15:00 – 20:00 Technical Secretariat opens for registration at the Auditorium Alfredo Kraus
20:30 -22:00 Welcome cocktail at Poema del Mar
08:30 – 09:00 Opening Ceremony
09:00 – 10:30 Session 1: Nutrition and Product Quality
Chairs: Ronald Hardy and Marisol Izquierdo
09.00 Evolutionary aspects of the dietary omega-6/omega-3 fatty acid ratio
Dr. Artemis P. Simopoulos, EEUU
09.30 Physichemical properties, flavor associated amino acid composition and inosinic acid content and healthcare fatty acids constituents influenced by nucleotides in the muscle of grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idellus)
Prof. Lin Feng
09.45 Does the bioactive resveratrol modulate the fatty acid composition of gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata)?
Ms. Claudia Torno
10.00 Effect of elevated temperature on astaxanthin deposition and distribution in the fillet of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) post-smolt
Mr. Martin Grünenwald
10.15 Site specific environmental conditions shape the productivity of Atlantic salmon farming in Tasmania – insights towards nutritional advancement
Mr. Matthew K. Jago
10:30 – 11:15 Coffee Break
Poster Session 1: Nutrition and Product Quality
Chairs: Genevieve Corraze and Orhan Tufan Eroldogan
Presentations of posters P.1.01 – P.1.16
11:15 – 12:45 Session 2.1: Nutritional Requirements I
Chairs: Brett Glencross y Lidia Robaina
11.15 The role of branched-chain amino acids in the aquaculture of red drum, Sciaenops ocellatus l.   ̶   defining dietary requirements and elucidating antagonistic effects
Prof. Delbert Gatlin
11.30 Dietary leucine modulates growth performance, glucose metabolism, antioxidant and immunity related signaling molecules in juvenile blunt snout bream, Megalobrama amblycephala
Prof. Mingchun Ren 
11.45 Effects of dietary leucine levels on growth performance, feed utilization, neuro-endocrine growth axis and TOR- related signaling molecule expression in juvenile hybrid grouper (Epinephelusfus coguttatus ♀ × Epinephelus lanceolatus ♂)
Dr. Gao Yujie
12.00 Dietary methionine spares taurine in sub-adult yellowtail kingfish (Seriola lalandi)
Ms. Caroline Candebat
12.15 Evaluation of synchronicity of methionine in the hemolymph of Pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei fed diets containing different methionine sources
Dr. Donald Davis
12.30 Research progress of color formation and its nutritional regulation of Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis)
Prof. Xugan Wu
12:45 – 14:15 Buffet-Lunch
14:15 – 15:45 Session 2.2: Nutritional Requirements II
Chairs: Shuichi Satoh and Carmen María Hernández-Cruz
14.15 Feeding and nutrition of pikeperch Sander lucioperca during early life stages – state of knowledge and perspectives
Prof. Patrick Kestemont
14.30 Effect of increasing dietary levels of n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids on liver composition and histopathology of meagre (Argyrosomus regius, Asso 1801) fingerlings
Ms. Marta Carvalho
14.45 Requirements of omega-3 fatty acids in Atlantic salmon. Effects of graded feed additions of very long chain n-3 PUFAs on the fatty acid composition of intestinal phospholipid species.
Prof. Magny S. Thomassen
15.00 Creeping up to freshwater: complementation of the DHA biosynthetic pathway in the lineage of freshwater sole (Pleuronectiformes: Achiridae)
Mr. Yoshiyuki Matsushita
15.15 The hepatotoxicity of palmitic acid in zebrafish involves the intestinal microbiota
Prof. Zhigang Zhou
15.30 Performance, feed utilization and hepatic molecular metabolic response of weaned juvenile Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus, L.): effect of lipid level and source
Dr. Monica Betancor
15:45 – 16:30 Coffee Break
Poster Session 2: Nutritional Requirements
Chairs: Shi-Yen Shiau y Grethe Rosenlund
Presentations P.2.01 – P.2.46
16:30 – 18:00 Session 2.3: Nutritional Requirements III
Chairs: Johan Schrama and Luisa Valente
16.30 Variability across and within fish species in energy utilization efficiency
Dr. Johan Schrama 
16.45 Adipocyte response to nutrient deprivation in Atlantic salmon is influenced by its endogenous lipid composition
Dr. Marta Bou
17.00 Optimum selenium, manganese and copper levels in diets high in plant based feedstuffs for gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) fingerlings
Mr. David Dominguez
17.15 Effects of different dietary selenium sources on antioxidant status and oxidative stress-related parameters in rainbow trout juveniles fed plant ingredients

Dr. Stephanie Fontagné-Dicharry

17.30 Assessment of twelve dietary macro and trace minerals on growth and tissue composition of black tiger prawns, Penaeus monodon, using a Plackett-Burman screening design
Dr. Ha Truong
17.45 Using an in vitro model of the fish liver to study the role of phosphorus availability on cell proliferation, cell metabolism, and intracellular trace metal homeostasis.
