Thursday, Oct. 5 (Day 2)

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

Keynote Address
Jim Power | Jim Power Economics Limited
9-9:30 a.m.

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.
9:30-10:30 a.m.

Gorjan Nikolik | Rabobank
Michael Donner | Tinicum Incorporated
Carsten Krome | Alimentos Ventures/Hatch
Jamie Stein | Devonian Capital
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.
10:30-11:30 a.m.

Advanced Genetics in Breeding: Neil Manchester | Hendrix Genetics
Novel Proteins, Oils & Alternative Feed Ingredients: Larry Feinberg | KnipBio
Marine Probiotics Encapsulated in Seaweed: Fanny Giudicelli | Marine Akwa
Land-Based, Recirculating Systems: Thue Holm | Atlantic Sapphire
Offshore Systems: Thomas Myhre | NSK Ship Design
Offshore Systems: Langley Gace | InnovaSea Systems
Traceability & Fraud Prevention: J. Miguel Flavián | Oritain
Marketing & Branding: Jacqueline Claudia | Love the Wild
Moderator: James Wright | Global Aquaculture Advocate

Coffee and Tea Break
11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Presentation of Global Aquaculture Innovation Award, sponsored by Preferred Freezer Services
Introduction: Karin Pittman | University of Bergen, Quantidoc
Recipient: Walt Rakitsky | TerraVia
Moderator: George Chamberlain | Global Aquaculture Alliance
12-12:15 p.m.

Trends in E-Commerce
Yan Zhao | Ocean Jade Seafood
Hugh McBride | McBride Fishing Co. Ltd.
12:15-12:30 p.m.

Consumer Sentiment of Farmed Seafood in Europe
Chiara Bacci | DG MARE, European Commission
12:30-12:45 p.m.

Marketplace Panel No. 2
Leigh Chase | Ahold Delhaize
Frank Huang | JD.com
Charlie Lousignont | Brinker International
Brett Patience | Bidfood Australia
Anthony Wan | Gfresh
Moderator: Steve Hart | Global Aquaculture Alliance
12:45-1:30 p.m.

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.
3-5 p.m., Hogan Suite

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.
2:30-4:30 p.m., Room TBD

Gala Reception and Dinner: Guinness Storehouse
6:30 p.m. (buses depart Croke Park and hotels)