2018 Program

TARS 2018 features a vibrant speaker program that will address a range of topics, from the current state of Asia’s shrimp aquaculture industry, to new approaches for improving shrimp production, higher level of control, productivity and cost efficiency, and transformation to ensure the future of the industry.

Plenary Sessions

Session 1: State of the Industry & Challenges
State of the industry on shrimp farming in Asia
An evolving shrimp farming in Vietnam with unique geographic differentiation
Fast and furious and limits to growth in India
Trends and challenges in shrimp farming in Mexico, Ecuador and Central America
Session 2: Productivity in the Supply Chain
Update on current disease threats in Asia & managing trigger points
Different horses for different courses: Revisiting SPF/SPR/SPT
Nursery and grow-out in controlled environments
Session 3: Nutritional and Health Interventions
Mitigating disease through gut health. Does it work?
Vannamei shrimp nutrition: Asia versus South America
Nutrition for robust shrimp
Session 4: Revival of the Black Tiger Shrimp
Push and pull factors for farming black tiger shrimp
Genetics: Today and tomorrow
Session 5: Attracting Investments
Production efficiency, improving profitability and reducing risks
Investing in Asia’s shrimp industry: Investor’s perspective
Meeting investor’s requirements at farm level: Producer’s perspective

* Program subject to change.

Also featuring
  • Hard Talk with Young Shrimp Farmers
  • Breakout Roundtable Sessions with Panel Discussions on:
Genetics, Hatchery & Nursery
Culture Technology & Innovation
Feeds, Health & Environment