Aqua-Ice 2022 – 20th to 21st of October at Grand Hotel Reykjavik

The conference language is Icelandic, with two English sessions and some presentations

The sessions on Aqua-Ice 2022:

Thursday 20th of October

10:00 – 11:45
Gullteigur – Settlement development in connection with aquaculture (Icelandic)
Session manager: Guðbrandur Sigurðsson
Session coordinator: Gunnar Þórðarson
Opnun Lagarlífs: Halldor Halldorsson Chairman of the board of Aqua Ice10:00
Adress: Svandis Svavarsdottir, Minister of food, fisheries and aquaculture10:15
Status and future of land-based farming in Iceland, Jón Kjartan Jónsson, Samherji10:35
Ocean farming of salmon, status and future,
Sigurgeir Bardarson, SFS
10:55
RAS today, volumes, investments, operating costs and future improvements,
Björn Myrseth, Vitamar A.S.
11:15
Future possibilities in the cultivation of microalgae in Iceland, Svavar Halldórsson, Algalif11:30

Lunch 12:00 – 13:00

13:00 – 14:30

Gullteigur Exports and markets (English)
Session manager: Kjersti Haugen, Arnarlax
Session co-ordinator: Jóhannes Gíslason, Arnarlax
Þörungarækt og vinnsla
Session manager: Halldór Halldórsson
Session co-ordinator: Maria Maack
13:00Fresh Salmon to US,
Sigurður Orri Jónsson, Eimskip
13:00At last, Algal central in Iceland
Finnur Árnason, Thorverk
13:15Building an Icelandic Salmon Brand Kjersti Haugen (Ms.) Arnarlax,13:15Future possibilities of growing algae in Iceland
Jan Eric Jessen, Algalif
13:30Export by airplanes, Mikael Tal Gretarsson, Icelandair Cargo13:30Seaweed plastic and opportunity of full utilization of resource
Julie Encausse, Marea ehf
13:45Markets for fresh salmon in France, Sigurdur Petursson, Novo FoodSalmon health
Umsjónarmaður: Halldór Halldórsson
Málstofustjóri: Sigríður Gísladóttir, Blár Akur
14:00Iceborn – Icelandic Origin and branding, Frank Yri, Seaborn13:45Infection control and salmon health, Bernharð Laxdal, Vetaq
14:15Discussions14:00Research on salmonid health, Árni Kristmundsson, Keldur
14:15Impact of weather and the environment on the health of salmonids in pens,
Sigridur Gisladottir, Blue Acre
14:30Discussions

Coffee break 14:45 – 15:15

15:15 – 16:30
Gullteigur – Land-based farming in Iceland
Session manager: Pall Marvin Jonsson
Session coordinator: Sigurdur Petursson
Setur- Mussel farming
Session manager: Jón Páll Baldvinsson
Session coordinator: Elvar Árni Lund
How do we feed the humanity? Ellidi Vignisson, mayor of Olfus Larva breeding, Julius Kristinsson, Silfurgen15:15
Planning of 35 thousand tones land-based farming at Olfus
Jens Thordarsson, general manager of GEE Salmon ehf
Marketing development of mussels, Júlíus Kristinsson framkvæmdastjóri Silfurgen15:30
Arnarlax´s smolt strategy,
Björn Hembre, CEO Arnarlax
Ostru- og hörpuskelrækt, Jon Pall Baldvinsson, Nature of Iceland15:45
Terraforming aquaculture – From aquaculture waste to a powerful fertilizer
Runar Thor Thorarinsson, Director of Sustainability and Innovation, Landeldi hf
Offshore Mussel Farming, John Holmyard, Offshore Shellfish Ltd, 16:00
Sustainabiltiy in Aquaculture, Hanne Digre, ScaleAQ16:15
Discussions 16:30

