AquaFarm 2019 conferences took place at Del Pesce Room and Della Regione Room.

The conference rooms feature a simultaneous Italian/English translation system.

 

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PROGRAMME

Wednesday, 13th  February

DEL PESCE ROOM


OPENING SESSION

Institutional speeches, aquaculture and the environment, quality, sustainable fishing, foreign delegations.

Moderator
Fabio Gallo, Anchor LineaBlu Public TV broadcast

Greetings
Renato Pujatti, President Pordenone Fiere

Adaptation to climate change for aquaculture producers
Victoria Chomo, Senior Fisheries and Aquaculture Officer, FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia, Budapest, Hungary

Participate
Franco Manzato, Undersecretary, Farming, Food, Forestry and Tourism Policies Ministry
Riccardo Rigillo, General Manager, Farming, Food, Forestry and Tourism Policies Ministry
Stefano Zannier, Assessor of Friuli-Venezia Giulia for Agricultural and Forest Resource
Alberto Girolamo, Mayor of city of Marsala, Sicily

Video speech by
Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Fisheries and Maritime Affairs
Commented by
Julia Rubeck, Policy Officer – Aquaculture – DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, European Commission

Greetings
Aina Afasjeva, EUROFISH International Organisation

At the end, a toast will take place in the  Regione Autonoma Friuli Venezia Giulia booth (stand 5.13)

HALL 5


OPENING TOAST

Regione Autonoma Friuli VENEZIA Giulia – FEAMP hall 5 booth 13.

DEL PESCE ROOM


INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR FARMING ENVIRONMENT

Performance improvement, precision aquaculture, environmental technologies and offshore production, reduction of impacts.

Introduces
Vincenzo Lenucci, Direttore Area Economia Confagricoltura Roma

Moderator
Emilio Tibaldi, Professor Università degli Studi di Udine

 

H2020 GAIN project: data and realtime models for greater environmental and production performance in aquaculture
Roberto Pastres, Professor  Università Ca’ Foscari in Venice

H2020 PerformFISH project: an innovative benchmarking tool based on Key Performances Indicators (KPIs) for assessing and improving the sustainability of Mediterranean fish farming sector
Giovanna Marino, Manager ISPRA – Ist. Superiore per la protezione e la Ricerca Ambientale Dipartimento Valutazioni e Sostenibilità, Aquaculture Sustainable Area

Off-Shore Fish Farms: Moorings design and maintenance
Darko Lisac, Mariculture technologies expert
Roberto Co, Owner Aqua Srl

SAMPEI Project: exploitation of existing water resources to optimize pond aquaculture
Margherita Ferrante, Professor Università degli Studi di Catania

Micro and nanoplastics in intensive Aquaculture: assessment and routes for minimizing the problem
Marco Saroglia,  Professor emeritus Università degli Studi dell’Insubria

AQUAFARM ROOM


PLASTICS AND CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN MUSSEL FARMING: POTENTIAL AND INNOVATION

Moderator
Giuseppe Prioli, President AMA – Association of Mediterranean Aquaculturists

 

Downgrading and recycle of nets in mussel farming
Loris Pietrelli, ENEA

Nation-wide experiences in the reduction of plastics use and reciclyng in mussel farming
Eraldo Rambaldi, Direttore AMA

Potenzial of circular economy in mussel farming
Maria Cristina Poggesi, IPPR

Pyrolysis and energy generation from mollusk farming waste
Ilaria Schiavi, Engineer

DEL PESCE ROOM


FISH HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Law and regulations (new EU law on fish medication), immunity and vaccines, antibiotic resistance, wellness.

Moderator
Marialetizia Fioravanti, Professor Università degli Studi di Bologna

 

Animal health law: what’s new in EU regulations for fish and mollusk illness control in aquaculture
Andrea Maroni Ponti, Manager Healthcare professional, Ministero della Salute

Fish need medicines too
Nancy De Briyne, Coordinator FishMedPlus Coalition and deputy Executive Director Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE)

Anti-inflammatory effects of ß-1,3/1,6 glucan supplemented feeds in farmed salmonids
Paul Midtlyng, Researcher University of Life Sciences and Aquamedic AS, Oslo

Fish vaccine: past present and future
Anna Toffan, Researcher Ististuto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie

Hydroxy-selenomethionine – maximum bioefficacy across selenium sources
Waldo Nuez Ortin, Lead Scientist Aquaculture Adisseo Nutriad

