The Seafood Dilemma: Does It Matter Where We Get Our Seafood?

The balance of US production, imports, wild capture, and aquaculture in US seafood supply


Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Public Forum

Redfield Auditorium, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
2:00 - 5:00 PM


Time Event
2:00 Welcome Introduction
Susan Avery, President and Director
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

2:10 “Global trends in seafood demand, supply, and trade”
Stefania Vannuccini
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

2:40 “A vision for the future of US aquaculture production”
Dr. Michael Rubino
NOAA Aquaculture Program

3:10 “Economic and policy questions for US seafood supply”
Dr. Hauke Kite-Powell
WHOI Marine Policy Center

3:30 Break
3:40 Panel Discussion (Questions from the audience welcome)
With Keynote Speakers (moderated by Mindy Todd, host of “The Point” the Cape & Islands NPR Station)

5:00 - 6:00
Closing Reception: refreshments at the Ocean Science Exhibit Center

Videotaped Presentations

Part 1: Speaker Presentation

Part 2: Panel Discussion

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