Fisheries Council of Canada | Annual Conference
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Annual Conference

OTTAWA is the place to be in 2018!

Dates and details of the 2018 FCC Annual Conference will be posted early in the new year.

Please check back on this page.

Building a Fishery that Works.

In 2017 the FCC Conference was held on Tuesday, October 17 & Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The 2017 Conference program opened with a market overview by John Sackton. Attendees received up-to-date information on emerging market access issues to align their business opportunities with Canada’s trade agenda. John Connelly (NFI) spoke about “Social responsibility and labour standards”, and there was a panel discussion with Julie Ferguson-Ceniti (EU trade commissioner), and Martin Sullivan (Ocean Choice International) where they commented on opportunities that CETA gives the seafood industry. Ögmundur Knútsson, from Iceland, highlighted the Comparison of N-Atlantic Cod Value chain.  Jay Lugar (MSC) spoke about progress with partners, current issues and new strategies, and Chris Wilkie, Director General, Global Affairs, spoke about “Canada’s new trade frontier”.

The 2017 agenda is posted here.

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