3-7 October 2017
AquaSG'17 is a true industry forum and platform with topical and regionally relevant conference and workshop session, tailored to facilitate networking, foster learning and provoke conversations that mater. This year's event will look to address:
Knowledge management and education, training and skills development for aquaculture intensification and disease management.
Challenges faced by the current state of aquaculture and development of support industries.
Economics, social and technical drivers for intensification, including policy examples and overview of current status of aquaculture in the Asia pacific region.
Biosecure strategies for aquaculture feeds: guidelines for future development.
Aquaculture Industry Development Across Economies
Innovation in Aquaculture - explore the growth and potential of the aquaculture industry in Singapore and across the globe, with expert and practical views from valuable players of the industry.
*program topics are tentative and subject to charge.
Session 1: Disease Mitigation-Management and Innovations in Shrimp Culture
Session 2: Applied aspects of infectious and non-infectious diseases of fin-fish
09.00 AM: Registration of guests and delegates
Session 1: Disease Management
Aquaculture and related aquatic diseases in Oman in the present and future
- Dr. Gilha Yoon, Dep. Of Marine Science & Fisheries, College of Agricultural & Marine Sciences Sultan Qaboos University, Oman.
Genomic approaches to the improvement of disease resistance in fish
- Dr. Gen Hua Yue, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Singapore.
11:20 AM: Coffee Break
12:50 AM: Lunch Break
01:50 PM: All guests and delegates to be seated
02:00 PM: Arrival of Guest of Honour
02:05 PM: Welcome Speech
by Mr. Peter Lam Principal,
Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore.
02:15 PM: Opening Address
by Guest of Honour: Senior Minister of State Dr. Koh Poh Koon
02:30 PM: Keynote Address:
Dr. Farshad Shishehchian, CEO of Blue Aqua International Pte Ltd. and President of the Asian Aquaculture Network
02:50 PM: Opening Ceremony
03:00 PM: Guest of Honour AquaSG'17 Exhibition Tour + Coffee Break
Session 2: Sustainable Intensification in Aquaculture
by John Bostock, University of Stirling, UK (Title TBC)
The inception of blue revolution in urban Singapore: Vertical Recirculating Aquaculture System
- Mr. Lim Meng Huat, Apollo Aquaculture Pte. Ltd.
Design, Construction & Management of a Commercial Indoor Super-Intensive Culture System.
by Les Knoesen, ITHUBA Shrimp, Fellsmere, Florida. Design, Construction & Management of a Commercial Indoor Super-Intensive Culture System.
05.30 PM: Plenary Q & A + Presentation of token of appreciation
Hosted by Asian Aquaculture Network (AAN) In Collaboration with Temasek Polytechnic Singapore
Industry Round Table
Session 3: Intensification of Shrimp in Culture System
Session 4: Case studies in intensification of fin-fish in RAS, cages and ponds
Session 3: Intensive Systems
Microbial Ecology of Intensive shrimp production systems: Islands of knowledge in a sea of ignorance
- Dr. Shaun M. Moss, Oceanic Institute of Hawaii.
Intensification: The future of Shrimp Farming
- Dr. Farshad Shishehchian, Blue Aqua International, Singapore.
11.20 PM: Coffee Break
High density nursery and grow-out production of the Pacific White Shrimp in bioflocdominated, limited water exchange systems
by Tzachi Samocha, AgriLife Research, Marine Solutions & Feed Technology, Spring, Texas, USA
Effect of Feeding Frequency on Growth and Enzymatic Activity of Litopenaeus Vannamei in Biofloc System
Yoram Avnimelech, Technion Institute Technology, Israel.
01.00 PM: Plenary Q & A + Presentation of token of appreciation
01:30 PM: Lunch Break
02:00 PM: Arrival of Guest of Honour
Session 4: Disease Resistance & Biosecurity
Breeding for Disease resistance in Penaeid Shrimp
- Dr. Dustin R. Moss, Oceanic Institute of Hawaii.
Biosecure shrimp feeds and feeding strategies: Guidelines for future development
- Dr. Albert J. Tacon, Aquatic Farms Ltd, Hawaii.
03:40 PM: Coffee Break
04:00 PM: Title and speaker TBC
04.40 PM: Plenary Q & A + Presentation of token of appreciation
05.10 PM: END