Sopot Fish Congress 2017

30 March – 31 March 2017
Sheraton Sopot Hotel, Sopot, Poland

The 2017 Fish Congress, under the official patronage of Polish Minister of Maritime Economy and Eurofish International Organization, will take place in Hotel Sheraton in Sopot (March 30th-31st, 2017). Program partners will be the National Marine Fisheries Research Institute and West Pomeranian University of Technology.

2017 program includes two plenary sessions and 4 simultaneous thematic panels.

First Day (March 30th, 2017)

The first plenary session will be dedicated to official speeches and future of fish processing and aquaculture industries.
Ministerial speeches, general introduction and market overview, fish processing leader opinion. Session open for media. Simultaneous interpretation Polish / English will be provided.

There will be also 2 thematic session:

  1. Processing technology and food law:
    new food law, innovative technologies, new fish import opportunities, logistics
  2. Aquaculture development:
    During the session we wish to view, based on expert opitions as well as succesful case studies (as Jurrasic Salmon and GR Gosławice farm), on present state and possible development of Polish aquaculture, especially in the area of salmonids farming (rainbow trout, salmon). Among the main topics will be: RAS systems and certification.

Second Day (March 31st, 2017)

Day will start with parallel sessions:

  1. salmon and trout market:
    challenges on salmon products market in time of raw material high-sky prices
  2. pelagic and flat fish fisheries and market:
    opportunities for best use of Baltic herring, sprat and flounder

The second plenary session will be dedicated to the domestic market development and fish consumption promotion (generic promotion to increase fish consumption in Poland, structural changes in the retail market).

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