BIT’s 6th Annual World Congress of Aquaculture and Fisheries-2017 (WCAF-2017)
★ Scientific Program

 

BIT's 6th Annual World Congress of

Aquaculture and Fisheries-2017
Theme: Innovative Aquaculture under Challenges
Time: Nov. 3-5, 2017
Venue: Shenzhen, China


 Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony

Time: 09:00-10:00, November 3, 2017 (Friday)
Place: Kaisa Grand Ballroom, 1st  Floor, SMHGB

  

High-end Dialogue

Time: 10:00-12:00, November 3, 2017 (Friday);
Place:
 Kaisa Grand Ballroom, 1st  Floor, SMHGB

Moderator

TBD

10:30-12:00

Theme: New Strategy for Building Maritime Silk Road

 

Track 1: Sustainable Aquaculture & Fisheries

Time: 13:30-17:35, November 3, 2017 (Friday)
Place: Shanhai Ballroom C, 1st Floor, SMHGB

Chair

Mr. Florian Stein, Scientific Project Manager, Sustainable Eel Group, UK

Co-Chair

Mr. Andrew Kerr, Chairman, The Sustainable Eel Group, UK

13:30-13:35

Chair's Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Consideration of Environmental Interactions to Ensure Sustainable Development in Scottish Salmon Aquaculture
Dr. Rebecca Dean, Head of Environment, The Scottish Salmon Company, UK

14:00-14:25

Title: The Re-Invention of the European Eel Sector
Mr. Andrew Kerr, Chairman, The Sustainable Eel Group, UK

14:25-14:50

Title: Factors Affecting the Efficiency of Reducing by-catch in Selective Fishing Gear: The Case of Pontoon Traps in the Baltic Sea
Dr. Lars Hillström, Lecturer in Biology, University of Gävle, Sweden

14:50-15:15

Title: The Pontoon Fish Trap: An Easy and Sustainable Way of Fishing 
Dr. Mikael Lundin, Biologist, Harmångers Maskin & Marin AB, Industriområdet 2, Sweden

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Sustainable Development of Aquaculture and Fisheries
Dr. Binay Kumar Chakraborty, Project Director & Researcher, Department of Fisheries, Bangladesh

15:55-16:20

Title: Assessment for Allowable Catch of Fishery Resources in the South China Sea
Dr. Kui Zhang, Research Assistant, South China Sea Fisheries Research Institute, China

16:20-16:45

Title: European Eel (Anguilla anguilla)  An Endangered Species Challenged by Global Demand
Mr. Florian Stein, Scientific Project Manager, Sustainable Eel Group, UK

16:45-17:10

Title: Economical and Sustainable Production Aquaculture Systems
Dr. Feisal A. Bukhari, Technical Consultant, Al-Qalzam Sea Global Co.Ltd., Saudi Arabia

17:10-17:35

Title: Challenges for the Aqua Breeding Sector in Europe
Mr. Jan Venneman, Director, European Forum of Farm Animal Breeders, Belgium

 

Track 2: Biotechnology/Biogenetics

Time: 08:30-12:10, November 4, 2017 (Saturday)
Place: Shanhai Ballroom A, 1st Floor, SMHGB

Chair

Dr. Assaf Shechter, Founder & CEO, Enzootic Ltd., USA

Co-Chair

Dr. Xiaowen Sun, Professor, National Local Joint Engineering Laboratory for Freshwater Fish Breeding, Heilongjiang River Fisheries Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences, China

08:30-08:35

Chair's Introduction

08:35-09:00

Title: Hatchery Design Criteria and Operation Key Points
Dr. Fernando Castro Talero, South East Asia Technical Regional Manager, EpicoreBioNetworks Inc. /Megasupply-China, USA

09:00-09:25

Title: Hatchery Technology in terms of Tilapia Fingerlings Management
Mr. Seru B. Batibasaga,
Manager Hatchery, Naduruloulou Research Station, Fiji

09:25-09:50

Title: How to Use the Changeable Main QTL in the Breeding of Common Carp
Dr. Xiaowen Sun,
Professor,
National Local Joint Engineering Laboratory for Freshwater Fish Breeding, Heilongjiang River Fisheries Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences, China

09:50-10:15

Title: Gut Microbiome of F1 Hybrids of coregonid Fish: Effect of Environmental Factors or Heredit
Dr. Natalia Belkova, Associate Professor, Limnological Institute SB RAS, Russia

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break 

10:30-10:55

Title: All-female Farming of Prawn and Shrimp – A Novel Strategy 
Dr. Assaf Shechter,
Founder & CEO, Enzootic Ltd., USA

10:55-11:20

Title: Characterization of Cathelicidin from Chinese Giant Salamander Andrias davidianus and its Involvements in Immune Response
Dr. Can Li,
Professor, Guiyang University, China

