Conference Agenda

23rd ICABR Conference

Date: Thursday, 06/Jun/2019
8:45am
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9:00am
Opening Address - Justus Wesseler
Location: Auditorium
9:00am
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10:00am
Keynote Speaker- Arnoud Boot: Evenson Lecture
Location: Auditorium
Changing finance, and financing change: Finance for sustainable development
10:00am
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11:00am
Plenary - The Judgment Of The Court Of Justice Of The European Union (CJEU) On Organisms Obtained By Mutagenesis: Implications For Agriculture Development In The EU And Byond
Location: Auditorium
Chair: Prof. Justus Wesseler, Wageningen University
 

The Judgment Of The Court Of Justice Of The European Union (CJEU) On Organisms Obtained By Mutagenesis: Implications For Agriculture Development In The EU And Byond

Chair(s): Justus Wesseler (Wageningen University)

 

Presentations

 

Interpretation Of The Judgement From A Legal Perspective

Hanna Schebesta
Wageningen University

 

Innovation In Organic Farm And Food Systems

Urs Niggli
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)

 

Guidelines For Reforming GMO Regulations

Regina Birner
University of Hohenheim

 

Implications For Food labeling And Related International Trade

Justus Wesseler
Wageningen University

11:00am
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11:20am
Coffee Break - Sponsored by Wageningen University & Research
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.
11:20am
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12:40pm
Finance
Location: Niemeyer Room
Chair: Dr. Leigh Anderson, University of Washington
 

Definitions of "Rural" and "Urban" and Understandings of Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Ayala Wineman, Didier Yélognissè Alia, C. Leigh Anderson

University of Washington



Measurement Considerations for Prioritizing Input Use among Smallholder Farmers in Ethiopia and Tanzania

Travis W Reynolds1, C. Leigh Anderson2

1: University of Vermont; 2: University of Washington



Venture Capital and the Transformation of Private R&D for Agriculture

Felipe de Figueiredo SIlva1, Gregory Graff2, David Zilberman1

1: University of California Berkeley; 2: Colorado State University



Responsiveness of Finance Innovations to the Financial Inclusion Needs of Rural Female Smallholders and Implications for Smallholder Agriculture in Nigeria

Olayinka O. Adegbite1,2, Charles L. Machethe1

1: University of Pretoria, South Africa; 2: National Horticultural Research Institute, Nigeria

Food Systems
Location: Ravello Room
Chair: Prof. Justus Wesseler, Wageningen University
 

Specialization in Food Production and Food Security: a Bipartite Network Analysis

Marco Dueñas1, Mercedes Campi2, Giorgio Fagiolo3

1: Universidad de Bogotá Jorge Tadeo Lozano; 2: National Scientific and Technical Research Council / University of Buenos Aires; 3: Institute of Economics, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna



Access to Nutritious Diets as a Policy Indicator for Agricultural Transformation and Healthy Food Systems

William A. Masters

Tufts University



The Opportunities and the Policy Challenges to the Circular Agri-food System

Justus Wesseler

Wageningen University



Secondary Towns – The Nutritional Sweet Spot? A study of East Africa

Hannah Ameye1, Joachim De Weerdt1,2

1: LICOS, KU Leuven; 2: IOB, UAntwerpen

Panel I: Digital Sequence Information
Location: Auditorium
Chair: Prof. Jeremy De Beer, UIniversity of Ottawa
 

Digital Sequence Information - Issues, Implications and Impacts

Chair(s): Jeremy de Beer (University of Ottawa)

 

Presentations

 

Governance of Digital Sequence Information And Impacts For Access And Benefit Sharing

Diego Maximiliano Macall
University of Saskatchewan

 

Can Brazil Improve Biodiversity Conservation By Balancing Increased Use Of Biodiversity For Research And Economic Growth While Benefit Sharing?

Lúcia de Souza
(International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications

 

“What’s Yours is Mine and What’s Mine is Mine”: Digital Sequence Information and Benefit-sharing Obligations under the Nagoya Protocol

Margo A. Bagley
Emory University

 

The impact of the Argentine Regulation applied to Gene Editing on innovation

Agustina I. Whelan1, Martin Lema2
1University of Buenos Aires, 2Biotechnology Directorate

12:40pm
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2:20pm
Tor Vergata Anniversary Lunch
Location: Terrace
Chair: Dr. Sara Savastano, World Bank and University of Rome Tor Vergata
 

Speakers Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of Tor Vergata

Chair(s): Sara Savastano (International Fund for Agricultural Development – IFAD)

 

Presentations

 

Speakers Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of Tor Vergata

Giuseppe Novelli1, Pasquale L. Scandizzo2, Edmund S. Phelps3, Luigi Paganetto4
1University of Rome Tor Vergata, 2Ministry Economy and Finances, and FUET, 32006 Nobel laureate in Economics, 4Vice Chairman at Cassa Depositi e Prestiti and FUET

