TOITU TE MOANA, TOITU TE TANGATA

SUSTAINABILITY OF THE SEA. SUSTAINABILITY OF THE PEOPLE.

The Blue2Green Marine Biotechnology Convention will present the latest science and industry updates relating to Marine Biotechnology and feature keynote and plenary presentations by International Speakers, across three themed days:

Sunday 6th August, 2017

Arrivals Day

16.00 Experience Mauao – Base Track Walk
17.00 Arrivals Get Together

Monday 7th August, 2017

Field Trips & Icebreaker Day

08.00  Innovation Showcase Field Trips  – click here to view
18.00  Convention Welcome & Icebreaker Reception

Tuesday 8th August, 2017

Sustainability and marine biotechnology for the environment

  • Marine microbiology and biotechnology
  • Biotechnology of sensing, pest detection & removal ‘molecular tools for conservation & the environment’
  • Marine biotechnology in sustainable aquaculture

08.00  Powhiri welcome
09.00  Official Opening  (Rt Hon Todd Muller & Rt Hon Simon Bridges) & Plenary
10.00  Morning Tea
10.30  Session 1
12.00  Lunch
13.00  Session 2
14.30  Afternoon Tea
15.00  Session 3
16.30  Synthesis Workshop
17.15  Student Quiz Night

Wednesday 9th August, 2017

Marine Bioproducts for the future

  • Algal biotechnology for commodity products & renewable energy
  • Marine biotechnologies for agriculture, functional food ingredients & nutrition including feeds
  • Marine bioactive compounds, marine pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, cosmeceuticals

09.00  Briefing
09.15  Plenary
10.00  Morning Tea
10.30  Session 1
12.00  Lunch
13.00  Session 2
14.30  Afternoon Tea
15.00  Session 3
16.30  Synthesis Workshop
18.00 Convention Gala Dinner at Eagle Ridge Estate

Thursday 10th August, 2017

Mātauranga Māori, IP, Industry, Policy and Law

  • Indigenous knowledge & commercialisation
  • Marine biotechnology industry: market drivers, technology gaps & international partnership
  • Policy, investment, legal frameworks & trade opportunities in blue bio-economy
  • A workshop led by Prof Ralf Schlothauer (Innovation leader NZ Manuka, past leader science Comvita) in entrepreneurial endeavour and commercialisation

09.00  Briefing
09.15  Plenary
10.00  Morning Tea
10.30  Session 1
12.00  Lunch
13.00  Session 2
14.30  Afternoon Tea
15.00  Session 3
16.30  Closing Plenary
17.45  Blue2Green ‘Bay on a Platter’ Function

Friday 11th August, 2017

Field Trips & Farewell Day

08.00Innovation Showcase Field Trips – click here to view
17.00  Blue2Green Farewell Function


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