide you to Level 3, where the oral and poster presentations will be held.



Poster Area

Poster presentations will be held in the Foyer on Level 3 of the Sutera Harbour Marina, adjacent to the Theatre and Chart Room.  The poster session will officially commence on the first day of the conference, but the displays will be accessible throughout the entire duration of the conference.


Exhibition Booths

Exhibitions will be held throughout the entire duration of the conference in the exhibition area, located in the Foyer on Level 3 of the Sutera Harbour Marina adjacent to the Poster Area and next to Spice Island, the venue for the tea breaks.



Parking Information

Participants may park their vehicles at the parking floor of the Sutera Harbour Marina.

The Pacific Sutera Grand Ballroom
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