The Alliance Annual Conference on November 14-17, 2022 will bring together 400+ attendees from leading NGOs, businesses, foundations, and academia working to transform seafood production and supply chains.
This fully virtual conference is an invaluable opportunity to learn about emerging trends in the responsible seafood movement, bring visibility to your environmental and social responsibility efforts, and forge strategic partnerships.
Registration for the Alliance Annual Conference is now open! There are three ticket types available — individual, small team, and large team passes — so you can make sure the right people from your team are able to be there. The Alliance is committed to providing equitable conference access for all; click here to learn more about and apply for a Scholarship Pass.
Multiple sponsorship opportunities are available to support the Alliance and this event. Committing to your sponsorship early provides your company with the longest possible promotion period. Benefits of all sponsorship levels include promotion of your company in event communications, logo placement on the event website and platform, acknowledgment during meeting sessions, and complimentary passes to attend the meeting. Click here to learn more about sponsorship opportunities.
Monday, November 14
Welcome Session: Celebrating our Accomplishments
Mariah Boyle, Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions
Dr. Jessica Sparks, Professor at Tufts University
From Harvest to Markets: Challenges in Achieving Sustainability in Small Scale Fisheries
Panelists from International Pole and Line Foundation and Pronatura Noroeste
Strengthening U.S. Seafood Traceability Requirements: Policy Recommendations for Improving the Seafood Import Monitoring Program
Panelists from NRDC, WWF, ICAR, FishWise, and Oceana
Attendee Networking Event
Tuesday, November 15
Accelerating Improvements in the Aquaculture Sector
Panelists Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch and Guests
Harnessing Accountability & Transparency to Accelerate Progress in Seafood Sustainability: Where are we now and Where to Next?
Panelists from World Benchmarking Alliance, Greenpeace, Sustainable Fisheries Partnership, Global Tuna Alliance, International Seafood Sustainability Foundation and the NGO Tuna Forum
Alliance Strategy Meeting: A Landscape View of the Opportunities in the Responsible Seafood Movement
Mariah Boyle, Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions, and Tom Benthin, Graphic Illustrator
On-Demand Lightning Round #1
Unlocking Fishery Progress – Women Hold the Key
Julie Kuchepatov, Seafood and Gender Equality and Katrina Nakamura, Sustainability Incubator
Wednesday, November 16
Navigating Seafood Maps: Helping Stakeholders Increase Collective Impact
Panelists from Global Seafood Sustainability Initiative’s SeafoodMAP, Seafood2030, and Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions
Protecting Fishers’ Rights – A Tackle Box of Rights-Based Tools From the Bureau of International Labor Affairs
Panelists from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs
Seafood Certifications and Social Responsibility
Panelists from Aquaculture Stewardship Council, Certification and Ratings Collaboration, Fair Trade USA, FISH Standard, Global Seafood Alliance, GlobalG.A.P, Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative, and ISEAL
On-Demand Lightning Round #2
Alliance FIP Guidelines Update
Panelists from FishChoice, Conservation International, CeDePesca, and Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions
Gratitude and Closing
Thursday, November 17
DEI Power Dynamics 102
Whitney Tome, The Raben Group and Chris Armijo, Chris Armijo Consulting
Conference Passes also provide access to a library of over 20 on-demand CASS Talks from experts across the movement!
“The session topics and formats were on point, and I loved the opportunity to connect with this amazing community. This event was truly a highlight for me this year.”
ASHLEY GREENLEY, Business Engagement Division Director, FishWise
“Virtual breakout sessions make for interesting discussions and a great opportunity to network.”
— PETER ADAME, Director of Communications & Sustainabillity, Lusamerica Foods Inc.
“The focus on people (human rights and equity) is extremely valuable.”
— MAISIE GANZLER, Chief Strategy & Brand Officer, Bon Appetit Management Company
“Everything was so well run. I missed some presentations live but the recordings are an excellent way to catch up. Fantastic content.”
DARREN MITCHELL, Operations Manager, FISH Safety Foundation
Special Thanks to our 2022 Alliance Annual Conference Sponsors!
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