Increase your profits and help the planet!
Attend the Energy Use and Fisheries Symposium and learn how to increase your energy efficiency from a number of experts on vessel and gear design, alternative fuels, and local marketing of seafood.
The Energy Use in Fisheries Symposium is co-hosted by NOAA Fisheries Service, the National Sea Grant College Program, Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, Pacific Marine Expo, National Fisherman, and the World Bank with technical participation from the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO).
If you go, you will hear talks on:
Kites pulling commercial fishing vessels to reduce energy costs;
Energy efficient recreational vessel design;
Fuel cells replacing diesel engines;
Biofuels made from algae;
New trawl gear that reduces energy costs by 30%;
An ecoharmonic fishery that uses LED lights;
How wind power is being used to harvest lobsters in Maine;
Register Now! Early Bird Registration Ends September 15th! Space is Limited! www.energyfish.nmfs.noaa.gov
What: Energy Use in Fisheries: Improving Efficiency and Technological Innovations from a Global Perspective
When: November 14-17, 2010
Where: Seattle Sheraton Hotel, Seattle, WA
Who: Commercial fishermen, recreational fishing operators, seafood processors, seafood distributors and marketers, aquaculturists, engineers, fishery management professionals and regulators, environmental nongovernment organizations, economists, university academicians, fisheries consultants, and others from around the world.
For more information and to register, visit www.energyfish.nmfs.noaa.gov