Thursday, Oct. 5 (Day 2)

Plenary
9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Keynote Address
Dan O’Brien | Institute of International and European Affairs

Investing in Aquaculture: Funding the Future of Food
For aquaculture to reach its potential, wise investments must be made into innovative technologies and services that enable the industry’s responsible growth. Global Aquaculture Advocate Editor James Wright will moderate a panel discussion with sector investment experts about finding early-stage “diamonds in the rough” as well as maximizing opportunities with more mature outfits.

Gorjan Nikolik | Rabobank
David Tze | Tze Venture Search Fund for Aquaculture Technology
Carsten Krome | Alimentos Ventures/Hatch
Speaker TBD
Speaker TBD
Moderator: James Wright | Global Aquaculture Advocate

The Future of Aquaculture
What will aquaculture look like in 20 years? Learn about the latest in greatest in nine aquaculture-related topics as nine presenters take the audience through the life cycle of a fish, from egg to plate. This session is in the Pecha Kucha 20×20 style — a consice, fast-paced presentation format in which 20 images are displayed for 20 seconds each; the images advance automatically and the presenters talks along to the images.

Advanced Genetics in Breeding: Neil Manchester | Hendrix Genetics
Novel Proteins, Oils & Alternative Feed Ingredients: Larry Feinberg | KnipBio
Seaweed & Animal Health: Fanny Giudicelli | Marine Akwa
Land-Based, Recirculating Systems: Speaker TBD
Offshore Systems: Speaker TBD
Parasite Management: Speaker TBD
Traceability & Fraud Prevention: J. Miguel Flavián | Oritain
Processing: Speaker TBD
Marketing & Branding: Jacqueline Claudia | Love the Wild
Moderator: James Wright | Global Aquaculture Advocate

Consumer Sentiment of Farmed Seafood in Europe
Chiara Bacci | DG MARE, European Commission

Trends in E-Commerce
Yan Zhao | Ocean Jade Seafood
Hugh McBride | McBride Fishing Co. Ltd.

Marketplace Panel No. 2
Jeremy Ryland Langley | Waitrose
Charlie Lousignont | Brinker International
Jean Louis Meuric | Davigel
Will Rash | Big Prawn Co.
Jack Scott | Nestle Purina
Moderator TBD

Lunch
1:30-3 p.m.

Breakouts
3-5 p.m.

Meet the Future of Aquaculture
Interested in learning more about the latest and greatest in aquaculture? The nine presenters from the Pecha Kucha 20×20 plenary session will reconvene in a casual, informal setting to field questions from attendees. Appetizers and drinks will be served.

On the Horizon: Meet Tomorrow’s Aquaculture Innovators
Join Alimentos Ventures, an early-stage aquaculture investment firm, for a closer look at up-and-coming technologies aiming to disrupt the growing feed, health, genetics and tech segments. Hear from select early-stage businesses about their innovative ideas and explore partnership opportunities during this unique presentation and networking event that’s new to GOAL.

Gala Reception & Dinner: Guinness Storehouse
6:30 p.m. (buses depart)