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10th International Seafood Summit – Registration Now Open Published:  04 June, 2012

Registration opens for Seafood Summit

Registration for the 10th International Seafood Summit in Hong Kong, September 6-8 2012, is open.

The Seafood Summit is attended by a diverse group of seafood industry professionals including producers, processors, distributors, buyers, retailers, chefs and restaurateurs, as well as conservation groups, policy makers, academics and the media. The summit is the only event where all stakeholders come together to discuss sustainable seafood.

In addition to regular Summit programming, SeaWeb will be offering a field trip and a fellowship program. A limited number of spaces for the Real China Aquaculture Experience field trip are available, and can be selected during the registration process.

The field trip will take place 8th -11th September 2012, and will explore the challenges and opportunities of aquaculture production in China. SeaWeb is currently exploring additional field trip opportunities and developing pre-Summit workshops, so please check the Seafood Summit website regularly for updates. 

There are a limited number of fellowships available to attend the Summit in Hong Kong.

Fellowships are available to select participants based on need, point of origin, and ability of individual or organization to help defray costs. For more information on fellowship eligibility and the application process, please visit the fellowship page.

For more information about the Seafood Summit visit www.seafoodsummit.org.

The Seafood Summit is an annual event bringing together global representatives from the seafood industry and conservation community for in-depth discussions, presentations and networking around the issue of sustainable seafood. The goal of the Summit is to foster dialogue and partnerships that lead to a seafood marketplace that is environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.

The Summit, which has traditionally been held in Europe and North America, will celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2012.