Louisiana Fisheries Forward Summit

Louisiana Fisheries Forward Summit

Pre-registration for Summit has ended; however walk-ins are welcome the day of (may not include lunch, will depend on number of late registrants).

Join us on March 11, 2020 at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner!

Workshops will run throughout the day, in conjunction with a trade show that features hands-on demonstrations on safety, innovative handling and processing equipment, gear and techniques.

This free event includes lunch (with advance registration).
Top door prize is a $2,500 gas card; plus many more.*

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Produced by Louisiana Sea Grant, LSU AgCenter and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries – with their industry partners – it is part of the Louisiana Fisheries Forward (LFF) education initiative.

Many thanks to our co-sponsors:

Speaker addressing crowd at Summit

Workforce Development Summit Panel Summary

January 20, 2021

The commercial fishing industry in Louisiana has experienced changes within its demographics. Specifically, issues include aging of the fleet, (i.e., an increase in the average age of fishing vessels over time) and the graying of the fleet (i.e., an increase over time in the average age of fishing workers). While…

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Summit participants looking at abstract posters in 2018

Poster Abstracts Featured at Summit

February 17, 2020

Following is a list of the poster abstracts to be displayed at the LA Fisheries Forward Summit on March 11, 2020 at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner.  This free event for the commercial seafood industry features the latest updates on regulations, equipment and gear, safety, cold chain management, education, value-added…

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Speaker addressing crowd at Summit

Summit Spotlight on The Graying of the Fleet With Nicole Lundberg, Keynote Presenter

January 27, 2020

Nicole Lundberg is heading up the keynote presentation at the 2020 Louisiana Fisheries Forward Summit. The Summit will be held March 11 at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner, LA. For registration and info on this free event, visit https://www.lafisheriesforward.org/summit/summit-participant-registration/ Nicole, what is the Keynote topic? We’ll be presenting an interactive…

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