ARVI International Conference on the Future of Fisheries:

THE NEW CFP AND THE EMFAF IN THE FUTURE OF FISHING.

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ARVI International Conference on the Future of Fisheries:

THE NEW CFP AND THE EMFAF IN THE FUTURE OF FISHING.

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Presentation

The Fishing Shipowners Co-operative of the Port of Vigo is organizing the ninth edition of the “ARVI International Conference on the Future of Fisheries”, which will take place on July 6th and 7th, 2022, during the afternoon and morning, respectively, in ARVI´s headquarters, located in the Fishing Port of Vigo (Spain), “Ramiro Gordejuela” building.

In its ninth edition, the International Conference will focus on “The new CFP and EMFAF”. In the afternoon of the first day, the participants will analyse the needs for a renewal of the Common Fisheries Policy. The following day, in the morning, the characteristics of the European Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund will be addressed, as well as its development in the domestic and regional levels.

As a novelty in this edition, after the closing of the IX International Conference, the “Vigo SeaFest  – Festival ARVI do Peixe 2022” will be inaugurated, followed by a tour of this fair with the speakers and conference attendees.

Program

Attendance to this Conference, which will have simultaneous translation Spanish-English-Spanish, is free. Applications for attendance in person will be accepted until the capacity established is reached and will be attended by a strict order or arrival. The deadline for registration, whether attending in person or by videoconference, is by July 4th 2022 .

JULY 6th AFTERNOON SESSION

 .15:30 h. Registration

16:00 h. Opening Ceremony

  • Mr. Abel Caballero Álvarez. Mayor of Vigo 
  • Mr. Jesús Vázquez Almuiña. President of the Authority of the Port of Vigo 
  • Mr. F. Javier Touza Touza. President of ARVI

16:20 h. Presentation of the IX ARVI International Conference on the Future of Fisheries

Mr. F. Javier Touza Touza. President of ARVI 

                                 “The need for a new CFP

16:30 h. First presentation: “European view on a revision of the CFP

Mr. Gabriel Mato Adrover. EPP Group MEP

16:55 h. Second presentation: A new CFP for the improvement of Galician fisheries

Mr. Antonio Basanta Fernández. Director General for Fisheries, Aquaculture and Technological Innovation. Council for the Sea of Xunta de Galicia. Regional Government

17:20 h. Coffee Break

17:40 h. Third presentation:  “Aspects that the sector considers need to be revised in the current CFP

Mr. Javier Garat Pérez. President of Europêche and Secretary-General of Cepesca

18:05 h. Round Table and debate with the Audience

In addition to the three speakers, will participate in this round table Mr. F. Javier Touza Touza, as an expert from the sector.

Moderator: Mr. Edelmiro Ulloa Alonso, Managing Director of ARVI

18:50 h. End of first day

JULY 7th MORNING SESSION

n09:30 h. Registration

10:00 h. Presentation of the second day of the conference

 Mr. F. Javier Touza Touza. President of ARVI

                                            “The new EMFAF”

10:10 h. First presentation: “The Spanish EMFAF Operational Programme and the distribution of funds among the different lines of support”

Mr. J. Ignacio Gandarias Serrano. Director General for Fisheries and Aquaculture Management, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.

10:35 h. Second presentation: The development of the EMFAF in Galicia. Measures to achieve a high level of implementation”

Mrs. Silvia Cortiñas Fernández. Technical Secretary-General of the Council for the Sea of Xunta de Galicia. Regional Government

11:00 h. Coffee Break

11:20 h. Third presentation: “Demands from the extractive sector in the implementation of the EMFAF

 Mr. Edelmiro Ulloa Alonso. Managing Director of ARVI

11:45 h. Round Table and debate with the Audience

In addition to the speakers, Mr. Roberto C. Alonso Baptista de Sousa, General Secretary of ANFACO-CECOPESCA, will participate as a representative of the fisheries products commercialisation and processing sector.

Moderator: Mr. Jorge Romón Olea. Head of ARVI’s Department of Aid and R&D&i

12:30 h. Closing act

Mrs. Rosa Quintana Carballo, Counsellor for the Sea of the Xunta de Galicia, Regional Government.

12:45 h. Cocktail

Speakers

Antonio Basanta Fernández

Graduated in Political Science and Administration from the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) in the specialty of Public Administration and Master in Fisheries Economics from the USC. He is currently General Director of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Technological Innovation of the Consellería do Mar, Xunta de Galicia.

Javier Garat Pérez

Graduated in Law and in Community Law from the Complutense University of Madrid, and with a Master’s in International and European Law from the University of Leuven (U.C.L. Belgium). Currently, among other positions, he is Secretary General of CEPESCA, and President of EUROPECHE and ICFA.

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Juan I. Gandarias Serrano

Agricultural Engineer, specializing in Agricultural Economics from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. He is currently Director General of Fisheries Managements and Aquaculture of the General Secretariat of Fisheries, withing the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.

Silvia Cortiñas Fernández

Graduated in Economics and Business Studies in the Business section, specializing in Financing, from the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC), she also holds the degree of management of the Xunta de Galicia. She is currently Technical Secretary General of the Consellería do Mar, Xunta de Galicia.

Edelmiro Ulloa Alonso

Mr. Edelmiro Ulloa Alonso is a veterinarian from the Complutense University of Madrid, specializing in Bromatology, and since 1988 he has been working at ARVI, where he has been deputy manager since 2016. With extensive experience in national and European fisheries policy and international, it participates, among many others, in the meetings of regional fisheries organizations, such as NAFO, IOTC, NEAFC and ICCAT. He is currently managing director of ARVI.

F. Javier Touza Touza

Graduated in Veterinary Medicine from the Complutense University of Madrid, specialized in Bromatology, in 1988 he began his work at ARVI, being appointed Deputy Manager in 2016. Since 2021 he is Managing Director of ARVI In 2021.

Gabriel Mato Adrover

Graduated in Law from the Autonomous University of Madrid. Since 2014 he has been president of the Popular Party of La Palma, Deputy Secretary General of the PP of the Canary Islands, member of the National Board of Directors of the PP and member of the European Parliament for the European PP Group since 2009. As part of his activity as a MEP, he is a member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary and the Fisheries Commission, of which he was president in 2012 and 2014.

Roberto C. Alonso Baptista de Sousa

Industrial Engineer from the University of Vigo, he holds a master’s degree in Industrial Innovation and Process Optimization from the University of Vigo and the Stanford LEAD Program in Corporate Innovation from Stanford University. He is currently Secretary General of ANFACO-CECOPESCA and directs the Traceability Observatory of FUNPROMAR, among other positions.

D. Jorge Romón Olea

Graduated in Social Affairs from the University of Santiago de Compostela. Since 1997 he has directed the department in charge of managing and processing aid applications, as well as the management of R&D&i projects for the Fishing Ship Owners Cooperative of the Port of Vigo (ARVI).

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