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 n connection with aquaculture (Icelandic)
Session manager: Guðbrandur Sigurðsson
Session coordinator: Gunnar Þórðarson
Opening: Halldor Halldorsson Chairman of the board of Aqua Ice10:00
Adress: Svandis Svavarsdottir, Minister of food, fisheries and aquaculture10:15
What can Icelanders learn from Faroese in salmon production10:35
Ocean farming of salmon, status and future,
Sigurgeir Bardarson, SFS
10:55
Land-based salmon farming, status and future
Björn Myrseth, Vitamar A.S.
11:15
Discussions11:35

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
Setur Algae production
Session manager: Halldór Halldórsson
Session co-ordinator: Maria Maack
13:00Fresh fish shipping to US,
Sigurður Orri Jónsson, Eimskip
13:00At last, Algal central in Iceland
Finnur Árnason, Thorverk
13:15Supply chain of Nordic salmon13:15Future possibilities of growing algae in Iceland
Jan Eric Jessen, Algalif
13:30Export by airplanes
Icelandair Cargo
13:30Seaweed plastic and opportunity of full utilization of resource
Julie Encausse, Marea ehf
13:45Markets for fresh salmon in France and Europe,
Sigurdur Petursson, Nova Food
Salmon health
Umsjónarmaður: Halldór Halldórsson
Málstofustjóri: Sigríður Gísladóttir, Blár Akur
14:00Logistic from Iceland  13:45Infection control and salmon health, Bernharð Laxdal/Kristrún Helga Kristþórsdóttir, Vetaq
14:15Discussions13:55Research on salmonid health, Keldur
14:05Impact of weather and the environment on the health of salmonids in pens,
Sigridur Gisladottir, Blue Acre
14:15Health management in Aquaculture,
Arnfinn Aursmo
14:25Discussions

Coffee break 14:30 – 15:00

15:00 – 16:15
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: Júlíus Kristinsson
Giant planning for land based farming, and challenge
for municipality of Olfus

Ellidi Vignisson, mayor of Olfus
Larva breeding, Julius Kristinsson, Silfurgen15:00
Planning of 35 thousand tones land-based farming at Olfus
Jens Thordarsson, general manager of GEE Salmon ehf
Marketing development, Elvar Arni Lund, Skelrækt15:15
Arnarlax smolt strategy
Björn Hembre, CEO Arnarlax
Shell breeding, Jon Pall Baldvinsson, Nature of Iceland15:30
Circulation economies in land-based
Salmon farming
,
Runar Thorisson, manager R&D Landeldi ehf
Monitoring, measurement and benchmarking, Gylfi Runarsson, 15:45
Discussions16:00
Meeting at the bar 16:30

Friday 21st October

15:00 – 16:15
Gullteigur Ocean farming in Iceland
Session manager: Anna Gudrun Edvardsdottir
Session coordinator:
SeturValue adding production of farmed fish (English)
Session manager: Elvar Traustason
Session coordinator: Birkir Baldvinsson
Arctic Fish
Daniel Jakobsson, Manager
Automation in value adding production,
Halldór Thorkelsson, Marel
09:00
Arnarlax
Víkingur Gunnarsson
Pre-rigor processing, Skjöldur Pálmason
Oddi
09:15
Laxar / Ice Fish Farm
Jens Garðar
Side production from value adding process,
BAADER
09:30
ÍS 47
Gisli Jon Kristjansson
Value adding production of salmon,
Matti Isohätälä, Hätälä
09:45
Haabrun
David Kjartansson
SubChilling of salmon10:00
Haafell
Gauti Geirsson
Discussions10:15

Coffee break 10:30-11:00

Gullteigur – Message from the
aquaculture industry – Sea aquaculture
Session manager: Sara Atladóttir
Session coordinator: Gunnar Þórðarson
Hvammur – Message from the aquaculture industry
Land-based aquaculture
Session manager: Gunnar Þórðarson
Session coordinator: Páll Marvin Jónsson
Elfa hfBlue Ocean Technology11:00
EldisvörurFóðurverksmiðjan Laxá11:10
Ace AquatecArctic Fish11:20
Fishtecs (Fish Tech Solutions)11:35
Scale Aqua CultureGeo Salmon11:50
JT electricVerkís hf12:05
Vaki fiskeldisfyrirtæki – Merchk12:15
Ísfell12:25

Coffee break – 13:30- 14:00
Gullteigur 14:00 – 14:50
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
Where is the Faroe Island fish farming heading?
14:45
Negotiation between EES and EU regarding tariff on value adding fish
Ingolfur Fridridsson, Head of department on EES, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
15:00
Panel15:15

Conference end 15:40

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/