Aquaculture Europe 2005 conference to address
“Lessons from the past to optimise the future
The events organised at the occasion of Aquaculture Europe 2005 in
These events are linked to the further development of SUSTAINABLE AQUACULTURE and are taking place in
The EAS annual conference organised in cooperation with the Nor-Fishing Foundation
Friday, August 5 – Monday, August 8
The conference will address the economic, environmental and social (ethical) factors underlying sustainable development of the sector, based on past experience, current knowledge and future needs. A great opportunity to network and to get the latest information.
The conference includes two special forums - one on Innovation in Aquaculture; the second on the 6th and 7th Framework Programmes of the European Union.
Ø AE2005 Innovation Forum
A special forum within the conference to present 3 European Innovation networks.
Afternoon of Saturday, August 6.
Ø AE2005 EU Forum on the 6th & 7th Framework Programmes of RTD
A special forum within the conference, chaired by representatives of the European Commission. Afternoon of Sunday, August 7.
Ø A unique workshop on “Wild and Farmed Salmon – Working Together”
Organised by the NASCO/ salmon farming industry Liaison Group in conjunction with EAS.
Tuesday, August 9
This unique event, which aims to bring together those involved in the management of wild and reared salmon stocks, will have three theme sessions:
-Area management initiatives (local cooperation between wild and farmed salmon interests);
- Pros and cons of using sterile salmon in farming and the possible opportunities for cooperative trials;
- Restoration programmes (cooperative ventures in restoring wild Atlantic salmon).
Ø Recirculation Aquaculture Technology Workshop.
Recirculating aquaculture technology is the latest sector in aquaculture to have attracted attention and considerable venture capital. The presenters will seek to provide non-biased, research-based information to those that are interested in, or those using recirculating aquaculture fish production systems.
This workshop, which is designed for a broad audience, is being organised by the Aquaculture Engineering Society and EAS on August 9-10.
Ø Aqua Nor 2005.
The world's biggest aquaculture exhibition attracting 25.000 visitors. Tuesday, August 9 to Friday, August 12.
Get an update on the latest products and services from 500 manufacturers and suppliers to the aquaculture industry. An event not to be missed! Admission to Aqua Nor is free for registered delegates of AE2005 conference and workshops
Ø A special Aquaculture Innovation Network event
Organised by EAS for www.aquainnovation.net. Afternoon of Tuesday, August 9.
Aquaculture Europe 2005 conference
Will comprise plenary sessions in the morning introducing topics, followed by parallel sessions comprising keynote and submitted presentations. The conference furthermore comprises specific forums (Innovation forum and the Eu forum on the 6th and 7th framework programmes and RDT) as well as poster sessions with authors present. There will be many opportunities for networking at the occasion of the coffee breaks, joint lunches, poster drinks, gettogether reception and farewell dinner.
The programme committee has invited experts in the field as you will note:
Plenary sessions will be held during the first part of the morning and will address:
- Lessons from established species. What can be improved and what can be used for the development of new species and the direction of research
B. Myrseth (Marine Farms ASA,
- Health Management in aquaculture: past experience and future trends
Alain Le Breton (Fish Health
- Is restocking really an option for enhancing exploited fish stocks ?
R.C.A. Bannister and B. R. Howell (
- Ethical quality and welfare in farmed fish
B. Damsgård (
- Assimilative carrying capacity: contribution and impacts on the pelagic system
Yngvar Olsen et al (NTNU,
- Sustainable feed resources of marine origin
C.J. Shepherd, I.H. Pike and S.M. Barlow (International Fishmeal and Fish Oil Organisation,
Parallel sessions will be held late morning and afternoon. They will include the following
PS 01 - Developments in Environmentally-friendly Systems
Chairs: Maeve Kelly (
- Biofouling in European aquaculture: is there an easy solution?
P. Willemsen (The
- Can we integrate to accumulate? Utilising 'waste' in open water aquaculture.
M. Kelly, K.D. Black, J.C. Sanderson, and E.J. Cook (
PS 02 - Reliability of Hatchery Production
Chairs: John Sweetman (
- Technological and managerial tools for improving hatchery performance and reliability.
J.W. Sweetman (
PS 03 - Health Management
Chairs: Lluis Tort (
- Fish health and disease prevention. What we learned from immunological tools and culture management.
L. Tort (
PS 04 - The contribution of Aquaculture to Sustainable Fisheries
Chairs: Josianne G. Støttrup (
- The potential for enhancing the cod stock in the eastern Baltic. J. Stoettrup, J.L. Overton, C. Møllmann, H.E. Paulsen, P.B. Pedersen, P. Lauesen, J. Tomkiewicz (Denmark)
PS 05 - Ethics: issues and their communication
Chairs: Sunil Kadri (
- Fish welfare - catering for the needs of the fish and the expectations of the consumer.
S. Kadri, P. Sandoe, and F. Huntingford (
PS 06 - The Capacity of the Envirionment to support Predicted Growth
Chairs: Yngvar Olsen (
- Future perspectives for ICZPM in relation to aquaculture. J.H. Sandberg ,T. Thorsnes , T. Bekkby, O. Longva, O. Christensen, K. H. B Andresen, and A. Lepland (
PS 07 - Sustainable Feed Resources
Chairs: Maria Alexis (
- Use of plant materials in fish : carbohydrate fraction and its effect in fish nutrition.
M.N. Alexis (
PS 08 - Towards Economic Sustainability
Chairs: John Dallimore (
- The commercialisation of the European Aquaculture sector and future commercial development.
J. Dallimore (
Details on plenary speakers (alpha order)
Colin BANNISTER (
Børge DAMSGÅRD (Norwegian
Bjorn MYRSETH, Managing Director Marine Farms ASA (
Christopher Jonathan SHEPHERD, Director General, International Fishmeal and Fish oil Organisation, (
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