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Conference 2013 2-3 October

Presentations now available to download!!

Session one Chair Janet H Brown

Opening and Keynote speech by Minister Mr Paul Wheelhouse, Minister for Environment and Climate Change - (Download now online, 1st Nov)

Marco Huissen (Murre Techniek BV, Netherlands)
The first (since 2000) Dutch pioneer of (on-) growing mussels off bottom under the trade name EasyFarm.

Colin Moffatt (Marine Scotland Science) MPAs and the shellfish farmer.

Joyce Carr (Environment and Forestry Directorate Scottish Government)
Protection of Scottish Shellfish waters

Session Two Chair - Stephen Cameron

John Vautier (The Jersey Oyster Company) Growing your business

Richard Slaski (Marine Scotland) "Seeking EU funding – options and opportunities”

Dr Liz Ashton (Queen’s University Belfast) IBIS Project – working with shellfish farmers.

Christopher Trotter - Shellfish cookery demonstration - Taste the sea here!!

Thursday 3rd October 2013

Chairman Tristan Hugh-Jones

Sylvain Huchette (France Haliotis)
"Abalone farming, finding a local market for a rare and expensive product". - NO DOWNLOAD

Ben Stubbs (CEFAS Weymouth)
The Prevalence and Distribution of algal Toxins in Scottish Waters 2008-2013

Jennifer Howie FSAS - Managing shellfish toxin risk

Cath McLeod - “Reducing business risk from harmful algal bloom events” NO DOWNLOAD

Carlos Campos (CEFAS Weymouth)
Fate of norovirus in shellfish waters:new evidence from field studies and implications for shellfish growers and regulators.

CEFAS paper on the fate of norovirus - (Extra paper related to above)

David Attwood (Loch Fyne Oysters) - Integrated multi-trophic aquaculture

Best shellfish winners 2013

aWinners 2013 low

Best Native Oyster
Tristan Hugh-Jones
Loch Ryan Oysters

Best Rock Oyster
Andre Hughes
Loch Fyne Oysters

Best Mussel
Cameron Maclean
Inverlussa Shellfish