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ASSG Conference, 4-5 October 2018

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"Scottish Cultivated shellfish - Our Role in Saving the Planet"

Day 1 - October 4th Corran Halls

 

Nick Lake – Association of Scottish Shellfish Growers

Conference Opening

 

Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform

 

 

Conference Session 1 - Social and Environmental Perspectives

 

Shellfish and the Health of the Nation

Baukje de Roos - Rowett Research Institute

                                                                 

Environmental Benefits of Native Oyster Production

Morven Robertson – Blue Marine Foundation

 

Conference Session 2 - The International Picture

 

Swedish Mussel Production and Seed Supply

Asa Strand – Swedish Institute for Research

 

The Spanish Cultivation Industry Perspective

Martina Ferreira Novio – ANFACO, Vigo, Pontevedra

 

Oyster Developments in Australia

Gary Seidel – Hexacyl and Col Bridges- Smart Oyster

 

 

Day 2 - October 5th

 

The Role of Crown Estate Scotland

Amanda Bryan – Chair, Crown Estate Scotland

 

Conference Session 3 - Environment and Stewardship

 

Shellfish Production and Ecosystem Services

Adam Hughes – SAMS / UHI Aquaculture Hub

 

Management of Irish Mussel Seed Stocks

Nicolas Chopin – BIM Ireland

 

Water Quality and the Role of Shellfish

Matthew Service – AFBINI Northern Ireland

 

Conference Session 4 - Scottish Industry Developments

 

Shellfish Research and the Future Outlook

Richard Slaski – SARF Executive Director

 

Mussel Seed – Constraints and Opportunities

Gregg Arthur / Michael Tait – SSMG / Shetland Mussel Hatchery

 

Engagement with the UK Shellfish Sector – How can Targeted Philanthropy Help?

Eleanor Adamson – Programme Manager, Science / Strategy

 

Development Support and Businesses

Elaine Jamieson – HIE, Head of Food and Drink Policy

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Winners 2018

Winners of the Best Shellfish 2018 / 2019

Best Shellfish Winners!

2018 / 2019

 

Best Native Oyster

Judith Vajk

Caledonian Oysters

 

Best Rock Oyster

Elaine Jamieson (representing)

Barra Oysters

 

Best Mussel

Douglas Wilson

Inverlussa Mussels

P2 Judith P3 Rob P4 David P1 Trevor P5 Bara