Thursday, April 4
09:00 - 13:00
PLENARY SESSION IV - CHALLENGES IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND ADOPTION OF NOVEL BIOTECHNOLOGIES
Session Organizers: Carmen Vicién, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina and Camilla Beech, Cambea Consulting Ltd, United Kingdom
Speaker: DR. ALISON VAN EENENNAAM, Cooperative Extension Specialist in the field of Animal Genomics and Biotechnology in the Department of Animal Science at University of CaliforniaThis session will look at broad themes around the challenges of bringing new technologies forward through registration to use in both the public and private sectors and across a wide range of genetically modified organisms. It will not only aim to examine the role of regulation and how it is being adapted to new technologies but also consider some of the technical hurdles, market access, public and stakeholder engagement and other challenges encountered.
“Enabling Innovation in Agricultural Breeding Programs: Promises and Prospects”
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break