Science seminar opens Aquaculture Europe 2013 – Fishfarmer Magazine

Science seminar opens Aquaculture Europe 201302 July, 2013 –

The European Aquaculture Society is organising its Aquaculture Europe 2013 event in Trondheim, Norway from Aug 9-12.

The next registration deadline for Aquaculture Europe 2013 is July14.

The Research Council of Norway, Innovation Norway, the Norwegian Seafood Research Fund and the European Aquaculture Society have teamed up to organise the seminar “Making Sense of Science” on Tuesday, August 13 – the opening day of the Aqua Nor 2013 exhibition.

The purpose of the seminar is to turn the spotlight on knowledge needs in connection with the development of sustainable solutions for the aquaculture industry.

The seminar is divided into two parts: Part I is targeted towards the aquaculture industry and contains presentations and discussion on feeds and feeding; sea lice; recirculation and water saving; sterile fish and innovation driving industry.

Part II is targeted towards industry leaders, the authorities and politicians, with presentations on research perspectives, domestication and markets; genetic effects of escapes; veterinary medicines; value-addition and growth.

Part II of the seminar will be officially opened by Norwegian Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs Lisbeth Berg-Hansen.

All AE2013 delegates have free access to Aqua Nor and hence to this event. However, all those that wish to attend Part II of the seminar need to register online.