Freshwater InstituteFreshwater Institute
October 9, 2018
This four-day course presented by The Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute will cover the fundamentals of water recirculating systems for fish culture including circular tank design and management, system operation and management, and system design. Other course modules include:

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December 4, 2018

Space is limited! 

Early bird registration is available until October 15. 

Event Location

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Miami Airport & Convention Center
711 N.W. 72nd Avenue
Miami, Florida 33126

 

Lodging

Lodging is available at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Miami Airport & Convention Center. Reservations can be made under the room block for "The Conservation Fund/AIW" until November 11, or until the block is full. 
 

AGENDA

December 4 and 5: Full day presentations and discussions
December 6 (morning): Participants will have the opportunity to join a first-look tour of Atlantic Sapphire’s Miami BluehouseTM facility. Tour is included in the registration fee.

Preliminary Program

DAY 1

FINANCE AND INVESTING IN LAND-BASED RAS PROJECTS

Tone Bjørnstad Hanstad                       DNB Markets

INDUSTRY UPDATES

Johan Andreassen                                    Altantic Sapphire
Steven Summerfelt                                  Superior Fresh
Thomas Hofmann                                     Swiss Alpine Fish
Árni Páll Einarsson                                   Matorka
Richard Buchanan                                    AgriAsia
Eric Pederson                                              Ideal Fish
Rögnvaldur Guðmundsson                 Akvafuture

MARKETING

Jacqueline Claudia                                  Love The Wild
Carrie Brownstein                                   Whole Foods Market

DINNER SPEAKER

Frode Mathisen                                        Grieg Seafood


Day 2

TECHNOLOGICAL AND BIOLOGICAL CHALLENGES

Caird Rexroad                                          USDA ARS
Åsa Maria Espmark                               CtrlAQUA/Nofima
John Davidson                                          Freshwater Institute
Christopher Good                                  Freshwater Institute
Jelena Kolarevic                                      Nofima
Lill-Heidi Johansen                                Nofima
 

MITIGATING BUSINESS RISKS
Rob Piasio                                                  Whole Oceans
Heidi Kyvik                                                Krüger Kaldnes Veolia
Kari Attramadal                                     Nofitech
Bill Keleher                                               Kennebec River Biosciences
Aud Skrudland                                        Norwegian Food Safety Authority
Sigurd Stefansson                                 University of Bergen

INNOVATION

Larry Feinberg                                       KnipBio

Additional Events

December 4: A complimentary banquet reception will be held for conference participants at 6:30 PM at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Miami Airport & Convention Center. Participants may opt to bring guests for an additional fee of $100 per person. You may register your dinner guest here.

Please note that the deadline to register your dinner guest is Nov. 23. 

 

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For additional information or questions about the conference contact Brian Vinci at bvinci@conservationfund.org.