WWF Innovation Expert Alfred 'Bubba' Cook to Keynote AIM - RAIN Event
04/24/2021

AIM - RAIN Alliance are pleased to announce Alfred “Bubba” Cook, Western & Central Pacific Tuna Programme Manager for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as keynote.

Online PR News – 24-April-2021 – Pittsburgh, PA – AIM and RAIN Alliance are pleased to announce the keynote speaker for the engage again virtual conference, which will be held 5 – 6 May 2021. With a focus on the Automatic Data Collection industry, engage again will bring together speakers and exhibitors, from the areas of applications, standards, vertical markets, and more. [https://www.aimglobal.org/engage-again.html]

Alfred “Bubba” Cook, Western and Central Pacific Tuna Programme Manager for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), will headline the event. Mr. Cook will speak on Thursday, 6 May at 0800am EDT. Mr. Cook will discuss the growing need and desire for better traceability of seafood products as it relates to sustainability as well as human and labour rights in fisheries. Through his role with WWF, Mr. Cook has enthusiastically supported the development of technology solutions for difficult fisheries challenges, including supporting the execution of international events designed to explore and promote new technologies, such as unmanned vehicle systems and blockchain, for application in fisheries conservation. [https://www.aimglobal.org/eaagenda.html]

“We are honored to have Bubba Cook keynote our event. His experience in blockchain traceability in some of the most remote locations of the world provides a unique perspective on the benefits this technology brings to supply chain visibility so businesses can make better, more informed decisions,” said Mary Lou Bosco, COO, AIM. “Blockchain gives consumers confidence that the goods being purchased are coming from sources that have been recognized as being ethically sound.”

Register today - $75 nonmembers, $50 member, and Exhibit Hall only is free. [https://www.aimglobal.org/ea-registration.html]

For more information, contact AIM Headquarters via email or phone (+1.724.742.4470).