Agenda

Agenda is subject to change



Sunday, September 18th, 2016
All Day
Welcome Desk - Airport
Arrivals and Registration - Holiday Inn


4:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
At Holiday Inn


6:30pm
Welcome Reception
At Holiday Inn

Welcome from Hosts


Monday, September 19th, 2016
7:00 am
Shuttles to FARGODOME
Run all day on request


7:00am
Registration (All Day)



8:00 am
Trade Show Opens



8:00 am - 9:00 am
Welcome - Doug Goehring, North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner



9:00am - 10:00am
Government Officials Panel - Outlook for Science in U.S. Agriculture


Dave Frederickson, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Doug Goehring, North Dakota Agriculture CommissionerModerator: Sara Wyant, Agri-Pulse


10:00am - 10:30am
Break



10:30am - 11:15am
Dave Baudler
Moderated Q & A: The Role of Science and Free Trade in Global Food Security

Dave Baudler , Managing Director, Grain, Cargill Supply Chain-North America

Moderator: David Berg, Past CEO, America Crystal Sugar Company


11:15am - 11:45am
Guest Speaker - Dr. William Wilson, North Dakota State University
The Importance of Public and Private Research Collaboration in Agriculture


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch



1:00pm - 1:30pm
Guest Speaker - Dr. Irvin Widders, Michigan State University
International Year of the Pulse Crop


1:30pm - 2:30pm
Keynote Speaker - Dr. Patrick Moore, EcoSense Environmental
Agriculture, Human Health and the Environment


2:45pm - 3:15pm
Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Plant Science, Animal Health and Innovation

Plant Science:

Dr. Shahryar Kianian, Research Leader, Cereal Disease, USDA-ARS

Animal Health:

Dr. Jose Fernando Garcia, Animal Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, UNESP, Brazil

 

Host: Dr. Kasey Maddock Carlin, Associate Professor, Animal Sciences, NDSU

Innovation:

Dr. Murray McLaughlin, Executive Director, Bioindustrial Innovation Canada

 

Host: Dr. Mary Buhr, Dean, College of Agriculture and Biosciences, University of Saskatchewan


3:15pm - 3:45pm
Break



3:45pm - 5:15pm
Panel Discussion - Regulatory Impact of Agriculture Research


Craig Rickard, Executive Director, Plant Biotechnology, CropLife International

Dr. Julio Kalazich, National Director, The Institute for Agriculture and Livestock Research, Chile

Dr. Carl Ramage, Managing Director, Rautaki Solutions, Australia

Moderator: Lisa W. Zannoni, Global Head of Regulatory and Stewardship, Syngenta


5:30 pm
Return to Holiday Inn



6:15 pm
Gala Reception at the Holiday Inn
At Holiday Inn


7:15pm
Gala Dinner at the Holiday Inn
At Holiday Inn


7:30pm
Gala Greeting - Dr. Wilf Keller, President and CEO Ag-West Bio, Inc.


Host: Roger Reierson, CEO, AdFarm


8:15pm
Gala Guest Speaker - Carl Casale, President and CEO, CHS, Inc.
The Importance of Science and Research in Agriculture

Host: Dr. Greg Lardy, Associate Vice President for Agricultural Affairs, North Dakota State University


Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
7:00 am
Shuttles to FARGODOME
Run all day on request


7:00am
Registration (All Day)



8:00 am
Trade Show Opens



8:00am - 9:00am
Keynote Speaker - Dr. Kevin Folta, Chair, Horticultural Sciences, University of Florida
Talking About Agriculture to a Concerned Public

Host: Kent Schescke, Executive Vice President, Council for Agriculture Science and Technology (CAST)


9:00 am - 10:30 am
Panel Discussion - Private and Public Research Collaboration


Glen Weaver, Food Scientist and Research Fellow, Ardent Mills

Dr. German Spangenberg, Executive Director Biosciences Research, AgriBio, Australia

Dr. Stanford Blade, Dean of Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta

Bill Buckner, President and CEO, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation

Moderator: Dr. Jane Schuh, Associate Director of the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station and Professor of Microbiology, North Dakota State University


10:30 am - 11:00 am
Break



11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Panel Discussion - Food and Health


Dr. George Atkinson, Founder and Executive Director, Institute on Science for Global Policy

J.J. Jone, Senior Project Manager, Center for Food Integrity

Dr. John Lupien, Adjunct Professor, Food Science, University of Massachusetts

Moderator: Dr. Abby Gold, Vice Chair, Department of Public Health, North Dakota State University


12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch



1:30pm - 1:45pm
Presentation - Introduction to the Protein Highway



1:45pm - 2:30pm
Guest Speaker - Dr. Van Ripley, Global Breeding Leader of Healthy Oils, Dow AgroSciences
Crop Quality Improvement for Consumer Health