Refreshment by Scale Aqua Culture by Gullteigur and at Hvammur 16:45 – 18:45

Friday 21st October

09:00 – 10:30
Gullteigur Ocean farming in Iceland
Session manager: Anna Gudrun Edvardsdottir
Session coordinator:
HvammurValue adding production of farmed fish (English)
Session manager: Elvar Traustason
Session coordinator: Birkir Baldvinsson
Arctic Fish
Stein Ove Tveiten, CEO Arctic Fish, Framtíð sjóeldis hjá Arctic Fish
How waterjets increase automation and value generation in the salmon industry
Halldór Thorkelsson, Marel
09:00
Arnarlax
Björn Hembre, CEO Arnarlax
Value Adding in Salmon production, fresh and frozen, Sigurjón Arason, Matís09:15
Laxar/ Ice Fish Farm
Jens Garðar Helgason, Laxar
Side production from value adding process,
Dennis Lohmann, BAADER
09:30
Habrun
David Kjartansson
Value adding production of salmon,
Matti Isohätälä, Hätälä
09:45
Haafell
Gauti Geirsson
SubChilling of salmon
Sæmundur Elíasson, Matís
10:00
Discussions10:15

Coffee break 10:30-11:00

11:00 – 13:45

Gullteigur Message from the
aquaculture industry – Sea aquaculture

Session manager: Sara Atladóttir, Laxar
Session coordinator: Kristín Hálfdánsdóttir, Arctic Fish
Hvammur Message from the aquaculture industry
Land-based aquaculture

Session manager: Sara Atladóttir, Laxar
Session coordinator: Páll Marvin Jónsson, Ölfus Cluster
11:00ScaleAQ, Mikael Kristiansen, Sale Manager Iceland11:00Blue Ocean Technology, Jan Henning Legreid, Product developer
11:20Matís – Skretting, NIR calibrations for fish flesh analysis, Jónas R. Viðarsson, Director of Division of value creation
11:10Laxa/Sildarvinnslan, Gunnar Örn Kristjánsson, Framkvæmdastjóri
11:30ACE Aquatec, Unn Eilen Vik, Norway Sale Manager11:30Algalíf, Svavar Halldórsson, Head of Sales and Marketing
11:50Arctic Fish, Daníel Jakobsson, Arctic Fish
Ný laxavinnsla í Bolungarvík
11:50Eldisvörur, Henrik Norgaard, Commercial lead Agricuture ligthing Nordic, Signify Holding
12:10 Efla hf, Brynjar Bragason, Rafmagnsverkfræðingur, Orkusukipti í sjókvíaeldi12:00Eldisvörur, Lauritz Skeide,
Vice President Sales & Marketing, Entec Brimer
12:20Vaki – Merck, Gunnar Sigvaldi Hilmarsson12:10Verkís hf, Oddur B. Björnsson, Mechanical Engineer Ph.D.
12:30Arnarlax , Jón Garðar Jörnundsson, Chief Business Development Officer12:20Linde Gas, Peter Jansson, Taking ocygenation to a new level,
12:40Ísfell, Steinar Hansen, Branch Manager at Selstad AS12:30VESO , Brit Tørud, Adviser, fish health and welfare at the Norwegian Veterinary Institute
12:50Ice Fish Farm/ Búlandstindur, Elis Gretarsson, Manager Bulandstindur12:40Geo Salmo, Jens Þórðarson, Manager
13:1012:50Alumichem, Karen Mist Kristjánsdóttir/ Trevor Gent
13:20Discussions13:00Hyperthermics AS, Stig Amdam, Sale Manager
13:3013:10Landvelar, Magnus Roaldsveit, Continental/Merlett, Norway
13:20

Coffee break – 13:30- 14:00
Gullteigur 14:00 – 14:50
Future vision for Aqua Culture in Iceland
Session manager: Einar Kristinn Guðfinnsson
Session coordinator: Gunnar Thordarson
Opportunity and challenge in Icelandic seafarm value chain
Sigurdur Jokull Olafsson, MCs
14:00
The importance of education in fish farming
Holmfridur Sveinsdottir, rector of Holar University
14:15
Vocational training in fish farming at high-school level
Olafur Jon Arnbjornsson, school master of Fish Teck school
14:30
Fish health management in Aquaculture
Arnfinn Aursmo
14:45
Tariffs and trade in value added products from EEA to the EU
Ingolfur Fridridsson, Head of department on EES, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
15:00
Vision of future for aquaculture in Iceland
Dr. Jónas Jónasson, CEO
Benchmark genetics
15:15

Conference end 15:45

Gullteigur – General meeting Strandbunadur ehf (Aqua Ice) 16:00

Contact: Gunnar Thordarson

Phone: 354-8585110

E-mail: gunnar@matis.is

Grand Hotel Reykjavík
Sigtún 38
105 Reykjavík, Iceland
Website: http://en.grand.is/