Celebrate Sustainable Seafood Awards – 27 January 2011, Billingsgate Seafood Training School, London

January 11, 2011 10:36

Fish and shellfish from sustainable stocks will be championed at the annual Celebrate Sustainable Seafood Awards on Thursday 27th January 2011 at Billingsgate Seafood Training School, Billingsgate Market, London, reports www.megafishnet.com with reference to Seafish.

The event, chaired by Seafish Chief Executive Paul Williams, will offer journalists access to key players in the seafood world as they each champion a particular species.  You will be able to ask questions on current seafood sourcing issues. Attendees will vote for their favourite champion/presenter and select the winner of the Billingsgate School Celebrate Sustainable Seafood Award 2011. 

The event is a fantastic celebration of sustainable seafood and a great industry networking opportunity - and also a good excuse to visit the largest UK fish market. 

Listed below is the schedule of the day, detailing participating organisations:

0800 Doors open and welcome

0830 Introduction

0900 Direct Seafoods - Stone Bass;

0930 Marine Conservation Society - Sardines;

1000 Welsh Fisheries Dept & South Wales Fisherman's Assoc. - Spider Crab.

1030 Brunch (first three species served)

1130 Alaskan Seafood Board - Pacific Cod

1200 Dept. Fisheries Isle of Man - Queenie Scallops

1230 Clean Seas - Yellow Tail Kingfish

1300 UK discards - can we utilise fish currently wasted?

1330 Lunch and voting (last 3 species served)

1430 Panel open forum - All presenters

1515 Billingsgate School Sustainable Seafood Award 2011

1530 Close

Download the pdf agenda here: http://www.seafoodtraining.org/Celebration_of_Sustainable_Seafood_at_Billingsgate_Thursday_27.01.11.pdf .

Places are limited so please get in touch soon if you'd like to attend - Contact Adam Whittle on adamwhittle@seafoodtraining.org  or 020 7517 3548.

Online reservations are available here:  http://www.seafoodtraining.org/online_course_reservation.htm

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