Conference programme 2024

Monday 10 June

20:00 - 22:00 Welcome reception and conference registration

Reception area

Tuesday 11 June

08:00 - 09:00 Conference registration

Reception area

09:00 - 09:35 Conference opening

Cultural inspiration from the region

Thomas Tvedt

Official opening of AquaVision 2024

David Blakemore

Introduction of the AquaVision 2024 moderator

Solveig van Nes

09:35 - 12:30 Acting towards a sustainable future

Sustainable aquaculture as a fundamental part of feeding 10 billion people, without starving the planet

Gonzalo Muñoz, UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for COP28. IUCN President

Title to be announced

Teresa Fernández, Group Sustainability Senior Manager for Seafood and Crops at Hilton Foods

Tackling CO2 Emissions: Towards Sustainable Practices in the Aquaculture Industry

Thalia Vounaki, Senior Manager, Research and Data, Coller FAIRR

Coffee break and networking

Title to be announced

Sergio F. Dettmer, Vice President Risk Management, StoneX Financial Inc.

Financial risk of climate change in the seafood industry

Robert Blasiak, Associate Professor, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

Financing a sustainable growth

Jean Sebastian Leite, Senior Director Sustainable Business Development, Rabobank

12:30 - 13:45 Lunch

2nd floor reception area

13:45 - 17:00 Dealing with market disruption in an ever-changing world

The Future of Globalization: Opportunities and Challenges for Businesses in a Changing World

Professor Paul Krugman

Title to be annouced

Santhana Krishnan, CEO Marine Technologies

The Pulse of Innovation

Claudia Salem, Santa Priscila

China aquaculture, challenges today and opportunities tomorrow

Jason Yang, General Manager, Nutreco China

Navigating New Waters: Innovation, Investments, and Regulation in Salmon Farming

Dag Sletmo, Senior Advisor, DNB

Accelerating business through data-driven performance

Mark Gallagher, Formula 1 Executive, Broadcaster and Author

19:00 - 23:00 Conference dinner

Welcome reception  
Musical inspiration
Conference dinner – Zetliz 

Wednesday 12 June

09:00 - 11:00 Beyond tomorrow

Artificial intelligence - for our businesses, our lives, and our future

Anita Schjøll Abildgaard, CEO Iris.ai

Title to be announced

David Bravo, Chief Science Officer Nutreco 

Title to be announced

Aker Biomarine

Green Agriculture is Seeding the Blue Food Revolution:  Nurturing Land and Sea 

Benita Boettner, Global General Manager, Nuseed Nutritional 

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break and networking

2nd floor reception area

11:30 - 12:35 Beyond tomorrow

Driving Aquaculture Growth: Overcoming Bottlenecks through Technological Advancements

Knut Nesse, CEO AKVA group

Transitioning Small and Medium Sized Fish Farmers in Africa to Profitability

Dave Okech, Founder and CEO, Aquareach Ltd.

Closing of AquaVision 2024

Bastiaan van Tilburg, CEO-elect Skretting

12:35 - 13:30 Lunch

2nd floor reception area

13:30 End of AquaVision

Thank you for participating!

Waves crashing

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