ISTA IV SCHEDULE

Engineering Aspects of Tilapia Aquaculture
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Monday, November 10, 1997

13:15 - 13:30 (not to be included in the proceedings) Opening Remarks: Globalization Issues in Commercial Aquaculture Gary Jensen

AES Technical Session 1: Water Quality

13:30 - 14:00 a) Preliminary results and description of a four tank (2x2 factorial design) recirculation solids removal and nitrification performance study at the University of Maryland. Ebeling, J., S. Singh, and F. Wheaton.

b) Organic waste characterization for four different configurations of recirculating aquacultural systems. Singh, S., J. Ebeling, Wheaton, F., Krumins, V., and J. McMillan.

14:00 - 14:20 Use of perfluoromembranes for oxygen enrichment of aquaculture systems. Daniels, W.H. , B.R. Petrosky, S. Nemser, L. Himelreich, and H.W. Heath, Jr.

14:20 - 14:40 Comparison of plasma cortisol and chloride measures of stress from handling and transporting fingerling walleye from hatchery to stocking sites in vented and unvented transport tanks. Summerfelt, R.

14:40 - 15:00 Application of foam fractionators in recirculating aquaculture system. Kang, L.S., B.H. Lee, I.S. Kong, S.K. Kim, M.G. Lee, and K.H. Suh.

15:00 - 15:20 Break

15:20 - 15:40 Advances in culture tank engineering for fish management and solids removal. Timmons, M.B. and S.T. Summerfelt.

AES Technical Session 2: Computer Applications and Control

15:40 - 16:00 Monitor/control of recirculating systems based on a centralized computer using LabView and a stand-alone module. Ebeling, J., S. Dolgii, and F. Wheaton.

16:00 - 16:20 Prevention and mitigation of emergent recirculating aquaculture systems failure through monitoring and control systems design based on failure modes and effects analysis. Hundley, P.

16:20 - 16:40 A Machine Vision System for Aquaculture: Real-Time Identification of Individual Animals and Estimation of Animal Activity. Whitsell, A. and P.G. Lee.

16:40 - 17:00 Emergent Properties of Computer Automated Environmental Control and Water Filtration Systems for Aquaculture. Whitson, J. L. P.E. Turk and P.G. Lee.

17:00 - 17:20 Options for Temperature Control in Geothermal-Based Tilapia Production Systems. Zachritz , W. H. II, J. Witcher, and R. Polka.

Tuesday, November 11, 1997

AES Technical Session 3: Design and Management of Intensive Aquaculture Production Systems

8:40 - 9:00 The design and development of the Carolina Power and Light/EPRI fish barn: A commercial, public demonstration of recirculating aquaculture technology. Hobbs, A., T. Losordo, D. Delong, R. Gron, J. Reagan, S. Bennett, and B. Foster

9:00 - 9:20 Secchi disk visibility and chlorophyll : A relationship in aquaculture ponds. Jamu, D.M., Z. Lu, and R.H. Piedrahita.

9:20 - 9:40 A preliminary economic analysis of a low cost small-scale natural gas powered integrated recycle aquaculture-hydroponic system for tilapia. Jenkins, M.R., E.M. Wade, and S.T. Summerfelt.

9:40 - 10:00 An aquaponics ecosystem: working toward a fully integrated agricultural system - a third year study. PO Box 143, Orleans, IN 47452 Jones, J.R.

10:00 - 10:20 Break

10:20 - 10:40 Guidelines for Competitive Evaluation of Integrated Recirculating Systems with Application to Warmwater Tilapia Growout. Malone, R.F. and A.A Delos Reyes, Jr.

10:40 - 11:00 Design and Operation of an Environmentally Isolated, Marine Shrimp Broodstock Culture System using Closed, Recirculating Water Filtration. Turk, P.E., A.L. Lawrence, and P.G. Lee.

11:00 - 11:20 Economic engineering analysis of indoor water reuse systems, intensive pond culture and chicken broiler production. Timmons, M.B.

11:20 - 11:40 Evaluation of hydraulics and aeration systems in the Japanese abalone rearing unit. Morey, R. and G. Merino.

11:40 - 12:00 Economics of partial water recycle. Sean Wilton

AES Technical Session 4: Biofiltration Systems and Water Quality Control

13:00 - 13:20 Alternative media for enhanced nitrification rates in bead filters. Beecher, L.E., A.A. DeLos Reyes, Jr., D.G. Drennan II, R.F. Malone.

13:20 - 13:40 Bead filters and tilapia production. Brown, J., K. Fitzsimmons, and W. Zachritz.

