Agenda Highlights ‹ NABC 8

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The 8th Annual Meeting of the
National Agricultural Biotechnology Council
Agricultural Biotechnology:
Novel Products & New Partnerships
June 5-7, 1996
Hosted by member institution: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Highlights of the Agenda (1/3/96)

Wednesday, June 5
5:00  Keynote Addresses
Biotechnology: Catalyst for Change in Agriculture ‹ Kenneth Barton, Vice
President for Research & Development, Agracetus
Novel Crops: How Green Are They? ‹ Rebecca Goldburg, Senior Scientist,
Environmental Defense Fund
7:30  Reception and Dinner
Thursday, June 6
8:00  Plenary Session 2 
Creating New Market Opportunities for Agricultural Biotechnology
Moderator: Peter J. Furey, Executive Director, New Jersey Farm Bureau
THE FOOD INDUSTRY
David Evans, Executive Vice President, DNA Plant Technology Corporation

THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY
Plant Cell Culture Technology, Dianne DeFuria, Bristol Myers-Squibb

THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENERGY SECTOR 
Environmental and Energy Sector and Agricultural Biotechnology, Jeff Gain,
AARC Director, AARC Center/USDA
THE PUBLIC
Caron Chess, Director, Center for Environmental Communication
10:30 Concurrent Workshops 1
THE FOOD INDUSTRY
THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY
THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENERGY SECTOR 
THE PUBLIC
1:30  Plenary Session 3
Social Issues, Regulations and Ethics
Moderator: Sister Miriam MacGillis, Director, Genesis Farms
THE FOOD INDUSTRY 
Brewster Kneen, The Ram's Horn

THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY
Biotechnology for Developing Countries; Inexpensive Oral Vaccines in
Transgenic Plants ‹ Charles J. Arntzen, President and CEO, Boyce Thompson
Institute
THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENERGY SECTOR 
Satellites, States Rights and Sludge ‹ Kenneth Evans, President, Arizona
Farm Bureau
THE PUBLIC
Innovation, Industrial Development and the Regulation of Biotechnology ‹
Martine Marie Louise Kraus, Research Associate, Center for the Study of
Law and Society

4:00  Concurrent Workshops 2

6:00  Dine Arounds
Meet with one of the speakers at a local eatery for good food and good
discussion. Sign up at the registration desk.

Friday, June 7
8:00     Plenary Session 4
Economic and Structural Issues
Moderator: Sharon Ainsworth, Director of State Relations, Rutgers
THE FOOD INDUSTRY 
Randy Johnson, California Farmer

THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY
Use of Transgenic Animals for Production of Recombinant Proteins, Alan
Colman, Pharmaceutical Proteins Limited
THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENERGY SECTOR
Phytoremediation, Burt Ensley, Chief Executive Officer, PhytoTech, Inc.
THE PUBLIC
Biotech from a Farmer's Perspective, Mary Lou Gar, Ontario Federation of
Agriculture
10:30 Concurrent Workshops 3
2:00  Plenary Session 5
3:30  Tying It Together
4.00  Adjourn


Registration Materials

Materials containing all details of NABC 8 will be mailed in January,
1996. If you would like to receive the registration materials, please
contact:

NABC
419 Boyce Thompson Institute
Tower Road
Ithaca, New York 14853
Phone: 607-254-4856
FAX: 607-254-1242
E-Mail: NABC at cornell.edu



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