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       Cover image: Lighthouse in Nida, Lithuania.


26 October 2022, 09.00-17.15


International fisheries and aquaculture conference:

Opportunities in a
rapidly changing world



Eurofish International Organisation in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania is arranging an international fisheries and aquaculture conference on 26 October 2022 with support from the National Association of Aquaculture and Fish Products Producers in Lithuania.

The conference will highlight a range of issues that affects the fisheries and aquaculture sector. The topics have been grouped into four themes: climate and markets; fisheries; aquaculture; and predatory species. Experts from several countries will address the participants, whom we hope will be inspired with new ideas and solutions to adapt to a turbulent world.

Speakers

Leading experts will discuss the latest developments in the field of climate change, fiheries and aquaculture, and how to deal with predatory species.

Q&A sessions

Questions can be addressed to the speaker
following each presentation

Multilingual

Simultaneous translation
English - Lithuanian

speakers

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  • Marcio Castro de Souza


    FAO

  • Loreta Bražinskaitė

    Lithuanian Ministry of Agriculture

  • Francesca Barazzetta


    Eurofish

  • Jacob Bregnballe


    AKVA group

  • Darius Nienius

    National Food and Veterinary Risk Assessment Institute

  • Christian Unmack


    Eurofish

  • Molly Brynne Ahern


    FAO

  • Antanas Kontautas

    Marine Research Institute of Klaipeda University

  • Ernesto Azzurro

    Italian National Research Council

  • Jane Behrens

    National Institute of Aquatic Resources, DTU-AQUA

  • Maria Durleva


    UNCTAD

  • Vladas Vickunas


    Akvapona

  • Darius Nienius

    Lithuanian National Food and Veterinary Risk Assessment Institute



PROGRAMME

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Moderator: Thomas Jensen, Eurofish


08:30-9:00 Registration

Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania


Tomas Kersys



Eurofish International Organisation


Marco Frederiksen

SESSION 1. Climate and markets

Seafood Industry - Challenges and opportunities in relation to technology developments


Maria Durleva, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development - UNCTAD, Ocean Economy Team


Maria is an international trade and development lawyer specialising in ocean economy and fisheries at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
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Consumers perception of “sustainable” aquaculture products in selected Western markets


Christian Unmack


Christian is a senior projects manager at Eurofish International Organisation.
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Certification in the seafood sector


Marcio Castro de Souza


Marcio is a Senior Fishery Officer for international trade responsible for trade and markets at the FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Division.
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10:45 Coffee break


SESSION 2. Fisheries

Lithuania’s strategic goals for fisheries and EMFAF funding priorities


Loreta Brazinskaite


Loreta is an Advisor to the Fisheries Unit, the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania.
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Fisheries challenges and opportunities in an era of rapid environmental and social change: the adaptation of small-scale fisheries in the Northwest of Spain


Francesca Barazzetta


Francesca is a project manager at Eurofish International Organisation.
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12:15 Lunch


SESSION 3. Aquaculture


Resource efficient recirculation aquaculture
and launch of the updated Eurofish/ FAO - Recirculation Aquaculture Guide


Jacob Bregnballe


Jacob is Sales Director for the Land Based division at AKVA group since 2007.
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Aquaculture success stories from Lithuania.


Vladas Vickunas


Vladas works at Akvapona, a African catfish production using RAS.


Capacity building in Lithuanian aquaculture


Darius Nienius


Darius works at the National Food and Veterinary Risk Assessment Institute (NFVRAI)
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Aquaculture in a healthy diet


Molly Brynne Ahern


Molly is a Fish and Nutrition Specialist at FAO Fisheries Division.
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15:30 Coffee break

SESSION 4. Predatory species


Methods to control Cormorants


Antanas Kontautas


Antanas works at theMarine Research Institute of Klaipeda University.
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Monitoring, predicting, and managing marine fish invasions: insights from the Mediterranean Sea


Ernesto Azzurro


Ernesto is a Doctor in Marine Biology and Ecology at the Università Politecnica delle Marche in Italy.
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Round goby as a potential new resource


Jane Behrens


Jane is a senior scientist at the National Institute of Aquatic Resources, Technical University of Denmark.
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Closing remarks


Closing of the workshop.

venue

COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT VILNIUS CITY CENTER


details

address

Rinktinės str. 3
LT-09234 Vilnius, Lithuania
Tel.: +370 5-2070707

REGISTER

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− Registration is free and includes:

  • Conference Kit
  • Coffee breaks
  • Lunch
  • Access to all presentations following the event

Images

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