Studytrip to Scotland October 2013

akvARENA organised a studytrip to Scotland October 6-9th where 21 persons from the Norwegian salmon industry participated. The group visited a salmon sea site and a smolt farm on the west coast before they had a common workshop with the scottish industry in Stirling and a visit to University of Stirling. The participants got updated on how the scottish salmon industry is run and exchanged experiences and contacts with scottish industry and academia.

 

akvARENA want to thank all the people in Scotland who helped us organise this trip. 

 

Here you find the presentations held at the common workshop :     

 

Challenges and possible solutions in the salmon industry

– a joint seminar with and for representatives from the Scottish and   Norwegian salmon industry.

Tuesday October 8th,   Stirling Management Centre, at campus of   University of Stirling

 

08:30

Registration and coffee.

 

08:45

Welcome

 Merete   Sandberg, akvARENA

09:00

Three minutes   presentation of all the attending companies.

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09:40

Current status and future development of the Scottish fish farming   industry

Phil Thomas,
  Chairmann, Scottish Salmon Producers' Organisation

10:05

Overview of salmon   farming in Scotland

Jim Gallagher,  CEO Scottish Sea Farms

10:30

Discussion

 

10:45

Coffee   break

 

11:00

Framework conditions and future development of salmon farming in Norway

Ulf Winther, Research director,

SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture

11:25

Technological challenges within the Scottish fish farming industry

Lorraine Campbell, Storvik Aqua

11:50

Exposed farming and the need for large-scale testing sites for   Aquaculture technology

Finn Victor Willumsen, ACE Aquaculture

12:15

Discussion

 

12:30

Lunch

 

13:30

The fish-health   situation in Scotland - history, current status and a look into the future   (with a special focus on AGD, sealice and losses)

Alan Dykes ,Europharma

13:55

RnD challenges in   Scottish fish farming industry

MAST

Jimmy Turnbull, Deputy   Director, Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling

14:20

Discussion - areas of collaboration?

Closure of meeting

 

14:30 -15:30

Guided tour at the Institute of   Aquaculture, University of Stirling