Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Ben Pomeroy Student-Alumni Learning Center,
St. Paul Campus, University of Minnesota
The fourth annual symposium on aquaponics in Minnesota will feature new, hands-on demonstration sessions at University of Minnesota aquaponics facilities.
The 2018 University of Minnesota Aquaponics Symposium will feature presentations from several aquaponics experts and industry representatives; a tour of university aquaponics facilities with hands-on demonstrations focusing on water quality, fish health, and plant production; and student engagement in aquaponics at the University of Minnesota.
See detailed program information here. Program schedule timing is subject to change.
Who should attend
This symposium is intended for aquaponic producers, hobbyists, agencies, academics, food service and public health professionals, and others who work with or are interested in aquaponic production in Minnesota.
Conference Faculty Coordinators
Alex Primus, DVM, PhD, Assistant Professor, Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota
Nicholas Phelps, PhD, Assistant Professor, College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences; Director of Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center, University of Minnesota
Alex Primus (University of Minnesota) - Fish Health
Matt Smith (Ohio State University) - Water Quality in Aquaponics
Marie Sorensen (University of Minnesota) - Plant Production
More information regarding agenda and speaker list coming soon.
Registration for this event is now closed.
Standard registration fee: $75
Student registration fee: $45
Light breakfast/coffee, lunch, and parking are included in the registration fee.
Location & Parking
The conference will take place on the University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus, at the Ben Pomeroy Student-Alumni Learning Center room 215.
Parking is provided in the Gortner Avenue Parking Ramp
Join the Conversation with #umn_aquaponics
We invite you to join the conversation about the Minnesota Aquaponics Symposium by tweeting or posting updates to your Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn pages using the hashtag #umn_aquaponics. These social media efforts will help participants network and meet new colleagues prior to and during the symposium.