march

fri15apr09:30fri10:00Registration
09:30-10:00

fri15apr10:00fri11:00Opening ceremony
10:00-11:00

fri15apr10:04fri11:00Kyriakos Mitsotakis
Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic
Video message

fri15apr10:05fri11:00Mr Margaritis Schinas
Vice president of European Commission
Video message

fri15apr10:06fri11:30Georgios Georgantas
Minister of Rural Development and Food

fri15apr10:07fri11:00Dr. Costas Kadis
Minister Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment of Cyprus

fri15apr10:08fri11:00Stavros Arachovitis
M.P for SYRIZA, Former Minister of Rural Development & Food

fri15apr10:09fri11:00Michalis Katrinis
Parliamentary Group Leader, Kinima Allagis

fri15apr10:11fri11:00Antonis Magoulas
Director of HCMR

fri15apr10:13fri11:00Mr Apostolos Touralias
president of HAPO
Developments and concerns in the implementation of the special spatial planning framework for aquaculture

fri15apr10:15fri11:00Filippos Petridis
President & CEO, AMBIO S.A.

fri15apr11:00fri11:30Coffee Break
11:00-11:30

fri15apr11:30fri13:15First Session: Investing in Aquaculture
11:30-13:15
Moderator: Stelios Morfidis, Journalist

fri15apr11:44fri11:55Christos Staikouras
Minister of Finance

fri15apr11:45fri11:55Spyridon Adonis Georgiadis
Minister of Development and Investments

fri15apr11:45fri11:55Yannis Stournaras
Governor of Bank of Greece
The Greek economy facing new challenges

fri15apr12:15fri12:25Nikolaos Lykiardopoulos
Director, DIORASIS INTERNATIONAL SA
Investing in the untapped economic, social and environmental potential of Mediterranean Aquaculture

fri15apr12:16fri12:25Thor Arne Talseth
AMERRA Capital Management LLC
Investing in Greek Aquaculture – Significant value creation opportunity

fri15apr12:30fri12:40Roy Høiås
Chief Executive Officer, LIGHTHOUSE FINANCE
Riding the wave: global seafood financing finally gets its due - How to secure new age financial solutions

fri15apr12:31fri12:40Dr. Harris Lampropoulos
President, Hellenic Development Bank of Investments
Sustainable investments in the Blue Economy: ESG principles, their role in fish farming and the contribution of HDBI/ex TANEO to the venture capital ecosystem

fri15apr12:32fri12:40Spyros Kouvelis
Director, EPLO Institute for Sustainable Development

fri15apr13:15fri14:15Lunch Break (light buffet)
13:15-14:15

fri15apr14:15fri16:00Second Session: Prospects and Trends for Sustainable and Competitive Aquaculture
14:15-16:00
Moderator: Machi Tratsa, Journalist, ‘To Vima’, ‘Oikonomikos Taxydromos’

fri15apr15:04fri17:40Simos Kedikoglou
Deputy Minister of Rural Development and Food
New tools for the development of the Aquaculture

fri15apr15:05fri15:25Petros Kokkalis
Member of the European Parliament, Committee on the Environment, Public Health & Food Safety
Sustainable blue economy and food systems

fri15apr15:25fri15:45Christos Economou
Acting Director, Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, European Commission
Prospects and Trends for a Sustainable and Competitive Aquaculture

fri15apr15:45fri16:05Georgios Paximadis
GFCM Aquaculture Expert, General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean, FAO
The GFCM 2030 Strategy: a new route for the development of sustainable aquaculture in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea

fri15apr16:05fri16:25Tatjana Hema
Coordinator of the Mediterranean Action Plan-Barcelona Convention of UNEP
Towards a pollution free and resilient Mediterranean Sea and coast

fri15apr16:06fri16:45Dr. Bernard Drobenko
Professor Emeritus of Universities – University of Littoral Côte D' Opale
The challenges of the aquaculture development in France

