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Nordic Seaweed Conference 2016

For the sixth time industry and science are brought together at the Nordic Seaweed Conference.Registration for the conference has closed. However, if you’re interested in participating please contact Lene Halgaard / +45 72201249

NB: Closing date for registration 9th of September

Biorefinery – processes and products will be the theme of this year’s conference. Apart from interesting presentations, we also invite you to a visit at a production facility of seaweed commodities – Nordisk Tang and a stroll along the beach.

Confirmed speakers are:

John O'Doherty, Professor of Monogastric Nutrition, School of Agriculture and Food Science, University College Dublin, Ireland:
Seaweed extracts and pig health

Claus Felby, professor of Biomass and Bioenergy, University of Copenhagen, Denmark: Biotech breakthrough:
The reverse photosynthesis and future biorefineries

Martin Riis Weisbjerg, senior scientist, Aarhus University, Denmark:
Nutritional value of seaweeds for ruminants

Marianne Thomsen, senior scientist, Aarhus University, Denmark:
Macroalgae in the circular bioeconomy

Jorunn Skjermo, senior research scientist, SINTEF, Norway:
Cultivated kelp as a possible source for feed protein

Jens Legarth, CEO, Fermentationexperts:
Seaweed in the concept of antibiotic free production

Oladokun S. Olanrewaju, University Malysia:
Uncertainty Risk Analysis for Design of Offshore Aquaculture Ocean Plantation System

Louay Labban, professor of nutrition, A'Sharqiyah University, Oman:
Bioprospecting novel bioactive molecules from the seaweeds in Oman

Anne-Belinda Bjerre, senior scientist, Danish Technological Institute, Denmark:

Why should you participate?

The Nordic Seaweed Conference enables you to follow the development in the field of seaweed in the Nordic countries and be updated on activities. Also, it has a very friendly atmosphere where you easily talk to participants and gain new contacts”. Eva Albers, researcher, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.

NB: Closing date for registration 9th of September

Time: 12th and 13th of October 2016
Place: Kystvejen's Hotel and Conference Center, Kystvej 26, 8500 Grenaa, Denmark
Price: DKK 2800 (incl. conference, accommodation and food excl. VAT)
Student price: DKK 1800* (incl. conference, accommodation and food excl. VAT)

*Two students in double room

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