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BACK TO THE FUTURE

2022 Annual Conference
Oct. 5-6, 2022
Delta Ottawa City Centre Hotel

Join us in Ottawa as we go back to an in-person format while looking ahead to the future of fisheries. We’ll explore how Canada can enhance its fisheries science to realize the sector’s full growth potential.

Network with 130 delegates from the fisheries industry on Canada’s three coasts:

Harvesters
Processors
Government
Academia
NGOs

AGENDA

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

8:30 am – 2:30 pmBoard of Directors MeetingBOARD MEMBERS ONLY
3:00 pm – 5:00 pmSpecial Meeting for Members – MEMBERS ONLY
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm“Celebrating Canadian Seafood” ReceptionAll conference registrants welcome!

Thursday, October 6, 2022

7:45 am – 8:30 amAnnual General Meeting (AGM) – MEMBERS ONLY
8:35 am – 9:15 amRegistration and Full Breakfast
Welcome and Opening Remarks

Lise Despres, FCC Chair 2021-2022
9:15 am – 9:55 amOpening Keynote: Seafood Innovation
Heather Burke, Director, Fisheries and Marine Institute
9:55 am – 10:30 amUnderstanding Indigenous Business Approaches: A BC Perspective
Steve Hughes, CEO, St. Jean’s Cannery & Smokehouse         
10:30 am – 11:00 amHealth Break
11:00 am – 11:45 amMarkets Overview
John Sackton, President, Seafood Datasearch
11:45 am – 12:15 pmInvesting for the Future
JP Gervais, Chief Economist, Farm Credit Canada
12:15 pm – 2:00 pmLuncheon Keynote: 20 Year Retrospective
John Connelly, President, National Fisheries Institute
2:00 pm – 3:30 pmAfternoon Panel: The Future of Fisheries Science
Panelists TBC
3:30 pm – 4:00 pmHealth Break
4:00 pm – 4:50 pmClosing Keynote: The Role of Sustainable Fisheries
Rupert Howes, CEO, Marine Stewardship Council
4:50 pm – 5:00 pmClosing Remarks
Chris Flanagan, FCC Incoming Chair
6:00 pm – 10:00 pmClosing Reception and Dinner
Future Leaders Acknowledgement

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EARLY BIRD RATE UNTIL JULY 31

Member: $700 + tax


Non-Member: $750 + tax


Government: $400 + tax


Academic/NGO: $375 + tax

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