fri15apr16:25fri16:45Filippos Papageorgiou
Director of Aquaculture, National Fisheries Development Program, Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture, Saudi Arabia
Aquaculture as driver of the Blue Economy in Saudi Arabia

fri15apr16:31fri17:15Coffee Break
16:00-16:30

fri15apr16:35fri18:15Third Session: International Market Trends for aquaculture products
16:30-18:15
Moderator: Giorgos Alexakis, Journalist

fri15apr17:39fri18:00Georgios Stylios
Deputy Minister of Rural Development and Food
Funding and digital innovation in Ministry of Rural Development and Food

fri15apr17:40fri18:00Frangiscos Nikolian
Head of Unit, Economic Analysis, Markets and Impact assessment, Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, European Commission
The EU Market – Covid-19 impacts and trends

fri15apr17:58fri18:15Lara Barazi Geroulanos
CEO of Kefalonia Fisheries, President of the Federation of European Aquaculture Producers (FEAP)
Opportunities and Challenges for the sustainable development of the market for aquaculture products

fri15apr18:00fri18:20Hugo Byrnes
Vice President Product Integrity, Ahold Delhaize
The Ahold Delhaize seafood policy in the light of market trends and upcoming legislation

fri15apr18:01fri18:20Apostolos Apostolakos
Chief Executive Officer, Central Markets & Fisheries Organisation SA
Greek fish farming and its prospects in retail and catering sales

fri15apr18:01fri18:20Kostas Macheras
Former executive VP DELHAIZE GROUP, Retail Analyst
Greek retail market and trends

fri15apr19:01fri19:15Roberto Rodríguez Díaz
Wild & Aquaculture, World Seafood Expert
Challenges for Sustainable Marine Aquaculture Products in South EU Markets for a New Responsible Post-Covid Consumer

fri15apr19:02fri19:15Valeska Weymann
GLOBAL G.A.P. Senior Expert / Technical Key Account Aquaculture
Aquaculture certification and market demands: A perspective from the certification sector

fri15apr19:03fri19:15Discussion

End of Day 1

march

sat16apr09:30sat10:00Registration
09:30-10:00

sat16apr10:00sat11:301st Workshop. National and European aquaculture policies
10:00-11:30
Moderator: Katerina Drakou, Journalist SKAI Radio

sat16apr10:05sat10:25Christina Kalogirou
General Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development and Food
Fish farming, a decisive component of the new National Development Model

sat16apr10:07sat10:25Clara Eugenia Aguilera Garcia
Member of the European Parliament, coordinator of the S&D group for Agriculture and Rural Development, member of the Fisheries Committee.
Striving for a sustainable and competitive EU aquaculture: the way forward

sat16apr10:11sat11:30Marina Petrou
General Manager, Directorate General of Fisheries, Ministry of Rural Development and Food
Multiannual National Strategic Plan for the development of Aquaculture for the new Programming Period 2021-2030

sat16apr10:13sat11:30Efthimia Giokala
Director of the Managing Authority for the Fisheries & Maritime Operational Program, Ministry of Rural Development and Food
Fisheries & Maritime Operational Program: measures to support aquaculture

sat16apr10:15sat11:30Dr. Michael Chatziefstathiou
Representative of Pan-Hellenic Society of Technologists - Ichthyologists
Main «ASSET» of a sustainable greek aquaculture: its personnel!

sat16apr10:17sat11:30Javier Ojeda
General Secretary of FEAP & APROMAR
The complex position of aquaculture in the EU legal framework

sat16apr10:18sat11:30Ioannis Hekimoglou
General Secretary of HAPO
For a new National and European policy in aquaculture

sat16apr11:30sat12:00Coffee break
11:30-12:00

sat16apr12:00sat13:45Workshop | Innovative Development of Pilot Multicultural Aquaculture
12:00-13:45

sat16apr12:31sat13:29Dr. Manolis Tsapakis
HCMR
Aims and results of the Innovative Development of Multitrophic Aquaculture (IDMA) project

