8th BioMarine International Business Convention
1-3 oct 2017, Rimouski Qc, Canada View Location



Registered participants to date:

Alf Helge Aarskog, CEO, Marine Harvest ASA, Norway
Jacqueline Allan, Senior Policy Analyst (Biotechnology and Nanotechnology), Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry, OECD
Ang Keng Pee, Vice President Research, Cooke Aquaculture Inc., Canada
Steve  Archer, Director Bigelow Analytical Services,  Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, USA
Steve Armstrong, CEO, Genome Atlantic, Canada
Gulshan Arora, President, Biena Inc., Canada
Katie Baird, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Canada
Pål Bakken, CEO, Seaweed Energy Solutions AS, Norway
Bruno Battistini, CEO, New Brunswick Health Research Foundation, Canada
Andrew Bauder, Industrial Technology Advisor, NRC- IRAP, Canada
Claudia Baule, Coordinator National Biotechnology Program, Mozambique
Martin Beaulieu, Co-Owner and Director of Operations, InnoVactiv, Canada
Christopher Beattie, General Manager, Skretting, Canada
Vasco Becker-Weinberg, Advisor To Portugal Sec of State of The Sea, Portugal
Cindy L. Bell, Executive VP, Corporate Development, Genome Canada
Laurent Bellavance, CEO, Marine Technopole of Quebec, Canada
Arne Benjaminsen, Acting Secretary General, Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs, Norway
Steinar Bergseth, Dr, The Research Council Of Norway
Pierre Blier, Université du Quebec à Rimouski, Canada
Stephanie Block, R&D Director, ADM, USA
Mark Bloom, Director, Corporate Alliances and Technology Transfer, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, USA
Brenda Bradford, Economic Development Officer, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)
Tatiana  Brailovskaya, Director, Communications, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, USA
Mona Elisabeth Brother, Ambassador Royal Norwegian Embassy, Canada
François-Karl Brouillette, Vice-President Scientific Affairs, Biodroga Inc., Canada
Craig Browdy, Executive Manager Aquaculture Research, Novus Int. USA
Thomas Brudenell-Bruce, Director, Omegatech AG, Switzerland
Inga E. Bruskeland, Division for Innovation EUREKA/Eurostars, Research Council of Norway
John Buchanan, CEO, Centre for Aquaculture Technologies, USA
Paul Bunje, Senior Director, Prize Development, Ocean Health, X PRIZE Foundation, USA
Mark Burbidge, Senior Advisor, IR – Sop, Canada
Ross Butler, Senior Vice-President Cooke Aquaculture Inc., Canada
Patricia Calado, Bioactive Discovery and Development Director, Bioalvo, Portugal
Pierre Calleja, President & CEO, Fermentalg, France
Jason Caplan, President & CEO, EnSolve Biosystems, Inc., USA
Fatima Carvalho, Trade Commissioner, Canadian Embassy – Portugal
Ludivine Challet, Export Manager, Tracers Technology, France
Li Changqing, CEO, Xunshan Group, China
Bob Chapman, Director Research and Development, National Research Council of Canada
Jeffrey Chisholm, Research Officer, National Research Council of Canada
Thierry Chopin, Scientific Director, Canadian Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture Network (CIMTAN)
Annie Chouinard,Director, Marine Resources, Sciences & Technology Cluster
Subrata Chowdhury, Independent Researcher, Canada
Bogdan Ciobanu, Vice-President, Industrial Research Assistance Program, NRC
Jason Cleaversmith , Head of Aqua Health at PEI Novartis Animal Health Inc., Canada
Henry Clifford, Vice-President, Marketing & Sales at AquaBounty Technologies, USA
Dave Conley, Director Of Communications, AquaBounty Technologies, Canada
Bernardo Corrêa De Barros, Deputy to the Vice Mayor, Municipality of Cascais, Portugal
Pete Countway,  Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences,Director, Bigelow Ocean Mesocosm Facility, USA
Alan Critchley, VP Research, Acadian Seaplants Ltd, Canada
Peter Crooks, Executive Director, Canada’s Smartest Kitchen, Holland College, Canada
Melanie Cullins, Director, National Research Council International Relations, Canada
Ava Czapalay, Senior Executive Director, NS Department Of Labour & Advanced Education, Canada
Ilka Czech, R&D Manager, Product and Application Development, SeaGarden, Norway
Pr. Simon Davies, Professor Aquaculture Nutrition, Plymouth University, UK
Scott Dawe, Development Officer, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Canada
Pr Stephen de Mora, CEO, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK
Gregory Decker, Senior Engineer, Nova Scotia Department Of Energy, Canada
Gilles Desjardins, President, Ocean Nutrasciences, Canada
Eric Deslandes, European Institute For Marine Studies, University of Western Brittany, France
Gordon Deveau, Senior Innovation Development Officer, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) Enterprise Development
Jean Paul Deveau, President, Acadian Seaplants Limited, Canada
Louis Deveau, Chairman, Acadian Seaplants Limited, Canada
Hart Devitt, Research Liaison Officer, University Of New Brunswick, Canada
Steve Dillingham, General Manager, GC Rieber Oils, Inc., Founder Aquapreneur®, USA
Ronda Dillon, NRC- IRAP, Canada
Bill Dobson, Director, Ontario Region, IRAP, Canada
Kim Doiron, Ismer / Uqar, Canada
Andre Doll, Chief Financial Officer, DSM, Canada
Mike Doucette, Biorefinery Technology Scale-Up Center-CCNB, Canada
Scott Doughman, CEO & Chief Scientific Officer,Source-Omega, Llc, USA
Donald Douglas, NRC- IRAP, Canada
Eric Dropsy, Director, Ingredys Consultants / CM, France
Terry Drost, President,  Four Links Marketing Ltd., Canada
André Dumas, Scientific Director, Coastal Zones Research Institute, Canada
Kevin Dunn, Director, Industry Liaison & Innovation, Dalhousie University, Canada
Adel El-Mowafi, Managing Director, Ewos innovation AS, Norway
David Emerson,  Associate Director, Provasoli-Guillard National Center for Marine Algae and Microbiota (NCMA), Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, USA
Steinar Engeset, President, Labrador Sea Inc., Canada
Pierre Erwes, BioMarine Founder & Chairman
Karim Essemiani, Deputy Director, Bretagne Commerce International, France
Stephen Ewart, Research Scientist, OmniActive Health Technologies Ltd., Canada
Gaëtan Fauvarque, Market Development Manager, Roquette Freres, France
Bernadette Fernandes, Export Development Officer, Government Of New Brunswick, Canada
Tiago Fernandes, Promar, Portugal
José Fernández-Robledo,  Director, Bigelow Marine Parasitology Laboratory, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, USA
Glenn Flanders, Managing Partner, Cuna del Mar, USA
Steven Fontana, Sr. Technology Development Officer, Marbionc/UNCW, USA
Marie-Gil Fortin, Project Manager, Merinov-Université Du Québec à Rimouski, Canada
Samuel Fortin, Founder & President, SCF Pharma, Canada
Benjamin Forward, Head – Food, Fisheries & Aquaculture, NB Research & Productivity Council (RPC), Canada
Donald Fowler, Senior Life Sciences Manager, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, UK
Erwann Fraboulet, R&D Director,  Ocean Nutrasciences, Canada
Rory Francis, Executive Director, Prince Edward Island BioAlliance, Canada
Jon Funderud, Research Manager, Seaweed Energy Solutions Ltd., Norway
Øyvind Fylling-Jensen, CEO, Nofima AS, Norway
Jacques Gagnon, Scientific Director, Coastal Zones Research Institute, Canada
Archie Gallagher, Senior Development Officer, Enterprise Cape Breton Corporation, Canada
Yara Gaspar, Ministry Of Science and Technology, Mozambique
Laurent Girault, Business Development Manager, Merinov (College Of Gaspé And Magdalen Islands), Canada
Gastien Godin,  General Manager, Coastal Zones Research Institute, Canada
Francisco Saraiva Gomes, Executive Manager, Novus Aqua, USA
Danielle Goodfellow, Research and Development Coordinator, Aquaculture Association of Nova Scotia, Canada
Jonathan Grant, Dpt  of Oceanography, Dalhousie University, Canada
Darrell Green, Research and Development Coordinator, Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association, Canada
Anne Gaelle Grosdemange, Quality Manager Polaris France
Stephen P Hall, Head of the UK IOC (Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission) Office,MSCC Secretariat, NOC International & Strategic Partnerships, National Oceanography Centre, UK
Nell Halse, VP Communications, Cooke Aquaculture, Canada
John G. Hayes , Managing Partner/CEO, ShellBond LLC, USA
Cindy Heil, Director, Bigelow Harmful Algal Bloom Laboratory, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, USA
Franck Hennequart, Technical Director, Oilean Glas TEO (OGT), Ireland
Stephane Heroux, NRC – IRAP, Canada
Murray Hill, Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association, Canada
Peter Hogan, Vice-President, Nova Scotia, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Canada
Max T. Holtzman, Senior Advisor to the Secretary and Acting Deputy Under Secretary, MRP. , US. Department of Agriculture, USA
Betty House, Research and Development Coordinator, Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association, Canada
Larry Ingalls, President & CEO, NorthernHarvest Sea Farm, Canada
Adam Ismail, Executive Director, GOED Omega-3, USA
Tim Jackson, Industrial Technology Advisor, NRC- IRAP, Canada
Randall Johnson, Executive Director Southeastern, North Carolina Biotechnology Center, USA
Jim Johnston, Research Officer, National Research Council of Canada
Li Jiaqi, Xunshan Group, China
Nicholas Katsepontes, President & CEO, Axios Investments Corporation, Canada
Jim Keogh, Divisional Manager Enterprise and Employment, Údarás na Gaeltachta, Ireland
Jennifer Keleher, Marketing & Events Coordinator, BioAtlantech, Canada
Lori Kennedy, Louisbourg Seafoods Ltd, Canada
Pr Russ Kerr, CEO, Nautilus Biosciences, Canada
Shelley King, VP Research & Business Development, Genome Atlantic, Canada
HE Patrick Van Klaveren, Monaco’s Ambassador in Spain and Ambassador for the International Environmental Organizations
Cecile Klein, Business Development Officer, Canadian Intellectual Property Office, Canada
Markus Klinger, R&D Manager, DuPont Nutrition & Health, Denmark
Ernst Kloosterman, Industrial Biotech Network, Norway
Jaroslav Kralovec, Senior Director of Chemistry, DSM Nutritional Products, Canada
Michael Johannes Kuehnel, Eurofins GfA Lab Service GmbH, Germany
Espen Kvale, COO, Aqua Bio Technology ASA, Norway
Maeve Joyce, Project Manager,  Enterprise and Employment, Údarás na Gaeltachta, Ireland
Priyum Koonjul, Director Commercialization, Valeo Management L.P, Canada
Antje Labes, Scientific Coordinator, Geomar, Germany
Serge Laplante, Professor-Scientist, Uqar-Merinov, Canada
Julie LaRoche, Dalhousie University, Canada
Johannes Larsen, Innovation and Network Advisor, NRC-IRAP, Canada
Patrick Lavens, New Business Development & Innovations Director Inve Aquaculture, Belgium
Lori Law, Industrial Technology Advisor, National Research Council of Canada
Roc Lebel, President CEO, Medica Avenue, Canada
Denise LeBlanc, General Manager Aquatic and Crop Resource, National Research Council of Canada, Canada
Oystein Lie, CEO, Mare Life, Norway
Arvid Lindberg, CEO, Aqua Bio Technology ASA, Norway
Jorgen J. Lund, Managing Director, North Atlantic Seafood Forum, Norway
Sandra MacDonald-Clahane, Manager Business Development, Nova Scotia Community College, Canada
Dónall Mac Giolla Bhríde, Managing Director, Arramara Teo, Ireland
Allison MacKinnon, Head Technical Support Aqua,  Novartis Animal Health, Canada
Susan Maclean Michel, NRC – IRAP, Canada
Marli MacNeil, BioNova, Nova Scotia’s Life Sciences Association, Canada
Laurence P. Madin, Executive Vice President & Director of Research, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA
George Marco, General Director, Aquativ, France
Jose Miguel Marques, Economy of the Sea Executive Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Portugal.
Beth Mason, Fellow Researcher, Cape Breton University, Canada
Alexandra McCann, Dir. Science & Technology, Nova Scotia Business Inc., Canada
Peter Mc Donald, Sales & Marketing Director Scanbio Marine, Norway
John R. McDougall, President, National Research Council Canada
Ian McFadzen, Head of the Marine Innovation Centre (MARIC), University Of Plymouth, UK
Patrick McGinn, Microalgae Research Officer, National Research Council of Canada
Veronica McGuire, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Canada
Dan Meagher, President, Global Animal Nutrition Solutions, Novus Int., USA
Paul Michalet, CBO & CFO, Fermentalg, France
Scott Moffitt, Managing Director, BioNova, Canada
Brian Monks, Coordinator, Capbiotek, France
Christine Moore, Senior Scientist, Intrinsik Environmental Sciences, Canada
Deborah Mosca, CEO, Marine Bio-technologies Center for innovation, USA
Odette Murphy, National Research Council of Canada
Michael Mussell, CEO, BlueWave Marine Ingredients, Peru
Jayson Myers, President & CEO, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters
Ilaria Nardello, Marine Biotechnology Research Coordinator National University of Ireland, Ireland
Paul Neima, NRC, Canada
Sigve Nordrum, Senior Vice-President Aker BioMarine Antarctic AS
John Novak, Principal, Paine & Partners, LLC, USA
Pedro de Sampaio Nunes, Head of the EUREKA Secretariat
Andreas Ntatsopoulos, Foresee Management Bvba, Belgium
Cindy O’Driscoll, Supply Specialist, Office Of Small And Medium Enterprises – PWGSC, Canada
Stephen O’Leary, Research Officer, National Research Council of Canada, Canada
Thomas O’Rourke, Industrial Technology Advisor, Nrc – Irap, Canada
Danette Olsen, General Manager Seafood Technologies, Plant & Food Research Institute, New Zealand
Robert Orr, CEO, Cuna del Mar, Canada
Bruce Osborne, Investment Manager, Economic and Rural Development and Tourism, Canada
Aline Pajolec, President, Thalocea Capital Partners, France
Nikos Papaioannou, Technical Director, Irida, Greece
Pamela Parker,  Executive Director, Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association, Canada
Shane Patelakis, Industrial Technology Advisor, NRC-IRAP, Canada
Aleks Patrzykat, Executive Director, Algal Carbon Conversion Flagship Program, National Research Council of Canada
Randy Peach, Senior Investment Officer Innovation PEI, Canada
Lori Pendleton, Account Manager, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
Rui Pereira, Managing Director & CEO, Algaplus, Portugal
Pr Manuel Pinto de Abreu, Secretary of State of the Sea, Portuguese Government.
Tiago Pita E Cuhna, Expert on International Maritime Affairs and Ocean Policies, Portugal
Debbie Plouffe, VP Research, Center For Aquaculture Technologies Canada
Philippe Potin, Idealg Coordinator, Roscoff Marine Station, France
Michael Potvin, Director, Analytical and Sensory Sciences,  DSM Nutritional Products, Canada
Balakrishnan Prithiviraj, Associate Professor, Dalhousie University, Canada
Virginie Provost, Directrice régionale, Créneau d’excellence Ressources, sciences et technologies marines, Canada
Rafael Rafael, Ministry Of Science And Technology, Mozambique
Stephanie Rakels, Investment Manager at A-Spark Good Ventures, The Netherlands
Michael Reith, National Research Council of Canada
Mark Regular, Director Of Business Development, Partner International, Canada
Kelly Richard, Investment Officer, Bioscience Innovation PEI, Canada
Gwyn Riddick, North Carolina Biotechnology Center, USA
Pierre Rioux, Senior Innovation and Bio-Economy Advisor, Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries NB, Canada
Rachael Ritchie, Director, Sector Development, Genome BC, Canada
Jenna Ritter, Research Scientist, Ascenta Health, Canada
Jean-Pierre Rivery, President, AQUATIV (Diana Group), France
Nicholas Robinson, Senior Scientist Breeding and Genetics Unit, Nofima, Norway
Annie Rodger, Project Manager, Nova Scotia Community College, Canada
Odd Magne Rødseth, CEO Aqua Gen AS, Norway
Mark Rottman, COO & Board Member, Bluewave Marine Ingredients, Peru
Bryce Ruggieri, Wells Fargo Bank, USA
Dawn Runighan, Facility Manager, Aquabounty Canada
Marc St Onge, CEO, Ascenta Health, Canada
Sergio Salgado, Mitsui Peru
Ruth Salmon, Executive Director, Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance, Canada
Meaghan Seagrave, Operations Manager, BioAtlantech, Canada
Jean Christophe Sergère, CEO, Setubio, France
Janet Shay, COO, Ascenta Health, Canada
Raymond Sheehan, President, E. Gagnon Et Fils, Canada
Kevin Shiell, Industry Liaison Officer, CCNB Biorefinery Technology Scaleup Centre, Canada
Giles Shih, CEO, BioResource International, Inc, USA
Graham Shimmield, Executive Director, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
Oddvar Skarbo, Project manager, Aalesund Knowledgepark, Norway
Thad Simons, CEO, Novus International Inc USA
Kelly Soanes, Research Officer, National Research Council of Canada
Leonard Sonnenschein, Managing Partner, World Aquarium/Conservation For The Oceans Foundation, USA
Trevor Stanley, Sales & Operations Manager, Skretting, Canada
Jason Steele, Client Relationship Leader, National Research Council of Canada
Svein Hallbjörn Steien, Special Adviser, The Research Council Of Norway
Sarah Stewart-Clark, Assistant Professor, Dalhousie University, Canada
Ronald Stotish, CEO, AquaBounty Technologies, USA
Nic Strum, Mechanical Engineer, Strum Consulting, Canada
Ted Suh, Senior Director, Next Generation Systems, Eisai, Inc., USA
Andrew Swanson, CEO Verschuren Centre, Cape Breton University, Canada
Roman Szumski, Vice-President Life Sciences, National Research Council of Canada, Canada
Kohei Taguchi, Vice Chairman, Novus International, Inc., USA
Eric Tamigneaux, Merinov, Canada
Pr Deniz Tasdemir, Prof. Natural Product Chemistry and Marine Biodiscovery, Ireland
Nadia Tchoukanova, Laboratories and Analysis Services Director, Coastal Zones Research Institute, Canada
Sean Tibbetts, National Research Council of Canada
Trevor Thomas, Senior Engineer, Department Of Fisheries And Aquaculture, Canada
Lee Thornton, Technology Partnership Manager, High Commission Of Canada To The UK
Claudia Triquart, Senior International Executive, Scottish Development International, UK
Declan Troy, Assistant Director of Research and Director of the Technology Transfer Office, Teagasc, Ireland
Scott Van Zee, Manager, Corporate Development, Novus Inc., Canada
Susan Vatcher, Industrial Technology Advisor, NRC- IRAP, Canada
Ardean Veldkamp, Business Development, Microbial Discovery Group (MDG), USA
Miguel Verhein, Executive Director, Algasol, Spain
Guy Viel, Executive Director, Marine Biotechnology Research Center (CRBM), Canada
Helena Viera, CEO, Bioalvo, Portugal
Paul Violette, General Manager, SPF Canada
Debbie Wallace, Senior Policy And Research Advisor, Industry Canada
Mary Ellen Walling, Executive Director, BC Salmon Farmers Association, Canada
Richard Walsh, Irish Seaweed Research Group, Ireland
Keith Walters, PwC LLP, Canada
Peter Warris, Research & Development Coordinator, PEI Aquaculture Alliance, Canada
Mick Watts, Group Engineer, Marine Harvest ASA, Norway
Rita Westvik, Futurama, Norway
Dr. Pia Winberg, Director, Shoalhaven Marine & Freshwater Centre, Australia
Carolyn Wood, Trade Commissioner, Dept. Foreign Affairs, Trade & Development, Canada
Ian Wright, Sales Director, Rossyew Ltd, UK
Jeffrey Wright, Professor of Marine Science and Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Marbionic, USA
Bryce Wylde, Alternative Health Expert, CEO, MyStatus, Canada
Sara Yentsch, Sales and Marketing Representative, NCMA, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, USA
Tim Yeomans, Shannon Applied Biotechnology Centre, Ireland
Shutaro Yoshikawa, Director, Mitsui & Co. (USA) Inc.
Judith Young, Executive Director, Strategic and Operational Planning, NRC- IRAP, Canada
Masami Yokoyama, Executive Vice-President, Novus International Inc., USA
Junzeng Zhang, Research Officer, National Research Council of Canada