Registration Now Open for IFA Aquaculture Conference and AGM 2024


IFA Aquaculture will host its annual conference and AGM at the Kilmurry Lodge Hotel, Castletroy, Co. Limerick (V94 WTC9) on Thursday, 22nd February 2024.

The event will take place on the eve of the Irish Skipper Expo taking place at the UL Sport Arena on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th February.

IFA Aquaculture Chairman Michael Mulloy is encouraging all members and stakeholders to attend the Conference to engage on the number of developments and challenges with the Aquaculture sector.

“With the recent publication of the National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Development 2030, the start of EMFAF programme and funding schemes coming on stream there will be much to be discussed regarding policy priorities for the Irish Aquaculture sector.”

“I would encourage as many members and stakeholders as possible to attend to engage on these topics,” Michael Molloy said

Key speakers will include Minister for Department of Agriculture, Food & Marine, Charlie McConalogue and BIM CEO Caroline Bocquel.

A full agenda for the day will be announced in advance of the event but topics will include an update on the National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture, the EMFAF funding programme & schemes, Nature Restoration Law & Irish Aquaculture, and an update from DAFM officials on Aquaculture policy and licensing.

Following presentations, IFA Aquaculture members will meet in the afternoon for their AGM.

Registration for the IFA Aquaculture Conference is now open and tickets to the conference are available on a first come first served basis which can be purchased here.

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