Seafood Conference 2018

15 November 2018, at 09:00 - 16 November, at 16:00

The Seafood Conference Iceland is an annual two days’ conference for the seafood industry in Iceland. The purpose of the conference is to:

  • Encourage professional and informative discussion about the seafood industry
  • Be a platform for communication between all those who are involved in the seafood industry in Iceland.

The aim of the conference is to get together, in the same place, people from all parts of the industry to work towards process advances and growth in the industry. The Seafood Conference is a forum where people meet, establish new contacts, strengthen current ones and increase cooperation. During the conference, important subjects are analysed and discussed with the hope of creating new ideas that motivate and lead to innovations and improvements. 

The conference is set up of individual sessions, covering specific areas of the industry.

Thursday 15 November (10:15-17:00) 

Opening Session: Successful operation in the Seafood Industry

Session A1: The future of small boat operation in Iceland

Session B1: Design and working environment in the Groundfish processing

Session C1: Market Trends: The big picture

Session A2: Environments issues in the Seafood Industry

Session B2: Do certifications act as market access or barriers?

Session C2: Analysis of the Icelandic Seafood Industry

Reception at Arion bank 17:00 - 19:00

Friday 16 November (08:30-16:00)

Session A3: Student Affairs: Opportunities in Education and Work – What route I take?

Session B3: Solutions for decision making in the Seafood Industry

Session C3: Session for Saltfish producer

Session A4: Iceland leading the way? 

Session B4: Solutions for decision making in the Seafood Industry

Session C4: Status and trends of the most important Groundfish markets

Session A5: Pelagic fishing in time of climate change

Session B5: Future technology

Session C5: Origin and environmental issues – Impacts on buying policy of seafood products

Closing session: Marketing and branding Iceland