Collaborative Seaweed Workshop

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October 11 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Just ahead of the conference, we will be holding an event to discuss the challenges and opportunities currently faced by the cultivated seaweed sector in Nova Scotia. This event will be largely R&D focused, but all are welcome to attend. A link to register for this free event can be found here. Please contact rdm@seafarmers.ca if you have any questions.

Agenda

Time Activity
11:30 Doors open
12:00 – 12:25 Welcome, Land Acknowledgement and Introductions
12:25-1:00 Keynote 1: Aurora Burgess from Atlantic Sea Farms on cultivation, processing, and sale of kelp products at this innovative Maine-based company
1:00 -1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 1:50 Keynote #2: Flora Salvo from Merinov on seaweed cultivation, research and industry development in Quebec
1:50 – 2:50 Ongoing Seaweed Projects Presentations (Ecology Action Center, NSCC, Merinov, AANS)
2:50 – 3:15 Coffee / tea / networking break
3:15 – 4:05 Industry breakout sessions on seaweed sector challenges
4:05- 4:55 Seaweed sector strategy: moderated discussion
4:55 – 5:00 Closing

Details

Date:
October 11
Time:
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

AANS
Email:
rdc@seafarmers.ca
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Venue

Halifax Convention Centre
1650 ARGYLE STREET
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 0E6 Canada
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Phone:
(902) 421-1302
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