Putting Down Roots

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The Aquaponics Association 2017 Conference, Putting Down Roots, is about growing more of our food with aquaponics.  We will become the backbone of local food economies with efficient systems that can be placed anywhere, grow year-round, create jobs, save resources, and make us healthier.  The conference will help YOU put down roots in your community with aquaponics.

Guests will be able to: 

  • Participate in moderated discussions and Q&A sessions with successful aquaponic growers;
  • Learn the most up-to-date advancements in water chemistry and system design to run your system more efficiently;
  • Tour successful rural and urban aquaponics farms;
  • Learn the best strategies to get aquaponics in your local STEM programs;
  • See the best materials for system construction in our vendor showroom;
  • Interact with local Oregon financial, legal and political professionals about their perspective on aquaponics and what they need to hear from us;
  • Discuss what role the Association can play to advance our industry with growers from around the country;
  • Hear from economists about which aquaponics farms are the most successful and why;
  • Ask business experts about the best marketing strategies, and whether rooftops, basements and/or vertical walls are right for you;
  • Provide input to food safety discussions that affect the entire industry
  • Learn about successful aquaponic systems from around the world.

Click Here to see the Tentative Schedule 

Click here to tell us more about yourself and what you hope to gain from the conference.

Click here to see content highlights from Dr. Nick Savidov, Murray Hallam, and Angela Tenbroeck.

Conference programming will run from approximately 7:00am Friday to 2:00pm Sunday.

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WHEN
November 03, 2017 at 12pm - November 05, 2017
WHERE
Red Lion Hotel, Portland, OR
909 N Hayden Island Dr
Portland, OR 97217
United States
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CONTACT
Brian Filipowich ·

Will you come?

$330.00 Non-Member Full Conference
Friday 8:00am to Sunday 2:00pm. Includes all sessions and meals. Tours must be purchased separately. Non-member tickets include one year of Aquaponics Association Membership.
$285.00 Member Full Conference
Friday 8:00am to Sunday 2:00pm. Includes all sessions and meals. Tours must be purchased separately.
$100.00 STEM Passport
Access to friday and saturday daytime STEM track presentations ONLY. Does not include food or beverage.
$75.00 Saturday Passport Ticket
One day ticket for sessions from approximately 12:30pm to 6:00pm. Does not include food or drink.
$75.00 Friday Passport Ticket
One day ticket for sessions from approximately 12:30pm to 6:00pm. Does not include food or drink.
$35.00 Saturday Night Passport
Presentation: "Putting Down Global Roots" featuring Nick Savidov, Murray Hallam, and Phil Reasons. Approximately 6:30 to 8:00. Does NOT include food or beverage.
$10.00 Saturday Morning Urban Aquaponics Tour
Approximately 8:00am to 11:30am.
$10.00 Friday Morning Rural Aquaponics Tour
Approximately 8:00am to 11:30am.

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