AQUACULTURE AMERICA 2024 returns to one of the favorite tourist spots in the world for the only major national aquaculture conference and exposition held in the U.S. The U.S. Aquaculture Society (formerly U.S. Chapter of WAS) joins with National Aquaculture Association and the Aquaculture Suppliers Association to produce the annual Aquaculture America meetings. These sponsors are joined by the annual meetings of Aquacultural Engineering Society, US Trout Farmers Association and many more associations to make Aquaculture America 2024 the one meeting in the U.S. that you don’t want to miss!
A CRITICAL TRADE SHOW FOR AQUACULTURISTS!
AQUACULTURE AMERICA 2024 will have the largest aquaculture trade show in the Western Hemisphere and one of the largest anywhere in the world with nearly 200 booths! This is your opportunity to inspect the latest in products and services for the aquaculture industry. It is the place to visit current suppliers and make new contacts. To keep ahead and to keep profits building, you need to keep pace with the technological advancements in the industry - and AQUACULTURE AMERICA 2024 is the place to do it!
February 2024 San Antonio, Texas
Loni Grinnell-Greninger was appointed to Tribal Vice Chair in January 2020, and elected in November 2020. She graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Pacific Lutheran University in 2012, and her Masters of Public Administration with an emphasis in Tribal Governance from The Evergreen State College in 2016. Her professional experience includes four years of working with the Washington State Department of Social & Health Services (DSHS) as an Office of Indian Policy Regional Manager, and then as a Statewide Tribal Liaison. Both positions led to help create systems and policy that increases access to state services for American Indians and Alaska Natives. Additionally, another role was to educate state workers in the government-to-government relationship that the State has with its Federally Recognized Tribes. In 2017, her Tribe called her home to serve her people within the Social & Community Services Department. She currently serves as the Department’s Director. Loni continues to partner with the State and local governments in the overall work to benefit Washington’s Tribal Nations. She currently sits on the Governor’s Oversight Board for the Department of Children, Youth, and Families, is Chair to the Washington State DSHS Indian Policy Advisory Committee, and participates in local workgroups to further education and resources between the State and Tribe. Loni also received her Klallam Language Certification, in June 2019, to bring the Klallam language back to Jamestown.
Robert Jones is the Global Lead for The Nature Conservancy’s Aquaculture Program. The program consists of active projects in seven countries designed to ensure aquaculture operates in harmony with nature and provides benefits to people. Robert led the development of “Towards A Blue Revolution: Catalyzing Investment into Sustainable Aquaculture Production Systems,” a first of its kind co-authored report with Encourage Capital that provides guidance for impact investing in the aquaculture sector. Robert’s work with TNC has been featured by organizations including Harvard Business School and the World Economic Forum. Prior to joining The Nature Conservancy in February 2016, Robert served as the Program Coordinator for the NOAA Fisheries Office of Aquaculture. Previously, Robert served as Foreign Affairs Officer with the U.S. Department of State focusing on international fisheries agreements.
He holds a M.S. in Marine Affairs and Policy from the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science with a concentration in marine aquaculture. He holds a B.A. from Boston College in International Studies.
101 Bowie Street
San Antonio, TX 78205-3901
We have arranged great rates at this hotel where the Conference Activities will be held.