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Virtual Event
RAS Virtual Summit
September 16, 2020 at 11:00am ET

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.

High-quality content

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.

Schedule

11:00am
Welcome Remarks

11:10 - 11:50am
Keynote: Feeding the future

George Chamberlain, president, Global Aquaculture Alliance

11:50-12:30pm
Live Panel: The big leagues: RAS players ramp up large-scale projects

Panelists:
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
Moderator
Mari-Len De Guzman, Editor

12:30-12:50pm
Break

12:50 - 1:30pm
Small is beautiful: Lessons from the RAS pioneers

Panelists:
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.
Moderator:
Brian Vinci, director, Freshwater Institute

1:30 - 2:10pm
Live Q & A

Speaker: Dr. Carole Engle, Aquaculture Economist

2:10 - 2:30pm
Break

2:30-3:10pm
RAS Design and Innovation: The future is now

Panelists:
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
Moderator:
David Kuhn, Associate Professor, Virginia Tech

3:10pm
Closing remarks

ON DEMAND SESSIONS

Standard Operating Procedures to Remediate Off-flavor from RAS-Produced Atlantic Salmon 

ON DEMAND
Speaker: John Davidson – Research Scientist 

Evaluating the toxicity of woodchip bioreactor outflows

ON DEMAND
Speaker: Christine Lepine – Research Associate

Anaerobic digestion for converting aquaculture waste into energy

ON DEMAND
Speaker: Abhinav Choudhury – Environmental Research Engineer

Monitoring RAS Water Quality

ON DEMAND
Speaker: Natalie Redman – Water and Environmental Chemistry Lab Manager

A 10-Year Summary of Atlantic Salmon Performance Trials at the Freshwater Institute

ON 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 approaches

ON DEMAND
Speaker: Christopher Good, Director of Research

Technology meets sustainability

ON 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 Production

ON 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 Fish

ON DEMAND
Speakers: Chris Miller,Oxygen Solutions Inc.
Libardo Estupinan, Oxygen Solutions Inc.
Grant Shannon, Oxygen Solutions Inc.

Introduction to PR Aqua

ON DEMAND

Aquatic Equipment & Design Inc.

ON DEMAND

See the future of aquaculture come to life

ON DEMAND



Product Demos





Frequently Asked Questions About RAS Virtual Summit


When & Where?

RAS Virtual Summit 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.