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The Scottish Seaweed Industry Association 2017, Oban, 14-15 November

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Date: WEDNESDAY 15th November 2017 

Venue:  CORRAN HALLS, OBAN

The Scottish Seaweed Industry Association (SSIA) is holding its 2017 conference in Oban on Wednesday 15th November.

To build on the success of the inaugural meeting in 2016,  The intention is to hold the AGM and have a dinner on Tuesday 14th, with the main conference programme running all day on Wednesday 15th. The SSIA is a forum for all industry voices, and people with any interest in this emerging sector are welcome to register and participate –  save the date

SSIA CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

10 am REGISTRATION AND COFFEE
10.20 INTRODUCTION – Walter Speirs, Chair of SSIA

  • Sustainable Harvesting – Jim Keogh, Acadian Seaplants
  • EMFF project on harvesting Hyperborea – SRSL
  • Coffee Break
  • Processing, Drying and Packing – Rory MacPhee, Mara Seaweed
  • Cultivation in Scottish Waters – Adrian MacLeod, SAMS

Lunch

  • Opportunities and key considerations for seaweed ingredients in cosmetic products – Lynn MacNeish
  • The value of seaweed and seaweed extracts to the horticulture industry – Sam Brown, Biotechnica
  • Intellectual Asset Protection – Donald Lawrie, Lawrie IP

Coffee Break

  • The Arsenic Content of Seaweed – Liam Morrison, NUI Galway
  • Seaweed for Food and Nutrition, Craig Rose, Seaweed & Co
  • High Value Fucoidans – Charlie Bavington, Glycomar
  • Crown Estate Scotland’s Role in Developing the Industry – Closing Summary – Alex Adrian

CLOSE AND COFFEE 5.00 P.M

Please note to register click Eventbrite here>>