Conference Agenda

23rd ICABR Conference

Date: Wednesday, 05/Jun/2019
8:30am
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8:40am
Opening Address - ICABR President Carl Pray
Location: Auditorium
Chair: Prof. Carl Pray, Rutgers University
8:40am
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9:00am
Giovanni Tria, Italian Minister of Economy and Finances
Location: Auditorium
9:00am
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9:20am
Andrés Murchison, Secretary of Food and Bioeconomy, Ministry of Agroindustry, Argentina
Location: Auditorium
9:20am
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10:20am
Keynote Speaker - Steve Long
Location: Auditorium
Bioengineering of crops could sustainably double global crop production – but will society allow?
 

Bioengineering Of Crops Could Sustainably Double Global Crop Production – But Will Society Allow?

Stephen P. Long, Carl R. Woese

University of Illinois

10:20am
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11:20am
Plenary - The Impact of CRISPR on Developing Countries
Location: Auditorium
 

The Impact of CRISPR on Developing Countries

Chair(s): David Zilberman (UC Berkeley), Carl Pray (Rutgers)

 

Presentations

 

The Value and Potential of Improved Genomic Knowledge

Howard Shapiro
Mars

 

The Value of CRISPR Solutions to the Fusarium Problem in Bananas

Ramon Espinel
Polytechnic of Guayaquil

 

The Vision of IGI of the Application of CRISPR

David Zilberman
UC Berkeley

11:20am
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11:40am
Coffee Break - Sponsored by University of Victoria
Location: Terrace
Posters will be exhibited over the entire conference period. During coffee breaks authors are encouraged to stand by their posters to further explain to anyone interested.
11:40am
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1:00pm
Digital Ag
Location: Ravello Room
Chair: Prof. Stuart James Smyth, University of Saskatchewan
 

Governing Agriculture's Data Revolution: A Behavioral Approach to Understanding Ag-Data Transactions

Graeme Jobe1, Peter W.B. Phillips2

1: Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan; 2: Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan



Association Rule Mining in the field of Agricultural Transportation

Andréa Leda Ramos de Oliveira1, Carlos Eduardo Souza Moreira2, Akebo Yamakami1

1: University of Campinas - UNICAMP; 2: Matera Systems Informática



Digital Tools For Agri-environmental Policies

Gwendolen DeBoe, Marie-Agnès Jouanjean

OECD



Digital Opportunities For Trade In Agriculture And Food Sectors

Marie-Agnès Jouanjean

OECD

IPR and Ag Development
Location: Auditorium
Chair: Prof. Michael Leslie Blakeney, University of Western Australia
 

Agricultural Innovation and the Protection of Traditional Rice Varieties from Kerala

Michael Leslie Blakeney

University of Western Australia



Intellectual Property Rights and Agricultural Development. 1961-2018

Mercedes Campi1, Alessandro Nuvolari2

1: National Scientific and Technical Research Council / University of Buenos Aires; 2: Institute of Economics, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna



Make or buy? Farmers ‘choice of farm-saved seed in Sweden

Chrysa Morfi, Kostas Karantininis

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences



Can The Private Sector Do What Is Needed For Innovative Technology For Poverty-Reducing Agricultural Development?

Jock Anderson1, Latha Nagarajan2, Anwar Naseem1, Carl Pray1

1: Rutgers University; 2: IFDC

1:00pm
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2:00pm
Lunch
Hotel Graal, they will have snack menus available; 10% discount at Bar Calce 2 on the top of the road 10% discount at Bar Calce in the main square 15% discount at Hotel Bonadies restaurant ( 5 min walking from the auditorium)
2:00pm
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3:20pm
Ag Production
Location: Ravello Room
Chair: Prof. Lilyan Fulginiti, University of Nebraska
 

The Distribution of Returns from Land Quality Improvement in Multistage Production Systems

Lana Awada1, Peter Phillips2

1: University of Saskatchewan; 2: University of Saskatchewan



Balancing Costs and Benefits of Plant Invasive Species for Innovative and Sustainable Agricultural Policy Design

Abdelmohssin El Mokaddem, M. Rachid Doukkali

University Mohammed VI Polytechnic



How Much Is Free Irrigation Water Really Worth?

Federico Trindade1, Lilyan Fulginiti2, Richard Perrin2

1: University of Washington; 2: University of Nebraska



Analysis Of The Impact Of Wheat Varietal Innovations And Plant Breeders Rights On Productivity And Facilitating Sustainable Farming Systems In South Africa

Charity Ruramai Nhemachena1, Binganidzo Muchara1, Charles Nhemachena2

1: University of South Africa (Unisa); 2: International Water Management Institute, Southern Africa Regional Office

Risk Management
Location: Auditorium
Chair: Dr. Travis W Reynolds, University of Vermont
 

The Nagoya Protocol: From Foe To Friend?

Hanna Schebesta, Justus Wesseler

Wageningen University



Developing A Territorial Biorefinery. A Contractual Approach

Fabio Bartolini

University of Pisa



Combining Product Certification and Regional Risk Assessment – The Case of Palm Oil in the Bioeconomy

Josephin Helka1, Stefan Majer1, Daniela Thrän1,2

1: DBFZ Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum gGmbH; 2: Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ

3:20pm
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3:40pm
Coffee Break - Sponsored by CropLife International
Location: Terrace
Posters will be exhibited over the entire conference period. During coffee breaks authors are encouraged to stand by their posters to further explain to anyone interested.
3:40pm
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5:00pm
Ag Food Innovations
Location: Auditorium
Chair: Prof. Samuel Thomas Ledermann, George Washington University
 

The Exclusion Criteria ‘Genetic Engineering’ In Sustainable Finance As A Sign Of Shunning Rather Than Assuming Corporate Responsibility

Isabelle Schluep

University of Zurich



Economic Potentials and Environmental Shortcomings of Agricultural Impact Investments for Sustainable Development

Samuel Thomas Ledermann1, Adrian Müller2,3

1: George Washington University; 2: ETH Zürich; 3: Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)



The Impact of Climate Change on Aflatoxin Contamination in US Corn

Jina Yu1, David A. Hennessy1, Felicia Wu1,2

1: Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Michigan State University; 2: Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Michigan State University

Biotech Commercialization
Location: Niemeyer Room
Chair: Dr. Henry An, University of Alberta
 

Strategic Behavior In Stated Preferences And The Demand For Gene-edited Canola Oil

Henry An1, Vic Adamowicz1, Patrick Lloyd-Smith2

1: University of Alberta; 2: University of Saskatchewan



The Cost Of Seed Type Misidentification (Or The Value Of Knowing What You Plant)

Federico José Trindade1, Ayala Wineman1, Leigh Anderson1, Timothy Njagi2

1: Evans School of Public Policy & Governance - University of Washington; 2: Tegemeo Institute for Agricultural Policy and Development



Global Trade Impacts of GMO Commercialization

Kjersti Nes1, Kurt Aleks Schaefer2, Daniel Scheitrum3

1: University of California, Davis; 2: Royal Veterinary College, University of London; 3: University of Arizona



Impact of GMO Approvals on Global Food Supply

Daniel Paul Scheitrum1, K. Aleks Schaefer2, Kjersti Nes3

1: University of Arizona; 2: University of London; 3: University of California, Davis

5:00pm
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7:00pm
ICABR Annual General Meeting
Location: Auditorium
Chair: Prof. Carl Pray, Rutgers University
ICABR Annual Meeting - All registered attendees eligible to attend are welcomed