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Aquafeed Extrusion Workshop set for May 5, 2006 at Adelaide University, South Australia

The Workshop provides participants with practical information on aquafeed production technology with special reference to extrusion processes. Specialists with extensive expertise have been invited to share their knowledge and experience in extruded feed production.

March 7, 2006

Aquafeed Extrusion Workshop set for May 5, 2006 at Adelaide University, South Australia

 

 

This program is presented by the SARDI Aquaculture Nutrition and Feed Technology Subprogram, the Aquafin CRC and FRDC in association with FoodStream Pty Ltd.

 

This Workshop provides participants with practical information on aquafeed production technology with special reference to extrusion processes. Specialists with extensive expertise have been invited to share their knowledge and experience in extruded feed production. The Workshop program provides an opportunity for those experienced in extrusion technology, to gain updated information on aquafeed extrusion processes, and interact with experts. It can also serve as a very useful reference for those who are new to aquafeed nutrition and extruded feed production.

 

When: Friday 5 May 2006.

 

Where: Roseworthy Campus of Adelaide University at Gawler in South Australia, utilising the Australian Experimental Stockfeed Extrusion Centre (AESEC). Travel time between the Campus and Adelaide airport is about 1 hour & 15 minutes.

 

Registration Fee: Au$550 + GST

 

A discount of 10% will apply for registrations fully paid by 31 March, or for three or more participants from the one company. To ensure a place please register by 18 April.

 

The registration fee includes handout notes directly related to the presentations, lunch, and morning and afternoon tea.

 

For Further Information: Visit website: www.foodstream.com.au/aquafeedworkshop/

 

Registration/attendance enquiries:

Gordon Young, FoodStream Pty Ltd

Email: gyoung@foodstream.com.au

Ph +61 7 3018 2800

Fax +61 7 31026252

 

Program/technical enquiries:

Leong Wee

South Australian Research and Development Institute

Tel: + 61 8 8207 5350  Mobile: + 61 428114210 Fax: + 61 8  8207 5481

Email Wee.Leong@saugov.sa.gov.au


 

Program

 

Lecture topic

Speaker

Trends and Challenges in Aquaculture and Aquafeed industry

Leong Wee

Aqua Nutrition and Feed Production process

Chris Carter

Recent Developments in Aquafeeds

Meegan Vandepeer

Recent Advances in Extrusion Technology for Aquafeed

Galen Rokey

Ingredient preparation and its effect on the process and the feed

Galen Rokey

Formulating extruded aquafeed diets – meeting nutritional and processing constraints simultaneously

Galen Rokey

Single Screw Extruders and Applications in Aqua Feed

Dennis Forte

High Fat Extrusion and Product Densification

Dennis Forte

Practical Sessions – Demonstrate basic extrusion processes and the effects of varying extrusion parameters on fish feed production

Dennis Forte

 

 

Speakers

 

Leong Wee is the Aquaculture Subprogram Leader in Nutrition and Feed Technology, SARDI Aquatic Sciences. He has more than 20 years of experience as lecturer and researcher in aqua nutrition and in aquafeed manufacturing and feed additive industry in Asia and Australia.

 

Chris Carter is Professor and Head of School of Aquaculture at the University of Tasmania. His research interests includes the development of ingredients for aquafeeds, especially the replacement of fishmeal and fish oil; determining nutrient requirements and describing the growth of aquatic animals in relation to protein turnover and bioenergetics

 

Meegan Vandepeer is a Consultant Research Scientist (Nutrition) with Barneveld Nutrition Pty Ltd. She has extensive experience in the research and development of aquafeeds, with special reference to abalone diets. Prior to joining Barneveld Nutrition she was Senior Research Scientist with SARDI Aquatic Sciences, for 9 years working on aquaculture nutrition projects.

 

Galen Rokey is the Technical and Process Manager of Wenger Manufacturing Inc. He is a world-renowned expert on extrusion processes, in particular, aquafeed extrusion, and has extensive experience in commissioning of extruders world wide.

 

Dennis Forte is a Consultant with Dennis Forte and Associates Pty Ltd. He has extensive experience in the field of extrusion in food processing, pet foods and animal feeds, and has consulted widely in Australia and Overseas.

 

 

 

The organizers acknowledge the kind support of Wenger Manufacturing, Inc.

 

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