Louisiana Fisheries 2013
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Friday, March 1, 2013 at 12:00 PM (CST)
Louisiana Fisheries 2013, A Summit for the Louisiana Commercial Fishing Industry, will be held at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center on February 27th and 28th, 2013 and will include a Dock Day on March 1st.
The theme of this year’s summit is: “Towards professionalizing the Louisiana commercial fishing industry”.
Topics to be covered at the commercial fisheries summit include: professionalizing the fishery, history of the fishery, economic status, legislative update, the oyster hatchery program, blue crab research updates, seafood promotion and marketing, sustainable seafood and certification programs, Gulf Seafood Trace program, Gulf Council updates, TEDs update, social media, micro-branding, Louisiana Direct Seafood, the Louisiana Seafood Academy, and much, much more.
Additionally, the Dock Day will feature on-board demonstrations of innovative handling and processing equipment/gear and techniques.