shellfish meeting agenda

Agenda

Alaska Shellfish Farming

Technology Training Program

November 7-8 and 10, 2012 • Cape Fox Lodge - Ketchikan, AK

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

1:00 - 1:15 pm Introduction and Workshop Overview
1:15 – 1:30 pm Mussel Project for the Halibut Cove Community

Weatherly Bates

1:30 - 2:00 pm Biology of the Pacific Blue Mussel in Alaska

Ray RaLonde

2:00 – 2:30 pm Mussel Farming Techniques

TBA

2:30 – 2:45 pm

Break

2:45 – 3:15 pm Alaska Experience with Farming Mussels

Moderator: Ray RaLonde

3:15 – 3:30 pm Question and Answer Session with Business Speakers
3:30 - 3:45 pm Setting Up a Pilot Mussel Farming Project

Ray RaLonde

4:00 – 4:15 pm

Alaska and US Market Demand for Blue Mussels

Quentin Fong

4:15 - 4:30 pm

Wrap up

   

Thursday, November 8, 2012

8:30 - 9:00 am Intertidal Bag Culture of Oysters: What we have learned (panel discussion)
9:00 - 9:20 am Nutritional Quality of Alaska Farmed Shellfish - Pacific oyster geoduck clam

Ray RaLonde

9:20 – 9:40 am Aquaculture Training Video Productions: Sea Grant Aquaculture Project

Deborah Mercy

9:40 – 10:00 am Shellfish Farming Publications and Information Access
10:00 – 10:20 am

Break

10:20 – 11:20 am Example lecture as part of the educational program, "Basic Concepts of Shellfish Aquaculture" (meant for a beginning audience)

Ray RaLonde

11:20 am – 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 - 1:20 pm

FFA: A program for educating, training, and developing leaders for the mariculture and the maritime industries

Ray RaLonde

1:20 - 1:40 pm Oceans Alaska Collaborations

Tom Henderson

1:40 – 2:00 pm Apprenticeship Program

Barbara Morgan

2:00 - 2:40 pm Operating a FLUPSY

Ray RaLonde

2:40 - 3:00 pm

Break

3:00 – 3:20 pm MAP Research Projects - Underway and Proposed
3:20 - 3:40 pm

The Invasive Tunicate Didemnum vexillum in Alaska

Tammy Davis

3:40 - 4:00 pm Workshop evaluation
4:00 - 5:00 pm

Ocean Cluster: Mariculture Work Group - Initative 10

John Sund

Other Activities

Optional Fish-Related Training Opportunities

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Shellfish Farming Financial Management Workshop

(Concurrent with Blue Mussel Farming Workshop)

Thursday, November 8, 2012

5:00 - 9:00 pm

Alaska Shellfish Festival

 

Friday, November 9, 2012

8:00 am- 5:00 pm

Alaska Shellfish Growers Association Meeting


Saturday, November 10, 2012

8:00 am- 12:00 pm

Alaska Shellfish Seed Shortages Workshop