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Title:

2014 Trans Tasman Abalone Convention

Project Number:

2013-240

Organisation:

Abalone Council Australia Ltd

Principal Investigator:

Dean M. Lisson

Project Status:

Completed

FRDC Expenditure:

$30,000.00

Program(s):

Industry

Need

The National Abalone Convention gives the wild capture industry an opportunity to receive feedback on recent and current FRDC and CRC funded research projects and to hear from experts in various fields relating to diving , occupational and marine safety, marketing, weather, fishery sustainability etc. At the 2014Trans Tasman Abalone Convention, industry stakeholders will be fully briefed on the findings and outcomes of the major ACA/CRC abalone projects currently being undertaken - including the progress of the largest ACA/CRC project 2009/723 "An Analysis of Product Differentiation Opportunities for Australian Wild Caught Abalone in China". Project managers of abalone related FRDC projects will also be given an opportunity to update stakeholders regarding their projects.

Objectives

1. To hold the Trans Tasman abalone convention