Sea Grant Aquaculture Research Symposia

Sea Grant Aquaculture Research Symposia
11/1/21, 4:00 pm - 11/1/21, 4:45 pm


This event is free. Advance registration is required.


Minnesota Sea Grant's Fisheries and Aquaculture Extension Educator and Principal Investigator of the Sea Grant Great Lakes Aquaculture Collaborative (GLAC), Amy Schrank and GLAC project member and Loyola University's Endowed Associate Professor of Ecological Economics, Max Melstrom will give a presentation on GLAC November 1, 2021 at the Aquaculture Research Symposia hosted by the National Sea Grant Office.

The National Sea Grant Office is hosting two Aquaculture Research Symposia to bring together researchers and their teams involved in projects funded through the 2019 competitions: "Exploring New Aquaculture Opportunities," "Social/Behavioral/Economic Needs in Aquaculture," and "Advanced Aquaculture Research Collaboratives."

The first symposium will be held October 25-29 and will focus on projects funded through the Exploring New Aquaculture Opportunities and the Social/Behavioral/Economic Needs in Aquaculture competitions. The second symposium will be held November 1-3 and will focus on projects funded through the Advanced Aquaculture Research Collaboratives (Hubs) competition. Awardees will share their work and findings with other researchers as well as others in the aquaculture community. Each symposia will be composed of live talks by each project team followed immediately by time for Q&A/discussion.


Amy Schrank, fisheries and aquaculture extension educator, Minnesota Sea Grant, University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Duluth.

Max Melstrom, endowed associate professor of ecological economics, School of Environmental Sustainability, Loyola University, Chicago.


Chuck Weirich, aquaculture manager, NOAA Sea Grant,

Mark Rath, aquaculture manager, NOAA Sea Grant,