The Role of Aquaculture in Meeting Global Seafood Demand
June 20, 2005
Seattle, WA

 

Below is a brief description of the aquaculture networking conference, The Role of Aquaculture in Meeting Global Seafood Demand, which was sponsored by the Royal Norwegian Embassy in cooperation with NOAA Fisheries Service. The agenda and presentations are also listed below. A more detailed summary of the meeting will be available soon.

Group photo

Pictured at The Role of Aquaculture in Meeting Global Seafood Demand conference in Seattle, Washington, on June 30, 2005 are (l-r) Dr. Jostein Mykletun, Science Counselor for the Royal Norwegian Embassy; Dr. Siwa Msangi, International Food Policy Research Institute; Otto Gregussen, Counselor for Fisheries for the Royal Norwegian Embassy; Linda Chaves, Senior Advisor for NOAA Fisheries Service; and Dr. Michael Rubino, NOAA's Aquaculture Program Manager.

Meeting Location

Agenda (including links to presentations)

Summary (to be added)


An aquaculture networking conference, The Role of Aquaculture in Meeting Global Seafood Demand, drew over 100 participants to Seattle, Washington, on June 20, 2005. Organized under Norway's U.S. Forum for Research and Technology Globe symbol indicating offsite link, the conference highlighted the major challenges and opportunities facing the global aquaculture industry. Participants included scientists, business professionals, aquaculturists, ecologists and government representatives from Norway, Canada and the U.S.

Issues highlighted at the conference included:

§         Fish to 2020: Alternative Futures for Supply and Demand

§         Session I: National Experiences

§         Session II: Environmental and Scientific Issues

§         Session III: The Seafood Business Community Perspective - Integration of wild and farmed products in the marketplace

§         Conclusion

In addition to the Royal Norwegian Embassy Globe symbol indicating offsite link  and the NOAA Fisheries Service, conference sponsors included: AquaNet Globe symbol indicating offsite link  – Canada’s Research Network in Aquaculture, the Pacific Aquaculture Caucus Globe symbol indicating offsite link , the Western Regional Aquaculture Center Globe symbol indicating offsite link , the University of Washington School of Aquatic and Fisheries Science Globe symbol indicating offsite link , and the University of Washington School of Marine Affairs Globe symbol indicating offsite link .


Meeting Location

Bell Harbor International Conference Center
2211 Alaskan Way, Pier 66
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eattle, Washington USA



Agenda (Use your browsers back button to return to this page after linking to a presentation.)

Monday, June 20, 2005

8:30 - 9:00 a.m        Welcome

9:00 - 9:30 a.m.       Keynote Address

Fish to 2020: Alternative Futures for Supply and Demand

9:30 - 12:30 p.m.     Session I: National Experiences

Status, Policies, Regulatory Framework, Challenges: Government Perspectives

Status, Policies, Regulatory Framework, Challenges: Industry and Local Experiences 

1:45 – 3:15 p.m.       Session II: Environmental and Scientific Issues

3:30 - 4:45 p.m.       Session III: The Seafood Business Community Perspective - Integration of Wild and Farmed Products in the Marketplace

4:45 – 5:15 p.m.       Conclusion


For more information on this conference, contact Kate Naughten, Outreach Coordinator for the NOAA Aquaculture Program.


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