Newletter #5 - July 25th, 2014

Newletter #5 - July 25, 2014
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Tuesday Session Speakers
 

Thomas Redick (Facilitator)
CEO, Global Environmental Ethics Counsel
Clayton, Missouri, USA

"What Lies Ahead for Post Patent Access in Ag-Biotech"
Tom Carrato
Creative Biotech Solutions
Seaside, California, USA

"The U.S. Seed Industry's Ag-Accord on Post-Patent issues"
Matthew O'Mara
Managing Director, Food and Agriculture, The Biotechnology Industry Organization
Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Maurice Delage
Delage Farms
Indian Head, Saskatchewan, Canada

"Challenges and Considerations for RNAi-Based Technologies in Insect and Disease Management"
Wayne Hunter
USDA/ARS, U.S Horticulture Research Laboratory
Fort Pierce, Florida, USA 

"The Future: Nitrogen Fixation for All Crops"
David Dent
Azotic Technologies Ltd.
United Kingdom

"Application of Oxitec Technology in the Biological Control of Agricultural and Public Health Pests"
Simon Warner
Chief Scientific Officer, Oxitec Ltd.
Milton Park, Abingdon

“The Determination of the Virus Diversity associated with Grapevine Leafroll Disease using Next-Generation Sequencing”
Nicholas Molenaar
University of Stellenbosch
Stellenbosch, South Africa

“Genetic Mapping and Introgression of QTLs for Drought Tolerance and Wsm2 from Hard Red Winter Wheat (HRWW) into Ug99 Resistant Spring Wheat Cultivars for African Countries”
Silvano Ocheya
Texas A&M
College Station, Texas, USA

“Enhancing access to high quality sweet potato planting materials through low cost tissue culture for food security and poverty alleviation in Eastern Africa”
Kwame Ogero
Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology in Africa (OFAB),
Nairobi, Kenya

“A holistic and decentralized lignocellulose-based bio-refinery”
Johannes Ohrlein
Phyotweit
Germany

“Computational approaches to chemotherapeutic target prioritization in obligate intracellular pathogens of animals and plants”
Ahmed Almousa
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

“A rapid and inexpensive method for enhancement of natural fibres for composite applications”
Michael George
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

"Biostimulants in Europe: How Technology Markets and Regulation are Evolving Together"
Giuseppe Natale
President, European Biostimulants Industry Council
Chieti, Italy
David Irvin
Director of Research, Systems & Materials Research Corporation
Austin, Texas, USA

Rob Lamb
Incoming Executive Director, Canadian Light Source
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

"Confronting Global Land Scarcity"
Derek Byerlee
Standford University

"Agriculture and Water Security: Challenges and Opportunities in the Sustainable Management of Land and Water Resources"
Howard Wheater
Director, Global Institute for Water Security
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

 
 
 
 
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