Houston, based at Edinburgh University’s Roslin Institute, will give a talk entitled “Genetic selection – the ultimate green approach”.
The topic for the session is “Expanding options for integrated pest management: improved tools for a sustainable future”.
The other speakers are:
- Ketil Rykhus, veterinarian and external relations chief for Norwegian salmon farmer SinkabergHansen AS, whose talk is called “Reducing sea lice through new production approaches”;
- Dr Tróndur J Kragesteen, an engineer with Faroe Islands aquaculture research organisation Fiskaaling, which has organised the online conference. His talk is entitled “Modelling and epidemiology: Managing and evaluating strategies”;
- Professor Tor E Horsberg, from the pharmacology unit of the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), whose presentation is “Veterinary medicines and other therapeutants”;
- Kjell Maroni, R&D director aquaculture at the Norwegian Seafood Research Fund (FHF), whose talk is called “Looking ahead: visions for a sustainable future”.
The session begins at 2pm BST and the talks will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.
There will also be a sponsored presentation – “Benchmark Animal Health: field efficacy and safety of Ectosan Vet against Caligus elongatus infecting Atlantic salmon” – by veterinarian Peter Østergård on behalf of Benchmark.
The conference is free and can be accessed here.