EATiP/EAS Day at AE2016
“DEVELOPMENT vs. STAGNATION"
Defining issues and identifying needs.
Aquaculture Europe 2016, Edinburgh - Thursday, September 22, 10h30 to 17h00
Background: Despite the stagnation in EU aquaculture development, both in shellfish and fish farming, during recent years, the multi-annual plans required for access to the new European Marine and Maritime Fund (EMFF) set out how European Member States (MS) intend to overcome the bottlenecks that are inhibiting growth in their national aquaculture sectors, and provide forecasts of production growth over the funding period.
Overall, the growth target within the EU is for a total of more than 1.5 million tonnes by 2020, an increase of over 300,000 tonnes (25%). This may, of course, be influenced by other external factors. The AE2016 EAS EATiP Day - the third of its kind - look to share experiences, views and opinions so as to define the key issues, needs and bottlenecks that have to be overcome to meet these objectives and ensure growth.
Following an overview of the EU Member State plans, a first panel debate provided case studies from EU and Associated States to compare and contrast the factors that contribute to growth or to defining their strategies; focus was given to actions that execute their plans.
The second panel debated in more depth on those issues that have been previously identified as bottlenecks to growth, addressing and discussing these so as to identify how to overcome the obstacles and strengthen opportunities for sustainable development.
The last presentation was made by Dr. Synnove Helland and gave an overview of the results of the online consultation on the priorities of the EATiP Strategic Research & Innovation Agenda (SRIA).
EAS EATiP Day. AE2016. Programme
|10:30 to 10:45||Opening comments from the Chairs||Bjorn Myrseth (EAS) and Courtney Hough (EATiP)|
|10:45 to 11:00||Overview of the Member States Multi-annual plans for aquaculture development||EC DG MARE - Dario Dubolino|
|11:00 to 12:50||Panel 1. National case studies - factors contributing to growth||Norway - Kjell Naas, RCN|
|Spain - Rosa Chapela, CETMAR|
|Italy - Giovanna Marino, ISPRA|
|Poland - Anna Pyc, PSTRAG PUSTELNIA fish farm|
| UK (Scotland) - Willie Cowan, Marine Scotland
|14:30 to 16:30||Panel 2. Opportunities and obstacles to growth. Assessing needs, strengthening opportunities and overcoming obstacles.||Diversification – Constantinos Mylonas, HCMR, Greece|
|Level Playing Field - Arnault Chaperon, FEAP|
|Space - Kenny Black, SAMS, UK|
|Health - Jordi López Ramon, FEADSA, Spain|
|16:30 to 16:45||Priorities of the EATiP Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA)||Synnove Helland, EATiP Board|
|16:45 to 17:00||Closing comments||Chairs|