Chairperson: Stella Björg Kristinsdóttir
How are technical disruptions transforming the seafood industry and the blue bioeconomy?
Do you want to know how technology will disrupt the infrastructure of the seafood value chain, or how food fraud will influence the future trade in seafood? Do you want to learn more about and see Foodini: the world´s first 3D food printer making savory and sweet foods, using fresh, real ingredients? Do you want to know more about Gfresh, the world’s largest online seafood marketplace? Do you want to learn about how social media can transform seafood sales? These technical and media advances and other important issues for the seafood industry will be presented and discussed.
08:30 Stella Björg Kristinsdóttir, Marel
– Opening remarks
08:35 Holly T. Kristinsson, Matís
– Disrupting food
08:50 Andreas Hensel, BfR
– Food fraud and future trade on seafood
09:05 Sigurður Ólason, Marel
– Seafood processing for the future
09:30 Lynette Kucsma, Natural Machines
– 3D Food Printing and Opportunities for Seafood
Coffee Break 10:00 – 10:30
10:30 Anthony Wan, Gfresh
– Tomorrow is already here – digital disruption in Seafood!
10:55 Oliver Luckett, EFNI
– Fish on the Dish Through Social Media
11:20 Panel discussion /debate, Are traditional fisheries dead? Is Blue Bioeconomy coming? Round table discussion – Chaired by Hörður Kristinsson, Science and Innovation Officer at Matís, & Helga Sigurrós Valgeirsdóttir, Senior Account Manager, Seafood Team Arion Bank.
Panel: Guðmundur Kristjánsson, CEO Brim hf, Lynette Kuscma, Co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer Natural Machines, Oliver Luckett, Technology Entrepreneur and Chairman at EFNI, Marta Igleasis, Scientific Officer at European Commission, Sigurður Ólason, Managing Director of Marel Fish, Jane Adey, Journalist CBC News
12:00 Message from WSC 2017 and upcoming World seafood congress 2019
– Final remarks
12:20 Guðni Th Jóhannesson, The President of Iceland
– Closing remarks
This Wednesday session is included in the full registration to the Congress. However, due to high demands for tickets to the Wednesday’s session only, the organizing committee is now offering tickets to this day. The fee is 39.000 ISK.
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