Dr. Matteo Minghetti
18:00 – 20:00 Mini-Symposium 1
“Modelling approaches in aquafeeds evaluation”Sponsored by Sparos
20:00 Daily program ends
08:30 – 10:30 Session 3.1: Feed Ingredients & Technology I
Chairs: Genevieve Corraze and Shen Shi Shiau
08.30 Recent developments in aquaculture feeds - an industry perspective
Dr. Alex Obach
09.00 Shooting ourselves in the “food”: the unintended consequences of demonising fishmeal and fish oil
Prof. Giovanni M. Turchini
09.15 Omega-3 Canola Oil effectively replaces fish oil as a dietary source of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in feed for Atlantic salmon in freshwater and seawater
Prof. Bente Ruyter
09.30 Heterologous synthesis of omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in transgenic plants: a terrestrial source of fish oils
Prof. Johnathan Napier
09.45 An alternative source of long chain omega-3 fatty acids from novel canola oil for salmonid farming. Feeding trial report
Dr. Diliara Iassonova
10.00 Novel feed resources from blue and green renewable biomass
Prof. Margareth Øverland 
10.15 Are Terrestrial Plants the Solution to Sustainable Aquafeeds?
Dr. Karl Shearer 
10:30 – 11:15 Coffee Break
  Poster Session 3.1: Feed Ingredients & Technology I
Chairs: Stephanie Fontagné-Dicharry and Oscar Monroig
Presentations P.3.01 – P.3.34
11:15 – 12:45 Session 3.2: Feed Ingredients & Technology II
Chairs: Bente Ruyter and Francisco Javier Moyano
11.15 Effects of removal of three proteinaceous antinutrients from a soybean variety and level of heat treatment on nutritional value, gut microbiota and capacity for induction of enteritis in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar, L)
Prof. Åshild Krogdahl
11.30 The utilisation of soy protein in aquafeeds by gold-spot grouper Epinephelus coioides
Dr. Igor Pirozzi
11.45 Aquatic macrophytes and almond oil-cake: Potential source of protein for Labeo rohita
Prof. Jaigopal Sharma
12.00 Effects of α-ketoglutarate supplementation in low-phosphorous diets on growth performance, phosphorus metabolism and NaPi-II mRNA expression of songpu mirror carp
Dr. Qiyou Xu
12.15 Feed resources in Norwegian salmon farming in 2016
Dr. Turid Synnøve Aas
12.30 Effects of low fishmeal diets on growth and gastro-intestinal luminal and digestive conditions of European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L.) juveniles
Dr. Luca Parma
12:45 – 14:15 Buffet-Lunch
14:15 – 15:45 Session 3.3: Feed Ingredients & Technology III
Chairs:  Giovanni Turchini and Lidia Robaina
14.15 Modeling the bioaccessibility of nutrients in the gut of the gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) using the response surface methodology: constraints and possibilities
Prof. Francisco J. Moyano
14.30 Comparative study on the apparent availability of zinc, selenium and manganese as inorganic metal salts or chelated sources in plant-based feeds for Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in seawater
Ms. Marta Silva
14.45 Poultry meal in red claw crayfish (Cherax quadricarinatus) diets in comparison to fish meal and vegetable protein mix
Prof. Orhan Tufan Eroldogan
15.00 The effect of poultry protein concentrate and phosphorus supplementation on growth, digestibility and nutrient retention efficiency in barramundi Lates calcarifer
Dr. Michael Salini
15.15 Tailoring of insects as aquafeed ingredients
Dr. Nina S Liland
15.30 The oil fraction and partially defatted meal of black soldier fly larvae (Hermetia illucens) affect differently growth performance, feed efficiency, nutrient deposition, blood glucose and lipid digestibility of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Dr. André Dumas
15:45 – 16:30 Coffee Break
  Poster Session 3.2: Feed Ingredients & Technology II
Chairs: Douglas Tocher and Ana Farías
Presentations P.3.35 – P.3.71
16:30 – 18:00 Session 3.4: Feed Ingredients & Technology IV
Chairs: Elisabeth Cruz and Ashild Krogdahl
16.30 Health and flesh quality of Atlantic salmon fed a modern low fishmeal diet supplemented with Antarctic krill, Euphausia superba
Dr. Tibiabin Benítez-Santana
16.45 A microalgal oil containing EPA+DHA can be an effective source of omega 3 for Atlantic salmon post-smolts
