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.
Location: Clarion Hotel Trondheim
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.
|10:00-10:15||The impact of climate change on the global food production – Manuel Barange, FAO|
|10:15-12:00||Contributing to the green shift|
|10:15-10:30||Food production in the sea contributing to the climate solution – Peter Haugan – Project Director, Institute of Marine Research|
|10:30-10:45||Seaweeds: Key to the turquoise shift at the intersection of the blue and green worlds – |
Thierry Chopin, Univ. New Brunswick, St. John, Canada
|10:45-11:00||Feed as a limiting factor for carnivore aquaculture growth – Karl Almås, SINTEF Ocean|
|11:00-11:15||The power of genetics – Trina Galloway – Manager of external relations and CSR, AquaGen|
|11:15-12:00||Q&A: Sea vs. land – Dr Bente E. Torstensen|
|13:00-14:30||Focus on production|
|13:00-13:45||New aquaculture concepts. Report from China. Deep blue – Prof. Gao Qin-feng – Ocean University of China|
|13:45-14:00||What happens in the Mediterranean hatcheries? Nikolaos Mitrizakis, CFEED|
|14:00-14:15||Shrimp production in Asia. Environmental limits – Prof. Patrick Sorgeloss|
|14:15-14:30||Asian marine fish; an ocean of opportunities – Patrick Waty, CEO, INVE Belgium|
|15:00-16:30||Factors limiting more food from the oceans|
|15:00-15:15||Biodiversity, a limiting factor for more food from the oceans? Rachel Tiller – Chief Scientist, SINTEF Ocean|
|15:15-15:30||Is energy price & capacity a show-stopper for substainable growth? Svein Olav Munkeby – CEO, NTE Marked|
|15:30-15:45||Investing in blue future – Thomas W. Grieg – Investment Director, Grieg Kapital|
|15:45-16:00||An attractive low trophic menu? – Jonas Nåvik|
|16:00-16:30||Summary of the day – Arne Hjeltnes and Karl Almås|