SCIENCE . CULTURE . INDUSTRY
OCTOBER 21-23, 2015
A conference of the World Oyster Society
POST IOS6 INFO
Thank you once again for your contribution in making IOS6 successful. Special thanks to keynote speakers Barton Seaver, Bill Taylor, and Margaret Davidson and roundtable facilitators Dr. Yoshihiro Urade, Ron Zweig, Dorothy Leonard, Sandy MacFarlane, Mindy Todd, Betsy Peabody, and Brian DeAngelis, and lunchtime presenters Anamarija Frankic and Kristina Hill, Dana Hall, and Hiroaki Saito and Hiromitsu Ito from Japan.
Thank you to the OYSTER FARMERS, the bedrock of the oyster industry, who generously provided oysters for our Master Chefs Izumi Shoko, Matt Tropeano, John Finger, Lucio Garnica, Maureen Pothier, Jeremy Sewall, Dan Kenny, Perry Raso, Bill Taibe to prepare sumptuous dishes for attendees and the general public at the 2nd Annual Oyster Grand Tasting. Please see the list below for the participating farms that also set up beautiful raw bars.
And thank you to the many who travelled from near and far who conributed their insight on the oysters’ key role in:
- Climate Change – Coastal Protection, Sea level Rise, ocean acidification
- Health and Nutrtion
- Ecosystem Services
- Water Quality
- Disease and Safety
- International Perspectives
PLEASE CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINKS:
- Directory of Presenters
- Program Session list
- Keynote, Facilitator, and Lunchtime Speaker Bios
- Poster Session list
- Farmers who shared their product
- Link to AV footage of Power Point presentations and keynote addresses
WOS will carry the work of IOS6 forward to IOS7 early in October 2017 in Bangor Wales, UK. Appreciation for and benefits of this hard working ally continue to grow in many sectors of society, from science to ecology to cuisine and economy. Let us join forces again, meet and continue the work of reinforcing the “KEY-stone” between land and sea that helps keep our ocean “standing.”
IOS7 – A Conference Not To Be Missed!
EARLY OCTOBER 2017 – MARK YOUR CALENDAR
You are invited to become a Member of the World Oyster Society and join others around the world dedicated to oyster science, industry and culture. Go to WOS and sign up now.
OYSTERS ARE LIKE THE BEES OF THE SEAS!
With gratitude for the opportunity to serve those involved in the world of oysters!
IOS6 Planning Team