Project Details

National Aquaculture Extension Conference

July 1, 2005 - August 31, 2007

LocationFundingInstitutionPrincipal Investigator(s)
Hawaii $11,249 University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program J. Szyper

Project objectives:

  1. 1. Support the travel and reporting activity of the CTSA representatives to the conference.
  2. 2. Support the costs of conference organization as a contributing Regional Aquaculture Center (RAC).

Conference objectives:

  1. Learn successful approaches to problem solving through case studies that can be replicated in other states (i.e., lessons learned).
  2. Demonstrate and conduct hands-on experiences with state-of-the-art computer applications designed to improve delivery of extension programs.
  3. Identify national extension priorities and critical issues, developing corresponding action plans.
  4. Identify potential inter-regional extension projects, such as curriculum development or national decision-support databases.
  5. Share educational materials and programs in addition to expertise.
  6. Strengthen regional and national communication networks to improve services to our clientele.
  7. Examine successful extension components and outcomes of research projects and develop approaches to improve integration nationwide.
  8. Develop a collective strategy to define extension’s role in measuring impacts of RAC projects and collaboration with others in academia and the private sector.
  9. Improve business management skills related to aquaculture and enhance knowledge concerning marketing of aquatic products.


Final Report