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

2018 ASSG Best Shellfish Winners

Best Native Oyster
Judith Vajk
Caledonian Oysters

Best Rock Oyster
Elaine Jamieson(representing)
Barra Oysters

Best Mussel
Douglas Wilson
Inverlussa Mussels

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