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Forum day 2

Date: Tuesday 27 February 2018

Where: Aswan, Movenpick hotel

Time: 09:00


Opening of Tilapia Forum  

Anita Viga, Skretting Marketing Director         

Welcome,  objectives of the programme, agenda

Skretting’s position in tilapia feed



Global developments and market trends in tilapia         

Kevin Fitzsimmons, Professor and Extension Specialist at the University of Arizona


Progress through genetics

Harrison Karisa, Country Director Egypt & Nigeria   

Fish Genetic improvement in WorldFish: shaping the industry                            

Jose Mota-Velasco, Genetics Manager for Landcatch Natural Selection and Manager of genotyping for Hendrix Genetics Aquaculture B.V.

Breeding programs for large farming companies 


Erik Bink, Director and founder of Til-Aqua International         

Hormone-free production of all-male tilapia                    



Managing Fish Health

Spencer Russell, Fish health veterinarian

Biosecurity and Fish Health  

Cedric Komar, CEO of Ictyopharma                                                         

Tilapia vaccine developments 

Christian Delannoy, Skretting Global Technical Specialist Health                                                

Protec – Nutrition for Health   




Dinner and networking

Dinner and light show at Philae temple

Time: 17:00 - 22:30

Where: Meet in reception 


Skretting and speakers reserve the right to make minor modifications to titles and program.

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