Sustainability - From Ocean to Plate

Seafood and the ocean is key to providing a growing world population with safe and sustainable food products. Meet decision makers and stakeholders at our seminar!

Building on a long-standing, joint effort to promote the importance of sustainable solutions in the value chain of seafood production, Team Norway in Spain is inviting to a seminar to kick-off Norway’s participation at Seafood Expo Global (SEG) and Seafood Processing Global (SPG) in Barcelona.

Top industry and political decisionmakers and stakeholders from Spain and Norway are expected to attend the event, which is hosted by the Norwegian Embassy, Innovation Norway and the Norwegian Seafood Council.

Presentations on the increasing importance of ESG (Economical Social Governance) for the seafood industry and for the end consumers. In addition, game changing innovations in the technology value chain are some of the key features in the event program.

Places are limited, registration is required to reserve your participation at the event. You will fint the link to register at the bottom of the page. 

The event will take place at Hotel Arts in Barcelona. 


Welcome by Minister of Fisheries and Ocean Policy, Mr. Bjørnar Skjæran & the Norwegian Ambassador to Spain, Mr. Nils Haugstveit

The Spanish seafood market and the importance of sustainability for consumers, Mr. Txema Morales, Account Manager, Kantar

The importance of sustainability for La Sirena, Mr. Xavier Lafitte, CEO, La Sirena

How will new EU legal requirements for reporting on ESG affect marketing and sustainability communication on seafood? Ms. Inki Brown, Director, PWC and Ms. Hanne S. Johansen, Partner Trust Solutions,

Enabling sustainability technology in aquaculture and wild catch, Mr. Petter LeonFauske, CEO, MMC First Process

Aker Solutions a technology enabler for exposed fish farming, Mr. Lars Wasa Andersen, Head of Business Development and Sales, Aquaculture Aker Solutions

The future of Spanish aquaculture, Mr. Javier Ojeda, Managing director, Apromar

"Always raising the bar – Grieg Seafood’s key projects towards a sustainable food system”, Ms. Kristina Furnes, Global communication manager, Grieg Seafood

Export financing to support sustainable growth, Ms. Tone Lunde Bakker, CEO, Export Finance Norway

Closing remarks, Mr. Christian Chramer, CEO Norwegian Seafood Council, & Ms. Ingelin Drøpping, Division director regional and business development, Innovation Norway

18:45 - 20:30
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