Oct 26-27 - Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) Technology Short Course - Nelson, New Zealand

Part# New Zealand RAS Course

About This Workshop

A short course for aspiring aquaculturists and those in the industry. This short course will be delivered by leading international experts in the field and will feature the latest in international recirculation systems technology; design; construction; operation; business planning; and system management.

About our Presenters

Presented by:
Dr Thomas M. Losordo
Principal Scientist and Chief Engineer, Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems
Mr Dennis DeLong
Manager Customer Advocacy, Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems

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Topics to be Covered

• Critical Considerations in Recirculating Aquaculture Systems
• Tank Hydraulics and Settleable Solids Removal
• Suspended Solids Removal Technologies
• Nitrification Processes and Biofilter Components
• Aeration and Oxygenation Processes in Recirculating Aquaculture Systems
• Carbon Dioxide Control in Intensive RAS
• Fine and Dissolved Solids Removal: Foam Fractionation
• Denitrification in Aquaculture
• Planning and Building Recirculating Aquaculture Systems
• Management and Operation of Recirculating Aquaculture Systems
• Advancements in Solid Waste Capture and Treatment
• Disease Prevention and Control in Intensive Aquaculture Production
• UV Sterilization, Transmittance and Its Use in Disinfection
• Mass Balance Analysis and Recirculating Systems
• Biofilter Economics: Comparative Cost of Different Biofilter Types
• Production Considerations in RAS Design
• RAS Designs and Layouts


Nelson, New Zealand - 26-27 October 2016


NMIT - Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology,
322 Hardy St, Nelson.
T Block Level 3 - Room T301

Please contact us if you have any queries regarding the conference registration or invoicing at pentairNZ2016@confer.co.nz.


Full registration $300
Student registration $250
All fees are in $NZ and include GST of 15%


Reservations are essential and only accepted with payment in full. For reservations, please go to the following sign up page: Learn More


Quest Nelson
108-110 Collingwood Street
Ph 03 929 5503

INNBetween Lodge & Backpackers
335 Trafalgar Square East,
Ph 03 548 8335

The Prince Albert Backpackers & Bar
113 Nile St
Ph 03 548 8477

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