Thursday, October 20th – Seminar day 2
Seminar and lunch will take place at The “Centre de Congrès de Saint-Etienne” (Congress Centre). (Access)
Global aquaculture : opportunities and challenges
Sadasivam KAUSHIK – European Research Area (ERA) Chair, EcoAqua, Univ Las Palmas, Spain
“Prof Sadasivam (Sachi) Kaushik was until October last, Director of Research in INRA, working in the area of Fish Nutrition since more than three decades, as the founder-director of the Fish Nutrition Joint research units and head of the Hydrobiology Station at St Pee sur Nivelle, France. He continues to coordinate an FP7 project, ARRAINA (www.arraina.eu). Currently, he holds a position as European Research Area (ERA) Chair at the University of Las Palmas, Spain, on Ecosystem approach on Sustainable aquaculture development (www.ecoaqua.eu)”.
Development of a sustainable integrated french aquaculture industry
Emmanuel MAZEIRAUD – Aqualande (France)
Emmanuel Mazeiraud graduated from the Engineering school of Purpan and has devoted almost twenty years to the French fish farming sector. In charge during ten years of the Cooperative les Aquaculteurs Landais, he became in 2007 Technical Director and Quality Director of Aqualande group. He recently took new responsibilities as director for fish farming, fish farming quality, R&D and genetics for Group Aqualande.
Overview of the challenges of the pet food industry
Chloé CHAMPION – Global Markets & Trends Manager
Master in Agronomy from Agro Paris Tech. Chloé Champion specializes in food technology. She also owns a master’s degree in marketing from ESSEC Business School. She joined DIANA Pet Food Division, member of the Symrise Group, twelve years ago following a first experience in fundamental research. After several years as product manager and corporate marketing manager Chloé Champion is now SPF Europe Marketing Manager; she is also responsible for Global Markets & Trends analysis.
Commercializing New Biomass Conversion Technologies
Jack BARON – President and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Baron earned his B.S. in Biochemistry with a concentration in Neuroscience from the University of Rochester, and earned his M.B.A. from Syracuse University in marketing & finance, graduating summa cum laude.
Prior to ACC, Mr. Baron served as President at a four-year engineering college, ETI Technical College in Cleveland. Prior to ETI, Mr. Baron served as National Vice President of Private Banking at Goldome Bank.
Co-founder, President and Chief Marketing Officer at PAETEC Corp (Fortune1000).Mr. Baron lead product development, multiple sales groups as well as all subsidiaries, and grew annual revenue to over $2.2 billion annually. National Vice President of Sales and Marketing at ACC Telecom. From 1995-1998 Mr. Baron grew annual company revenues over 300% in 3 years.
He is now President and Chief Operating Officer at Sweetwater Energy.
Detailed report on second-generation industrial production plants for ethanol
Louis TIERS – Head of Business Intelligence
Master’s degree in Management – Information Management & Development Strategy and in Philosophy – Philosophy of Sciences, Louis Tiers is currently Head of Business Intelligence in Industry & Agro-Resources department of Industry & Agricultural Resources Cluster.
From Agro-resources to bio-based molecules: Research and Development in the Laboratory of Agro-Industrial Chemistry
Gérard VILAREM – Director of LCA (The Laboratory of Agro-Industrial Chemistry)
PhD of the National Polytechnic Institute of Toulouse, in Agrochemical, Gérard VILAREM leads a research group “Essential oils, natural dyes and secondary metabolites” in the Agroresources fractionnation and AgroIndustrial manufacturing process of LCA since 1989.
Director of LCA since January 2016, Gérard VILAREM was Deputy Director of this laboratoty from 2011 to 2015 ans was also Director of Technology Resources Center CATAR from 1991 to 2010.
Twin-screw fractionation in the refining of agricultural resources: breakdown of biomass into extracts for the chemistry of renewable carbon and into refined products to produce agricultural materials
Luc RIGAL – Research Engineer in the Laboratory of Agro-Industrial Chemistry (LCA)
Luc Rigal is an Engineer who graduated from ENSC Toulouse, with doctorates in engineering and in Sciences from the Toulouse Institut National Polytechnique. He is responsible for LCA’s resource management and its technology-transfer centre, CATAR. He heads the Fractionation of Agricultural Resources and Agricultural Industry Process-Conversion team, and also the AGROMAT platform (which serves as a demonstration and technology-transfer centre for the plastics fabrication of agricultural equipment).
Superior Education & Industry
Pierre Soudan – general director of Saint-Etienne University Foundation
Pierre Soudan took up his position as director general in Saint-Etienne in February 2015, his mission being to monitor the implementation of the Foundation’s global strategy and develop new university/company partnerships, while structuring and coordinating the partner network.
Engineer of the French Naval Academy. Graduate of the Ecole Supérieure de Guerre navale. Rear Admiral (2s). Commander in the Order of the Legion of Honour. Knight of the National Order of Merit. Cross for Military Valour with two mentions in dispatches. Aeronautical Medal.
Perspectives the evolution of the interactions the companies with their stakeholders
Olivier Blachon – Senior VP Business Development – Visiativ
ECAM Lyon graduated in 1988, Olivier joined Visiativ in 1989 to develop the Professional Services Business around Computer Aided Design software solutions. In 2003, he was appointed Managing Director of Axemble, a Visiativ Group’s subsidiary, to develop Dassault Systèmes Solidworks Solutions business for Mid Market Industrial companies. Appointed Industry Business Unit Managing Director in 2011, he coordinates all Dassault Systèmes’s partnership and creates a new subsidiary Visiativ Solutions in order to develop 3DEXPERIENCE platform business. In 2013, he became Senior VP Business Development Visiativ Group, in charge of strategic partnerships, mergers and acquisitions and international development.
Industrial Product Service Systems – An important transition and a deep transformation for manufacturing companies
Xavier Boucher – Professor in Industrial Management at Ecole des Mines de Saint Etienne, Institut Fayol. Leader of Product-Service Research Group.
Currently Professor in Industrial Management at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint Etienne (France) where he is teaching production management and re-industrialization strategies for Ecole des Mines engineering students. His main research orientation is currently focusing on design of Product-Service-Systems (PSS) and change of industrial Business Model by a transition towards service-integrated activities for manufacturing companies (servitization process).
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Centre de Congrès of Saint-Etienne