BUILDING A STRONGER CANADIAN AQUACULTURE INDUSTRY STARTS WITH YOU.

 
 

Join us in Ottawa for Canada's Farmed Seafood Policy Conference 2017. It’s a conference like no other – attracts all the leading players in the farmed seafood value chain in Canada as well as leading elected and non-elected government officials, non-governmental organizations and public policy experts from around the world.

 
 
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LINEUP

SPEAKERS

The Conference lineup will feature influential experts addressing the following topics:

  • Getting Canadian Farmed Seafood to Market
  • Canada’s Role in Seafood Farming Innovation
  • Connecting with the Consumer
  • Local Voices – Canadian Farmed Fresh Seascape

Check back regularly for program and speaker updates

 
OPENING KEYNOTE ADDRESS Amy Novogratz Partner Aqua-Spark

OPENING KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Amy Novogratz
Partner
Aqua-Spark

LUNCHEON KEYNOTE Chef Andrew Gruel CEO and Founder Slapfish Restaurant Group

LUNCHEON KEYNOTE
Chef Andrew Gruel

CEO and Founder
Slapfish Restaurant Group

 
 
Bjørn Apeland Chief Executive Officer, Steinsvik Group

Bjørn Apeland
Chief Executive Officer,
Steinsvik Group

Marvyn Budd President & Co-Founder Planet Shrimp Inc.

Marvyn Budd
President & Co-Founder
Planet Shrimp Inc.

HoGerry Byrne Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

HoGerry Byrne
Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources,
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Ian Carr Strategic Marketing Director Cargill Aqua Nutrition

Ian Carr
Strategic Marketing Director
Cargill Aqua Nutrition

Randy Doctoroff Fresh Meat Buyer, Costco Wholesale Canada, Ltd.

Randy Doctoroff
Fresh Meat Buyer,
Costco Wholesale Canada, Ltd.

 
Peter Hall Vice-President and Chief Economist Export Development Canada

Peter Hall
Vice-President and Chief Economist
Export Development Canada

Mayor Teresa (Terry) M. James Village of Blacks Harbour New Brunswick

Mayor Teresa (Terry) M. James
Village of Blacks Harbour New Brunswick

Dr. Richard Jenkins Vice President, Nanos Research Group

Dr. Richard Jenkins
Vice President,
Nanos Research Group

Hon. Dominic LeBlanc Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard Government of Canada

Hon. Dominic LeBlanc
Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard
Government of Canada

David McInnes Principal, DMci Strategies

David McInnes
Principal,
DMci Strategies

 
Ian Roberts Director of Public Affairs, Marine Harvest Canada

Ian Roberts
Director of Public Affairs,
Marine Harvest Canada

Dallas Smith President and CEO, Nanwakolas Council

Dallas Smith
President and CEO,
Nanwakolas Council

Tony Tran Vice President / GMM for Fresh Foods, Food Service and Bakery Commissary, Costco Wholesale Canada, Ltd.

Tony Tran
Vice President / GMM for Fresh Foods, Food Service and Bakery Commissary,
Costco Wholesale Canada, Ltd.

Andrew Young Senior VP of Global Sales and Marketing True North Seafood

Andrew Young
Senior VP of Global Sales and Marketing
True North Seafood

 

ALSO speaking:

  • Bruce J. Morrison, Warden, Municipality of the County of Victoria, Nova Scotia

Online registration is now closed. You may still register at conference registration desk at the conference site.

$275.00

Conference Pass (Members)
Includes: Annual General Meeting, Reception and Policy Conference

$325.00

Conference Pass (Non-Members)
Includes: Reception and Policy Conference

 

Fees are in Canadian dollars and subject to 13% HST.

 

OCEANS OF OPPORTUNITY

 

This year's theme, Oceans of Opportunity, reminds participants of the growing demand for seafood and the tremendous opportunities for Canada and Canada’s seafood farmers in terms of global leadership,
innovation, job creation and sustainable development.

 

SCHEDULE

NOVEMBER
21-22

We look forward to seeing you in our nation's capital.  All events and times are subject to change - check back regularly for the latest schedule and details about conference events.

 

TUESDAY

11:00
REGISTRATION

11:45 – 4:30
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
(includes luncheon)

5:30 - 7:30
TABLED IN THE HOUSE!
The Finest, Fresh, Farmed Canadian Seafood Reception

WEDNESDAY

7:30
REGISTRATION

8:30 – 4:30
CANADA’S FARMED SEAFOOD POLICY CONFERENCE
(includes luncheon)

 

LOCATION

Join your peers, suppliers, policy makers and regulators in Ottawa. The Conference venue and hotel is centrally located, close to Parliament Hill, the canal, Byward Market.

DOWNTOWN
OTTAWA


VENUE & CONFERENCE HOTEL

THE WESTIN
OTTAWA

11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON  K1N 9H4

The cut-off date for the Conference room block at The Westin Ottawa has passed.

Please contact reservations at the hotel directly (613-560-7000) to inquire about current rates and availability.

 

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

THANK YOU

We have the help and support of some incredible companies, groups, and organizations. A huge thank you goes out to those below for believing in this Conference. Click around, and visit their websites, too. Interested in supporting Canada’s Farmed Seafood Policy Conference? See the Partnership Brochure.