5th Trans-Atlantic Fisheries Technology Conference (45th WEFTA Meeting)


Date(s) - 12/10/2015 - 15/10/2015

Conference Theme: Towards a better use of aquatic resources

The 5th Trans Atlantic Fisheries Technology Conference (TAFT) is a joint meeting of the West European Fish Technologists Association (WEFTA), the Atlantic Fisheries Technology Conference (AFTC) and the Seafood Science and Technology Society of the Americas (SST).

This year’s conference will be hosted by Labelfish partner IFREMER will include the customary arrangement of  technical sessions based on abstract submissions and invited presentations  addressing a variety of current issues as listed below, and a dedicated session to industries.

The meeting is open to academic expertise, government agencies, commercial & industrialist interests and students.

It will take place from 12th-15th October 2015, at La Cité Centre des Congrès de Nantes, Nantes Events Center, 5 rue de Valmy, France.

Scientific sessions

Strategy session: from industry to research

– Consumer behaviour, nutritional value and functional foods- Bio-economy of aquatic resources

– Aquaculture and new aquatic resources

– Seafood processing – incidence on quality and safety

– Innovative methods for characterisation of seafood products and contaminants

This session will offer a platform where industry and research will diversify their cross-sectorial knowledge, develop and strengthen their partnerships and discover new opportunities in seafood, marine ingredients, marine cosmetics, aquafeed…

Early bird registration ends May 31st!

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