Aquaponics Technology and Design Workshop

Tentative Daily Schedule

THIS AGENDA IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE 

Tuesday, April 25 Start time 0800 hours, please arrive at 0745 Speaker
0800 - 0900 Overview of Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) as Related to Aquaponics Dennis DeLong
0900 - 1000 The Status of Aquaponics - 2016 Dr. James Rakocy
1000 - 1015 BREAK ----
1015 - 1115 Hydroponic Plant Culture Principles Dr. Wilson Lennard
1115 - 1200 The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) System Dr. James Rakocy
1200 - 1300 LUNCH (provided) ----
1300 - 1400 Tilapia Biology Dr. Jason Danaher
1400 - 1500 Water Quality in Aquaponics Dr. Jason Danaher
1500 - 1515 BREAK ----
1515 - 1545 Leave Pentair AES and Travel to Winter Garden All Staff
1600 - 1715 Valencia College Rooftop System Tour  
1730 - 1930 Social Gathering in Winter Garden  
1945 - 2015 Leave Winter Garden and Return to Pentair AES ----
Wednesday, April 26 Start time 0800 hours, please arrive at 0745 Speaker
0800 - 0900 Aquaponic Production Management Dr. James Rakocy
0900 - 1000 Fish and Plant Selection Dr. Jason Danaher
1000 - 1015 BREAK ----
1015 - 1115 Aquaponics Nutrient Dynamics Dr. Wilson Lennard
1115 - 1200 Engineering Concepts Applied in Aquaponic Design Mr. Rick Jones, EIT
1200 - 1300 LUNCH (provided) ----
1300 - 1400 GYO GREENS, Ponte Verda FL Mr. Matt Randall
1400 - 1500 Aquaponic System Engineering: Flow, Tanks, and Filtration Mr. Rick Jones, EIT
1500 - 1515 BREAK ----
1515 - 1700 Field Activities All Staff
  PAES Aquaponic System Tour  
  Water Quality Equipment  
  Blower (Air Supply) Selection and Plumbing   
  Water Pump Selection and Plumbing  
Thursday, April 27 Start time 0800 hours, please arrive at 0745 Speaker
0800 - 0900 Seedling Production, Transplant, and Harvest Dr. Jason Danaher
0900 - 1000 Hydroponic Component Choices Dr. James Rakocy
1000 - 1015 BREAK ----
1015 - 1115 Aquaponics Food Safety Dr. Wilson Lennard
1115 - 1200 Plant Production with Discharged Effluent Dr. Jason Danaher
1200 - 1300 LUNCH (provided) ----
1300 - 1400 Aquaponics Light Requirements and Protected Cropping Dr. Wilson Lennard
1400 - 1500 Designing Aquaponic Systems Dr. James Rakocy
1500 - 1515 BREAK ----
1515 - 1700 Field Activities Staff
  Substrate, Media, and Seedling Production  
  Transplant and Harvesting  
  Raft Construction and Cleaning  
  Solids Filter Cleaning and Wicking Bed  
Friday, April 28 Start time 0800 hours, please arrive at 0745 Speaker
0800 - 0900 Alternative Filtration for Warmwater Aquaponic Systems Dr. Jason Danaher
0900 - 1000 Aquaponics Economic Realities Dr. Wilson Lennard
1000 - 1015 BREAK ----
1015 - 1100 Marketing:  Marketing Mix, Branding, and the Niche Market  Mr. Bruce Vizueta
1100 - 1200 Pentair Affiliated Projects and Services Dr. Jason Danaher
1200 - 1300 LUNCH (provided) ----
1300 - 1500 Final Q&A Staff