|Main features of the Conference
NASF has an enlarged program this year. Many new stakeholders are attending from Europe, North America, Africa and the Far East. These new seminars, together with the FAO initiative, will create an expanded conference platform which will give insights into vital developments forming the future of the industry.
As of April 1 2011, MARELIFE and leading finance broker Pareto Securities run the North Atlantic Seafood Forum as a joint venture to make a permanent home for NASF and to ensure robust development of the conference arena.
Solution providers focus
At the Oslo international seafood conference NASF, the solution providers will be focused in a separate Marine Innovation Seminar om Tuesday March 6th, says prof. Øystein Lie, manager of Marelife.
The Marine Innovation Seminar will be a natural gateway for solution providers seeking new business among the worlds leading seafood manufacturers gathering on the NASF Conference 6-8 March.
The highly innovative solution providers play an important role in the global fisheries and seafood industry. The big seafood operators and manufacturers do certainly not have all in house solutions and hence they depend on state of the art providers to carry their businesses in a cost efficient and sustainable way.
- The NASF Pre-conference maximizes cross talk between sectors and disciplines in market, supply, solutions, finance and thus optimizes the ecosystem for innovation, says prof. Lie.
As a follow-up of the Royal State visit to Norway, the Dutch have been mobilized to play a more active role in this year's seafood conference. Doeke Faber, currently the President of the Product Board for Fish, will co-chair DAY ZERO together will Carl Almås, CEO of SINTEF. One of the main topics for discussion for the Dutch on that day is the marketing challenge for fresh North Sea fish.The EKOFISH Group will share its thoughts on how to position yourself in the market offering fresh, wild caught fish from the North Sea finding farmed fish from Azia as one of your main competitors. Several delegates from Urk, known for its historic fishing traditions and strong filleting industry will travel to Oslo to discuss topics as MARKETING/BRANDING, MULTIPUPOSE FISHING VESSELS, MAKING BUSINESS OUT OF FISHERIES SCIENCE AND MARELIFE NL.MORE INFO....
Full exposure of your innovation throughout NASF conference
NASF Innovation Market Place
Your innovative case will be profiled throughout the whole NASF conference (online catalog, posters, handouts from inventors, prospective entrepreneurs, start-up companies and established businesses etc.). Communicate poster presentations well in advance at MARELIFE.ORG!
The NASF 2012 Innovation price will be awarded during the Delegate Dinner Reception March 7. This is a high profiling opportunity. Award candidates are the presenters at the "NASF Innovation Market Place"
Finance Seminar Participation
A selected group of stock listed biomarine and solution provider operators will be exposed at the Corporate Finance Seminar March 8.Please submit the completed form no later than 21 Feb 2012 For any questions call +47 91748240