Programme and topics

The meeting will focus on the following scientific topics

  • Environmental risk assessment of GM crops
  • Non-target impacts of insect-resistant GM crops
  • Use of herbicide-tolerant and insect-resistant GM plants in crop production
  • Modeling in environmental risk assessment Benefits and risks of GM arthropods

Presentations related to the monitoring of environmental impacts, coexistence of GM crops with non-GM crops, gene flow, etc. will also be acceptable if the program allows.

Confirmed invited speakers

  • William D. Hutchison (University of Minnesota, USA)
  • Morven McLean (Center for Environmental Risk Assessment, Washington, USA)
  • David Bohan (Rothamsted Research, UK)
  • Ervin Balàzs (Agricultural Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary)
  • Josef Soukup (Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Czech Republic)
  • Yann Devos (European Food Safety Authority, Parma, Italy)
  • John Mumford (Imperial College, London, UK)

Programme

Detailed programme is available here.

Wednesday, June 22:Registration and poster mounting17:00 – 19:00
 Welcome reception19:00 – 20:30
Thursday, June 23:Registration and poster mounting8:00 – 9:00
 Welcome addresses and introduction9:00 – 9:20
 Short presentation on IOBC/WPRS9:20 – 9:30
 Short presentation on MOBITAG project9:30 – 9:40
 Presentation9:40 – 10:10
 COFFEE10:10 – 10:50
 Presentations10:50 – 12:10
 LUNCH12:10 – 13:40
 Presentations13:40 – 14:40
 COFFEE14:40 – 15:20
 Presentations15:20 – 16:40
 Poster presentations16:40 – 18:00
Friday, June 24:Presentations9:00 – 10:30
 COFFEE10:30 – 11:10
 Presentations11:10 – 12:00
 LUNCH12:00 – 13:30
 Presentations13:30 – 14:30
 COFFEE14:30 – 15:10
 Presentations15:10 – 16:30
 Outdoor party17:00 – 22:00
Saturday, June 25:Presentations9:00 – 10:20
 COFFEE10:20 – 10:50
 Presentations10:50 – 12:10
 Discussion on future activities of the working group;
working-group business
12:10 – 12:30
 Closure of the meeting12:30
 LUNCH12:30 – 14:00

5th EIGMO MEETING