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ASSG Conference papers 6-7 October 2016

the 3oth anniversary of the ASSG "Scottish Cultivated shellfish, Past, Present and Future"

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Day 1 - October 6th

Conference Opening
Address from Gareth Baird, Crown Estate Commissioner for Scotland

Conference Session 1 Building on Success - Lessons from the Past?

Growth of the Scottish Industry Over Time - Key Considerations?
Nick Turnbull

Conference Session 2 Maintaining Present Development Opportunities

Scottish Shellfish do we have Room to Grow? - Current Operational Perspective and the 2030 Vision? Michael Tait, Managing Director, Shetland Mussels Ltd.

Investments and Assets - Securing Business Development.
Ian Wright, Director, Traighe Mhor Oysters Ltd.

Day 2 Friday 7th October

Conference Session 3 Future Opportunities for Scottish Businesses?

Shellfish and Environmental Stewardship - Ensuring Consumer Confidence.
Dr Frederica Cilombo, Friends Of the Sea, Project Development and Out-reach Officer UK

Mussel Hatchery Developments in Shetland - Securing Future Seed Supplies? Gregg Arthur, Programme leader NAFC.

Genetic Selection Opportunities for the Shellfish Industry - Are we Cultivating the Right Stock? Dr Tom Ashton, Xelect Ltd, St Andrews, UK

Shellfish as Part of Integrated Aquaculture - Are there Associated Production Opportunities? Dr Gavin Burnell, University College Cork, Ireland

Conference Session 4 Scottish Shellfish on the International Stage?

Developments in the US - Lessons to be Learnt?
Dr Carter Newell, President, Pemaquid Mussel Farms, Maine, USA

Meeting the Needs of the 21st Century Consumer - View from the Multiple Retailers? (tbc)

Scotland Food and Drink Vision 2030 - Scottish Food Producers Perspective and Shellfish Implications? Dennis Overton, Chair, Vision 2030 Group and Aquascot.

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