The 6 th Pacific Tuna Forum, the biggest tuna industry gathering in the Western and Central Pacific region is to be scheduled on 13-14 September 2017 at the 6-star The Stanley Hotel & Suites, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The largest tuna convention of the Pacific is expected to be attended by more than 250 delegates with over 30 well known speakers are set to speak at the event.
Mr Feleti Teo, Executive Director of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) will
deliver the keynote address on the theme “Fostering Greater Social, Economic and Financial Benefits
through Sustainable Tuna Management and Development”. Among the distinguished speakers are
Robert Scott, SPC; Ludwig Kumoru, PNA; Valerie Allain, SPC; John Maefiti, PITIA; Sylvester Pokajam,
PNG Fishing Industry; Sanaila Naqali, Ministry of Fisheries, Fiji; Tony Sullivan, FFA; James Movick, FFA;
Kim Yoon Jee, FAO; Dario Chemerinski; Arnab Sengupta, Middle East Co, UAE; Francisco Blaha; Hugh
Walton, FFA; Jeremy Crawford, IPNLF; Javier de la Cal, Satlink; Paolo Bray, Friend of the Sea; Bill
Holden, Marine Stewardship Council Asia Pacific Pty. Ltd; Henk Brus, Pacifical; and many others.