WiSA awards and SAIC Sustainable Aquaculture Summit 2023

WiSA Awards 2023

In celebration of International Women’s Day, the 2023 WiSA awards gave recognition to individuals in Scottish aquaculture who have had a positive impact on the sector. After hundreds of nominations, the awards were given in the following categories:

  • Outstanding contribution award: Elizabeth Cottier-Cook (professor of Marine Biology at the Scottish Association for Marine Science)
  • Academic champion of the year: Ingrid Kelling (assistant professor at Heriot-Watt University, and chair of MASTS)
  • Ally of the year: Donald Waring (learning and development manager at Mowi)
  • Rising star of the year: Charlotte Bolton (freshwater optimiser at Bakkafrost Scotland)
  • Role model of the year: Connie Patillo (Western Isles area manager at Mowi)

You can read more about the awards here.

Sustainable Aquaculture Summit 2023

SAIC will be hosting the first Sustainable Aquaculture Summit on the 16-17 May 2023 at the Technology and Innovation Centre in Glasgow. The summit will consist of two days of discussions and workshops from across the sector, over three themes: Fish Health Matters; Innovation with Impact; and Sustainable Food, Strong Communities.

The cost of registration is £100 for Day 1. Registration for Day 2 is free. A networking dinner will also be held on the evening of the 16th, with tickets costing £80.

To view the programme and register for the summit, please follow the link.

Theme by the University of Stirling