Together with the Nepal Fish Farmers' Association, the Agriculture and Foresty University (AFU), and the Fisheries Research Division NARC, the AquaFish Innovation Lab co-sponsored the first NEFIS Convention on 30-31 January 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal. The convention's theme was "Emerging Opportunities and Trends in Aquaculture/Fisheries," with a focus on the future of fish production in Nepal.