CAIA Newsletter ~ Fall 2018
Aquaculture Leaders Heading to Ottawa
Canada’s Farmed Seafood Policy Conference 2018
About 150 participants, passionate about Canada's seafood farming opportunity, will convene in Ottawa for Canada's Farmed Seafood Policy Conference 2018 and Annual General Meeting hosted by the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA) on November 27-28.
CAIA's annual conference is Canada's top public policy forum for seafood producers and sector stakeholders. This year, the program features influential experts in the areas of aquaculture innovation, marketing, international and policy developments. Presenters include:
Jacqueline Claudia, Co-Founder and CEO, LoveTheWild
Mike Lipkin, President, Environics/Lipkin Robert Jones, Global Aquaculture Lead, The Nature Conservancy
Chris Forbes, Deputy Minister, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Jean-Guy Forgeron, Assistant Secretary, Regulatory Affairs Sector, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Richard Harry, Executive Director, Aboriginal Aquaculture Association
Robert Orr, CEO and Managing Partner, Cuna del Mar LP
France Pégeot, Executive Vice-President, Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Steven Rafferty, Aquaculture Director, Global Maritime Consultancy Ltd
Dallas Smith, President and CEO, Nanwakolas Council
Dr. Jamey Smith, Executive Director, Huntsman Marine Science Centre
Kevin Stringer, Associate Deputy Minister, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Jennifer Woodland, Chief Executive Officer, Nuu-chah-nulth Seafood Limited Partnership
This year's conference theme, Accelerating Sustainable Growth, reminds participants of the growing demand for seafood and the tremendous opportunities for Canada and Canada's seafood farmers in terms of global leadership, job creation, indigenous partnerships, innovation, and sustainable development.
The annual conference brings together leaders from the Canadian farmed seafood sector with federal government leaders for policy discussions and building awareness. It is a unique forum for Canada's seafood farmers to learn about and impact on the federal initiatives lending to the future growth and development of our sector.
Program details are available online at www.aquaculture.ca/farmed-seafood-policy-conference-2018.
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