Dr. Ester Santigosa 
17.00 Different physiological roles of insulin receptors in mediating nutrient metabolism in zebrafish
Prof. Dong Han
17.15 The potential applications of stable isotopes in experimental nutrition studies
Mr. Siqin Gerile
17.30 Impact of dietary ingredient composition on fecal characteristics, nutrient availability and waste production in common carp reared in RAS
Dr. Antony Jesu Prabhu
17.45 Fatty acid metabolism and performance in Atlantic salmon as affected by dietary oils and seasonality: results from a long-term, on-farm growth trial
Mr. Thomas Mock
18:00 – 19:00 Mini-Symposium 2
“Applying yeast nutritional solutions for improved performance and health in trout and marine fish”Sponsored by Phileo Lesaffre
19:00 Daily program ends
08:30 – 10:30 Session 4: Early Nutritional Interventions
Chairs: Kangsen Mai and Fátima Linares
08.30 Nutritional programming in gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata): Improvements towards better utilisation of low n-3 LC-PUFA diets
Mr. Serhat Turkmen
08.45 Dietary influence of omega-3 fatty acids on performance and lipid metabolism in three Atlantic salmon genetic groups selected by divergent Δ-6 desaturase capacity
Dr. Esmail Lutfi Royo
09.00 Selected strain of gibel carp shows better utilization on dietary carbohydrate
Prof. Shouqi` Xie
09.15 Transcriptomic and epigenetic effects of high dietary arachidonic acid in the next generation
Ms. Anne-Catrin Adam
09.30 Molecular and functional characterisation of two elovl4 elongases involved in the biosynthesis of very long-chain (> C24) polyunsaturated fatty acids in black seabream Acanthopagrus schlegelii
Dr. Min Jin
09.45 Vitamin E stimulates the secretion of gonadotropin hormone of broodstock tongue sole (Cynoglossus semilaevis): Evidences from in vitro and in vivo studies
Dr. Weifang Wang 
10.00 Effect of rearing temperature on the digestive function in Cobia fry
Prof. Manuel Yúfera 
10.15 Effect of dietary inorganic and organic selenium supplementation on reproduction and egg quality in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Ms. Pauline Wischhusen 
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
  Poster Session 4: Early Nutritional Interventions
Chairs: Deborah Fracalossi and Javier RooPresentations P.4.01  – P.4.25
Poster Session 5: Integrative Tools in Aquaculture

Chairs: Ron Hardy and Manuel YúferaPresentations P.5.01 – P.5.23
11:00 – 13:30 Session 5: Integrative Tools in Aquaculture Nutrition
Chairs: Shouqi Xie and Jaume Pérez-Sánchez
11.00 Integrative omics approaches in gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata): from nutrients to metabolites
Prof. Jaume Pérez-Sánchez
11.15 The effect of season on the gilthead seabream liver metabolome: from FT-IR fingerprints to interpretable metabolic profiles
Dr. Tomé Santos Silva
11.30 The circadian transcriptome of marine fish (Sparus aurata) larvae: synchrony matters
Dr. Erick Perera
11.45 EPA and LA affect adipogenesis and lipid metabolism-related genes expression in in vitroand in vivo models of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Dr. Isabel Navarro
12.00 Mir-34 and sirt1/foxo1: insights of hepatic glycolipid metabolism in Megalobrama amblycephala
Dr. Linghong Miao
12.15 Ex vivo characterization of methionine absorption in the intestinal tract of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) using 14C radiolabeled methionine flux and gene expression
Ms. Van To
12.30 The study of the fish microbiome: the story behind the results
Dr. Karina Gajardo
12.45 Precision cut liver slice culture as a platform for studying lipid metabolism in Atlantic salmon
Mr. Thomas Harvey
13.00 Effect of low fish meal and fish oil diet on growth performance, hepatic fatty acid composition and fads2 expression of juvenile gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) from nutritional programmed broodstock
Mr. Hanlin Xu
13.15 Integrative 1H-NMR metabolomic investigation of the effect of alternative diets on rainbow trout plasma
Mr. Simon Roques
13:30 Daily program ends
Wednesday Afternoon: Different social activities and tours available to jointly discover the Island.
