26th Alaska Symphony of Seafood

The Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF) announced the Call for Product for the 26th annual Alaska Symphony of  Seafood in 2019. The Alaska Symphony of Seafood is a competition for new value‐added products made from Alaska seafood. The overall goal is to inspire innovative ways to fully utilize and increase the value of Alaska’s seafood. The Call for Product is now available. Entry forms … Read More »

AFDF Co-Hosts Meeting on Utilization of Crustacean Shells

In collaboration with organizations such as the Iceland Ocean Cluster and ASMI, AFDF will be co-hosting a meeting on March 7, 2016 in Boston during Seafood Expo North America to discuss the challenges in optimizing utilization of shrimp, crab and lobster shells. Historically, crustaceans have been an important source of food and economy. As the seafood industry becomes more globally … Read More »

Seafood Expo North America

Seafood Expo North America, March 6-8, 2016 in Boston, MA Seafood Expo North America and Seafood Processing North America, formerly called the International Boston Seafood Show and Seafood Processing America, is North America's largest seafood exposition. Thousands of buyers and suppliers from around the world attend the annual, three-day exposition to meet, network and do business. Attending … Read More »

Alaska Symphony of Seafood

Alaska Symphony of Seafood – 2016 events The final event dates are scheduled and listed below: Wed., Feb. 10th in Seattle Tues., Feb. 16th in Juneau Fri., Feb. 19th in Anchorage. Tickets $50.00 Mar. 6-8th in Boston … Read More »

Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit

Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit Westmark Baranof Hotel Juneau, Alaska January 27–29, 2016 In January 2016, the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program will host the sixth Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit. AYFS is designed to provide information and opportunities for commercial fishermen early in their careers. The 2016 summit will continue to focus on building leadership and networking … Read More »

Pacific Marine Expo

Pacific Marine Expo, Nov. 18-20, 2015 in Seattle, WA Find more information here. … Read More »

AFDF Board Meeting

AFDF Board Meeting, tentatively Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015 in Seattle, WA AFDF will hold its semi-annual Board of Directors meeting in Seattle, WA tentatively set for Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015. The second semi-annual Board meeting is usually in conjunction with the Alaska Symphony of Seafood event in Anchorage, AK. That meeting is tentatively set for Friday, February 19, 2016. … Read More »

All-Hands Meeting

Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute: All-Hands Meeting, Oct. 21-23, 2015, in Anchorage, Alaska ASMI will be holding its annual All-Hands Meeting during which the Board, Committees, and staff discuss issues important to the marketing of Alaska Seafood and provide guidance for future ASMI priorities and activities. Find more information here.   … Read More »

BioMarine Business Convention

BioMarine Business Convention, Oct. 12-14, 2015, Wilmington, NC, USA BioMarine© is the only international investment platform dedicated marine bio resources. It brings together 300 Executives and CEOs from marine ingredients, marine cosmetics, marine nutraceuticals, aquaculture, aquafeed, marine bio energy, pharmaceuticals and clean tech. It is not only the place of meetings and exchanges for … Read More »

Pacific Marine Expo Presentation

For the first time, real energy audits have been conducted on small commercial fishing vessels in Alaska. The results were incorporated into an“Energy Analysis Tool” to be used by fishermen to help analyze energy usage of all systems onboard and potential savings achieved by making operational or equipment changes. During Pacific Marine Expo, an expert vessel engineer (Mike Gaffney of Alaris … Read More »