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Seafood Expo North America

10 Mar 2023 • Boston • USA
Fishing boats on the water by a building.
Image credit: virsuziglis, iStock

Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America is North America’s largest seafood trade exposition. Exhibitors supply and showcase nearly every type of fish, seafood, and seafood-related product and services that are in demand in the North American market. The 2023 conference program featured more than 30 educational sessions, presented by top seafood industry experts. The program focused on the following topics:

  • Aquaculture
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Food Safety & Compliance (policy)
  • Seafood Business & Leadership
  • Seafood Sustainability
  • Traceability & Transparency
  • Plastics & Climate Change as they relate to seafood
  • Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global seafood trade

Blue Food Assessment members at the Seafood Expo

Claiming a Place at the Table for Sustainable Seafood as Food Production Takes Center Stage in the Climate Crisis

March 13 | 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM EDT

This panel explained how and why the industry and sustainability advocates need to work together to build resilience in the supply chain and make sure that blue foods are front and center when global and national policy and investments are made. It also discussed the importance of the industry to emerge as a leader for a resilient blue future.


  • Zach Koehn, Early Career Fellow, Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions and Core Team, Blue Food Assessment
  • Karly Kelso, Director, Climate Resilient Food Systems, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Katherine Bryar, Global Marketing Director, BioMar Group
  • Tim Fitzgerald, Chief Sustainability Officer, American Seafoods
  • Rebecca Wintering, Foreign Affairs Officer, U.S. Department of State

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