2022 Speakers

More will be announced as soon as they are confirmed.

Til Deuss

Till Deuss developed a deep love for aquariums and sea life at a very young age. He obtained his Masters degree in biology from the Justus-Liebig university, Germany, and has worked for research institutes, universities, and in the private sector on 5 continents over 20 years. In this period, he has bred many species world-first. He is the founder of Bocas Mariculture, and is striving to provide a positive example for the aquarium industry and protect the environment through the means of a sustainable marine ornamental farm in Panama.  Till is also regularly invited to give talks and lectures internationally.

Cortney Ohs

Dr. Ohs joined the University of Florida’s Indian River Research and Education Center (IRREC) faculty in July 2005. His research focuses on evaluating new management practices to maximize production or profitability of existing aquaculture operations and evaluating the potential of producing new aquaculture species. In addition, Dr. Ohs has conducted many studies on the nutrition of fish and crustacean species from larval to adult stages of development. He also has research interests in fish and crustacean physiology, endocrinology, larval nutrition, food science, and marketing.