Seafood Technical Day

Wednesday 2 August, 2017
ICON, Level 2, Te Papa

A technical day focussing on innovation, research, science and technology 


Registrations for 2018

Plans for the 2018 Technical Day will commence early in 2018. 

Registration Fees

Registration Fees:

Seafood Technical Day registration $34.78 + GST ($40 incl GST)

Registration Terms and Conditions


If you've booked but then can't attend, it's fine for another person to attend in your place as long as you let us know beforehand. No fee will be charged for this.


Conference payments must be received in full by the date specified on your invoice. Alternatively, you can choose to pay for your conference registration by credit card. 

The organisers reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone who has not paid prior to attending the conference. 

Any cancellations received after booking will incur a cancellation administration fee of $50.00 + GST. 

There will be no refunds for any registration booking cancelled after Friday 7 July 2017. 

There will be no refunds for any booked delegate who does not attend on the day.


In the unlikely event of cancellation of the event, the liability of the organisers is limited to the return of paid fees. 

The organisers may alter the times, dates and speakers of this event by notice to you at any time. While we are sorry if this causes inconvenience, the organisers will not be liable for any loss arising from such changes.


Registrations and Morning tea from 9:30

Session 1: 10:10

Paul Steere - Innovation from concept to cash

Bryan Wilson - Ministry for Primary Industries - New Zealand's food and fibre future

Alex Olsen - A. Esperson A/S, Denmark - Next generation thinking - Innovative selective harvest design concepts

Reyn Naylor - NIWA - Rehabilitating a paua fishery via habitat enhancement

Suzy Black - Plant and Food Research -  Precision Seafood Harvesting

Emma Jones - NIWA - Supporting grass-roots fishing innovation in NZ’s inshore fisheries

12:35 Lunch


Session 2: 13:35

Kevin Heasman - Cawthron Institute - NZ scampi aquaculture – The state of current knowledge

Julie Hall - NIWA - Sustainable Seas Challenge - what's in it for industry

Dave Scheil - Sustainable Seas Challenge - Resilience and tipping points in coastal ecosystems

Michelle Masi - Sustainable Seas Challenge - Modelling from sunlight to market, and everything in between

14:45 Afternoon tea

Session 3: 15:15

Jacqui Day - Plant and Food Research - A Drop in the ocean

Andrew Kralicek - Plant and Food Research - Detection and diagnosis of food safety risks in the seafood industry - A smart and connected future

Tim Harwood - Cawthron Institute - Innovative tools for managing microbial risk for seafood

16:15 Close




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