Seafood Expo North America, Seafood Processing North America, Boston USA 2017

Seafood Expo North America, Seafood Processing North America, Boston USA

The Pacific Northwest and Alaska is a huge worldwide seafood leader and contender.  For instance Bristol Bay, Alaska still to date is known as the world’s largest leader in wild salmon. Fishermen and their families risk blood, sweat and lots of tears in this ‘buck up butter cup, no pain no gain’ maritime industry.  If it wasn’t for the Seafood Companies and Seafood Buyers there would be no fishermen. The seafood industry is responsible for billions of jobs this industry worldwide and especially in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska.

On March 19 – 21, 2017 in Boston, USA: The Seafood Expo North America and Seafood Processing North America which is North America’s largest seafood exposition. Thousands of buyers and suppliers from around the world attend the annual, three-day exposition to meet, network, rub elbows and do business.

Seafood Expo North America, Seafood Processing North America, Boston USA, PNW Seafood Leader Head Out East

Seafood Expo North America, Seafood Processing North America, Boston USA, PNW & Alaska Seafood Leaders Head Out East

Attending buyers represent importers, exporters, wholesalers, restaurants, supermarkets, hotels, and other retail and foodservice companies. Exhibiting suppliers offer the newest seafood products, processing and packaging equipment, and services available in the seafood market.

The exposition is sponsored by the National Fisheries Institute. SeafoodSource.com is the official media. The exposition is produced by Diversified Communications, the international leader in seafood-industry expositions and media.

Seafood Expo 2017 Exhibitor List: Worlds Most Desired and Top Seafood Companies & Fisheries    www.seafoodexpo.com/north-america/exhibitor-list

Seafood Expo North America, Boston USA

Seafood Expo North America, Boston USA

Seafood Expo North America Conference

More details will be posted as they become available. Below is what to Expect in 2017:

Sunday, March 19, 2017

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

What’s Newly Required for Seafood Imports to the U.S.?
Moderator: John Henderschedt, NOAA

Species Authenticity to Combat Seafood Fraud: Tools and Benefits for Industry
Moderator: Robert Hanner, University of Guelph

What Makes Fishery Improvement Projects Work?
Moderator: Jesse Marsh, Scaling Blue

12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

The Feed Revolution: Driving Eco-Efficiency and Innovation in Salmon Aquaculture
Moderator: Avrim Lazar, GSI

Beyond the Buzzwords: Translating Traceability for Everyone
Moderator: Keith Flett, Future of Fish

Influencer Marketing: What Modern Marketers Need to Know
Moderator: Jessie Johnson, The Sustainable Seafood Blog Project & Blogger

2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

How can market measures promote sustainable seafood production and consumption?
Moderator: Victoria Chomo, FAO

Seed and Sustainability: The role of hatcheries in improving aquaculture sustainability and the bottom line
Moderator: Joel Southall, Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at the NE Aquarium

Talking to Millennials about Aquaculture
Moderator: Jacqueline Claudia, Love the Wild

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Keynote
Moderator: TBA

Monday, March 20, 2017

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Why Pick on Me??? FDA-Customs Seafood/Facility Shipment Inspections
Moderator: Benjamin England – FDAImports.com

Brexit challenges for fisheries and seafood markets 
Moderator: TBA

Reducing risk of IUU in Seafood Supply Chains
Moderator: Huw Thomas, The Pew Charitable Trusts

12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Achieving Full Transparency in Chilled and Frozen Seafood in Foodservice Distribution
Moderator: Philip Walsh, Alpha Gamma Seafood Group

Financial Outlook in Seafood
Moderator: Cliff White, SeafoodSource.com

Navigating Seafood Trade and Legislation in 2017
Moderator: Aurora Alifano, FishWise

2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Four Fish times Forty to the Fore – documenting oral histories of environmental and social benefits of aquaculture
Moderator: Neil Anthony Simms,Kampachi Farms, LLC

Seafood Standard Program Updates – Challenges and Targets
Moderator: Peter Marshall, RS Standards

Sea Greens: A Sustainable, Nutritional Solution to a Global Problem
Moderator: Nichole Price, Bigelow Labs

3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Investing in Traceability for Tomorrow, Today
Moderator: Mariah Boyle, Fishwise

To Hell with Perfect – Let’s Get to Good Right Now
Moderator: Steve Hedlund, GAA

National Fisheries Institute Update
Moderator: TBA

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Understanding Consumer Perceptions of and Preferences for Fresh-frozen vs. Fresh
Co-presenter: Ann Colonna, Food Innovation Center, Oregon State University
Co-presenter: Keith Cox, Seafood Analytics

The Changing Face of Sustainability – How Public Companies are Making Positive Improvements
Moderator: Richard Stavis, Stavis Seafood

Harnessing Expanded Data to Verify, Trace and Promote Seafood in the Global Marketplace
Moderator: Gilbert Brogan, Oceana

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Corporate Social Responsibility in the Protein Sector: A Market Assessment
Moderator: Kevin Edwards, SGS

How Traceability Programs Work in the Real World
Moderator: Michele Southall, GS1

Seafood Expo North America, Seafood Processing North America, Boston USA 2017, Largest Seafood Exposition, PNW, AK , UK, Europe, South America, Seafood Industry Leaders Worldwide

Seafood Expo North America, Seafood Processing North America, Boston USA 2017, Largest Seafood Exposition, PNW, AK , UK, Europe, South America, Seafood Industry Leaders Worldwide

2017 Seafood Expo North America & Seafood Processing North America: They plan to be the largest Seafood event in history!