AQUAFARM ROOM


NATIONAL MOLLUSC FARMING: ECONOMICS, TERRITORIES AND TECHNIQUES

Moderator
Eraldo Rambaldi, Director AMA – Association of Mediterranean Aquaculturists

 

Operations cost in national  mussel farming
Maria Cozzolino, NISEA

Effects of Water Directive (WFD) and Marine Strategy Directive (MSFD) on shellfish farming
Tommaso Petochi, Researcher ISPRA – Istituto Superiore per la Protezione e la Ricerca Ambientale

Rheticus Aquaculture: a GIS tool to helm managing mollusk farming
Roberto Pastres, Professor Università Cà Foscari di Venezia

Protection and valorization tools for local mollusc farming produces
Paolo Migani, Industrial Intellectual Property Consultant

Regulatory aspects on the units supporting mollusc farming
Fabrizio Piselli, Consultant

 

At the end, a toast will take place in the shocooking area (pavillon 4)

DEL PESCE ROOM


FISHFEED AND FISH QUALITY

New formulations, ingredients, additives and integrators, circular economy.

Moderator
Rebecca Sherratt, Production editor International Aquafeed

 

Fishmeal and Fish Oil as essential components of Aquafeeds
Neil Auchterlonie, Technical director IFFO

 

ROUND TABLE:
Robert Tillner, Production manager Aller Aqua
Fabio Brambilla, Fish Nutritionist Naturalleva
Umberto Luzzana, Marketing director Skretting
Andrea di Biase, Product manager Aqua, Veronesi

 

At the end, a toast will take place in the shocooking area (pavillon 4)

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PROGRAMME

Thursday, 14th  February

AQUAFARM ROOM


CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE: A HUB FOR FRESHWATER AQUACULTURE – PRODUCTION PRACTICES

Workshop organised by API and Eurofish.

Moderator
Victoria Chomo, Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) REU

Welcoming addresses
Pier Antonio Salvador, Italian Aquaculture Association (API)
Aina Afanasjeva, EUROFISH International Organisation

Evolution of pond aquaculture in Central and Eastern Europe
Catalin Platon, ROMFISH

The underestimated pond aquaculture: values and opportunities
Béla Halasi-Kovács, HAKI

Trout farming: current practice and future development
Esben Holm, APEHCO, Denmark

African catfish aquaculture in Hungary
Peter Lengyel, Ministry of Agriculture, Hungary

Farming of emerging species in Estonia
Tuuli Teppo, Ministry of Rural Affairs, Estonia

DEL PESCE ROOM


ALGAE BENEFITS: USES AND APPLICATIONS

Moderator
Mario Tredici, Professor Università degli Studi di Firenze, Honorary President EABA and co-funder AISAM Associazione Italiana per lo Studio e le Applicazioni delle Microalghe

 

Cyanobacteria-derived bio-stimulants to enhance hydoponic crops sustainability
Gaia Santini, Università degli Studi di Firenze

The VALUEMAG project: from microalgae to macro benefits for the human health
Patrizia Casella, Researcher ENEA

Microalgae-based ingredients in feeds for a sustainable aquaculture
Katia Parati, Aquaculture departement manager, Istituto Sperimentale Italiano Lazzaro Spallanzani

DEL PESCE ROOM


TECHNOLOGIES AND INNOVATIONS IN PRODUCTION AND HARVESTING OF MICRO AND MACRO-ALGAE

Moderator
Mario Tredici, Professor Università degli Studi di Firenze, Honorary President EABA and co-funder AISAM Associazione Italiana per lo Studio e le Applicazioni delle Microalghe

 

An automated system for the algae production at industrial scale
Silvia Fluch, Managing partner, COO Ecoduna

SpiralG Project: Production of phycocyanin from the spirulina arthrospira sp. and the co-valorization of the whole algae in the frame of an industrial biorefinery concept
Andrea Moro, Microalgae division manager Milis Energy

A. platensis production in synergy with geothermal power generation
Niccolò Bassi, Reseracher

Microalgae cultivation for the extraction of bioactive compounds
Rossella Pistocchi, Professor Università degli Studi di Bologna

How to control the microalgal biomass composition in a continuous photobioreactor: effects of light regime and residence time on carbohydrate content
Eleonora Sforza, Researcher Università di Padova

AQUAFARM ROOM


CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE: A HUB FOR FRESHWATER AQUACULTURE – COMMERCE, COMMUNICATION, CONSUMPTION

Workshop organised by API and Eurofish.

