RAS Virtual Summit 2020
September 16, 2020 at
The 2020 RAS Virtual Summit is a virtual conference for recirculating aquaculture professionals! Don’t miss this interactive online opportunity to engage with thought leaders and experts in RAS from across the globe.
Focus on RAS
The 2020 RAS Virtual summit will deliver executive insights, highlight best practices and provide opportunities to engage with RAS experts through an innovative online platform. Featuring live presentations, Q&A sessions and panel discussions, and a host of on-demand presentations from some of the industry’s leading RAS practitioners and experts, this is one virtual event you won’t want to miss.
Designed with RAS operators in mind, this Virtual RAS Summit will cover an array of topics covering the RAS value chain: technology and systems design, fish growth and welfare, management and business operations, research. The RAS Virtual Summit provides an opportunity to learn from and engage with some of the best and the brightest minds in the industry.
11:10 - 11:50amGeorge Chamberlain, president, Global Aquaculture Alliance
Keynote: Feeding the future
Live Panel: The big leagues: RAS players ramp up large-scale projects
Martin Fogerhill, board director, Pure Salmon
Erik Heim, president, Nordic Aquafarms
Ohad Maiman, Founder/CEO, The Kingfish Company
Thue Holm, CTO and co-founder, Atlantic Sapphire
Mari-Len De Guzman, Editor
12:50 - 1:30pmPanelists:
Small is beautiful: Lessons from the RAS pioneers
Joe Cardenas, Founder and CEO, Aquaco Farms
James MacKnight, general manager, Ideal Fish
John Ng, president, Hudson Valley Fisheries
Sylvia A. Wulf, Chief Executive Officer and President, AquaBounty Technologies, Inc.
Brian Vinci, director, Freshwater Institute
1:30 - 2:10pmSpeaker: Dr. Carole Engle, Aquaculture Economist
Live Q & A
2:10 - 2:30pm
RAS Design and Innovation: The future is now
Gregory Beckman, VP and Lead RAS Designer, Innovasea
Neder Snir, Chief Technology Officer, AquaMaof Aquaculture Technologies
Huy Tran, Vice-President and Owner, Aquatic Equipment and Design
David Kuhn, Associate Professor, Virginia Tech
ON DEMAND SESSIONS
Standard Operating Procedures to Remediate Off-flavor from RAS-Produced Atlantic SalmonON DEMAND
Speaker: John Davidson – Research Scientist
Evaluating the toxicity of woodchip bioreactor outflowsON DEMAND
Speaker: Christine Lepine – Research Associate
Anaerobic digestion for converting aquaculture waste into energyON DEMAND
Speaker: Abhinav Choudhury – Environmental Research Engineer
Monitoring RAS Water QualityON DEMAND
Speaker: Natalie Redman – Water and Environmental Chemistry Lab Manager
A 10-Year Summary of Atlantic Salmon Performance Trials at the Freshwater InstituteON DEMAND
Speaker: Curtis Crouse – Assistant Aquaculture Production Manager
Precision Aquaculture- What is it and where is it going?ON DEMAND
Speaker: Scott Tsukuda – Director of Operations
Industry practices and experimental evaluation of RAS disinfection approachesON DEMAND
Speaker: Christopher Good, Director of Research
Technology meets sustainabilityON DEMAND
Speakers: Sylvia Wulf, CEO and president, AquaBounty Technologies
Alejandro Rojas, chief operating officer, AquaBounty Farms
How to Keep Your RAS System Running Smoothly for Optimal ProductionON DEMAND
Speaker: Greg Beckman, Vice President and Senior RAS Designer
Constance Beaulaton, Sales Manager Land-based Aquaculture
Rick Jones, Aquaculture Engineer
Oxygen Supply and Growing Happy FishON DEMAND
Speakers: Chris Miller,Oxygen Solutions Inc.
Libardo Estupinan, Oxygen Solutions Inc.
Grant Shannon, Oxygen Solutions Inc.
Introduction to PR AquaON DEMAND
Aquatic Equipment & Design Inc.ON DEMAND
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Frequently Asked Questions About RAS Virtual Summit 2020
When & Where?RAS Virtual Summit 2020 will take place virtually via GoToWebinar on September 16, 2020 at 11:00am ET.
There will be a 15 minute break between live sessions.
Why Virtual?The safety and wellbeing of our employees, customers, and community is our number one priority. By making this event an online experience, it eliminates the need for attendees and sponsors to travel in-person, while enabling them to still benefit from the event content.
What’s Included?Your registration provides you with access to watch the virtual keynote, all live sessions, and on-demand recorded content and product demonstrations.
How do I access?We will email you an access link to the virtual event the morning of September 16, 2020.
If you don’t see an access link in your email inbox, please check your junk folder. If you are still unable to locate the email, contact Tara Jacobs.