Aquaculture UK Conference 2018 - UK
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
Welcome & Keynote address
The future for commercial-scale RAS systems in salmon
IMTA: what the UK aquaculture industry needs to know
Innovations in molluscan shellfish farming
Diversification of farmed species in the UK: what is the evidence for success or failure?
Fish breeding: what’s it all about?
Industry applications of new innovations in finfish breeding and genetics
Industry applications of new innovations in shellfish breeding and genetics
New breeding technologies, including gene editing
New and emerging finfish disease: what industry needs to know
New and emerging shellfish disease: what industry needs to know
Innovation in prevention and treatment methods (including sea lice)
What support do fish farmers have for tackling disease?
New developments in salmon and trout nutrition
Active ingredients / supplements / functional / pre and probiotics in finfish nutrition
Fish oil / fish meal: world supply and current status
The economics of feeding your fish
Macro industry factors and outlook for key aquaculture sectors
Day One Sessions End
Conference Dinner & Marine Awards Launch
Thursday 15 June 2017
Setting the scene / Scoping of skills
Introduction to the session: Pulling down the Aquaculture Babel Tower: what do different aquaculture actors want?
The Producers’ viewpoint
The Researchers’ viewpoint
The Regulators’ and Funders viewpoint
The Consumers’ and Retailers’ viewpoint
Four breakout sessions running simultaneously, focussing on
Summary of breakout session conclusions, Open discussion (Q&A) and key take home messages
Close of conference
IMD Companies Attending
- Awaiting confirmations.