Aquaculture and Fisheries Technologies for Food and Health Educators, Seafood Professionals, and Communicators
Aquaculture and Fisheries Technologies for Food and Health Educators, Seafood Professionals, and Communicators (Aquaculture and Fish Tech 101)
Date: April 20-23, 2015
Location: Hotel Indigo New Orleans Garden District, 2203 St Charles Avenue New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Aquaculture and Fish Tech 101 is a Sea Grant sponsored in-service seafood training program designed for food technologists, dieticians, nutritionists, extension agents (home economics, fisheries, aquaculture, seafood technology, food safety, etc.), seafood industry professionals (seafood buyers, distributors, retail personnel), journalists, restaurant managers, and anyone else with interest or involvement in the seafood industry. The workshop will provide information on current issues, developments and trends for fishery and aquaculture industries and products. Program content covers technical aspects of seafood health and safety from water to table. Seafood products from wild caught and aquaculture sources will be discussed from the following perspectives: nutrition, benefits and risks, food safety, quality and handling, harvest and production methods, processing, HACCP, sourcing, distribution and marketing. In addition to national issues, the program will also address topics of regional and local and interest for the Gulf Coast. Formats will include classroom lectures/seminars, local tours of production and processing facilities in support of aquaculture and fisheries industries, demonstrations of seafood handling and preparation.
The Gulf Coast workshop in New Orleans is the third regional program offered. The East Coast workshop held from April 7-10, 2014 in Lewes, Delaware was followed by the West Coast workshop in Astoria, Oregon, October 8-10, 2014.
For additional information about the 2015 Gulf Coast workshop and program, contact:
Seafood Technology Specialist
University of Delaware Sea Grant Marine Advisory Service
Phone: (302) 645-4297
Fax: (302) 645-4213
or visit the workshop Website here.