08:30 – 10:30 Session 6.1: Nutrition and Health I
Chairs: Rune Wagboo and Silvia Torrecillas
08.30 Status, challenges and advances in global aquaculture
George Chamberlain
09.00 A possible connection between oxidative stress and production related diseases in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L)
Prof. Kristin Hamre
09.15 Dietary prebiotics and phytogenics in low fish meal and fish oil based diets for European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax): effects on stress resistance
Prof. Daniel Montero
09.30 Effect of a specific composition of short- and medium- chain fatty acid 1-Monoglycerides on growth performances and gut microbiota of gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata)
Ms. Emi Gliozheni
09.45 Autochthonous intestine bacteria used as microbial feed additives confer some protection to Senegalese sole with the infectious agent Photobacterium damselae sp. piscicida
Dr. Sónia Batista
10.00 Recovery effect of dietary β-glucan on the hypersaline stress induced immunity damage and gut microbiota in Nile tilapia
Prof. Erchao Li
10.15 Bidirectional mechanism of astaxanthin in growth performance, immune capacity, gut morphology and intestinal microbiota mediation of golden pompano (Trachinotus ovatus)
Dr. Jin Niu
10:30 – 11:15 Coffee Break
  Poster Session 6: Nutrition and Health
Chairs: Delbert Gatlin and Enric Gisbert
Presentations P.6.01 – P.6.48
11:15 – 12:45 Session 6.2: Nutrition and Health II
Chair: Kristin Hamre and Carlos Martínez-Palacios
11.15 Effects of glycinin and β-conglycinin on growth performance, digestion and intestinal morphology in juvenile Chinese mitten crabs (Eriocheir sinensis)
Dr. Xiaodan Wang
11.30 Intestinal health and function of Atlantic salmon fed feed ingredients of insect origin
Mr. Yanxian Li
11.45 Environmental concentrations of antibiotics impair zebrafish gut health
Prof. Meiling Zhang
12.00 Modelling responses to virus and functional amino acids in immune cells from diploid and triploid Atlantic salmon reared at different temperature
Dr. Sofie Charlotte Remø 
12.15 Dietary histidine, threonine and tryptophan inclusion in fishmeal-free diets for gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) juveniles induces opposite effects depending on feeding time.
Mr. Lourenço Ramos Pinto
12.30 Growth performance, skin strength and consequent infestation of sea lice caligus rogercresseyi on Atlantic salmon salmo salar fed diets containing AVAILA®ZN zinc amino acid complex
Dr. Mihai Sun
12:45 – 14:15 Buffet-Lunch
14:15 – 15:45 Session 6.3: Nutrition and Health III
Chair: Alessio Bonaldo and Daniel Montero
14.15 The activation of farnesoid X receptor inhibits inflammation via antagonizing NF-κB in large yellow croaker (Larimichthyscrocea sp.)
Prof. Qinghui Ai
14.30 The effect of mycotoxin contaminated feed on performance and health status of Litopenaeus vannamei
Dr. Astrid Koppenol
14.45 Non-integrated nutrition promotes hepatic inflammation and apoptosis involving MAPK signaling pathway in largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) and the clinical function of bile acids
Prof. Min Xue
15.00 Plant sterols and cholesterol in the diet of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.)
Dr. Nini H. Sissener
15.15 Dietary tryptophan deficiency and supplementation compromises European seabass immune status, inflammatory mechanisms and disease resistance
Ms. Marina Machado
15.30 Evaluation of the optimum dietary γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) level in juvenile Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus
Prof. Sungchul C. Bai
15:45 – 16:30 Coffee Break
  Poster Session 7: Functional Foods in Aquaculture
Chairs: Rune Wagboo and Rina Chakrabarti
Presentations P.7.01 – P.7.30
16:30 – 17:30 Session 7: Functional Foods in Aquaculture
Chair: Delbert Gatlin and Mónica Betancor
16.30 Dietary use of mannan oligosaccharides in greater amberjack juveniles: effects on growth performance, immune gene expression and disease resistance against Neobenedenia girellae
Mr. Álvaro Fernández-Montero
16.45 Effects of α-lipoic acid on growth performance, body composition, antioxidant status and lipid catabolism of juvenile Chinese mitten crab Eriocheir sinensis fed two lipid levels
Prof. Liqiao Chen
17.00 The effect of dietary lipoic acid supplementtion on growth, survival and feeding efficiency of Chirostoma estor larvae
Prof. Carlos Martínez-Palacios
17.15 Benefits of spray-dried plasma (SDP) dietary inclusion on skin and epidermal mucus of a fish model marine species: histological, transcriptomic and proteomic approaches
Mr. Borja Ordóñez-Grande
17:30 – 18:15 Mini Symposium 3
“Functional feed additives: add more to your aquafeed!”Sponsored by Nutriad
18:15 Closing Ceremony
20:00 Departure for Gala Dinner (check the departure points with the Technical Secretariat)