The European Tuna Conference 2019 will focus on the theme:
Beyond The Surface: Accountability & Transparency In Global Tuna
Session I – Official Opening
-Opening Speech by the European Commission
-State of the Global Tuna Stocks
-State of European Tuna Market
Session II – Transparency & Accountability
-Transparency within the Tuna Supply Chain
-EU Labeling Rules and Regulations
-ARP Spanish Sustainability Program
-European Social & Sustainability Standard?
-Status EU Yellow & Red Cards for IUU Fishing & EU Competent Authorities
Session III – Traceability
-Can FADs Become Sustainable
-The Role of Fishing Information Monitoring Systems (FIMS)
-FIPS vs Certifications
Session IV – EU Trade & Imports
-Tuna Coloring, Pros and Cons
-Tuna Freezing Temperatures on Purse Seiners
-Market for Sustainable Tuna in Europe
-US Collusion & Effects to the European Tuna Industry
-Tuna Loins Quota Debate
Session V – Buyers & Consumers
-Consumers’ Buying Behavior
-Challenges Retailers Face in Supplying Sustainable Tuna
-Recent Tuna Product Innovations in Europe
-Potential Impacts of Brexit
-Non-profit Organizations Verifying FAD-free For Retailers
Session VI – Technology
-What Can Technology Do for Transparency?
The ETC2019 full program is currently under development and will be updated as the session panelists are confirmed.
Please visit this page periodically to check for updates.