sat16apr12:32sat13:29Dr. Ioanna Kalantzi
HCMR Post-doctoral researcher
Food safety assessment of the co-cultured organisms

sat16apr12:33sat13:29Savvas Chatzinikolaou
LAMAR SA
Aquaculture as a touristic attraction

sat16apr13:30sat14:29Light Lunch
13:45-14:45

sat16apr14:45sat16:303rd Workshop | Spatial planning and Environment as key parameters for the development of aquaculture
14:45-16:30
Moderator: Katerina Tzavara, Journalist

sat16apr14:50sat16:30Efthimios Mpakogiannis
General Secretary of Spatial Planning and Urban Environment, Ministry of Environment and Energy
Τhe role of national spatial planning in aquaculture

sat16apr14:51sat16:30Zoi Dedousi
Head of the Department of Special Spatial Planning Frameworks, General Directorate of Spatial Planning, Ministry of Environment and Energy
Aquaculture Special Spatial Framework – Revision procedure

sat16apr14:57sat16:30Emmanouil Damanakis
Head of the Department of Spatial Interventions at Local Level of the directorate of Spatial planning, Ministry of Environment and Energy
Spatial planning of aquaculture in Greece through A.Z.A. (Allocated Zones for Aquaculture): Findings, problems, prospects

sat16apr14:59sat16:30Dr. Dimitris Oikonomou
Professor of Spatial Planning, University of Thessaly
Spatial planning and Aquaculture

sat16apr15:03sat16:30Dr. Anestis Gourgiotis
Assistant Profeessor of Spatial Planning, University of Thessaly
Spatial Planning, Marine Spatial Planning and Aquaculture

sat16apr15:05sat16:30Lina Xanthopoulou
Senior Consultant, GIS Department, AMBIO S.A.
Allocated Zones for Aquaculture (AZA), a key tool for Marine Spatial Planning

sat16apr15:07sat16:30Jenny Ioannou
Communication Manager Healthy Seas
From waste to wear: The circular economy model of Healthy Seas

sat16apr15:07sat16:30Apostolos Touralias
President of HAPO
Developments and concerns in the implementation of the special spatial planning framework for aquaculture

march

sat16apr10:00sat11:302nd Workshop | New technologies, innovative products and services
10:00-11:30
Moderator: Michalis Savvakis, Publisher of Alieftika Nea

sat16apr10:05sat11:30Dr. Ioannis Karapanagiotidis
Associate Professor University of Thessaly
Anna Moustogianni
Quality Control, R&D Supervisor, ZOONOMI S.A
Sustainable strategies of the fish feed industry: Zoonomi Ptactices

sat16apr10:07sat11:30Jorge Diaz Salinas
Global Sustainability Manager Skretting International
Innovation and collaboration for a more sustainable aquaculture industry

sat16apr10:09sat11:30Nikolaos Makelis
MAKELIS SINGLE MEMBER P.C.
Fish farming: One stop shop for technological services

sat16apr10:11sat11:30Manos Tsagkarakis
Manos Tsagkarakis, Sales & Customer Service Greece, Morenot Aquaculture
The quality of the equipment, key to the challenge of profitable and sustainable off-shore aquaculture

sat16apr10:13sat11:30Simeon Diamantidis
CEO of DIOPAS S.A.
New Technologies for Fish Farming Nets

sat16apr10:15sat11:30Anirudha Kulkarni
Sr. Manager at Garware Technical Fibres Limited
Innovations in Aquaculture for increased Sustainability

sat16apr10:16sat11:30Ioannis Tsirigotakis
Veterinarian/Lead Auditor TÜV HELLAS (TÜV NORD)
The certification of aquaculture products though all stages of food supply chain. The added value of certified products

sat16apr11:31sat12:00Coffee break
11:30-12:00

sat16apr12:00sat13:452nd Workshop | New technologies, innovative products and services (Cont.)
12:00-13:45
Moderator: Michalis Savvakis, Publisher of Alieftika Nea

sat16apr12:05sat13:45Vasiliki Drakou
DRAKOU INSURANCE BROKERS
The role of insurance in modern fish farming