11:20-11:45

Title: Using Ecosystem Services for Rearing Aquatic Larvae´s by a Biotech Innovation
Dr (c) Fernando Valenzuela Picón, Director, Hatchery for Aquaculture Diversification , Bio-Innovation Center, Universidad de Antofagasta, Chile

11:45-12:10

Title: Development of Intermuscular Bone in Teleosts
Dr. Zexia Gao,
Associate Professor,
College of Fisheries, Huazhong Agricultural University, China

 

Track 3: Disease & Health Management

Time: 08:30-12:35, November 4, 2017 (Saturday)
Place: Shanhai Ballroom C, 1st Floor, SMHGB

Chair

Dr. Philippe A. Douillet, President, Ecomicrobials LLC, USA

Co-Chair

Mr. Alastair Smart, Global Aquaculture Manager, Solvay, Australia

08:30-08:35

Chair's Introduction

08:35-09:00

Title: Global Advances in Veterinary Education to Support Aquaculture Production

Dr. A. David Scarfe, CEO, Aquatic Veterinary Associates International, LLC. , USA
(Dr. Howard Wong represents Dr. A. David Scarfe to deliver a speech here)

09:00-09:25

Title: Cutting Edge Technology Applications in Fish-parasitic Disease Diagnostics
Prof. Sandeep K. Malhotra,
Former Professor & Head, University of Allahabad, India

09:25-09:50

Title: Bacterial Probiotics for Prevention and Cure of Fish and Shrimp Diseases
Dr. Philippe A. Douillet,
President, Ecomicrobials LLC, USA

09:50-10:15

Title: Tilapia Vaccination: Past, Present, and Future
Mr. Yeng Sheng Lee, 
Senior Specialist, Global Marketing Aquaculture, MSD Animal Health, Singapore

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:55

Title: Green and Sustainable Aquaculture Water Treatment Solution: Peroxide
Mr. Alastair Smart, Global Aquaculture Manager, Solvay, Australia

10:55-11:20

Title: Anthropogenic Environmental Contaminants: A Challenge to Finfish Aquaculture

Dr. Hamid R. Habibi, Professor, University of Calgary, Canada

11:20-11:45

Title: Developing & Implementing Aquatic Veterinary Biosecurity Programs to Meet International (OIE) Standards and National Animal Health Regulation

Dr. A. David Scarfe, CEO, Aquatic Veterinary Associates International, LLC. , USA
(Dr. Howard Wong represents Dr. A. David Scarfe to deliver a speech here)

11:45-12:10

Title: Evaluation of Marine Bacteria through in vitro and in Vivo Assays and Their Potential Use as Feed Additive and Probiotic against Pathogenic Vibrio Parahaemolyticus (AHPND) in Shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei
Dr. Ricardo Sanchez Diaz, PhD student, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico

12:10-12:35

Title: Unravelling Potential Mechanisms behind Cold Acclimation in Gills of Discus Fish Combining Oxidative Stress Indicators Withgc-MS Metabolomic
Shi-Rong Jin, Master, Shanghai Ocean University, China

 

Track 4: Feed Ingredients, Additives & Aquafeeds

Time: 13:30-17:10, November 4, 2017 (Saturday)
Place: Shanhai Ballroom A, 1st Floor, SMHGB

Chair

Ms. Sofia Morais, Feed Additives Innovation Development Manager, LUCTA S.A., Spain

Co-Chair

Dr. Budi Tangendjaja, Technical Consultant, US Grains Council, South and South East Asia, Malaysia

13:30-13:35

Chair's Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Functional Combination of Phytogenic Flavonoids has Beneficial Effects in terms of Growth and Survival of Red Nile Tilapia Cultured in Cages
Mr. Alex Diana,
Technical Sales Manager, Asia, Dr. Eckel Animal Nutrition GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

14:00-14:25

Title: Trace Minerals in Aquaculture Nutrition
Dr. Mihai Sun, 
Aquaculture Nutritionist, Zinpro Corporation, USA

14:25-14:50

Title: Functional Palatability Enhancers in Reduced Fishmeal Aquafeed Formulations: Benefits for Fish Performance and Gut Integrity

Ms. Sofia Morais, Feed Additives Innovation Development Manager, LUCTA S.A., Spain

14:50-15:15

Title: An Update on Research Using Nutrition to Improve Health in Aquaculture
Dr. Sergi Segarra, R&D Project Manager, BIOIBERICA S.A.U., Spain

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Quality Considerations in Using Dried Distiller’s Grains with Solubles (DDGS) for Feeding Fish

Dr. Budi Tangendjaja, Technical Consultant, US Grains Council, South and South East Asia, Malaysia

15:55-16:20

Title: Production of Anserine-Rich Fish Sauce from Giant Masu Salmon, Oncorhynchus masou masou
Dr. Yousuke Taoka,
Associate Professor, University of Miyazaki, Japan

