Workshop on the Future Utilization and Potential of the

Arctic Sea Urchin Resource

December 11th - 12th 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Future Utilization and Potential of the Arctic Sea Urchin Resource

A workshop on the future utilisation and potential of the Arctic Sea Urchin Resource will be held in Copenhagen during the 11th and 12th of December 2018. At the workshop various aspects important in harvesting sea urchins will be covered such as markets, global supply, fishing techniques, processing and transport to markets, fisheries management as well as new options in roe enhancement and farming. The status in the utilisation of the Nordic sea urchin resource will be covered and presentation given by selected companies that are currently harvesting urchins. The workshop is held jointly by Matís (Iceland), Marine & Freshwater Research Institute (Iceland), NOFIMA (Norway) and Greenland Institute of Natural Resources (Greenland).

Who should attend?

Representatives from SMEs and companies, public officials, policy makers and researchers.

The workshop is open to all – no registration fee. Please register here.

Please note that we have arranged a special rate at Copenhagen Strand for early bird registration. See link here and below for hotels.

Venue

North Atlantic House, Strandgade 91, 1401 Copenhagen

Hotel

More information will be available later

CONTACT

Gudmundur Stefansson, gst@matis.is
Bjorg Jonsdottir, bjorg@matis.is

ORGANIZERS

Gudmundur Stefansson and Bjorg Jonsdottir, Matís
Phil James, Nofima
Gudrun Thorarinsdottir, MFRI
Helle Siegstad, GINR

LOCATION

North Atlantic House,
Strandgade 91,
1401 Copenhagen

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