Monday, March 6, 2017

07/03/2017: Aquafarm 2017, a huge success to be shared, Italy

Aquaculture, Algae and Vertical Farming, three strategic sector for the future of Mediterranean economy, protagonists of the first edition of Aquafarm

The result? Success with no ifs, buts nor maybes.


The success of the first edition of AquaFarm is all in the numbers:

80 brands present among the exhibitors, four partnerships with sector associations, (of which two are international) 15 international conference sessions, 113 speakers, 12 national and international media partners, visitors from 25 countries, in numbers greater by far than expected.

With this result, the event is already an instant classic, and it has become a landmark for aquaculture, vertical farming and algae farming, in Italy and the Mediterranean basin.

Numerous Italian and international protagonists have taken part in the event:

• Honourable Giuseppe Castiglione, State undersecretary of Agriculture, Food and Forestry
• Riccardo Rigillo, the general manager of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry
• Professor Stefano Cataudella, president of the General Commission for Mediterranean Fishing/FAO • Dickson Despommier of Columbia University, creator of the concept of vertical farm
• Vice-president of EABA, the pan-European association of the algae industry, prof. Mario Tredici
• President of API (Italian Fish Farmers Association), Pier Antonio Salvador and President of AMA (Mediterranean Aquaculture Association), Giovanni Prioli
• Department of the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region, Veneto Region, Emilia Romagna Region and Sicilia Region
• Representative of the most important Italian and European research and industrial centres operating in the three sectors of the event.

The presentation of the 15 conference sessions of AquaFarm 2017, the video interviews, and the photo and video gallery are available on the website, HERE.

Read more HERE.

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