Moderator
Victoria Chomo, Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) REU

 

Regional trade overview and consumer perceptions
Ekaterina Tribilustova, EUROFISH

Added value products development
Tomasz Kulikowski, Fish Market Development Association, Poland

Implementation of the initiative „Farmed in the EU“ in Lithuania
Agnė Razmislavičiūtė – Palionienė, Ministry of Agriculture

Aquaculture research in Latvia
Marcis Zingis, Aquaculture Research and Education Centre

Benefits of certification for aquaculture producers in Europe
Victoria Chomo, FAO REU

DEL PESCE ROOM


SHORT AND MEDIUM TERM PROSPECTS FOR AQUACULTURE

Introduces
Vannia Gava
, Undersecretary at the Environment and land and sea safeguard Ministry

Moderator
Pier Antonio Salvador, President API (Italian Aquaculture Association)

 

DG Mare and the new sustainable aquaculture in Europe
Julia Rubeck, Policy Officer Aquaculture, DG MARE, European Commission

The General Directorate for sea fishing and aquaculture in support of Italian aquaculture
Riccardo Rigillo, Direttore Generale Ministero delle Politiche Agricole Alimentari Forestali e del Turismo

Aquaculture 2.0: development strategies for a new identity of Mediterranean aquaculture
Dario Cartabellotta, Principal manager of the Mediterranean Fishery Department, Sicily Autonomous Region

Sturgeon farming and caviar production
Paolo Bronzi, WSCS (World Sturgeon Conservation Society) Vice President

AQUAFARM ROOM


HATCHERIES: GENETIC SELECTION, SPAWNING SEASON EXTENSION, FEEDS

Genetic selection, special feeds, additives, health and wellness, controlled environment.

Moderator
Marco Galeotti, Professor Università degli Studi di Udine

Genetic selection of trout, sea bream and sea bass: situation and future prospects
Luca Bargelloni, Professor Università degli Studi di Padova

New frontiers in larvae and juveniles nutrition of farmed fish species
Luca Parma, Researcher Università degli Studi di Bologna

Aquaculture role in environmental preservation: Ragusa Ibla Hatchery for the safeguard and development of the macrostigma trout (Salmo cettii)
Antonino Duchi, Fish biologist

Marble trout (Salmo marmoratus): a sperm cryobank for the conservation of the species
Katia Parati, Aquaculture departement manager, Istituto Sperimentale Italiano Lazzaro Spallanzani

DEL PESCE ROOM


INGREDIENTS FOR HEALTHY AND SAFE FOOD FOR HUMANS

From processing of farmed fish, to retailers and HoReCa choices, to consumer behaviour. What goes in the dish?

Moderator
Fabio Gallo, Anchor LineaBlu, Public TV broadcast

 

Not only omega 3 in fish meat: the protein parvalbumin may prevent amyloid formation in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease
Nathalie Scheers, Researcher Università di Göteborg

Italian consumer’ awareness toward farmed seafood: purchase and consumption habits
Domitilla Pulcini, Researcher CREA – Council for agricultural research and agro-economy analisys
Fabrizio Capoccioni, Researcher CREA – Coucil for agricultural research and agro-economy analisys

Emerging non-thermal processing technologies for fish products
Marco dalla Rosa, Professor Università degli Studi di Bologna

The choices of GDO and HoReCa and the behavior of consumers regarding sustainable certified products. Industry trends and specific cases
Paolo Bray, Founder and Director Friend of the Sea and Friend of the Earth

The choice of fish products in food service sector
Francesca Colombo, Food technologist and quality manager Ristorazione Ottavian

AQUAFARM ROOM


ITALIAN RESEARCH IN ACQUACULTURE

Moderator
Genciana Terova, Professor Università degli Studi dell’Insubria

Gold sea bream genome: a resource for modern acquaculture
Marianna Pauletto, Professor Università degli Studi di Padova

Sushin Project, environment and consumers facing the new fishfeed ingredients
Silvia Maiolo, Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia
Federico Nassivera, Università degli Studi di Udine

Valorization of seafood processing by-products: challenges and opportunities
Ana Cristina de Aguiar Saldanha Pinheiro, researcher Università degli Studi di Bologna

The INTERREG Italy – Croatia AdriAquaNet Project: innovation and sustainability in Adriatic aquaculture
Marco Galeotti, Professor Università degli Studi di Udine
Snježana Zrnčić, Veterinary Institute Zagreb

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