Preliminary program

DAY ONE  – MARCH 6th 
OPENING  
09.00-14.00

09.00 – 10.30: Outlook for Oceans and Trade – Perspectives from Policy Leaders  

Conference Chair: Guus Pastor, President, European Seafood Federation (AIPCEE), Brussels

09.00 – Welcome and opening remarks – Guus Pastor, President, AIPCEE, Brussels
09.10 – H.E. Erna Solberg, Prime Minister, Norway
09.30 – H.E. Kristjan Þór Júlíusson, Minister of Fisheries, Iceland
09.50 – Peter Thomson, United Nations Envoy for Oceans, New York (via video link)
10.10 – Arni Mathiesen, Assistant Director General, FAO, Rome

10.30 – 11.00: Coffee Break

11.00 – 12.30: Industry Captains’ – “The View from the Bridge” 

11.00 – Ole Arve Misund, CEO, Norway Polar Institute, Norway
11.20 – Arne Møgster, CEO, Austevoll Seafood, Norway
11.40 – Gudmundur Kristjansson, CEO and owner HP Grandi and BRIM, Iceland
12.00 – John Connelly, President, National Fisheries Institute, USA

12.20– 12.40 – 14th NASF 2019 Address: “The importance of sustainability as drivers for growth”

12.20 – Reflections – maintaining a sustainable world fisheries industry – Rupert Howes, CEO, Marine Stewardship Council, UK
12.30 – Reflections – developing a sustainable world aquaculture expansion – George Chamberlain., President, Global Aquaculture Alliance, USA

12.40 - 12.50: Greetings from Iceland

12.40 – Representative, Iceland NASF National Delegation, Iceland

12.50– 14.00: Lunch

DAY ONE – MARCH 6th
NASF Salmon and Aquaculture
14.00-17.00

Seminar Chair – Arne Hjeltnes, Chairman Norwegian Fish Company

14.00 – 15.30: Salmon supply

Panel participants:
Johan Andreassen, Atlantic Sapphire, Norway
Charles Høstlund, Norway Royal Salmon
Gerardo Balbontin, Blumar
Ragnar Tveteraas, UiS
Carl-Emil Kjølås Johannessen, Pareto Securities

15.30 – 15.45: Coffee Break

15.45 – 16.30: Digitalization and aquaculture

16.30 – 16.50: China – outlook for markets and salmon imports

16.50-17.00: Closing remarks

DAY ONE – MARCH 6th
NASF White Fish Summit
14.00-18.00

Seminar Chair – Torunn Halhjem, Trident Seafoods, USA   

14.10 – 15.45:   White Fish Supply

14.05 – Global White Fish supply and market outlook – Henrik Hustadnes, Analyst, Fisheries & Aquaculture, Kontali, Norway
14.25 – Outlook for North Atlantic Species - Heidrun Lind Marteinsddottir, President, Fisheries Iceland, Iceland
14.45 – Supply and exports from Russia – Sergey Sennikov, Director, Norebo, Russia
15.05 – Outlook for Alaska Pollock supplies and exports – Lars Fant, Director, Arctic Storm Management, USA
15.25 – Trust in your product - how brands can tell a true product story to consumers, powered by supply chain transparency and verified data on block chain - 15.40 – “Global Seafood Assurances (GSA) scheme, a novel industry initiative” – Andrew Mallison, Executive Director, Global Aquaculture Alliance, USA

15.50 – Q&A – moderated by seminar Chair Torunn Halhjem

15.45 – 16.15: Coffee Break

16.20 – 17.55: White Fish Markets and Trade 

16:20 – Outlook for Continental European White Fish demand – Simon Rilatt, Director Espersen, presentation for European Seafood Federation (AIPCEE), Belgium
16:40 – Outlook for UK white fish markets and impact of retail restructuring – Stuart Caborn, Global Procurement Director, Young’s, UK
17.00 – Outlook for white fish markets in Germany – Gitte Hannemann Mollan, Director Germany/Poland, Norway Seafood Council Hamburg Office, Norway
17.20 – Scandinavian seafood consumer market expansion – as seen from a major marketer perspective - Morten Jensen, COO, Insula; Norway
17.40 – Impact of BREXIT on Europe white fish trade – Torben Foss, PwC, Norway

17.20 - 17.30: Seminar Address

17.30– 18.00: Panel – Q & A

DAY TWO – MARCH 7th
NASF Pelagic Industry Summit
09.00-14.00

Seminar Chair – Jan Trollvik, Pelagic Fish Forum, Norway

09.05 – 10.30: Pelagic supply outlook

09.05 – Outlook for global pelagic supplies and markets - Gunn Strandheim, Fisheries Analyst, Kontali, Norway
09.25 – Outlook for Latin American pelagic supply, exports and trade – Didier Saplana, COO, Austral, Peru
09.45 – North Atlantic pelagic supply outlook - Paul Oma, CEO, Norway Sales Organization for Pelagic Fish, Norway
10.05 – Views from a major Danish pelagic industry operator – Johannes Palsson, CEO, FF Skagen, Denmark

