National Aquaculture Extension Conference
July 1, 2005 - August 31, 2007
|Hawaii||$11,249||University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program||J. Szyper|
- 1. Support the travel and reporting activity of the CTSA representatives to the conference.
- 2. Support the costs of conference organization as a contributing Regional Aquaculture Center (RAC).
- Learn successful approaches to problem solving through case studies that can be replicated in other states (i.e., lessons learned).
- Demonstrate and conduct hands-on experiences with state-of-the-art computer applications designed to improve delivery of extension programs.
- Identify national extension priorities and critical issues, developing corresponding action plans.
- Identify potential inter-regional extension projects, such as curriculum development or national decision-support databases.
- Share educational materials and programs in addition to expertise.
- Strengthen regional and national communication networks to improve services to our clientele.
- Examine successful extension components and outcomes of research projects and develop approaches to improve integration nationwide.
- 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.
- Improve business management skills related to aquaculture and enhance knowledge concerning marketing of aquatic products.