Pulau Pinang
8 Sep 2019 to 10 Sep 2019

Seafood Supply Chains of the Future: Innovation. Responsibility.

Sustainability In September 2019, WorldFish will be partnering with Penang Institute and other partners to co-hosting the World Seafood Congress (WSC) 2019. The conference will study and discuss aspects of innovation, responsibility and sustainability in cutting-edge research relevant to the fishing industry at large, with Asia being given special focus.

With the theme “Seafood Supply Chains of the Future”, the conference unites a distinctive and world-class blend of scientists, researchers and leaders both from the scholarly community and industry to trade their information, experiences and research advancements on fish inspection, quality management and technological developments in the seafood sector. It will also address existing and evolving conditions that are critical for the sustainability of fisheries, aquaculture and ocean ecosystems, and demonstrate new innovations and solutions to these challenges.

WorldFish will be participating at the World Seafood Congress as the keynote speaker on Monday 9 September 2019 as session below:

09:45 - 11:15 Keynote Session 1: Achieving the SDGs in Seafood – Issues and Opportunities

  • Dato' Haji Munir Bin Haji Mohd Nawi, Director General of Fisheries Malaysia (also WorldFish Board of Trustees members); Sustainable Seafood Supply and Sustainable Utilization of Fisheries Resources: Not a Zero- sum Game
  • Dr. Gareth Johnstone, WorldFish Director General; Cutting-Edge Research Partnerships for an Inclusive, Sustainable and Responsible Seafood Industry ​ ​

13:50 - 15:00 Keynote Session 3: Responsibility; Acting Responsibly Throughout the Supply Chain

  • Prof. Edward H. Allison, WorldFish Honorary Fellow; Adding Justice to Environmental Sustainability: Towards Socially Responsible Seafood

Held in Asia for the first time, the World Seafood Congress 2019 will bring together leaders of the global seafood industry and the latest in seafood supply chain innovation and technologies under one roof and will provide unprecedented opportunities for science-sharing and potential collaboration.

A Conference Not to be Missed!

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