Host: Ben Graham, Managing Partner, AdFarm


2:45pm - 3:45pm
Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Plant Science, Animal Health, Innovation, Food and Health

Plant Science:

Dr. Gary Muehlbauer, Department Head, College of Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota

Mr. Lionel Henderson, Director of Business Development and Commercial, CSIRO Agriculture, Australia

Animal Health:

Dr. Tad Sonstegard, CEO, Recombinetics

Dr. Kimberly Vonnahme, Lead Instructor for Physiology of Reproduction Lecture and Lab, and Research in Reproduction, North Dakota State University

Host: Dr. Alison Ward, Assistant Professor in Nutritional Epigenetics, Animal Sciences, North Dakota State University

Innovation:

Dr. Craig Richael, Director of Research and Development, Simplot Plant Sciences

Dr. Neil C. Gudmestad, Distinguished Professor of Plant Pathology, North Dakota State University

Food and Health:

Dr. Kalidas Shetty, Professor, Plant Metabolism and Food Security, North Dakota State University

Dr. George Atkinson, Founder and Executive Director, Institute on Science for Global Policy


3:45pm - 4:15pm
Break



4:15pm - 4:45pm
Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Plant Science, Animal Health and Innovation

Plant Science:

Dr. BJ Hahn, Director of Product Development, Calyxt

Animal Health:

Dr. Pietro Celi (invited), Senior Scientist, DSM Nutritional Products

Host: Dr. Sarah Wagner, Professor, Animal Sciences, North Dakota State University

Innovation:

Corey Kratcha, CEO and Co-Founder C2Renew

 


5:00pm - 6:00pm
Concurrent Agricultural Tours
Tour Options: NDSU STEM Center, NDSU Greenhouse, NDSU Animal Research

NDSU Stem Center

Host TBD

NDSU Greenhouse

Host: Dr. Richard Horsley, Department Head, Professor, Plant Sciences, North Dakota State University

NDSU Animal Research

Host: Trent Gilbery, Facilities Manager, NDSU Beef Research Complex


6:30pm
Buses Return to Holiday Inn



Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
7:00 am
Shuttles Begin
Run all day on request


7:00am
Registration



8:00am - 8:15am
Student Poster Competition Awards


Host: Dean Bresciani, President, North Dakota State University


8:00 am
Trade Show Open



8:15 am - 8:30am
Ceremonial Handoff to ABIC 2017


Host: Roger Reierson, Chairman, ABIC 2016


8:30am - 9:15am
Keynote Speaker - Dr. Robert T. Fraley, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Monsanto
Can We Feed 9 Million by 2050?

Host: North Dakota Soybean Council


9:30 am - 10:00 am
Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Plant Science, Animal Health and Innovation

Plant Sciences:

Dr. Kevin Folta, Chair, Horticultural Sciences, University of Florida

Animal Health:

Dr. Jack Dekkers, Animal Breeding and Genetics, Iowa State University

Host: Dr. Anna Grazul-Bilska, Professor, Animal Sciences, North Dakota State University

Innovation:

John Nowatzki, Agricultural Machines Specialist, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, North Dakota State University

Aaron Reinholz, Associate Director for Electronics Technology, NDSU Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering

 


10:00 am - 10:30 am
Break



10:30 am - 11:15 pm
Guest Speaker - David Hollinrake, Vice President, Marketing & Portfolio Management, Bayer CropScience
Our Future Starts Now

Host: Andy Weber, CEO, Farm Journal


11:15am - 12:00pm
Dr. Maurice Moloney, Executive Director and CEO, Global Institute for Food Security
The Future of Agricultural Bioscience Research


12:15 pm - 2:45pm
Lunch and Special Session: Protein Highway



12:30pm - 12:45pm
Protein Highway Introduction - Dr. Wilf Keller, President and CEO, Ag-West Bio, Inc.



12:45pm - 2:15pm
Protein Highway: Value Chain Needs and Opportunities


The Breeder/Grower Perspective

Erin Armstrong, CEO Limagrain Cereals Research Canada: Director of Industry and Regulatory Affairs, Canterra Seeds

Processing, Ingredients and Exports

Joel Owen, Crop Production, Healtht Food Ingredients

End Use: Health, Nutrition and Environmental Sustainability

Barb Birr, Co-Founder, Step One Foods

Jade Proulx, Food Scientist, Hampton Creek

New Opportunities In Food, Feed and Industrial Uses

Mark Luecke, CEO, Prairie Aquatech

Shannon Schlecht, Executive Director, Agricultural Utilization Research Institute

Moderator: Don Wick, Broadcaster, Red River Farm Network

 


2:15pm - 2:45pm
Protein Highway: Regional Cooperation - U.S. and Canada Perspectives


Kevin Kephart, VP of Research, South Dakota State University

John Oliver, Owner, Maple Leaf Bio Concepts


3:00pm - 4:30pm
Closing Reception