The benefits of new technologies in food and feed crops across the food supply chain
Saturday, August 1, 2015 — 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, California
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Brad Gabor, Monsanto Company; Anne Bridges, AACCI; and Ray Shillito, Bayer CropScience
Come hear about the latest technology in new food and feed crops and their potential benefits across the entire supply chain. Led by experts in their fields, this workshop will include an overview of:
You’ll have the opportunity to discuss recent developments with others working on or impacted by these issues and gain the knowledge and insight to assess information in the popular press and on the Internet.
The Toolbox: Modern Plant Breeding MethodsSpeaker: Kent Bradford , University of California, Davis
Pathology Challenges in the Production and Manufacturing IndustriesSpeaker: Sally A. Miller,The Ohio State University
Delivering a System for Higher Yield in WheatSpeaker: John Pitkin, Monsanto Company
Fungicides: Challenges and Opportunities in Fungicide DevelopmentSpeaker: Tyler Harp, Syngenta Crop Protection
Regulatory challenges. Safety Regulations for Stacks and New TechnologiesSpeaker: Penny Hunst, Bayer CropScience
Quality Management from the Bin to the Box Speaker to be confirmed
Identity Preservation and Purity in the Supply ChainSpeaker to be confirmed
Impact of climate change on arable crop systems. Speaker to be confirmed
Panel Discussion Panelists to be confirmed
Saturday, August 19:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Workshop Registration Fee: $25.00 Cancellation Fee: $25.00 Registration includes: lunch and breaks
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Working together to advance issues of food production and food security in an increasingly populated world
This workshop is a cooperative effort of the American Phytopathological Society (APS) and AACC International (AACCI) that seeks to bring information, science, conversation, and attention to the issues that accompany efforts to grow, harvest, and produce food for an ever increasing population worldwide. The American Phytopathological Society (APS) is the premier society dedicated to high-quality, innovative plant pathology research. For more than a century, members of APS have been making and sharing significant breakthroughs, both for the science and society. AACCI is a global, nonprofit association working to advance the understanding and knowledge of cereal grain science and its product development applications through research, leadership, education, superior technical service, and advocacy.