Conference Agenda

23rd ICABR Conference

Date: Friday, 07/Jun/2019
8:45am
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9:00am
Opening Address Friday - Sara Savastano (IFAD)
Location: Auditorium
9:00am
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10:00am
Keynote Speaker - Thomas Reardon: Santaniello Lecutre
Location: Auditorium
The Digital and Robotic Revolution in Agrifood Supply Chains
Jointly prepared with David Zilberman, Liang Lu, Titus Awokuse, Scott Swinton, Carl Pray, Regina Birner and Sara Savastano
10:00am
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11:20am
Plenary: Universities and Ag Development
Location: Auditorium
 

Universities and Ag Development

Chair(s): Sara Savastano (University of Rome Tor Vergata), Carl Pray (Rutgers University)

 

Presentations

 

Universities and Ag Development

Maximo Torero Cullen1, Avishay Braverman2, Karim Elaynaoui3, Giuseppe Novelli4
1Assistant Director General FAO, 2Ben-Gurion University, Israel, 3Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, UM6P, Morocco, 4University of Rome Tor Vergata

11:20am
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11:40am
Coffee Break
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
Biodiversity Policy
Location: Niemeyer Room
Chair: Anwar Naseem, Rutgers University
 

The Role of an Enabling Environment and Regulations in Raising Maize Productivity

Anwar Naseem1, Latha Nagarajan2, Carl Pray1

1: Rutgers University; 2: IFDC


Minimising Sustainable Development Goal Planetary Trade-offs Through the Quantification of BioEconomy Public Policy Interventions

George Philippidis1, Lindsay Shutes2, Robert M'barek1, Tévécia Ronzon1, Andrzej Tabeau2, Hans Van Meijl2

1: European Commission; 2: Wageningen Economic Research


How Informed are Consumers about New Biotech Food Technology? A Role for New Information

Katherine Lacy1, Wallace Huffman2, Jonathan McFadden3

1: University of Nevada-Reno; 2: Iowa State University; 3: USDA-ERS

Panel IV: Financial challanges to the Diffusion of Environmental Innovation: agent based models
Location: Auditorium
 

Financial challanges to the Diffusion of Environmental Innovation: agent based models;

Chair(s): José Maria F.J. Da Silveira (University of Campinas)

 

Presentations

 

The role of Finance in environmental innovation Difusion

Paola D"Orazio1, Valente Marco2
1Universitat Bochum _Ge, 2LEM- Sant'anna School fo Business; SPRU, Aquila

 

And Then He Wasn’t a She: Climate Change and Green Transitions in an Agent-Based Integrated Assessment Model

Alessandro Safio1, Francesco Lamperti2, Giovanni Dosi2
1Università Parthenope, Naples, 2Sant'Anna School of Business

 

An Introduction To ABM Modeling And Iits Applicantion In Bioeconomy

José Maria F.J. Da Silveira
University of Campinas

 

Can Preferential Credit Programs Speed up The Adoption of Low-carbon Agricultural Systems in Mato Grosso, Brazil?

Thomas Berger1, Marcelo Carauta2, Affonso Dala Libera3
1Universitat Hoheinhein, 2Univeristat Hoheinhein, 3IFMT-Brazil

Public Engagement
Location: Ravello Room
Chair: Prof. Ellen Goddard, University of Alberta
 

How Trust In Government Regulation Increases Interest In Foods Produced With Biotechnology

Ellen Goddard

University of Alberta


Impact of Misinformation about GM products on Consumers' Attitudes and Purchasing Behavior

Changxin Yu

Beijing Institute of Technology


Consumer Acceptance of Genetically Engineered Food in Canada: The Role of Fairness

Violet Muringai, Xiaoli Fan, Ellen Goddard

University of Alberta

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
Crops & Inputs
Location: Auditorium
Chair: Prof. Jennifer A. Thomson, University of Cape Town
 

Funding the University of Cape Town drought tolerant maize project

Jennifer A. Thomson1, Kershini Iyer1, Suhail Rafudeen1, Revel Iyer2

1: University of Cape Town, South Africa; 2: Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa


The Effect of Risk Preference on the Behavior in Pesticide Use of Vegetable Farmers

Yangyi Zeng, Thomas Herzfeld

Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO)


Bt Eggplant in Bangladesh Increases Yields and Farmers’ Incomes, and Reduces Pesticide Use

Ahsanuzzaman Ahsanuzzaman1, David Zilberman2

1: Virginia Tech; 2: UC Berkeley

EU Bioeconomy
Location: Niemeyer Room
Chair: Diego Maximiliano Macall, University of Saskatchewan
 

The Contribution Of The EU Bioeconomy Strategy To The UN-SDG: Econometric Analysis Of Synergies And Trade-Offs

Tévécia Ronzon1, Ana Sanjuan2

1: European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Seville, Spain; 2: Centre of Agro-Food Research and Technology of Aragón (CITA), Avda Montañana, 930, 50059 Zaragoza, Spain


The Dynamics of Selected European Bioeconomies

Maximilian Kardung, Dusan Drabik

Wageningen University


Insights Into The European Market For Bio-Based Chemicals

Claudia Parisi1, Jurjen Spekreijse2, Tijs Lammens2, Tevecia Ronzon1, Martijn Vis2

1: European Commission - JRC; 2: Biomass technology group (BTG)

Genome Edititng Technolgies
Location: Ravello Room
Chair: Dr. Dusan Drabik, Wageningen University
 

CRISPR Application in Public and Private Plant Breeding in Canada

Savannah Gleim, Simona Lubieniechi, Stuart Smyth

University of Saskatchewan


Possible Benefits from Gene Editing in China under Different Regulatory Scenarios

Haiyan Deng1, Carl Pray2

1: Beijing Institute of Technology; 2: Rutgers University


Plant or not to Plant: Optimal Production Share of CRISPR Rice in China under Pest Severity

Yan Jin, Dusan Drabik

Wageningen University

3:25pm
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3:45pm
ICABR 2019 Closing Remarks
Location: Auditorium
 

ICABR 2019 Closing Remarks

Chair(s): Carl Pray (Rutgers University), Justus Wesseler (Wageningen University & Research)

 

Presentations

 

ICABR 2019 Closing Remarks

Justus Wesseler
Wageningen University & Research