Aqua Nor Conference Monday August 21st: “More food from the oceans. Contributing to the green shift through expanding aquaculture production”

Experience a day full of interesting and current topics. On Monday August 21, the exhibition week kicks off with the Aqua Nor Conference “More food from the oceans – Contributing to the green shift through expanding aquaculture production”.

— This year we present a professional program that emphasize the importance of the marine resources found in the sea, and how expanding aquaculture production is contributing to the green shift. This is a very relevant topic, not only in Norway, but also in a global perspective, says Karl Andreas Almås, special adviser and aquaculture expert at SINTEF Ocean and co-organizer of the conference.

Time: Monday  August 21st,  9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Clarion Hotel Trondheim
Language: English
Price: 1900,-

Includes: Participation, lunch, and servings of coffee/ fruit/ snacks

This year’s program

The conference is divided into three distinct parts, with many interesting topics.

The program will be updated continuously with topics and speakers. All lectures is held in English.

10:00-10:15The impact of climate change on the global food production
10:15-12:00Contributing to the green shift
10:15-10:30Food production in the sea contributing to the climate solution
10:30-10:45Seaweed production
10:45-11:00Feed and volume
11:00-11:15The power of genetics
11:15-12:00Debate: Sea vs. land
13:00-14:30Focus on production
13:00-13:45New aquaculture concepts. Report from China. Deep blue.
13:45-14:00What happens in the Mediterranean?
14:00-14:15Shrimp production in Asia. Environmental limits.
14:15-14:30Fish feed for herbivores. Milkfish (Chanos chanos) production.
14:30-15:00Coffee break
15:00-16:30Factors limiting more food from the oceans
15:00-15:15Biodiversity, a limiting factor for more food from the oceans?
15:15-15:30Energy price, a showstopper for land-based expansion?
15:30-15:45Investing in blue future
15:45-16:00An attractive low trophic menu?