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North Atlantic Seafood Forum 2021

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Photo: Helge Skodvin/Havforskningsinstituttet
Date 08. June 2021 - 10. June 2021 10:00 - 16:00
Location Digital conference
Web page Read more and register here

NASF is the worlds largest seafood business conference, and in 2021 the conference goes digital 8th - 10th June.

Since 2005 the conference has been an important meeting place for the global seafood industry.

Visit the the NASF homepage for more information.

The Institute of Marine Research is hosting the seminar "Ocean Science Day", which will be on the first day of the conference.

Program for this seminar:

Ocean Science Day - Organized by NASF & Institute of Marine Research (IMR)

10:00-10:05 Opening remarks; Welcome to the Ocean Science Day at NASF, Sissel Rogne, CEO Institute of Marine Research, Norway
10:05-10:15 Key-note Ocean Panel recommendations for seafood, Recommendations from the High Level Panel on Sustainable Ocean Economy; Peter Haugan – Ocean panel member, Program Director Institute of Marine Research, Norway
10:15-10:30 FAO fisheries & aquaculture perspectives; Perspectives on the Global status of fisheries & aquaculture; Manuel Barange, Director, Fisheries Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
10:30-10:45 Keyfactors for sustainable fisheries and aquaculture development; Geir Huse, Research Director, Institute of Marine Research, Norway

10:45-11:00 Break

11:00-11.15 Keynote Seafood & human health in a global perspective; The role of aquatic foods in nourishing nations; Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted. FAO, Research Program Leader CGIAR, Research program on Fish
11:15-11:30 Keynote Seafood & human health in a global perspective; The role for seafood in healthy and sustainable diets; Jessica Bogard. Research Scientist CSIRO Agriculture and Food
11:30-11:45 Keynote Seafood & human health in a global perspective; Ivo Demmers, Director Food Security and Valuing Water Program, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
11:45-12:00 Panel debate: Seafood & human health; Livar Frøyland, Erik Olsen, et al.

12:00-12:45 Break

12:45-13:00 Keynote sustainable fisheries; What is a sustainable fishery?; Mark Dickey-Collas, International Council for the Exploration of Seas (ICES), Chair of ICES Advisory Committee (ACOM)
13:00-13:15 Keynote sustainable fisheries; Mesopelagic fishery South Africa; Janet Coetzee, Fisheries Scientist, South African Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF)
13:15-13:30 Keynote sustainable fisheries; Innovations in sustainable fisheries technology; Maria Tenningen, Fisheries Scientist, Institute of Marine Research, Norway
13:30-13:45 Panel debate: sustainable fisheries; Bjørn E Axelsen, Geir Huse, et al.

13:45-1400  Break

14:00-14:30 The annual State of the Ocean Speech, by Sissel Rogne (in norwegian)

14:30-14:45 Keynote sustainable marine aquaculture; Potential for sustainable marine aquaculture production; Michael Rust, Science Advisor for the Aquaculture Office, NOAA Fisheries, USA
14:45-15:00 Keynote sustainable aquaculture; Development of low-trophic aquaculture in China - Opportunities and Challenges; Zengjie Jiang, Professor, Yellow Sea Fisheries Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences, China
15:00-15:15 Keynote sustainable aquaculture; Development of low-trophic aquaculture in Norway - Opportunities and Challenges for IMTA; Harald Sveier, R&I Manager, Lerøy seafood group ASA, Norway
15:15-15:30 Panel debate: aquaculture; Rune Waagbø, Terje Svåsand, Harald Sveier et al.

15:30-15:45 Closing remarks; Karin K. Boxaspen, Research Director; Institute of Marine Research, Norway


Visit the NASF homepage to see the program for the entire conference.