Sustainability in Aquaculture: Online event focused on energy and water efficiency

12/05/2021 - 12/05/2021 AquaTT
Location: online
Members of the aquaculture community are invited to attend a free webinar covering energy and water efficiency in the aquaculture sector, held on 12 May 2021.

Hosted by the EU-funded EWEAS project, the webinar will be divided into two sections:

Session 1: Energy and Water Efficiency in Aquaculture (12 May 2021, 11:30-13:00 CET)
European leaders in resource-efficient and sustainable aquaculture will present their insights into best practice for the sector and an expert panel will take questions from the audience on energy and water efficiency. This session will be held in English.
  • Reduction of water and energy usage in seafood processing Israel Muñoz, Institute of Agrifood Research and Technology, Catalunya
  • Sustainability and resource efficiency in a peatbog RAS system in Central Ireland Damien Toner, An Bord Iascaigh Mhara (Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency)
  • Energy usage in Recirculating Aquaculture Systems Maddi Badiola, Project Leader & RAS specialist Alpha Aqua A/S - HTH AquaMetrics llc
Session 2: Launch of the EWEAS e-Learning Platform (12 May 2021, 13:30-14:30 CET)
The second part of the webinar will feature the launch and demonstration of the EWEAS e-Learning Platform, a new resource designed to assist aquaculture professionals in finding efficiencies in their facilities, thereby increasing the sustainability and profitability of their systems. The e-learning platform will be open access and free to all and is supported by EU funding through the EWEAS project. Parallel sessions will run in Latvian, Spanish, Italian, Slovenian and English languages.

Audience and Registration
This event is being organised by the EU ERASMUS+ project EWEAS (Energy and Water Efficiency in the Aquaculture Sector, and is primarily aimed at aquaculture practitioners but may also be of interest to policymakers, researchers, students and the general public. All interested parties are welcome to attend.
To register for the webinar, book tickets here (via Eventbrite) To stay updated with EWEAS project activities and outputs please sign up to our mailing list at EWEAS project (via Mailchimp).
You can also follow updates for this project on Twitter @ErasmusEWEAS

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