sat16apr12:07sat13:45Panagiotis Lamprintzis
Systems & Monitoring Services (Greece) S.A.
Protecting life and assets. Innovative solutions for the aquaculture industry

sat16apr12:09sat13:45Valeska Weymann
Senior Expert / Technical Key Account Aquaculture
GLOBAL G.A.P. - Αquaculture certification - support for optimal performance at all stages of production

sat16apr12:11sat13:45Giorgos Anogiatis
Product Manager, Wings ICT Solutions
AQUAWINGS: optimizing the productivity and environmental sustainability of aquaculture sites through IoT and AI

sat16apr12:15sat13:45Mohammad Tabish
AQUABRIDGE, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Emerging technological progress in aquaculture at the Gulf Cooperation Conference

sat16apr12:17sat13:45Isaac Berzin
Proffesor, School for Marine Sciences, Ruppin Academic Center, Israel
Sustainability metrics of algal cultivation for Aquafeed

sat16apr12:19sat13:45Artemis Panagiotou
Senior Consultant, Engineering Department, AMBIO S.A.
Designing, licensing and establishing an Aquaculture facility. Products and Services

sat16apr13:45sat14:29Light Lunch
13:45-14:45

sat16apr14:46sat15:454th Workshop. Research and development in aquaculture
14:45-15:45

sat16apr14:50sat15:45Athanasios Kyriazis
General Secretary for Research and Innovation, Ministry of Development and Investment
The contribution of Research and Innovation to the sustainable aquaculture goals – GSRI actions and priorities

sat16apr14:57sat15:45Leonidas Papaharisis
HETEPA
Priorities of Greek Aquauculture sector for research and innovation

sat16apr14:58sat15:45Nikos Zampoukas
DG Research & Innovation, B4 – Healthy Seas and Oceans
European aquaculture research and innovation policy

sat16apr14:58sat15:45Constantinos Mylonas
Director, Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology & Aquaculture (IMBBC), Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR)
European aquaculture research and innovation policy

sat16apr14:59sat15:45Dr. Eleanna Miliou
Professor, Laboratory of Applied Hydrobiology Department of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens
European Strategy for Universities: the role of stakeholders in Aquaculture sector

sat16apr15:01sat15:45Dr. Ioannis Karakassis
Professor, Marine Ecology, University of Crete
Mediterranean aquaculture: externalities, scales and potential for improvement

sat16apr15:07sat15:45Dr. Giovanna Marino
ISPRA · Sustainable Use of Resources, Fisheries and Aquaculture
Key Performances Indicators for Mediterranean Marine Fish Farming

sat16apr15:45sat16:15Coffee break
15:45-16:15

sat16apr16:16sat17:004th Workshop. Research and development in aquaculture(cont.)
16:15-17:00

sat16apr16:20sat17:00Dr. Karakatsouli Nafsika
Associate Professor, Agricultural University of Athens
Environmental impacts of fish feeds

sat16apr16:22sat17:00Dr. Michael Pavlidis
Professor, Department of Biology; Vice-rector of Research & Development, University of Crete
Ensuring the well-being of fish farming

sat16apr16:24sat17:00Dr. Alkistis Parpoura & Dr. Erich van Ham
Region of Western Greece, Regional Unit of Aetoloacarnania, Fisheries Department and Department of Environment & Hydro-Economics
ARIEL PLUS: Promoting small scale fisheries and aquaculture transnational networking in Adriatic-Ionian Μacroregion

sat16apr16:26sat17:00Dr Saioa Ramos
Senior researcher, Efficient and Sustainable Process Department, AZTI
Seabass environmental impact reduction through Product Environmental Footprint methodology

sat16apr17:05sat18:00Workshop. Environmental Product Footprint
17:00-18:00

sat16apr17:07sat18:00Dr Saioa Ramos
Senior researcher, Efficient and Sustainable Process Department, AZTI
AQUAPEF - How the Environmental Footprint could improve your product performance