III Rule: Fi tafsir al-Quran bi muqtada al-lughah yuraDi macna al-aghlab wa al-ashhar wa al-afsah duna al-shadh aw qalil (interpreting the Quran based on Arabic while observing the most popular, well known and most eloquent rather than the odd or rare meaning)
Quraish Shihab and al-Tabari when interpreting Surah Ali cImran verse 45 is Fi tafsir al-Quran bi muqtada al-lughah yuraai macna al-aghlab wa al-ashhar wa al-afsah duna al-shadh aw qalil.
MACNA 2018 had the largest turnout of any West Coast MACNA, supported by 158 exhibitors on a 70,000-square-foot exhibit floor, 30 speaker presentations, 11 workshop presentations and 12 interest group meet-ups resulting in over 40 hours of educational content just for the marine aquarium hobby, not including the hours of presentations made by MASNA Scientific Poster Session presenters.
MACNA 2018 enjoyed a 25.9 percent increase in ticketed days from 2017.
With the largest turnout of attendees for any West Coast MACNA Conference, MACNA 2018 had 30 speaker presentations, 11 workshop presentations and 12 interest group meetups designed to educate, inspire and raise awareness among marine aquarium professionals, local fish store owners, industry distributors, hobbyists and scientists through topics surrounding industry, hobby, science and lasting education.
MACNA 2018 attendees represented 6,277 ticketed days of attendees and an additional 352 tickets days in the form of free children's passes.
This year, with sponsorships from LiveAquaria, Ecotech Marine and Two Little Fishies, MASNA is able to again award both a $4,000 undergraduate student scholarship and a $4,000 graduate student scholarship and provide all expense paid trips for both winners to MACNA 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
At MACNA 2018 he says is looking forward to meeting the MASNA scholarship sponsors and thanking them for their support of his research.
"Many of the MACNA 2019 presentations and workshops will be centered around celebrating aquaculture and we hope that our attendees, exhibitors and media partners can join us in the promotion and advocacy of this message."
Full Conference Tickets for MACNA 2019 go on sale September 7, at MACNA 2018.
Veron will be speaking during the Saturday Night Banquet at MACNA 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 8.
MACNA's 2018 Keynote Speaker is funded by the sponsorship of Ecotech Marine.