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Aquaculture Session will Discuss Latest Advancements at Alltech's Symposium

[Lexington, USA] -The aquaculture industry has been growing in importance over the past few years. Alltech's 22nd International Feed Industry Symposium on April 23-26, 2006 will explore the key issues affecting the aquaculture industry and areas of discussion will include current and emerging markets, fish health, innovations in aquaculture and species development. The event brings leading industry figures from around the world to Lexington, Kentucky, USA, to discuss these latest developments.

Topics and speakers include:
o Vaccines and immunity - Craig Browdy, Waddell Mariculture Center, USA.
o Oceanic Institute goals and structure - Warren Dominy, The Oceanic Institute, USA.
o Nutrigenomics/aquanomics - Ewen McLean, Virginia Tech Aquaculture Center, USA.
o Protein sources/enzymes - Trond Storebakken, Agricultural University of Norway, Norway.

Other speakers include David Faulkner and Dan Fegan of Alltech, USA; Patricio Bustos, ADL Diagnostic, Chile; Steve Craig of Virginia Tech University, USA; John Sweetman, Ecomarine Ltd.,Greece and Phillip Thomas of the Scottish Food Advisory Committee, Scotland.

"We're looking forward to having a diverse group of industry professionals gather in one place to discuss the issues the aquaculture sector is facing in the future" said Dan Fegan, Regional Technical Manager, Alltech Thailand. "Research in aquaculture has grown significantly in the past several years, and we are excited to host an event in which we explore the most recent innovations."

"The most successful businesses in the future will be the ones adapt quickly to innovative technologies in order to maintain a competitive advantage. We are delighted to welcome speakers and attendees from around the world to learn more about some of these technologies," said Dr. Pearse Lyons, president of Alltech.

Species sessions will also be held in the areas of dairy/beef, swine, poultry, equine and pets. Everyone is welcome to attend the species sessions after completing the required pre-registration with Alltech. Please contact a local Alltech representative or visit for more information.