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Process Automation In Seafood Processing Workshop

November 15-16, 2016
Prince George Hotel
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Workshop Overview

Are you interested in knowing more about the potential and the challenges of automation in seafood processing?

The Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation invites you to a two day workshop to discuss the future of process automation in Canada’s seafood processing sector. Join fish plant operators and equipment suppliers to explore the evolution of seafood processing including the drivers of automation, the barriers to automated solutions, innovations in technology, government policies related to automation, availability of funding and the lessons learned from the application of process automation.

Program / Programme

Introduction Francais

Workshop Presentations

Jamie Ward, MUN - Workforce demographics English / Francais
Robert Verge, CCFI - Industry challenges and potential solutions English / Francais
Sylvie Verdon, ISED - KPMG report on automation in the Canadian fish processing industry English / Francais
Michel Casgrain, Bonduelle - Processing of seasonal food crops in Canada English / Francais
Saemundur Eliasson, Matis - Process automation in Iceland English / Francais
Chris Bjerregaard, Pescatech - Processing of groundfish, small pelagics, farmed salmon in Europe English / Francais
Alastair Trower - Enginuity - lobster processing English / Francais
Brad Watts - TechCold International – automated refrigeration controls English / Francais
Chris Bjerregard, Pescatech - Automation in processing farmed salmon English / Francais
Dave Giddens, Connors - Automation in processing small pelagics English / Francais
Dennis Schreiber, Baader - Development of process automation technologies English / Francais
Robert Verge, CCFI - Filling gaps in Canada’s technological development capacity English / Francais
Ogmundur Knutsson - Evolution of the Icelandic Industry, A Case Study English / Francais
Hugh Hicks, ACOA - Availability of Funding for Process Automation English / Francais
Mark Tanner, BDC - Availability of Funding for Process Automation English / Francais
Steve Owen, NRC IRAP - Availability of Funding for Process Automation English / Francais
Jonathan Barrett, Springboard Atlantic - Availability of Funding for Process Automation English / Francais
Carey Bonnell, SVCRT - Government Policies and Process Automation English / Francais
Samuel Marleau Ouellet, ISED - Innovation capacity study English / Francais

For any further information please contact Cathie.Horan@mi.mun.ca

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