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Seafood Industry Innovation Summit 2023

November 14, 2023-November 17, 2023

The Fisheries and Marine Institute’s Centre for Aquaculture and Seafood Development (CASD) and the Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation (CCFI) are pleased to host Atlantic Canada’s first Seafood Industry Innovation Summit (SIIS). The SIIS aims to promote the continuous development of a sustainable, modern, and globally competitive fish and seafood industry in Atlantic Canada. This event will focus on identifying new opportunities for industry modernization through leveraging innovation and adoption of new technologies that support the long-term sustainability of Atlantic Canada’s seafood sector.

Summit Themes

Automation: Process efficiency, robotics, labour and product quality

Digitization: Artificial intelligence, traceability, inventory and process management

By-Product Valorization: Leveraging side streams to achieve full utilization and value maximization

Summit Platforms

Plenary Sessions – A forum for industry experts to present new technology and innovations will take place in Hampton Hall at MI and will be open to all SIIS delegates.

Pilot Plant Demonstrations – Hands on demonstrations for processing equipment and automation will be held in CASD’s Seafood Processing Pilot Plant.

Workshops – Session for the “up-and-coming” technology like AI/Robotics will occur in MI’s Conference Centre.

Networking – Social events will be held at the Emera Innovation Centre Signal Campus, and the Alt Hotel Water Street to bring the attendees together to network outside the conference sessions.

Draft Program


November 14, 2023
November 17, 2023


Fisheries & Marine Institute
St John's, Newfoundland Canada + Google Map