10-14 June 2019 | Shangri-La Hotel | Bangkok, Thailand

2018 Conference Highlights

2018 Conference Highlights

Seafood has seen significant advances in the uptake of sustainable products and practices in the last 20 years with hundreds of sustainable seafood initiatives operating globally today. The Summit will continue to advance and explore pertinent topics and the future strategic, business and market implications of trends and developments in sustainable seafood.

Conference Topics*

*Subject to change


Titles* Include:
– “Worker Voice – A Key Element for Building Socially Responsible Seafood Supply Chains
– “Environmental and Ethical Sustainability through Transparency, Traceability and Accountability
– “Driving Global Commitments to Social Responsibility in the Seafood Sector
– “How is the Spanish Supply Chain Driving Positive Change in the European Market?


Titles* Include:
– “A Multinational Approach to Assessing Sustainability: Meeting the Challenges of the Complex Web of Seafood Production and Consumption via a Global Collaboration between Seafood Ratings Programs
– “Fishery Improvements Towards Sustainability in the Mediterranean Sea: MEDFISH a Collaborative approach
– “How to Consider Gender in Social Responsibility
– “Financing Aquaculture: Impact Investments to Accelerate the Blue Revolution
– “Blue Growth: Issues for African Fisheries Dependent Coastal Communities
– “Case for Action: How Science-based Fisheries Management Requirements are Good for the Oceans, Business, and the World

See the speaker list, here.

Seafood Champion Awards Reception

Tuesday, 19 June 2018 – Join the Celebration!
Included with registration

>> About the Seafood Champion Awards

>> See the 2018 Seafood Champion Finalists

Seminar & Field Trip**

In addition to the regular conference program, the SeaWeb Seafood Summit will feature an additional seminar (FREE with your conference pass) and field trip** this year! 

Seminar: The State of Global Tuna Sustainability
18 June 2018 | 13:00 – 17:30

Field Trip: Spanish Processing Plant & Fishery Tour 
22 June 2018 | 10:00 – 18:30

**There may be additional costs to participate in the field trip.

Sponsored Events

Future of Aquaculture: Stay the Course or Time to Get Radical?

Sponsored by: The Nature Conservancy and GSI

Wednesday, 20 June | 8:00 (breakfast from 7:30)
Room: Salo’ Pau Casals

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Recent Advances in Understanding the Status of Fish Stocks and Impacts of Fishing on Ecosystems

Sponsored by: University of Washington School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences

Wednesday, 20 June | 8:00 (breakfast available)
Room: Gaudi 2

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Joining Forces to Provide the Seafood Industry with a Social Compliance Benchmark Tool – The GSSI / SSCI Collaboration

Sponsored by: Consumer Goods Forum’s Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative and the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative

Thursday, 21 June | 9:00
Room: Granados

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Conference Program Hours*:

*Subject to change

19 June 2018 | 9:00 – 18:15

20 June 2018 | 9:00 – 18:00

21 June 2018 | 9:30 – 15:45

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