Aquaculture UK Conference 2018 - UK

From: 2018-05-23 | To: 2018-05-24
Country: UK, Event type: All Events, Aquaculture Events

Bringing together individuals and organisations from across the industry to take a refreshing and exciting look at the issues to be addressed in the further development of the UK aquaculture industry. Sessions will be delivered by a mix of Aquaculture experts, vets, scientists plus respected key players from industry.

 

Tuesday 13 June 2017

5pm – 8pm Registration Open
6pm – 8pm Evening Welcome Reception

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Wednesday 14 June 2017
Day 1: Wednesday 14 June 2017: Accelerating innovation
8.00am
Registration opens9.00am
Welcome & Keynote address
Session One: Production innovation
Chair: Herve Migaud, Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling
 
9.30am
The future for commercial-scale RAS systems in salmon
9.50am
IMTA: what the UK aquaculture industry needs to know
Adam Hughes, Scottish Association for Marine Science
10.10am
Innovations in molluscan shellfish farming
10.30am
Diversification of farmed species in the UK: what is the evidence for success or failure?
Andrew Davie, University of Stirling
Coffee Break
 
Session Two: Practical breeding and genetics for the aquaculture industry
Chair: Ross Houston, Roslin Institute
11.30am
Fish breeding: what’s it all about?
John Wooliams, Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh
11.50am
Industry applications of new innovations in finfish breeding and genetics
Morten Rye, Akvaforsk Genetics Centre
12.10am
Industry applications of new innovations in shellfish breeding and genetics
Tom Ashton, Xelect
12.30pm
New breeding technologies, including gene editing
Simon Lillico, Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh
Lunch Break
 
Session Three:  Health and welfare of fish and shellfish in culture
Chair: Chris Secombes, University of Aberdeen
1.50pm
New and emerging finfish disease: what industry needs to know
Hamish Rodger, Fish Vet Group
2.10pm
New and emerging shellfish disease: what industry needs to know
Grant Stentiford, CEFAS
2.30pm
Innovation in prevention and treatment methods (including sea lice)
Iain Berrill, Scottish Salmon Producers’ Organisation
2.50pm
What support do fish farmers have for tackling disease?
Charles Allan, Marine Science Scotland
 Coffee Break
 
Session Four: Innovations in finfish nutrition and feed technology
Chair: Simon Davies, Harper Adams University
3.40pm
New developments in salmon and trout nutrition
Matthew Sprague, University of Stirling
4.00pm
Active ingredients / supplements / functional / pre and probiotics in finfish nutrition
4.20pm
Fish oil / fish meal: world supply and current status
4.40pm
The economics of feeding your fish
Neil Auchterlonie, Technical Director IFFO, The Marine Ingredients Organisation
Session Five: Finance
 
5.00pm
Macro industry factors and outlook for key aquaculture sectors
Gorjan Nikolik, Rabobank
5.30pm
Day One Sessions End
7.00pm
Drinks Reception
 
8.00pm
Conference Dinner & Marine Awards Launch
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Thursday 15 June 2017
Day 2: Thursday 15 June 2017: Working together
8.00am
Registration open
Session One: Skills development, education and training: what is the industry looking for?
Chair: Neil Hazon, University of St Andrews
9.00am
Setting the scene / Scoping of skills
Martin Haynes, Pisces Learning Innovations
 
Followed by nine short presentations from a variety of industry-focussed training providers and a 30-minute panel discussion
 
Coffee Break
 
Session Two: Networking and knowledge exchange  
Chair: Carlos Garcia de Leaniz, University of Swansea
 
11.30am
Introduction to the session: Pulling down the Aquaculture Babel Tower: what do different aquaculture actors want?
Professor Carlos Garcia de Leaniz, University of Swansea
11:45am
The Producers’ viewpoint
12.00pm
The Researchers’ viewpoint
12.15pm
The Regulators’ and Funders viewpoint
12:30pm
The Consumers’ and Retailers’ viewpoint
Lunch Break
 
2.00pm
Four breakout sessions running simultaneously, focussing on 
 
1.       Producers
2.       Researchers
3.       Consumers
4.       Regulators and Funders
Questions will be addressed in the individual sessions to identify the barriers to collaboration and establish synergistic opportunities to grow the industry.
Coffee Break
 
3.30pm
Summary of breakout session conclusions, Open discussion (Q&A) and key take home messages
 
4.30pm
Close of conference
  • Website: https://aquacultureuk.com/conference/programme/
  • Venue: Stirling Court Hotel
  • Address: Stirling Court Hotel
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