2:20pm
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3:40pm
Panel II: Contribution of the Bioeconomy to the SDGs
Location: Auditorium
Chair: Prof. Justus Wesseler, Wageningen University
 

Contribution of the Bioeconomy to the SDGs

Chair(s): Justus Wesseler (Wageningen University)

 

Presentations

 

The EU Bioeconomy Strategy and its contributions towards global challenges

Robert M'Barek
EC

 

Modelling The Development Of The Bioeconomy Towards 2050

Hans van Meijl
WUR

 

Measuring The Contribution Of The Bioeconomy Towards Reaching The SDGs

Justus Wesseler
WUR

Science and Society
Location: Niemeyer Room
Chair: Dr. Jill J. McCluskey, Washington State University
 

Adoption, Regulation and Commercialization of Veterinary Biologics: Opportunities for Subunit Vaccines for Johne’s Disease and Bovine Tuberculosis in Beef and Dairy Cattle

Albert Ifeanyi Ugochukwu, Peter W.B. Phillips

University of Saskatchewan



Twitter Assessment of Monsanto Glyphosate Trial: Implications for Social Sciences Research

Ana Maria Bogdan1, Simona Antoaneta Lubieniechi2, Steven Liu3, Stuart Smyth2

1: Social Sciences Research Laboratories, University of Saskatchewan; 2: Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Saskatchewan; 3: Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan



Social Interactions and the Market for New Technology

Jason A. Winfree1, Jill J. McCluskey2

1: University of Idaho; 2: Washington State University



Scoping Analysis of Biopolymer Production in Argentina

Kutay Cingiz, Justus Wesseler

Wageningen University and Research

Supply Food Chain
Location: Ravello Room
Chair: Dr. Enoch Kikulwe, Bioversity International
 

Can Uganda benefit from Adopting GM Bananas and Cassava - Ex-Ante Economic Assessment of Potential Impacts and Regulatory and Institutional Hurdles

Enoch Mutebi Kikulwe1, Jose Falck-Zepeda2

1: Consultant; 2: IFPRI



A Conceptual and Empirical Framework to Analyze the Economics of Food Loss and Waste and Policy Interventions

Dusan Drabik1, Harry de Gorter2, Christian Reynolds3

1: Wageningen University; 2: Cornell University; 3: WRAP GLOBAL



Setting Effective and Functional, SDG-consistent, Transformational Pathways for Agro-Food Chains using a Flexible Multi-Objective, Stakeholder-Participatory Backcasting Approach.

Bruno Lanfranco, Bruno Ferraro, Enrique Fernández, Juan Manuel Soares de Lima

Instituto Nacional de Investigación Agropecuaria

3:50pm
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5:10pm
Innovations in Society
Location: Niemeyer Room
Chair: Carolina da Silveira Bueno, University of Campinas
 

The Evolution of Collaborative Networks in Bioenergy and the Challenges to Innovate

Carolina da Silveira Bueno, Jose Maria Ferreira Jardim da Silveira

University of Campinas



Different Moralities Hinder Consensus on Biotechnologies - Evidence From The German GMO-Debate

Gabi Waldhof

IAMO Halle / Saale



Effects Of Cannabis Testing Regulations: A Market Approach

Robin Goldstein1,2, Dan Sumner1,3

1: University of California Agricultural Issues Center, Davis, CA; 2: Université de Bordeaux, Laboratoire d'analyse et de recherche en économie et finance internationales; 3: University of California, Davis

Panel III: Next Gen & Gender
Location: Auditorium
Chair: Dr. Leigh Anderson, University of Washington
 

Gender and the Next Bioeconomy Generation

Chair(s): David Zilberman (University of California Berkeley)

 

Presentations

 

Gender and the Next Bioeconomy Generation

Jill McCluskey
Washington State University

 

Gender and the Next Bioeconomy Generation

Gero Carletto
World Bank

 

Gender and the Next Bioeconomy Generation

Jennifer A. Thomson
University of Cape Town

Regulations
Location: Ravello Room
Chair: Prof. David Castle, University of Victoria
 

Risk And Safety Considerations Of Precision Plant Breeding: Expert Opinion

Rim Lassoued, Diego Maximiliano Macall, Hayley Hesseln, Peter W.B. Phillips, Stuart J. Smyth

University of Saskatchewan



Whither Democratic Engagement?

David Castle, Stuart Smyth, Peter Phillips

University of Victoria



Case Studies Dealing With The Bioeconomy in Social Sciences: State Of The Art And Challenges.

Gianmaria Tassinari1,2, Claudio Soregaroli2, Dusan Drabik1, Stefano Boccaletti2

1: Wageningen University; 2: Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

6:30pm
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7:00pm
Transport to Gala Dinner in Amalfi
Pick up will be at the Gallery Bus station in Ravello.
7:00pm
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11:00pm
Gala Dinner
Restaurant in Amalfi
Address: Le Nereidi Via Tuoro, 8 84011 Amalfi, Salerno