Edible Oyster Information Session

The unique combination of environmental and economic conditions in the Pilbara presents an exciting opportunity to build a sustainable edible oyster industry in the region.

The Pilbara Development Commission is hosting an information session for investors and stakeholders on 16 March 2017 from 5.00pm at the ibis Styles Hotel in Karratha.

If you have an interest in the Pilbara’s future aquaculture industry, you are invited attend this free information session to learn more about the latest industry and regional development opportunities from our expert guest speakers.

Click here to register for this free event or download the event flyer.

Guest Speakers

Introduction: What do we know now?
Justin Fromm, Manager Strategy and Knowledge, Pilbara Development Commission

Understanding the requirements for edible oysters in the Pilbara
Wayne O’Connor, Research Leader Aquaculture and Centre Director Port Stephens, New South Wales Department of Primary Industries

Oyster growing equipment and technology
Garry Seidl, Managing Director, Hexcyl Systems and oyster grower, Ceduna, South Australia

The business of growing oysters
John Collison, Former NSW Oyster Farmer with 30 years’ experience and currently investigating Blacklip Oysters in the Whitsunday Islands, Queensland

Understanding R&D tax rebates
David Greatwich, Principal, Swanson Reed, Specialist R&D Tax Advisors

For more information contact Justin Fromm on (08) 6551 7513 or via email on justin.fromm@pdc.wa.gov.au

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