Schedule

Monday November 7, 2016

8:30 Registration
9:00 Introductory Remarks
9:15 Aquaponics around the World - Tamar Oziel
10:00 UVI Design - Dr. Jason Danaher
10:45 Break
11:00 Commercial Aquaponics Design - Dr. Nick Savidov
12:00 Water Quality - John Derksen
1:00 Lunch 
2:00 Aerobic Bioreactor Technology for Aquaponics - Dr. Nick Savidov
3:00 Guidelines for Aquaponics - Dr. Jason Danaher
4:00 Hands-On Class broken into 4 groups and each will rotate learning:

  • Sexing Tilapia
  • Water Quality
  • Plant Harvest and Rotation
  • Farm Tour
6:00 Close

 Tuesday November 8, 2016

9:00 Alternative Uses for Fish Effluent Discharge - Dr. Jason Danaher
10:00 Fish Health in Aquaponics - John Derksen
11:00 Break
11:15 Food Safety - Dr. Nick Savidov
12:00 Round Table Discussion
1:00 Lunch
2:00 Plant Physiology - Dr. Nick Savidov
3:00 Fish Feed and Nutrition - John Derksen
4:00 Break  
4:15 Agro Ecology in Aquaponics - Dr. Nick Savidov
5:00 Biochar use in Aquaponics - Dr. Nick Savidov
5:45 Close

Wednesday November 9, 2016

9:00 Tilapia Breeding to Harvest - Tamar Oziel
10:00 Social Media Marketing - Sarah Zeldman 
11:00 Break
11:15 Ontario Aquaculture - Do I need a permit? - Steve Naylor
12:00 Lunch
1:00 Greenhouse Production: Heating, Lighting and IPM - Cara McCreary
2:00 Writing a Business Plan - Fred Rutman
3:00 Break 
4:00 Aquaponics as a Business - Tamar Oziel
5:00 Enterprise Budget Analysis - Fred Rutman
6:00 Close