Conference Agenda

23rd ICABR Conference

Location: Auditorium
Date: Tuesday, 04/Jun/2019
9:30am
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10:00am
Alternative Governance Structures for Sustainable Use of Biotechnology
Location: Auditorium
Chair: Prof. George Frisvold, University of Arizona
Regina Birner
University of Hohenheim
Governance and sustainability in the bioeconomy
 

Governance And Sustainability In The Bioeconomy

Chair(s): George Frisvold (University of Arizona)

 

Presentations

 

Governance And Sustainability In The Bioeconomy

Regina Birner
University of Arizona

10:00am
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10:30am
Alternative Governance Structures for Sustainable Use of Biotechnology
Location: Auditorium
Chair: Prof. George Frisvold, University of Arizona
 

Concentration In Seed Markets: Impacts And Policy Options

Chair(s): George Frisvold (University of Arizona)

 

Presentations

 

Concentration In Seed Markets: Impacts And Policy Options

Koen Deconinck
OECD

10:30am
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11:00am
Alternative Governance Structures for Sustainable Use of Biotechnology
Location: Auditorium
Chair: Prof. George Frisvold, University of Arizona
 

Alternative Governance Structures for Sustainable Use of Biotechnology

Chair(s): George Frisvold (University of Arizona)

 

Presentations

 

Voluntary Standards As Transaction Governance: Drivers Of Adoption For Non-GMO Certification In Europe

Stefanella Stranieri
University of Milan

11:00am
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11:30am
Alternative Governance Structures for Sustainable Use of Biotechnology
Location: Auditorium
Chair: Prof. George Frisvold, University of Arizona
 

Alternative Governance Structures for Sustainable Use of Biotechnology

Chair(s): George Frisvold (University of Arizona)

 

Presentations

 

Voluntary Vs. Regulatory Approaches To Herbicide Resistance Management

Michael Barrett
University of Kentucky

11:30am
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12:00pm
Alternative Governance Structures for Sustainable Use of Biotechnology
Location: Auditorium
Chair: Prof. George Frisvold, University of Arizona
 

Alternative Governance Structures for Sustainable Use of Biotechnology

Chair(s): George Frisvold (University of Arizona)

 

Presentations

 

How Are U.S. Soybean Farmers Responding To Glyphosate-Resistant Weeds And What Are The Environmental Consequences?

Scott Swinton
Michigan State University

2:00pm
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2:30pm
Alternative Governance Structures for Sustainable Use of Biotechnology
Location: Auditorium
Chair: Dr. Michael Barrett, University of Kentucky
 

Herbicide Resistance Threat To Crop Production In Africa: Causes, Consequences, Challenges

Carl Frederick Reinhardt

Enterprises UP

2:30pm
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3:00pm
Alternative Governance Structures for Sustainable Use of Biotechnology
Location: Auditorium
Chair: Dr. Michael Barrett, University of Kentucky
3:00pm
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3:30pm
Alternative Governance Structures for Sustainable Use of Biotechnology
Location: Auditorium
Chair: Dr. Michael Barrett, University of Kentucky
Ashley Bickel / Dari Duval
Lessons from insect pest eradication programs
3:30pm
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4:00pm
Alternative Governance Structures for Sustainable Use of Biotechnology
Location: Auditorium
Chair: Dr. Michael Barrett, University of Kentucky
David Shaw
Managing resistance: From listening to action
4:00pm
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4:30pm
Alternative Governance Structures for Sustainable Use of Biotechnology
Location: Auditorium
Chair: Dr. Michael Barrett, University of Kentucky
 

Rapporteur’s Report

David E. Ervin

Portland State University

4:30pm
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5:00pm
Alternative Governance Structures for Sustainable Use of Biotechnology
Location: Auditorium
Chair: Dr. Michael Barrett, University of Kentucky
Wrap-up discussion

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

11:40am
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1:00pm
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

2:00pm
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3:20pm
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

3:40pm
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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

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

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

11:20am
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12:40pm
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

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

3:50pm
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5:10pm
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


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

11:40am
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1:00pm
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

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

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