The Norwegian Seafood Council is present during the 16th North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF) 2021 Digital Conference, 8th of June - 10th of June.

NASF is the worlds’ largest top executive seafood business conference and offers over 160 speakers giving new and valuable insights into the seafood industry in challenging times.

The NSC will be presenting Key Seafood markets up-dates & the UN-EAT project Thursday 10th of June from 1:15 pm - 3:00 pm. 


The role of seafood at UN/EAT Food Systems Summit and update on key Markets trends

10h of June, 13:00 - 15:00

The role of seafood at UN/EAT Food Systems Summit and update on key Markets trends
Organizer: NASF & Norwegian Seafood Council

13:15-13:20 Welcome and introduction, Chris Guldberg, Director of Communications and Public Affairs

13:20-13:35 Speaking up for sustainable seafood in the future food debate. Dr. Gunhild Stordalen, Founder and Executive Chair EAT – Renate Larsen, Managing director, Norwegian Seafood Council

13:35-13:50  Top Seafood Consumer Trends, Tom-Jørgen Gangsø, Director Market insight and Market access

13:50-15:00 Market trends – updates and future perspectives:

·    13:50-14:05 China, Victoria Braathen, Director China

·    14:05-14:20 USA, Anne-Kristine Øen, Director USA

·    14:20-14:35 Japan and South Korea, Johan Kvalheim, Director Japan and South Korea

·    14:35-14:40 Middle East, Ørjan Kjærvik Olsen, Manager, emerging markets

·    14:40-14:45 Nigeria and Central Africa, Trond Kostveit, Director Central- and West Africa

·    14:45-15:00 Europe, Børge Grønbech, Director Global Operations

See also these seminars during the conference:

See also these seminars during the conference:

Day 2: Wednesday 9th June

Policy Makers 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Industry Captains10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sponsor activities10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Aquaculture & Salmon Organized by NASF: Supply & Demand1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Aquaculture & Salmon Organized by NASF: Future production methods of farmed salmon3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Global Whitefish Summit1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

•          13:00-13:15 Introduction, Morten Jensen, COO Whitefish, Insula, Norway

•         13:15-13:30 Overview global white fish supply, outlook, and trends; Ragnar Nystøyl; Head of Analysis Kontali, Norway

•          13:30-13:45 US pollock; Rasmus Sorensen; Director, American Seafoods, USA

•          13:45-14:00 South African Hake; Konrad Geldenhuys, Director, Sea Harvest, South Africa

•          14:00-14:15 Russia Supplies; Sturlaugur Haraldsson, CEO, Norebo UK, Russia

•         14:15-14:30 Is 100% use of the whitefish doable? Dr. Thor Sigfusson, founder and chairman of The Iceland Ocean Cluster

•          14:30-14:45 Outlook for US demand; Frank Bodin, Director, Nordic Group USA

•          14:45-15:00 Outlook for Europe demand; Simon Rilatt, Director, Espersen, Denmark

•         15:00-15:15 Outlook for Europe frozen biz @ pandemic; Stuart Caborn, Director, Nomad Foods, UK

•         15:15-15:30 Outlook for China demand; MC-JOE QIAO; CEO, QINGDAO MEICHU CO.LTD, China

•         15:30-15:45 “The impact of the pandemic on global fish consumption and consumer behavior”; NSEC, Norway

•         15:45-16:00 Panel; Morten Jensen; CEO Nordic Group/Director Insula COO White Fish, Panel Moderator Drew Chery, Editor-in-Chief, IntraFish Media, USA


Day 3: Thursday 10th June

Seafood Investor Seminar by NASF & Pareto10:00 am - 3:15 pm

Pelagic Industry Seminar by NASF & Pelagic Fish Forum10:00 am - 12:20 pm

•          10:00-10:05 Welcome & opening remarks; Jan Trollvik, Pelagic Fish Forum, Norway

•          10:05-10:20 Global supply for pelagic species; Gunn Strandheim, Analyst, Kontali, N

•         10:20-10:35 Catches and outlook for pelagic supply in the North Atlantic; David Miller, ICES Secretariat, DK

•          10:35-10:50 Supply from South America; Rossana Ortiz*, CEO Exalmar, Peru (*Invited)

•         10:50-11:05 Russia – Catches and market prospects; Denis Repinski, DEFA Group, Russia

•         11:05-11:20 Pelagic Consumption in Europe during the Corona Pandemic; Jan Eirik Johnsen, Norwegian Seafood Exp. Council

•         11:20-11:35 Outlook for global supply and markets for fishmeal/fish oil; Enrico  Bachis, IFFO, UK

•         11:35-11:50 Brexit – Impact on the pelagic catches and industry; Johannes Palsson, CEO FF Skagen, DK

•         11:50-12.05  Market expectations for 2021/2022; Egil Magne Haugstad, CEO Pelagia, Norway

•          12.05-12:20 Panel; Jan Trollvik, Pelagic Fish Forum, Norway