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Beyond the Boat – Seafood Processors Conference @ 4-H Mini Farm, LSU Campus
Jan 30 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
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A hands-on event for the seafood processing community. Whether you’re packaging shrimp, fish, crab, or oyster now, or just thinking about getting thinking about getting involved in ‘micro-processing’, this event can take your business to the next level.

Experts from Louisiana State University (LSU) Sea Grant College Program and LSU AgCenter will cover the latest trends, best practices, and new equipment in micro-processing at this one-day event.

  • Overview of Value-Added Products : a path to economic sustainability
  • Freezing Raw Seafood Products: types of freezing methods & equipment
  • Modified Atmospheric Vacuum Packaging: overview & research outcomes
  • Transporting Seafood Products: e-commerce, packaging & shipping solutions
  • Obtaining Financing: panel of experts will review opportunities & answer questions
  • What Comes Next: how our seafood industry can move forward

The afternoon will be devoted to hands-on demonstrations of equipment, including Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP), vacuum packing, fish skinner, grinder, Prawnto machine, flake ice, softshell shedding system, and refrigeration equipment on the LFF Quality Trailer.

Tickets are $20; lunch provided.

Additional information and the agenda will be available soon.

The 4-H Mini Barn is located across from the large barn behind the Coliseum on LSU’s campus. Parking will be available along the gravel drive next to the building, and in the RV spaces behind the building.

OceanVisions 2019 – Climate Summit @ Georgia Institute of Technology
Apr 1 @ 9:30 am – Apr 4 @ 12:00 pm
CNREP 2019 @ Royal Sonesta Hotel
May 19 – May 21 all-day
CNREP 2019

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Join us in New Orleans!

Meet with your colleagues, friends, and other professionals in an exciting multidisciplinary setting hosted in the unique city called “The Big Easy.” Highlighting the challenges of socioeconomic research and policy in coastal systems, the 6th National Forum promises to generate collaborative efforts while providing a prominent venue for your current research, extension, or policy work.  Mark your calendars for CNREP 2019 to be held May 19-21, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana at the Royal Sonesta Hotel.

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NMEA 2019 Conference @ University of New Hampshire
Jul 22 – Jul 25 all-day
CERF 2019
Nov 3 – Nov 7 all-day

Join CERF in Mobile, Alabama on 3–7 November, 2019, as we endeavor to connect science and society in the collective goals of preserving coastal and estuarine habitats, resources, and heritage. Collaborate and discuss with more than 1,700 scientists and researchers from all over the world as you learn to be “Responsive | Relevant | Ready.”

LATM/LSTA Joint Conference 2019 @ Baton Rouge River Center
Nov 4 – Nov 6 all-day

The Louisiana Association of Teachers of Mathematics (LATM) and the Louisiana Science Teachers Association (LSTA) invite you to attend, present a session and/or exhibit during our 2019 Joint Conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, November  4th -6th at the Baton Rouge River Center.  We expect approximately 1000 formal and informal math and science educators and administrators from pre-K through college levels to attend.

The the annual conference provides professional development and networking opportunities for all math and science educators throughout the state of Louisiana.  Scroll down below to learn more about the conference and register.