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Infofish Tilapia 2010, October 27-29, 2010 -Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Friday, June 4, 2010

Infofish Tilapia 2010, October 27-29, 2010 -Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Infofish has announced Tilapia 2010, the 3rd International Tilapia Technical and Trade Conference & Exposition to be held at Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from October 27-29, 2010.

The event is jointly organized by Infofish, the Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry, Malaysia, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO-GLOBEFISH), the Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA) and the WorldFish Center in collaboration with Department of Fisheries (DOF), Fisheries Development Authority (LKIM) and Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (FAMA), Malaysia.

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

• Keynote address: Tilapia " a major contributor to world food security
• Special address

SESSION I: INDUSTRY SITUATION AND OUTLOOK

• China
• The Rest of Asia
• The Middle East
• Africa
• The Americas
• Other regions

SESSION II: PRODUCTS, MARKETS AND MARKETING

• Global supply and demand
• The US tilapia market " latest trends, issues and growth factors
• Tilapia in the European market
• The Middle East market
• Trends and prospects for tilapia in Asian markets
• Organic tilapia - consumer acceptance and market prospects
• Tilapia in the catering trade " restaurants, hotels and airlines
• Compatibility of tilapia and pangasius in the market

SESSION III: INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE ACROSSTHE GLOBE

• HQ Enterprise in China
• Regal Springs " Latin America & Indonesia
• Rain Forest " Latin America
• Genomar/Trapia Malaysia
• Lake Harvest " Africa
• Chemical-free tilapia " the added value product in Malaysia’s domestic market
• Learning from the pangasius experience
• Taiwan’s technological and marketing initiatives for tilapia


SESSION IV: TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS AND ISSUES

• Recent developments in culture systems
• Disease in tilapia farming
• GIFT tilapia " recent developments
• YY technology in tilapia farming
• Developing standards for farmed tilapia
• Certification in the tilapia industry
• Economics of eco-labelling
• Value-added products from tilapia
• By-products from tilapia - maximising profits
• Tilapia processing equipment
• Nutrition and feeding of tilapia
 
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