13:40 - 14:00 Design Rationale for an Air-Driven Recirculating System Employing a Bubble-Washed Bead Filter. DeLos Reyes, Jr., A.A., L.E. Beecher, and R.F. Malone.

14:00 14:20 What to watch for in nitrifying biofilters. Horowitz, S. and A. Horowitz.

14:20 - 14:40 Removal of ammonium-N from recirculating aquaculture system using immobilized nitrifier consortium. Kim, S.K. Kong, I.S. B.H. Lee, L.S. Kang, M.G. Lee, and K.H. Suh.

14:40 - 15:00 The effect of biofilter configuration and biofilter pre-inoculation with nitrifying bacteria on tilapia in a recirculating aquaculture farm. Pursley, M.G., S.B. Young, S. Horowitz, A. Horowitz.

15:00 - 15:20 Break

15:20 - 15:40 Development, operating principles and applications of a self-cleaning dual-function biological filter. Scott, J., T. Lawson, and J.H. Junius.

15:40 - 16:00 Recent advances in water treatment processes to intensify fish-production in large recirculating systems. Summerfelt, S.T. and E.M. Wade.

16:00 - 16:20 Effects of sand size on fluidized-bed biofilter performance in cold-water systems. Tsukuda, S., S.T. Summerfelt, T.K. Sawyer, G.L. Bullock and C.P. Marshall.

16:20 - 16:40 Determination of the primary ammonia removal design criteria for biological filters. Wells, C.A. and F.W. Wheaton.

Sunday, Nov. 9, 1997 Tour A Tour B Coronado
Ballroom
A & B
Coronado
Ballroom
C & D
Coronado
Ballroom
E & F
Fiesta  
Ballroom 5
Trade Show
Coronado Ballroom H
9:00 Start Start Set-up
1:00 FAA
Session 1
FAA
Session 2
FAA
Session 3
Set-up
4:00 FAA Annual Meeting Set-up
7:00 Taste of Florida Aquaculture
Reception



Monday, Nov. 10, 1997 Plenary Session
Fiesta Ballroom 5
Monterrey
Rooms 2&3
Coronado Ballrooms B-D Fiesta Ballrooms
1,2,3
Coronado
Ballrooms E-F
El Paso Room 1
Assn Meeting Room
Coronado Ballroom H
9:00 Welcome and Introductions
10:00 Keynote address:
Roger Pullin
Impacts of tilapia
12:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
Trade Show
opens
1:30 Conference
Room
Nutrition
5 talks
Sex Determination
and Sex Reversal
4 talks
Florida Aquaculture Overview ?? AES: Session 1 Water Quality

5 talks

3:00 Break Break Break Break
3:20 Physiology &
Disease
4 talks
Sex Determination
and Sex Reversal
4 talks
Econ and Marketing
4 talks and panel
AES: Session 1&2 (Computers)
6 talks
5:30
6:00 AES Board meeting
7:30 Banquet
8:30 Auction



Tuesday, Nov. 11, 1997 Monterrey
Rooms 2&3
Fiesta Ballrooms
1,2, & 3
Coronado Ballrooms N-P Fiesta Ballroom 5 El Paso Room 1
Assn Meeting Room
Trade Show
Coronado Ballroom H
8:30 Genetics
5 talks
Role of Tilapia in
Development
4 talks
Production Systems
5 talks
AES Session 3: Design and Management of Intensive Production Systems
4 talks
10:00 Break Break Break Break
10:20 Genetics
5 talks
4 talks
discussion
Production Systems
4 talks
AES Session 3:
5 talks
12:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
1:30 Reproduction
6 talks
Industry Reviews
5 talks
Growth
5 talks
AES Session 4:
Biofiltration and
Water Quality Control
6 talks
3:00 Break Break Break Break
3:20 Poster
Session
Poster
Session
Poster
Session
Poster
Session
ATA Board Meeting
4:00 Reproduction
6 talks
Computers and Monitoring
3 talks
Growth
3 talks
AES Session 4:
Biofiltration and
Water Quality Control
5 talks
5:30 Am Tilapia
Annual Meeting
AES Annual Meeting
7:00 Tilapia Production in Israel
8:15 Dinner on own Dinner on own Dinner on own Dinner on own



Wednesday, Nov. 12, 1997 At EPCOT Tour to Harbor Branch
7:00 Disney Bus To EPCOT
7:30 Harvest Theater
7:50 Breakfast and Backstage Tour
9:00 Tour EPCOT
10:20 Electronic Forum:
  Open session
12:00 Lunch on own
1:30 Electronic Forum
Streptococcus workshop
3:30 Electronic Forum
Streptococcus workshop
(Repeated)



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