WIAS mini-symposium: The future of seafood: trends in aquaculture and fisheries

Organised by Wageningen Institute of Animal Sciences (WIAS)

Thu 22 March 2018 12:45

Venue Aula, gebouwnummer 362
Generaal Foulkesweg 1
6703 BG Wageningen

Symposium on the occasion of the farewell of Johan Verreth as Professor Aquaculture and Fisheries at Wageningen University

12.45 Arrival

13.00 Opening - Prof. dr Geert Wiegertjes, Professor Aquaculture and Fisheries

13.05 Shrimp farming at turning point? - Emeritus Prof. dr Patrick Sorgeloos – Gent University, Belgium

13.30 The role of salmon farming in leading the blue revolution - Dr Catarina Martins – Marine Harvest, Norway

13.55 Fisheries science in action: is pulse fishing a more
sustainable alternative to catch flatfish?
- Prof. dr Adriaan Rijnsdorp – WUR Wageningen Marine Research

14.20 Seafood Security: novel perspectives for marine food production - Dr Martin Scholten – WUR Animal Sciences Group

14.35 Personal reflections:
Prof. dr Patrick Sorgeloos (Gent University)
Prof. dr Volker Storch (Heidelberg University)
Dr Sachi Kaushik (INRA, University of Las Palmas)
Prof.dr Simon Bush (WUR)

15.00 Closure


16.00 Fish on the menu? - by Prof. dr Johan Verreth
Farewell address upon retiring as Professor of Aquaculture and Fisheries at Wageningen University & Research on 22 March 2018

Prof. dr Geert Wiegertjes – WUR, is chairman of the mini-symposium

Address: Aula Wageningen University & Research, Generaal Foulkesweg 1a, Wageningen

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