UN Fisheries Director to address Blue Food Summit

Professor Manuel Barange, Director of Fisheries and Aquaculture Division, United Nations FAO (Food and Agricultural Organisation) will give the opening keynote address at the inaugural Blue Food Innovation Summit. The Summit, taking place in London on June 14-15,  will bring together global technology leaders, start-ups, investors, retailers and aquaculture producers to build new partnerships accelerating the…

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Blue Food Innovation Summit set for June

Producers, innovators, technology leaders, start-ups, investors and retailers will be gathering in London this June for the first Blue Food Innovation Summit. Taking place on 14-15 June, the two-day summit will explore the opportunities and challenges in scaling aquaculture production while protecting and restoring the ocean ecosystem. Speakers already confirmed include Chris Ninnes, Chairman of…

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Aquaculture Awards deadline fast approaching

Time is running out for entries in the Aquaculture Awards 2022. The deadline is this Monday, 28 February and 14 categories are up for grabs. The winners will be announced at a gala dinner on 4 May 2022 during the Aquaculture UK trade show at the Macdonald resort in Aviemore, in the Highlands. The Aquaculture…

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AquaFuture Spain exhibitor bookings hit capacity

The organisers of Spain’s first major aquaculture event for more than a decade say all available spaces for exhibitors have now been sold. AquaFuture Spain ’22 will take place from March 23 to 25 this year at the ABANCA International Fair of Galicia, in Santiago de Compostela. Exhibition space at the show has been expanded…

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Fish farmers hope for success at the Lantra awards

Three aquaculture trainees are among the shortlisted contenders for this year’s Awards for Land-based and Aquaculture Skills, organised by rural skills body Lantra Scotland. The three are Emily Underhill, a Freshwater Fish Health Biologist with Scottish Sea Farms; Derek Ferguson, who is on a Technical Apprenticeship in Aquaculture Management with Grieg Seafood; and Emmanuelle Rey,…

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Seagriculture USA – 7-8 September 2022

Seagriculture 2022 USA gathers top speakers, who will share their know-how within seaweed for feed, food, offshore cultivation, biorefinery of seaweed and much more. This year’s conference will be held in  Portland (ME), USA on 7-8 September 2022. The Seagriculture conference has built up a solid reputation as the leading conference for the Seaweed industry,…

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New aquaculture tech conference set for late summer

A live international conference focusing on aquaculture technology is scheduled to take place in Norway later this year. A group of world leading players in Global Aquaculture Tech Hub (GATH) are arranging the three day event in the port town of Ålesund in central Norway between 6 and 8 September with the aim of addressing challenges facing the…

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Seagriculture 2022 EU gathers top speakers

Seagriculture 2022 EU gathers top speakers, who will share their know-how within seaweed for feed, food, offshore cultivation, biorefinery of seaweed and much more. This year’s conference will be held in Bremerhaven, Germany in Atlantic Hotel Sail City, on 29-30 June, 2022. The two-day program will go into the many different applications of seaweed that…

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Seafood Expo on course despite withdrawals

SEAFOOD Expo  and Processing North America, popularly known as the Boston Seafood Show, is to go ahead , the organisers have said. Earlier this week Peter Pan Seafood of Alaska said it was pulling out because of fears over the spread of  the Omicron version of coronavirus, sparking fears that others could soon  follow. Cermaq…

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North Atlantic Seafood Forum postponed to June

One of the seafood industry’s biggest conferences, the North Atlantic Seafood Forum, is being postponed from March to June next year because of concern over the Omicron variant of Covid-19. The 17th NASF will now take place on 21-23 June 2022. The venue, the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bergen, Norway – remains the same. NASF…

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