Post smolts. Photo: Terje Aamodt/Nofima

Smolt production in the future

 Production biology  

Nofima and Sunndal Næringsselskap invite for the sixth Conference on Water Recycling in Aquaculture at Sunndalsøra 21st October 2020 from 9-15h (CET), as a webinar in Zoom.

Date: 21. October 2020
Location: Webinar (from Sunndalsøra, Norway)
Price: 1000 NOK (student price 500 NOK)

The webinar is for everyone interested in production of smolt, post-smolt and grow-out on land and closed containment systems. In 2018, 320 participants from industry, regulators, students, researchers, and investors found their way to the conference.

This year’s program will contain presentations from salmon producers, agencies, researchers, and students from Norway and abroad.

The conference will be available also to English speaking participants. Professional translators will simultaneously interpret Norwegian presentations into English.

Topics for the conference in 2020

  • Future production in closed containment systems
  • Smoltification protocols in RAS: Are we on the right track?
  • Genetics for RAS
  • Research for Atlantic salmon in closed containment system

See full program here.

Tentative program

09:00 Conference opening

09:20 Session I: Future production in closed containment systems

10:45 Break with input from sponsors

11:00 Session II: Smoltification protocols in RAS: Are we on the right track?

11:50 Lunch

12:30 Session III: Genetics for RAS

13:15 Break with input from sponsors

13:30 Session IV: Research for Atlantic salmon in closed containment system

15:00 Summary and good-bye


Please register before 20 October at 10AM. Register at


For practical questions about the conference, please contact:

Anne Gulla Hagen (Sunndal Næringsselskap)

Phone: 90520521, or e-mail:

Questions regarding technical content can be directed to:

Jelena Kolarevic (Nofima, responsible for the conference program)

Phone: 9097335, or e-mail:


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Bronze sponsors:

The organisation committee welcomes everybody to digital conference, led by the RAS-environment at Sunndalsøra, Norway. From left: Ingrid Lein (Nofima), Anne Gulla Hagen (SUNS), and Jelena Kolarevic and Åsa Espmark (Nofima). Mette Sæter Ormset (SUNS) was not present when the photo was taken. Photo: Terje Aamodt/Nofima.

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