genomics traits and business

Keynote Speaker

Dr Marc van Montagu, VIB,Belgium

Confirmed Speakers

Giacomo Bastianelli, Meiogenix, France
Johan Cardoen
, Managing Director VIB, Belgium
Greg Crabb,
Syngenta, USA
Catherine Feuillet
, Bayer CropScience, USA
Dario Grattapaglia
, EMBRAPA, ROW
Jacqueline Heard
, Monsanto Company, USA
Steve Jacobsen
, UCLA/HHMI, USA
Thomas E Kelley
, Monsanto Company, USA
Harry Klee
, Eminent Scholar and Professor, Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, USA
Sally Mackenzie
, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
Ignacio Martinez
, Flagship Enterprises, USA
Eric Mathur
, Yulex Corporation, USA
Kelly Sexton, AUTM/UNC, USA
Anker Sørensen, Keygene, The Netherlands
Todd Talarico, Medicago, Canada
Anthony C. Tridico, Finnegan, UK
Arjen van Tunen
, CEO, Keygene N.V, The Netherlands
Laurent Viau, Bayer CropScience, Belgium
Dan Voytas, Cellectis Plant Sciences, USA
Chris Voigt, MIT, USA
Eric Ward
, Agbiome, USA
Chris Yohn, Sapphire Energy Inc, USA

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The First International Conference on Genomics, Traits and Business aims to bring together leaders from the AgBiotech and seed industry, the bioenergy and biomaterials industry, and the scientific communities connected with these industries. The conference will create a unique opportunity to discuss in depth the issues that shape these industries. Leading scientists, government officials and industry leaders will focus discussion on scientific highlights, regulatory advances and IP issues, research innovations, public-private collaborations, new product developments, and novel business models.

The conference will offer the attendees an interdisciplinary understanding of the underlying genomics, technology innovations and business models that drive the industry and its application in private and public enterprises. Innovation models and strategies will be discussed and analysed.

Topics for which abstracts are accepted

  • Innovation models and applications in AgBiotech and plant breeding
  • Innovation models and applications in bio-energy and biomaterials
  • Game-changing trait innovations
  • Game-changing technology innovations
  • Novel AgBiotech product developments and business models
  • Technology transfer – successes & failures
  • Government regulations and implications for research and industry
  • Intellectual property developments and implications for research and industry




Partner

Partner: Keygene

Exhibitors/Sponsors

Bayer CropScience
Celectis
DHMRI
Finnegan
IBM
Sponsor
LGC
Monsanto
North Carolina Biotechnology
Genalice
Genalice
Syngenta