Northern Ireland: Aquaculture workshop to be held next month –

Northern Ireland: Aquaculture workshop to be held next month Published:  14 August, 2006

C-Mar is holding its annual workshop in picturesque Portaferry

THE C-Mar Annual Aquaculture Workshop is due to take place in Portaferry, County Down, next month. The workshop has become an important annual event in the aquaculture calendar both in Northern Ireland and further afield, providing a meeting place for representatives from industry, research, development and government.

The 1½ day workshop (full day Thursday and half day Friday) will include presentations on scientific and commercial developments in aquaculture, and provide an opportunity for aquaculturists to meet and exchange ideas and experiences.

The general themes of this year’s workshop will be:

Sustainable Aquaculture

The Environment and Fisheries

Seaweed: Industrial Applications and Applied RTD

The workshop will take place on September 14 and 15. The programme is currently being finalised and will be circulated before the event. For more information email is published by Special Publications. Special Publications also publish FISHupdate magazine, Fish Farmer, the Fish Industry Yearbook, the Scottish Seafood Processors Federation Diary, the Fish Farmer Handbook and a range of wallplanners.