Opening Session

Opening Session12:00 am to 12:00 am

GAA’s GOAL 2020 conference will officially kick off with words of inspiration as well as a keynote address on the need for transformative change in farming systems while balancing the health of humans and the planet. Time to be determined. Open to all.

Session chair: Wally Stevens, CEO, Global Aquaculture Alliance

Aquaculture Production Forecast

Aquaculture Production Forecast12:00 am to 12:00 am

For the 14th consecutive year, the aquaculture production forecast for shrimp and finfish will be presented and analyzed. The forecast is based on GAA’s exclusive aquaculture production survey, and for the first time this year GAA is partnering with Rabobank to deliver the forecast. Time to be determined. Open to all.

Session chair: George Chamberlain, President, Global Aquaculture Alliance

Animal Health Management

Animal Health Management12:00 am to 12:00 am

Introduced at GOAL 2019 in Chennai, India, “Farmers’ Day” returns to GOAL 2020. With a focus on shrimp, leading pathologists, veterinarians, farm managers and technicians, and conservation biologists will address the latest challenges and opportunities in animal health management, including pathogen and disease control, antibiotics and antimicrobial resistance, animal nutrition and diet, biosecurity, new diagnostic technologies (including PCR, CRISPR and protein receptor) and animal welfare. Time to be determined. Open to all.

Session chair: George Chamberlain, President, Global Aquaculture Alliance