On the Horizon
The N.C. Aquaculture Development Conference will be held Feb. 11-13 at the New Bern DoubleTree Hotel. Introductory aquaculture presentations and self-drive farm tours are highlights Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration and the trade show area open at 7:30 a.m. Feb. 12, with speakers covering aquatic animal health, research updates, and marketing aquaculture domestically and internationally. The Aquafoods Fest wraps up the day.
The conference concludes with joint aquaculture information sessions from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 13. An optional aquoponics pre-conference short course hosted by Pentair AES will be held Feb. 10 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Cost for the full conference is $110 by Feb. 4 or $150 after that. A la carte prices for the courses only or Aquafoods Fest are available. Cost for the optional short course is $150 by itself or $125 with conference registration. For more information, go to www.ncaquaculture.org. To register, contact Julia Fiore at 919-515-6780 or firstname.lastname@example.org.