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ASSG Conference 2015
Address from Dr Aileen McLeod MSP, Minister for the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform.
Importance of Cultivated Shellfish as Part of Scotland's Larder
James Withers CEO Scotland Food and Drink
Conference Session 1 Production Innovation
Mussel Cultivation - Risks and Challenges of Volume Production?
John Holmyard, Offshore Shellfish Ltd. Devon.
The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre, Heather Jones
Conference Session 2 Business Development
Shetland Mussels - Growth of the Industry and Need for Seed?
Lindsay Angus, Cribba Sound Ltd. Shetland.
Expanding Scottish Oyster Production - Are we Prepared for the Challenges?
David Attwood, Loch Fyne Oysters Ltd. Argyll.
Conference Session 3 Building Safeguards for Industry Success
Biotoxin Monitoring - A Vital Insurance Policy
Cath McLeod, Seafood Safety Assessment Ltd.
Biotoxin Test Kits - Fact and Fiction?
Andrew Turner, CEFAS
Biosecurity for Marine Sites - More Paperwork or a Reality?
Adrian McLeod, SAMS
Norovirus - Where Do We Go From Here? Jennifer Howie FSS
Conference Session 4 Scottish Shellfish in the World of High Quality Food
Farmed Shellfish Amongst Other Scottish Primary Producer Sectors - Lessons to be Learnt? Alan Stevenson SAOS
Volume Cultivated Seafood Supply - Is it Worth the Effort?
Patrick Blow, M&S (Cowrie Associates)
Cultivated Shellfish and the Scope for Value Added Products.
Stephen Cameron, SSMG
Best Shellfish Winners 2015
Best Mussels Best Native Oysters Best Rock Oysters
Loch Fyne Caledonian Oysters Islay Oysters
David Attwood Hugo Vajk Craig Archibald
Download conference presentations (underlined below) today!!
Caption competition for 2015 won by Tony Legg:
Kelsey, " To save transport costs we attach the seed oysters to the passing submarine that has just been built and the oyster farmers pick them up in Faslane on the Clyde'.
Well done to all entries, and best of luck in 2016!