Working to Reverse the Tide on Climate and Global Change Oct 5, 9:00AM - Oct 7, 6:00PM, Online via Hopin
In 2020, The Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS) welcomed over 500 attendees from 28 countries to its online Annual Science Meeting, and in 2021 MASTS celebrates its 11th annual conference online. Featured sessions with live Q&A include talks on global seagrass projects, aquaculture as a critical pathway to future Net Zero food production in Scotland, fisheries science, multiple marine stressors, and marine social sciences. Plus, many general science sessions amongst global plenary talks and ePosters throughout the event.
This cross-disciplinary meeting brings together members of the global marine science community as the UK’s largest marine science focused conference, with the aim of promoting and communicating research excellence and forging new scientific collaborations.
There are two aquaculture sessions on “Aquaculture as a critical pathway to future Net Zero food production in Scotland” taking place on Wed 6th October.
09.00-10.00 Countdown to COP26: Aquaculture as a critical pathway to Net Zero food production in Scotland. Panel Session on “Net Zero and Food Production” in SESSION. Hosted by the MASTS Sustainable Aquaculture Forum and moderated by Dr Ingrid Kelling (MASTS Sustainable Aquaculture Forum Convenor and Heriot Watt University).
Jill Barber (Head of Aquaculture Development, Scottish Government) will provide a short plenary to start off discussions. Panel members include: Malcolm Beveridge (WorldFish); Georgina Robinson (SAMS); William Clark (Zero Waste Scotland); Lindsay Pollock (SSPO) & Andrew Davie (AquaScot)
10.15-11.30 Countdown to COP26: Aquaculture as a critical pathway to Net Zero food production in Scotland. Special Session on “Industry Innovations for Net Zero production” in SESSION. Hosted by the MASTS Sustainable Aquaculture Forum and moderated by Sarah Riddle (SAIC). This session will cover General Innovation and Specific Technologies.
Topics and Speakers:
- Renewable Energy - Torstein Nygård, Fjord Maritime
- Precision Aquaculture – Sven Kolsto, Optoscale
- Cleaner fish - Alastair Barge, Otterferry
- Feed – Craig Woods, Deep Branch
- Feed – Will Bisset, Entocycle