Friday 13 to Saturday the 14th August at Kondari Resort, Hervey Bay.

Conference coordinator Andrew Bray, ph. (07) 3396 5730

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Friday 13th August and Saturday 14th August

Conference 2010 Agenda


  Session 1

 8.00 am  Registration (coffee & tea available)

 8.45       Welcome to 2010 conference President Bruce Sambell

 9.00       Hatchery Accreditation Update- Robert Swindlehurst

 9.30       Aquaculture approvals, processes, applications and inspections - Max Wingfield (DPI&F)

 10.00     Development of skills for Qld Aquaculture workforce – Mark Oliver

 10.30     Morning tea

  Session 2

 11.15        Ecological Risk Assessment of freshwater fish stocking programs in Queensland - Peter Jackson

 11.45        Latest research into Murray Cod - Brett Ingram (DPI&F, Victoria) 

 12.15 pm   Lunch

  Session 3

 1.45     Fresh water winter diets Natale Snape, Post Grad student, UQ

 2.15     Limited use, Electrical licensing for on farm- Wil Con  Skills Formation Strategy

 2.45     Cutting your farms power costs Alan Jones, Power Choice Energy  

 3.15    Afternoon Tea

  Session 4

 4.00     Brood Stock Collection- (Matt Johnson SEQ fish)

 4.30     AAQ AGM

 6.30     AAQ Industry Dinner Presented by Dominique Rizzo

 7.45     AAQ "Dutch" Auction



  8.00am     Registration (coffee & tea available)

   Session 5

  9.00     Aquaponics growth in Australia Gary Donaldson - simultaneous sessions

  9.00     Cooking class with Dominique Rizzo - simultaneous sessions

  9.30     Research notes on the Macquarie Perch-Brett Ingram

  10.00   Training Silver perch fingerlings to survive Michael Hutchinson

  10.30   Morning Tea  Cooking class with Dominique Rizzo

   Session 6

  11.15   New Technology in Aquaculture Update Lindsay Hopper

  11.45   Fish feed update Andrew Bray Grobest

  12.15   Lunch Cooking class with Dominique Rizzo 

   Session 7

  2.00     The inside working of a successful RAS Rod Missen, Eco Fish

  2.30     Importance of Oxygen in Aquaculture Kristian Just, Ridley’s

  3.00     (approximately) Close & Afternoon Tea

Meet and speak with experienced professionals during the breaks and industry dinner on Saturday night.

More details will be added here when they become available.