The 4th Fish Congress, which is the annual fisheries industry management conference, will be held on 30 March – 31 March 2017 in Sopot, Poland, under the official patronage of the Polish Minister of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation, Mr. Marek Gróbarczyk. The National Marine Fisheries Research Institute is the program partner. This year’s edition of the Fish Congress will be attended by more than 300 delegates, for which 50 lectures have been prepared in plenary and thematic sessions. With reference to speeches, we would like to draw attention to the lecture of Dr.Eng. Joanna Szlinder-Richert (NMFRI), who will discuss the health quality of fish popular in the Polish market, and of Dr.Eng. Bogusław Pawlikowski, who will elaborate on new directions and possibilities of small pelagic fish processing, especially of Baltic sprat. Interesting findings on the preferences of Polish consumers of pelagic fish will be presented by Dr. Marcin Rakowski. In the aquaculture session, Małgorzata Kieliszewska will present the InnoAquaTech project assumptions.