Events

1 Oct 2018

2018 INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON WORLD FISHERIES PRODUCTION

World top experts will participate at the event, high representatives of the World Bank, OECD, United Nations, World Trade Organization, FAO and top executives from the private sector.

The 6th edition of the World FAO-CONXEMAR Congress, to be held in Vigo in October 1st, will bring top speakers at World level to review and analyse the current status of the fishery stocks, the evolution of the demand in the major international markets and the sustainability of the fishing grounds.

The Congress will again bring together nearly 400 attendees; scientists, academia, NGOs, institutions, Government representativos, asociations and top professionals of companies worldwide, at an event that has become a World reference for all the stakeholders.

Fill in the registration form using the link: https://public.xeria.es/Congressfisheries/es/register/register/congressfisheries 

08:00-09:00 h. REGISTER. Centro Social Afundación. Policarpo Sanz 24-26, Vigo
09:00-09:40 h. OPENING SESSION
   
09:40-10:35 h. SESSION I: GLOBAL FISHERIES OUTLOOK
  Moderated by John Sackton, editor Seafoodnews
09:40-10:00 h. State of Fisheries. Manuel Barange, Director of Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy and Resources Division, FAO
10:00-10:15 h. Perspectives on trade in an unstable geopolitical situation*
10:15-10:35 h. PANEL DISCUSSION
   
10:35-13:05 h. SESSION II: GLOBAL FISHERIES PRODUCTION, WILD AND FARMED
  Moderated by Manuel Barange, Director of Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy and Resources Division, FAO
10:35-10:55 h. Global whitefish Production, wild and farmed. Gorjan Nikolik, Senior Analyst en Rabobank International
10:55-11:15 h. Global Cephalopods Production. Graham Pierce, Senior Researcher in Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)
   
11:15-11:45 h. COFFEE BREAK
   
11:45-12:05 h. Global Tuna production. John Connelly, presidente del NFI. 
12:05-12:25 h. Global Shrimp production, wild and farmed. John Sackton, editor Seafoodnews
12:25-12:45 h. Global Salmon production, wild and farmed. Ragnar Nystoyl, Head of Analysis en Kontali Analyse
12:45 -13:00 h. Certification in the sector. Herman Wisse, Managing Director, GSSI (Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative)
13:00 -13:20 h PANEL DISCUSSION
   
13:20-14:20 h. LUNCH
   
14:20-15:40 h. SESSION III: SEAFOOD TRADE AND THE SDG’S (SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS)
  Moderated by Erik Hempel, Seafood Consultant
14:20 -14:35 h. World Bank. IUU fishing and economic impact. Xavier Vincent, Global Lead for Fisheries
14:35 -14:50 h. OECD. The role of the private sector in achieving the SDG’s. Claire Delpeuch, Analyst Trade and Agriculture Directorate
14:50 -15:05 h UNCTAD. Opportunities and challenges to implementation of the trade related aspects of SDG 14 by developing countries. David Vivas. Legal Officer
15:05 -15:20 h. WTO. Bilateral agreements and seafood trade*
15:20 -15:40 h. PANEL DISCUSSION
   
15:40-16:15 h. SUMMING UP
  Manuel Barange, Director of Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy and Resources Division, FAO
16:15-17:00 h. CLOSING SESSION

* Speaker to be confirmed