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First Annual Florida Shrimp Aquaculture Summit

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First Annual Florida Shrimp Aquaculture Summit

Thursday, May 16, 2024 8:30 AM - Friday, May 17, 2024 4:00 PM (EDT)

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The Florida Shrimp Aquaculture Summit (FSAS) program will feature approximately 20 presentations by top shrimp aquaculture and seafood industry experts. The Summit will facilitate mutually beneficial discussions between interested stakeholders to provide a roadmap to financially, ecologically, and socially licensed development of shrimp aquaculture in Florida. Attendees will take away special insights and practical information covering the current and most important issues relevant to the development of shrimp aquaculture in Florida.


The FSAS program will focus on these and other topics: 

1. Global and State overview of shrimp production 

2. Economics and marketing 

3. Regulatory requirements and constraints 

4. Business planning and investment 

5. Training and workforce development 

6. Emerging research and technology 

FSAS is an important conference that will explore and develop opportunities for growers, developers, agency stakeholders, industry partners, researchers and students.


Tentative Agenda

Dates & Times:

May 16, 2024 | 8:30am – 4:30pm      

May 17, 2024 | 8:30am – 4:00pm

Summit Location:

 St. Lucie County Havert L. Fenn Center

2000 Virginia Ave

Fort Pierce, FL 34982                         

Presented by:

Florida Marine Aquaculture Coalition (FMAC)

www.MarineAquacultureCoalition.com


Tentative Agenda

Day 1 – May 16, 2024

  • Opening Keynote – Economics and Sustainability
  • Social Licensing and Sustainability
  • Regulatory Requirements and BMPs
  • Shrimp Culture Systems
  • Roundtable Discussion
  • Business and Finance
  • Training & Workforce Development

Day 2 – May 17, 2024

  • Opening Keynote – Production Restraints
  • Emerging Research and Technology
  • Health and Disease Management
  • Roundtable Discussion
  • Genetics and Nutrition
  • Feeds and Feeding
  • Shrimp Culture Systems


Invited Speakers (as of February 9, 2024)

Confirmed

  • Adriana Artiles, PhD – Center for AQ Technologies
  • Brian Vinci, PhD, PE – Freshwater Institute
  • Caird Rexroad III, PhD – USDA ARS
  • Charlie Culpepper – National Aquaculture Assoc.
  • Dan Farkas, Founder – Full Spectrum Aquaculture
  • Dave Brune, PhD – University of Missouri
  • Frank Ashe, PhD – Univ. Stavanger, Univ. Florida
  • Joe Cardenas, CEO – Aquaco Farms
  • John Stieglitz, PhD – University of Miami
  • Kathleen Hartman, PhD – USDA APHIS
  • Maddi Badiola, PhD – RAStech Energy Author
  • Mauricio Molano, Broodstock Manager – Syaqua
  • Michael Schwartz, PhD – Virginia Tech
  • Paul Hundley, PE – AQ Planning & Design Consultant

Confirmed

  • Robert Jones – The Nature Conservancy
  • Robin Pearl, Pres. – American Mariculture Inc
  • Ron Malone, PhD, PE – LSU Emeritus Professor
  • Serina Rocco, FDAC Division of Aquaculture
  • Tyler Gibson, Founder – Blue Thumbs Consulting

Tentative

  • John Holder, President – JLH Consulting Inc.
  • Jon Smith, Vice Pres. – Balmoral Tanks
  • Rick Murray, President – Delta Hydronics LLC
  • Robins McIntosh, VP - Charoen Pokphand Foods

Additional Speakers Needed

  • Diagnostics & Certifications
  • Feeds and Feeding Systems


Visit:  https://marineaquaculturecoalition.com/florida-shrimp-aquaculture-summit/  for more information.

Please contact info@marineaquaculturecoalition.com with additional questions.


St. Lucie County Havert L. Fenn Center
2000 Virginia Ave
Fort Pierce, FL 34982 United States
Event Contact
Maddi Badiola Amillategui
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Thursday, May 16, 2024 8:30 AM - Friday, May 17, 2024 4:00 PM (EDT)
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