16:20-16:45

Title: Supplementing Soybean Based Diets with Probiotics and Prebiotics Enhance Feed Efficiency and Health of PangasianodonHypopthalmus Juveniles

Prof. Roshada Hashim, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research & Innovation, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Malaysia

16:45-17:10

Title: Application of Bacillus Subtilis Culture in Aquaculture

Mr. Wanku Guo, General Manager, Taian Teptide Protein Co., Ltd., China

17:10-17:35

Title: Nutritional Value of A+ Pro Yeast in Aquaculture Feeds
Ms. Yuxi Weng,
Manager of Container Export, CHS Inc. USA

 

Track 5: Production Systems

Time: 13:30-17:10, November 4, 2017 (Saturday)
Place: Shanhai Ballroom C, 1st Floor, SMHGB

Chair

Dr. Philippe A. Douillet, President, Ecomicrobials LLC, USA

Co-Chair

Dr. Anthony C. Ostrowski, Chief Scientific Officer, Sino Agro Food, Inc., China

13:30-13:35

Chair's Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Yield Improvements in Shrimp & Prawn Grow out Utilizing a New Mineral-based Technology
Mr. John Knights,
Business Development Manager, Calix Limited, Australia

14:00-14:25

Title: Increasing Productivity and Sustainability through Innovative Technologies
Mr. Igal Magen,
Chief Technology Officer, BioFishency, Israel

14:25-14:50

Title: Probiotics the Base for Controlled Floc Production and Recirculation of intensive Production Systems of Fish and Shrimp
Dr. Philippe A. Douillet,
President, Ecomicrobials LLC, USA

14:50-15:15

Title: RAS from Rural to City
Mr. Pasi Korvonen,
Aquaculture Teacher and Consultant, Clewer Aquaculture Oy, Finland

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: The SIAF APRAS Model: A Paradigm Shift in 21st Century Aquaculture
Dr. Anthony C. Ostrowski,
Chief Scientific Officer, Sino Agro Food, Inc., China

15:55-16:20

Title: How does Aquaculture Insurance Assist with Rural Poverty Reduction
Mr. Mael He, Head, Agriculture Underwriting for China, Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd, China

16:20-16:45

Title: Sustainable Utilization of Wild-catch Side Streams for Human Consumption
Dr. Tormod Thomsen,
Global Director Seafood, Firmenich, Norway

16:45-17:10

Title: Working Condition and Satisfaction from the Perspective of U.S. Fishery Observer
Dr. Yuntao Wang,
Associate Research Fellow, Second Institute of Oceanography, China

 

Track 6: Algae, Seaweeds, Seafood Economics/Marketing

Time: 08:30-12:35, November 5, 2017 (Sunday)
Place: Shanhai Ballroom A, 1st Floor, SMHGB

Chair

Dr. Shar Mariam Mohamed, Associate Dean, School of Health Sciences, International Medical University, Malaysia

Co-Chair

Dr. Hans Jurgen Kreuzer, Scientific Advisor and Co-founder, 4-Deep Inwater Imaging, Canada

08:30-08:35

Chair's Introduction

08:35-09:00

Title: Carrageenans: Effects on the Ultrastructure of Skin Cells
Dr. Shar Mariam Mohamed, Associate Dean, School of Health Sciences, International Medical University, Malaysia

09:00-09:25

Title: Applications of Bioactive Seaweed Substances in Cosmetic Products
Dr. Yimin Qin, Director, State Key Laboratory of Bioactive Seaweed Substances, Qingdao Brightmoon Seaweed Group, China

09:25-09:50

Title: Algal Diversity of Bor Dam Lake of Wardha District of Maharashtra, lndia
Dr. Lalchand P. Dalal,
Assistant Professor, J.B. College of Science India

09:50-10:15

Title: Early Detection of Algae Blooms
Dr. Hans Jurgen Kreuzer,
Scientific Advisor and Co-founder, 4-Deep Inwater Imaging, Canada

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:55

Title: Multiplex Detection of Nitrofuran Metabolites from a Single Sample through the Use of Biochip Array Technology
Mr. Evan Wilcox, Business Manager, Randox Food Diagnostics, Hong Kong

10:55-11:20

Title: The Global Approach of Deutsche See, the Leading German Fish Brand
Mr. Hartwig Retzlaff,
CEO, Deutsche See GmbH, Germany

11:20-11:45

Title: Commercial Road Map: Product Quality, Consumers and Marketing

Mrs. Sri Haryani, QA/QC Practitioner, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia

11:45-12:10

Title: Seafood Nutritonal Quality in Italian Canteens: the NACCP Process
Dr. Giulio Barocco, Expert, Azienda Sanitaria Universitaria Integrata di Trieste, Italy

12:10-12:35

Title: In Search of Indigenous Cyanobacteria Strains with Bioconditioning and Biofertilization Potential in South Africa
Dr. Mfundo P Maqubela,
Director of Technology Transfer Services, Dohne Agricultural Development Institute, South Africa

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