VIU Deep Bay Marine Station Agrologist Professional Development Event
A half day event learning about local marine life, current issues in marine sciences, aquaculture research, seafood and shellfish processing, and a seafood lunch of locally sourced shellfish.
Registration: Cut off for registration is September 16th.
Cost: $20 per person
9:30 am- 11:00 am: Tour of Deep Bay Marine Field Station; research labs, shellfish hatchery, spawning area, phytoplankton growing, bioreactors for growing plankton. (Lead by Tim Green)
*10:00 am- 10:30am: optional boat tour of the shellfish farms in the harbour (Only 6 spots available - pre-reservation of spaces is required with registration ) **Leave station at 9:50am
*10:30 am- 11:00 am: optional boat tours of the shellfish farms in the harbour (Only 6 spots available - pre-reservation of spaces is required with registration) **Leave station at 10:20am
11:00 am -11:30 am Coffee/Tea break
11:30 am- 12:00 pm: presentation from Myron Roth
12:00 pm- 1:00 pm: Lunch
- Presentation by the Centre for Seafood Innovation (CSI) (15-20 min)
- Presentation from Researcher (20 min)
- Industry Representative (10 min)
- Chef/Preparation presentation and Q&A (10 min)
1:00 pm- 1:30 pm: Networking
1:30 pm- 2:30 pm: presentation by Dr. Timothy Green on shellfish health and immunology research
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