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RASTech Magazine’s RAS Virtual Summit, September 16, 2020

Join Searen in learning about the latest developments in Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) by attending the RASTech Virtual Summit. To see the full schedule, presentation details, and register for free visit

Event Description:

RAS Virtual Summit

September 16, 2020 at 11:00am ET

The 2020 RAS Virtual Summit is a virtual conference for recirculating aquaculture professionals! Don’t miss this interactive online opportunity to engage with thought leaders and experts in RAS from across the globe.

Focus on RAS

The 2020 RAS Virtual summit will deliver executive insights, highlight best practices and provide opportunities to engage with RAS experts through an innovative online platform. Featuring live presentations, Q&A sessions and panel discussions, and a host of on-demand presentations from some of the industry’s leading RAS practitioners and experts, this is one virtual event you won’t want to miss.

High-quality content

Designed with RAS operators in mind, this Virtual RAS Summit will cover an array of topics covering the RAS value chain: technology and systems design, fish growth and welfare, management and business operations, research. The RAS Virtual Summit provides an opportunity to learn from and engage with some of the best and the brightest minds in the industry.

Some notable presentations and experts we are looking forward to learning from:


  • Christopher Good, Director of Research, The Conservation Fund - Freshwater Institute


  • Martin Fogerhill, Board Director, Pure Salmon

  • Erik Heim, President & Founder, Nordic Aquafarms Inc

  • Ohad Maiman, CEO & Founder, The Kingfish Company

  • Thue Holm, CTO & Co-founder, Atlantic Sapphire

  • Moderator: Mari-Len De Guzman, Editor, RAStech

Description: Several large-scale RAS projects are currently at various stages of development, with some nearing completion and will be fully operational soon. Some of this major project proponents will share their experiences, the challenges and opportunities involved in building a RAS farm and producing fish upwards of 5,000 tons. From permitting and public engagement to raising capital, this panel will provide a glimpse of what’s in the pipeline for this booming RAS sector.


  • Sylvia Wulf, CEO & President, AquaBounty Technologies Inc

  • Alejandro Rojas, COO, AquaBounty Technologies Inc

Description: Technologies delivers a presentation about the progress of production of the industry’s first genetically engineered salmon, farmed exclusively in RAS. AquaBounty CEO Sylvia Wulf and COO Alejandro Rojas will outline the milestones as well as the company’s future expansion plans in its bid to scale commercial production of the AquAdvantage


  • Gregory Beckman, VP & Lead RAS Designer, Innovasea

  • Neder Snir, CTO & Founding Partner, AquaMaof Aquaculture Technologies

  • Huy Tran, VP & Owner, Aquatic Equipment and Design

  • Moderator: David Kuhn, Associate Professor, Virginia Tech

Description: This engaging panel session will feature leading RAS designers and technology providers discussing various innovations in recirculating aquaculture systems and land-based aquaculture, where and how the technology fits in ramping up the development of a fully mature and successful land-based aquaculture industry.

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