3rd European Tuna Conference


The European Tuna Conference 2011 will take place in Brussels, Monday, May 2nd 2011, from 09.00 to 19.00 hours at the Sheraton Hotel, in Brussels’ City Center. Just one day before the start of the European Seafood Exposition (May 3-5, 2011).

Participants’ badge and conference kit can be obtained at the reception desk of the conference venue, located on the 2nd floor. The doors to the venue will open at 08.00 h.

Morning Session:
09.00-09.20 Introduction Speech
Chairman Mr. Dario Chemerinski - Calvo
09.20-09.50 Global Tuna Stock Overview
Dr. Alain Fonteneau - Institut de Recherche pour le Développement IRD
09.50-10.10 EU Frozen Tuna Market
Mr. Jurgen Smet - Atunes del Maresme S.L.
10.10-10.25 Time for Questions and Answers
10.25-10.45 Coffee & Refreshment Break
10.45-11.05 Tuna By–Catch – The Major Issues
Dr. Laurent Dagorn - Institut de Recherche pour le Développement IRD
11.05-12.30 The Tuna By-Catch Debate
- Greenpeace: Dr. Paul Johnston
- World Wildlife Fund (WWF): Mr. Daniel Suddaby
- International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF): Dr. Victor Restrepo
- Sustainable Fishers Partnership (SFP): Dr. Eric Gilman
- Earth Island Institute (EII): Mr. Mark Berman
12.30-12.50 Time for Questions and Answers
12.50-14.10 Lunch
Afternoon Session:
14.10-14.30 Challenges That A Retailer Is Facing In Sourcing Tuna Today
Ms. Kerstin Juerges – Edeka Supermarkets Germany
14.30-15.00 The MSC Tuna Update:
14.30-14.40 - What MSC Tuna Is Available Today – What Is Possibly Coming
Mr. Bill Holden – Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
14.40-14.50 - Experiences With Marketing MSC Albacore Tuna
Mrs. Nathalie Webster – American Albacore Fishing Association (AAFA)
14.50-15.00 - Going Through The MSC Certification Process
Mr. Maurice Brownjohn – Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) Office
15.00-15.20 The FOS Tuna Update:
15.00-15.10 - What FOS Tuna Is Available Today – What Is Possibly Coming
Mr. Paolo Bray
15.10-15.20 - Experiences With Marketing FOS Tuna
Mr. James Weerawardena
15.20-15.40 European Retail Tuna Sales: An Analysis
Mr. Angel Garcia Fernandez – Nielsen
15.40-16.00 A Banker's Analysis Of The Global Tuna Industry
Mr. Gorjan Nikolik – Rabobank International
16.00-16.15 Time for Questions and Answers
16.15-16.35 Coffee & Refreshment Break
16.35-16.55 EU Non-IUU Catch Certificates – Problems Our Industry Is Facing
Mr. Guus Pastoor - EU Fish Processors Association (AIPCE)
16.55-17.15 Dealing With Piracy In Indian Ocean Tuna Fisheries
Mr. Borja Soroa Rodriguez-Escudero - Pevasa (ANABAC)
17.15-17.35 Update And Future Trends On Empty Steel Cans
Mr. Patrick Savoure – Ardagh Group
17.35-17.55 The Threat Of The EPA With PNG For The Spanish Tuna Sector
Ms. Marta Aymerich
17.55-18.15 Papua New Guinea Approach To Sustainable Economic Tuna Management
Mr. Sylvester Pokajam – PNG National Fisheries Authority
18.15-18.30 Time for Questions and Answers
18.30-18.35 Closing Speech
Chairman Mr. Dario Chemerinski - Calvo
18.45-19.45 Tuna Awards 2011 - Cocktail Party at the Horizon Room 30th floor

The Conference Center, located on the 2nd floor of the Sheraton Hotel, will open at 08.00 hours on the conference day.

All the conference speeches will be given in the English language. There are no translations available.

For more information please contact: support@EuropeanTunaConference.com

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