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AT~SEA Final Event


TECHNICAL AND ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF LARGE SCALE SEAWEED CULTIVATION IN EUROPE



BRUSSELS - JUNE 9, 2015
ROYAL ACADEMIES OF BELGIUM FOR SCIENCE AND THE ARTS
HERTOGSSTRAAT 1 RUE DUCALE - 1000 BRUSSELS

 

The presentations will be soon available for downloading.

A photographic impression of the final event below, as well as the final agenda.

 

Agenda:

9.00 – 10.00 Highlights of the AT~SEA project

    • cultivation aspects (Adam Hughes – SAMS)
    • textile developments (Guy Buyle – Centexbel)
    • results of large scale demonstrations in IRE, NOR and SCO (Freek v d Heuvel – Hortimare)

10.00 – 10.30 Coffee break

10.30 – 10.45 Première of the AT~SEA movie

10.45 – 11.00 Presentation by Flemish minister Philippe Muyters (Minister for Work, Economy, Sports and Innovation)

11.00 – 11.15 Presentation by Clara de la Torre (Director “Key Enabling Technologies”, European Commission, DG Research and Innovation)

11.15 – 11.30 Presentation by Piet Bogaert (Cargill) on the importance of seaweed cultivation for the food industry

11.30 – 11.45 Presentation by Piers Hart (World Wildlife Foundation) on the importance of mariculture for the future of food

11.45 – 12.00 Press moment with speakers of morning session

12.00 – 13.30 Lunch with variety of seaweed products

13.30 – 14.00 Presentation on seaweed cultivation all over the world by Pierre James (CEVA)

14.00 – 14.30 Presentation on seaweeds for food applications by Helena Abreu (AlgaPlus)

14.30 – 15.00 Presentation on seaweed as feed ingredients by Stefan Kraan (OceanHarvest)

15.00 – 15.30 Coffee break

15.30 – 16.00 Presentation on “the Danish case” by Per Dolmer (Orbicon)

16.00 – 16.30 Beyond AT~SEA: the founding of start-up company AT~SEA Technologies

16.30 – 18.00 Reception