10.25 – Q&A – moderated by seminar chair Jan Trollvik

10.30 – 11.10: Coffee Break  

11.10 – 12.40: Pelagic Markets and Trade

11.10 – The global markets for pelagic – changes and forecasts – Jan Erik Johnsen, Consultant, Norway Seafood Council, Norway
11.30 – Outlook for fish meal and fish oil - Dr. Enrico Bachis, IFFO, UK
11.50 – Impact of the alternatives on fish meal and fish oil markets – Gorjan Nikolik, Rabo Bank, the Netherlands
12.10 – Impact of BREXIT on Europe pelagic fish trade – UK industry representative and Ole-Alexander Palm, PwC, Norway

12.30 – 13.00: Panel – Q&A

DAY TWO – MARCH 7th NASF
Sustainability Workshop Seminar     
 0900 – 1310

Main theme: Sustainability – Value for profitable business?

Seminar Chair: Andrea Weber, Director Corporate Responsibility, Metro AG, Germany

Early Morning program 

09.00    Introduction - Seminar Chair Andrea Weber, Metro AG, Germany 

09.10  Overview of World Economic Forum - Friends of Ocean Action global activities - Rupert Howes, CEO, Marine Stewardship Council (MsC), UK 

09.30  Status and overview of the SeaBOSS program, Henrik Österblom, Associate Professor Stockholm University, Sweden 

09.50   Traceability and Block Chain – what’s ahead, Britta Gallus, Director Supply Chain, Metro, Germany 

10.10    Q&A/Panel - with all session speakers - moderated by Seminar Chair Andrea Weber

 

10.30 -11.10   Coffee Break 


Late Morning program

11.10   Plastic Pollution / GGGI - Director, World Animal  Protection, UK 

11.30   Omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA from natural marine algae: healthy fish, healthy food, healthy planet - Dr. Karim Kurmaly CEO, Veramis, the Netherlands 

11.50   Outlook for Sustainable Aquaculture, Geert Wiegertjes, Professor Aquaculture and  Fisheries; Wageningen University, The Netherlands 

12.10  Wild Capture sector representative – speaker TBN

12.30   Q&A/ Panel - with all session speakers; moderated by Seminar Chair Andrea Weber

13.10   Closing address by seminar Chair  

DAY TWO – MARCH 7th NASF
Pareto Securities Investor Finance Seminar    
 0900 – 1530

0900-0905 Opening – CEO Ole Henrik Bjørge, Pareto

0905-0925 Offshore farming – CEO Charles Høstlund, Norway Royal Salmon

0925-0945 TBD – CFO Sjur Malm, Lerøy Seafood

0945-1005 The MOWI brand – Alf-Helge Aarskog, MOWI

1005-1020 Break

1020-1040 TBD – CEO Gerardo Balbontin, Blumar

1040-1100 «The New Era of the Chilean Salmon Farming Industry” – CEO Andrés Lyon, Multiexport Foods

1100-1120 TBD – Vice Chairman Ricardo Garcia, Salmones Camanchaca

1120-1140 TBD – CEO Malcolm Pye, Benchmark Holdings

1145-1300 Lunsj

1300-1320 TBD – CEO Johan Andreassen, Atlantic Sapphire

1320-1340 TBD – CDO Petter Jenssen, AKVA Group

1340-1400 TBD – TBC, Arnarlax

1400-1420 TBD – COO Odd Eliasen, Bakkafrost

1420-1430 Break

1430-1450 TBD – CEO Arne Møgster, Austevoll Seafood

1450-1510 TBD – CEO Andreas Kvame, Grieg Seafood

1510-1530 TBD – CEO Olav-Andreas Ervik, SalMar

DAY TWO – MARCH 7th NASF
SEAFOOD INNOVATION DAY   
 0830 – 1730

Showcasing innovations for sustainable growth in the seafood industry

Seafood Innovation Day, part of the North Atlantic Seafood Forum, offers an entire day with presentations of cutting-edge start-up companies and innovations in existing businesses. For the first time, there will be a matchmaking event for start-ups and businesses.

08.30 –  Registration and coffee


09.00 

10.30 –  Break

11.00

12.30 – Lunch

13.30 – Showcasing seafood start-ups – Start-up companies to be announced

15.40 – Live voting and presenting winner of the Seafood Innovation Award

16.00 – Match-making – meet the start-ups

17.30 – End