Your invitation to AquaGen’s seminar during Aqua Nor

AquaGen organizes the science seminar «VitenSkapt» – tomorrow’s aquaculture industry during Aqua Nor 2017. Several cutting-edge technological innovations in biology and production are entering the aquaculture industry at full speed and will form the basis for new growth and development. Technology optimists and aquaculture sceptics are invited for professional updates and discussions about today’s challenges and tomorrow’s opportunities.

The seminar will be held on Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 (English version) and Thursday, August 17th (Norwegian version) at Radisson BLU Royal Garden Hotel, Trondheim.


Time: Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
Location: Radisson BLU Royal Garden Hotel, Trondheim, “Tavern” meeting room

Time Agenda Speaker
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-13.50 Aquaculture technology that enables 5 million tonnes of Norwegian salmon in 2050 Ulf Winther,
Sintef Ocean
13.50-14.10 What is the secret of the salmon’s lice resistance? Jørgen Ødegård,
14.10-14.30 Success story in the Faroese aquaculture industry
What is transferable to Norway?
Rúni Dam,
14.30-15.00 Break with fruit and drink
15.00-15.20 The future of the Chilean salmon industry
From treatment and stagnation to prevention and growth
Patrick Dempster,
AquaGen Chile
15.20-15.40 Rainbow trout – an underestimated aquaculture species
Global potential for growth
Nina Santi,
15.40-16.00 The DNA-revolution has reached the aquaculture industry
Practical impacts on productivity and environmental footprint
Odd Magne Rødseth, EW Group
16.00- Final remarks, refreshments and mingling