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FINAL Nov 20 seaweed farming workshop agenda

November 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

8:00 Doors open for in-person participants
8:30 Welcome (webinar broadcast starts) Meg Chadsey, Washington Sea Grant (WSG)
8:50 Opening Remarks Dr. Peter Schmidt, WA Dept. of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) Counseling and Wellness Programs

Megan Callahan-Grant, NOAA Restoration Center

9:00 Seaweed Farming Overview: Species and Applications Tom Mumford, Marine Agronomics
9:45 Land-Based Seaweed Production Systems  John Colt, NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center
10:00 Potential Uses for Farmed Seaweed: Local Examples  Meg Chadsey, WSG
10:15 BREAK
10:35 Case Study #1: Hood Canal Kelp Farm Joth Davis, Hood Canal Mariculture & Betsy Peabody, Puget Sound Restoration Fund
11:25 Potential Markets for Cultivated Seaweeds Peter Piconi, Maine Island Institute
11:55 Welcome Veterans Dan Barth and John Adams Dr. Peter Schmidt, WDVA Counseling and Wellness Programs
12:45 Starting a Seaweed Farm in Washington–Factors to Consider Teri King, Washington Sea Grant
1:25 Working with the WA Dept of Agriculture David Smith, WA Dept of Agriculture Food Safety Program
1:50 Upcoming Opportunities for Seaweed Farming Training and Technical Assistance Teri King & Meg Chadsey, Washington Sea Grant
2:15 BREAK
2:30 Case Study #2: From Shellfish to Seaweed John Adams, Sound Clams and Oysters & Dan Barth, Patriot Shellfish
3:15 Seaweed Farming Support for Veterans NOAA WDVA Veterans Conservation Corps Internship Program – John Floberg

Enterprise for Equity – Joanne Lee

Washington State Chapter for the Veteran Farmer Coalition – John Adams

3:50 Closing Remarks (end of webinar broadcast)
 4-5:30 In-person Q&A and Networking



November 20, 2019
8:00 am - 5:30 pm


The webinar will be broadcast from Pacific Lutheran University
12180 Park Avenue S.
Tacoma, WA 98447 United States
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