The Third SEAFOODplus Conference

Tromsø, 29-05-06 to 02-06-06


At 19:00 Monday 29 May 2006 a welcome reception took place at the  Polaria Museum in Tromsø. A variety of seafood delicacies were kindly offered by Rya Produkter. Most participants had arrived during the day and the remaining came to the reception as they arrived during the evening. Registration was also open during the reception and the participants used the opportunity to look at the museum showing life in the Arctic region. A very specially animated movie about the wildlife in Svalbard was shown to the participants. It had been recorded using a special multicamera technique and was projected on six screens in the auditorium.

The partners of SEAFOODplus used the welcome reception to say hello to fellow project workers all over Europe, and participants new to SEAFOODplus were introduced to the crowd.



From left to right:


Joop Luten, the local organiser at Fiskeriforskning, Tromsø, and RTD representative of SEAFOODplus welcomed the participants to the Third Open SEAFOODplus Conference.


The Mayor of Tromsø, Hermann Kristoffersen, presented his welcome address to SEAFOODplus. He was pleased that Tromsø had been selected as the venue for the prestigious conference and wished the participants a nice stay in the city.


Torger Børresen, the Coordinator of SEAFOODplus welcomed all participants to the events taking place in Tromsø, where SEAFOODplus partners would attend project and pillar meetings, the General Assembly, and the Council would meet the External Advisory Board.

The reception guests watched with interest while the SEAFOODplus Coordinator delivered the very special SEAFOODplus tie to the Mayor of Tromsø in appreciation of his interest in the project.


The participants had a closer look at the seals swimming in the pool inside the museum.