October 3-6 — Dublin, Ireland

October 4

— Opening Address —
Wally Stevens, Global Aquaculture Alliance — Opening Address — WATCH NOW!

— Welcoming Address —
Mr. Michael Creed T.D., Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine — Welcoming Address — WATCH NOW!

— Keynote Address —
Dr. Pearse Lyons, Alltech — The Future of Food: An Aquaculture Opportunity: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

— Global Aquaculture Production Data & Analysis —
Jim Anderson, University of Florida — Farmed Shrimp Production Data & Analysis *available to GOAL 2017 attendees and GAA members only
Ragnar Tveteras, University of Stavanger — Farmed Finfish Production Data & Analysis *available to GOAL 2017 attendees and GAA members only
George Chamberlain, Global Aquaculture Alliance — The Story Behind the Numbers: Issues Impacting Production

— Aquafeed Sustainability: The Next 20 —
Kevin Fitzsimmons, University of Arizona/F3 Fish-Free Feed Challenge Andrew Mallison, IFFO-The Marine Ingredients Organisation Walt Rakitsky, TerraVia Josh Silverman, Calysta Jim Sutter, U.S. Soybean Export Council
Moderator: Dan Lee, Best Aquaculture Practices

— Aquaculture as a Vehicle for Positive Social Change —
Birgitte Krogh-Poulsen, Poulsen Consulting — Aquaculture as a Vehicle for Positive Social Change: Part 1, Part 2
David Little, Stirling University
Deva Nihal, International Labour Organization

— Update: Seafood Task Force —
Gavin Bailey, Walmart — Update: Seafood Task Force

— Marketplace Panel Discussion —
Will Rash, Big Prawn Co.
Jeremy Ryland Langley, Waitrose
Jennifer Wandler, US Foods
Scott Williams, BJ’s Wholesale Club
Moderator: Iain Shone, Global Aquaculture Alliance

October 5

— Keynote Address —
Jim Power, Jim Power Economics Ltd. — Global Economic Outlook for Food Production — WATCH NOW!

— Factors of Change in the Global Aquaculture Industry —
Gorjan Nikolik, Rabobank — Factors of Change in the Global Aquaculture Industry

— Investing in Aquaculture: Funding the Future of Food —
Gorjan Nikolik, Rabobank
Michael Donner, Tinicum Incorporated
Carsten Krome, Alimentos Ventures
Jamie Stein, Devonian Capital
Moderator: James Wright, Global Aquaculture Advocate

— The Future of Aquaculture: In the Style of Pecha Kucha 20×20 —
Neil Manchester, Hendrix Genetics — Advanced Genetics in Breeding — WATCH NOW!
Larry Feinberg, KnipBio — Novel Proteins, Oils & Alternative Feed IngredientsWATCH NOW!
Fanny Giudicelli, Marine Akwa — Marine Probiotics Encapsulated in SeaweedWATCH NOW!
Thomas Myhre, NSK Ship Design — Offshore Systems — WATCH NOW!
Langley Gace, InnovaSea Systems — Open-Ocean Systems — WATCH NOW!
J. Miguel Flavián, Oritain — Traceability & Fraud Prevention — WATCH NOW!
Jacqueline Claudia, Love the Wild — Marketing & Branding — WATCH NOW!

— Presentation of Global Aquaculture Innovation Award, Sponsored by Preferred Freezer Services —
Introduction: Karin Pittman, University of Bergen, Quantidoc
Recipient: Walt Rakitsky, TerraVia/Corbion — AlgaPrime™ DHA — WATCH NOW!

— Seafood Sustainability In Ireland —  
Jim O’Toole, BIM, Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency — Mainstreaming Sustainability into Irish Seafood

— Trends in E-Commerce: Opportunities for Smallholders —
Yan Zhao, Ocean Jade Seafood & Hugh McBride, McBride Fishing Co. Ltd. — Trends in E-Commerce: Opportunities for Smallholders

— EU Consumers’ Preferences: Opportunities for Aquaculture Products —
Chiara Bacci, DG MARE, European Commission — EU Consumers’ Preferences: Opportunities for Aquaculture Products

— Marketplace Panel Discussion —  
Leigh Chase, Ahold Delhaize
Frank Huang, JD.com
Brett Patience, Bidfood Australia
Anthony Wan, Gfresh
Moderator: Steve Hart, Global Aquaculture Alliance

— GAA Films: Premier of Second Documentary Short Film —
Becky Holt, Global Aquaculture Alliance — Episode Two: A Jump Across the Atlantic — WATCH NOW!

October 6

— Keynote Address —
Chef JP McMahon, Aniar, Cava, Eat Gastropub — Sustainability & Aquaculture — WATCH NOW!

— Presentation of Student Chef Cook-Off —
Recipient: Sarah McCabe, Dublin Institute of Technology’s School of Culinary Arts & Food Technology

— UK Foodservice Survey —
Jim Griffin, Johnson & Wales University — UK Foodservice Survey: Assessing Chefs’ Perceptions of Seafood Sustainability *available to GOAL 2017 attendees and GAA members only

— Marketplace Panel Discussion —
Frank Cullen, Dublin Institute of Technology’s School of Culinary Arts & Food Technology
Jim Griffin, Johnson & Wales University
Charlie Lousignont, Brinker International
JP McMahon, Aniar, Cava, Eat Gastropub
Laky Zervudachi, Direct Seafood
Moderator: Mike Berthet, Best Aquaculture Practices

— Concept of Merroir —
Patrick McMurray, The Ceili Cottage/World Champion Oyster Shucker — Concept of Merroir

— Marketplace Panel Discussion —
Eric Buckner, Sysco Corp.
Steve Disko, Schnucks
Derrick Guss, Disney
Bob Yudovin, Harvest Meat Co.
Moderator: Chris Trosin, Best Aquaculture Practices

— Closing Address —
Travis Larkin, The Seafood Exchange — Closing Address