Aqua Ice 2024 – DRAFT

Aqua Ice conference in Harpa, 8th and 9th of October 2024

Tuesday 8th of October 2024

Registration 09:00

Silfurberg A&B 10:00 – 12:00


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10:00Opening, Jens Þórðarson president of Aqua Ice (Icelandic)
10:15Address: Minister of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries (Icelandic)
10:30Icelandic Aquaculture, status and future, Heidrun Lind Marteinsdottir, Fisheris Iceland
11:45Aquaculture and the envirnoment
11:00Nutreco
11:15Boston Consulting Report on Icelandic Aquaculture
11:30Fish feed in the future
11:45Roundtable
12:00Finish

Lunch 12:00 – 13:00

13:00 – 14:30

Silfurberg A (English) Silflurberg B (English)
Reputation of salmon farming
Session manager: Sigurður Pétursson, Rækt
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Animal welfear
Session manager: Kristrún Helga Kristþórsdóttir, Vetaq
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13:00 New generation of steriled salmon 13:00 Salmon/fish lices
Knowledge about what lice do, the challenges they pose, effective treatment methods, etc., should be presented
13:15 Farming steril salmon in Iceland13:15 Icelandic contition in cold seawater
To better include land-based aquaculture, the challenges faced by the Icelandic aquaculture industry could be highlighted
13:30 New generation of steril salmon13:30 Mecanical delousing
13:45 Aquaculture and regulations13:45 Regulations
14:00 Open see ponts, monotoring and mantainance 14:00
14:15 Roundtable14:15 Roundtable
14:30 Finish14:30 Finish

Coffee 14:30 – 15:00

15:00 – 16:30

Silfurberg A (English)Silfurberg B (English)
Markets for salmon and Arctic Char
Session manager: Jóhannes Gíslason, GeoSalmo
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Stories from aquaculture production
Session manager: Gunnar Thordarson
Session co-ordinator:
Kristin Haldansdottir
15:00 15:00
15:15 15:15
15:30 15:30
15:45 15:45
16:00 Roundtable16:00 Roundtable
16:15 Finish16:15 Finish

Cocktail at Flói (ground floor) – Hosted by from 16:40 to18:40

Wedensday 9th of October

Silfurberg ASilfurberg B
New legislation for aquaculture in Iceland
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Aquaculture in Iceland
Session manager: Páll Marvin Jónsson, Ölfus Cluster
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09:00Áhættumat og Hámarkslífmassi09:00Algea production
09:15Laxeldishlutur og sleppingar09:15Mussle production
09:30Aukið eftirlit og kostnaður09:30Sæeyru
09:45Aukning skattheimtu og áhrif á fjárfestingar09:45Macroalgea production
10:00Roundtable10:00Roundtable
10:15Finish10:15Finish

Coffee 10:15 – 10:45

Silfurberg ASilfurberg B
Smolt production
Session manager: Eva Lind Guðmundsdóttir, Ice Fish Farm
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New technology in aquaculture
Session manager: Benedikt Ernir Stefánsson, Egersund Island
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10:45Size of smolts10:45Bioceanor, water quality
11:00Water quality in fishfarming11:00BlueLice, Karoline Sjödal Olsen,
11:1511:15Eldisvörur/Oxyguard/? Búnaður til að mæla vatnsgæði – pH / seltu / CO2/súrefni/hitastig/TGP
11:3011:30AI fish data, Audhild Blomsø, Optoscale
11:45Roundtable11:45Roundtable
12:00Finish12:00Finish

Lunce12:00 – 13:00

Silfurberg A & B
Government stragety in fish farming in Iceland (new legislation)
Session manager: Hjörtur Metúsalemsson, Arnarlax
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13:00
13:15
13:30
13:45
14:00Roundtable
14:20Finish
14:20Clousure statement

Gullteigur General meeting of Aqua Ice16:00