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SSIA CONFERENCE PROGRAMME
CORRAN HALLS, OBAN, WEDNESDAY 15th November 2017 _________________________________________________________________________________
10 am REGISTRATION AND COFFEE
10.20 INTRODUCTION – Walter Speirs, Chair of SSIA
Sustainable Harvesting – Jim Keogh, Acadian Seaplants
EMFF project on harvesting Hyperborea – SRSL
Coffee Break

Processing, Drying and Packing – Rory MacPhee, Mara Seaweed
Cultivation in Scottish Waters – Adrian MacLeod, SAMS
Lunch

Opportunities and key considerations for seaweed ingredients in cosmetic products – Lynn MacNeish
The value of seaweed and seaweed extracts to the horticulture industry – Sam Brown, Biotechnica
Intellectual Asset Protection – Donald Lawrie, Lawrie IP
Coffee Break

The Arsenic Content of Seaweed – Liam Morrison, NUI Galway
Seaweed for Food and Nutrition, Craig Rose, Seaweed & Co
High Value Fucoidans – Charlie Bavington, Glycomar
Crown Estate Scotland’s Role in Developing the Industry – Closing Summary – Alex Adrian
CLOSE AND COFFEE 5.00 P.M

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SSIA to hold its second conference on the 15th November 2017

The SSIA is holding its 2017 conference in Oban on Wednesday 15th November
To build on the success of the inaugural meeting in 2016, the directors of the SSIA have started to plan this year’s event, which will take place in November. The intention is to hold the AGM and have a dinner on Tuesday 14th, with the main conference programme running all day on Wednesday 15th.
The SSIA is a forum for all industry voices, and people with any interest in this emerging sector are welcome to register and participate – please save the date, and look out for further information about the programme and how to register, which will be circulated as soon as it becomes available.