The August, 2019 Aquaculture Summit hosted by the USC Wrigley Marine Science Center on Catalina Island was comprised of over 25 attendees from industry, academia, non-profits, and regulatory agencies (Aquaculture_Contact_List_August_2019.pdf).
The overarching goal of this conference was to strengthen the growing sustainable aquaculture industry in the Pacific Southwest region by fortifying a network of academic and industry partners and engaging policy makers, educators and outreach specialists. Specific goals included:
- Providing a networking space for industry and academic entities to share information, resources, opportunities and challenges
- Interfacing with policy, education and outreach specialists
- Generating specific targets and collaborative groups for future RFP (Requests For Proposals) and RCN (Research Coordination Network) opportunities
Below is a list of shared presentations as well as notes and a white paper by Karen Gray of GreenWave: