ICWPF Program 2013

November 21st, 2013

Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, 22 Portman Square, London


8.15 am             Registration and Coffee

8.45 am            Welcome and opening speech

Mr. Simon Jarding, Chairman for ICWPF

Keynote address

Mr. Karl Lyberth, Greenlandic Minister for Fishery

 SESSION 1: Brush up on cold water prawn

Moderator: Mr. Yngvi Óttarson, IEC, Iceland

9.00 am           The resources

Resource and Fisheries – Status of the cold water prawn stocks.
Prof. Michaela Aschan, Norwegian College of Fishery Science

9.30 am           The environment

How will climate changes affect the cold water prawn?
Professor Mr. Paul Wassmann, University of Tromsø

10.00 am         Coffee break

10.30 am         The markets

The US market for Cold Water Prawn – direction and trends
Editor Mr. John Sackton, Seafood News

How we will expand the market for Cold Water Prawns in the US
Director Mr. Charles Kirschbaum, Pacific Seafood Group

The Russian market for Cold Water Prawn – status and outlook
Seafood Category Leader Mr. Georgiy Guminskiy, Uhrenholt

Cold water prawn in Europe – market shares and development
Partner Mr. Jens Møller, GEMBA Seafood Consulting

 SESSION 2: How to Communicate with the Market (Moderator: Øystein Pettersen)

Moderator: Mr. Øystein Pettersen, Sjomatsgleder

12.00 am         Category, marketing and CWPs position

Skrei a new category in the whitefish segment, or just an expensive marketing idea?
Director Mr. Jack Robert Møller, Norwegian Seafood Council

The UK-retail market for Prawns
Commercial Director Mr. Jonathan Hodgeson, Lyons-Seafood

13.00 pm        Lunch

13.50 pm        Health and dietary concerns

Dietary cholesterol in CWPs to cardiovascular health
Professor Mr. Bruce Griffin, University of Surrey

Shellfish protein for appetite control – improving weight loss
Dr. Mrs. Alexandra Johnstone, University of Aberdeen

14.50 pm        New Investigations in the UK-retail market

Investigation of the UK-market for Cold Water Prawns
Head of Marketing, Karen Galloway, Seafish
Research Director Mrs. Louise Affleck, RSDI

15.40 pm        Coffee Break

SESSION 3: New Challenges for CWP  (Moderator: John Sackton,

Moderator: Mr. John Sackton, Seafood News

16.00 pm         Markets and expansion and the future

The UK foodservice market and how it influences Cold Water Prawn
Director Adam Swan, Brakes

China: Past, Present and Future
President Mr. Brian McNamara, Newfoundland Resources

Outlook and what is the future for Cold Water Prawns?
CEO Mr. Mikael Thinghuus, Royal Greenland

17.15 pm          Concluding Remarks


19.00 pm        Conference Dinner (Dress code: Business)


*Please note that it may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of the organizer to alter the content and timing of the program or the identity of the speakers.

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