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Feb
26
Sun
4th Plant Genomics and Gene Editing Congress : Asia
Feb 26 @ 3:21 pm – 4:21 pm

Global Engage is pleased to announce the Plant Genomics & Gene Editing Congress: Asia will be held on 10 – 11 April, 2017.

The forum is moving from Malaysia to Hong Kong

And not only is the venue changing, the agenda is also being transformed.

Plant research has transformed dramatically over the last 5 years as a result of the revolutionary breakthroughs and reductions in cost of sequencing. Many plants have been successfully sequenced and a wide range of biological data sets made available. Plant scientists are therefore making use of state of the art sequencing platforms to help explain biological principals, advance research and confer benefits such as crop improvement / breeding etc. by harnessing the greater understanding of plant genomes.

The congress package includes:

  • Full access to all conference sessions
  • Lunches and refreshments
  • Access to exhibition area
  • Networking drinks reception
  • Conference workbook

Highlights from the  Plant Genomics & Gene Editing Congress organized by Global Engage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fYsCW3r-14

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joill9mg4dk

 

Apr
10
Mon
4th Plant Genomics and Gene Editing Congress : Asia @ Eaton Hotel
Apr 10 – Apr 11 all-day

Global Engage is pleased to announce the Plant Genomics & Gene Editing Congress: Asia will be held on 10 – 11 April, 2017.

The forum is moving from Malaysia to Hong Kong

And not only is the venue changing, the agenda is also being transformed.

Plant research has transformed dramatically over the last 5 years as a result of the revolutionary breakthroughs and reductions in cost of sequencing. Many plants have been successfully sequenced and a wide range of biological data sets made available. Plant scientists are therefore making use of state of the art sequencing platforms to help explain biological principals, advance research and confer benefits such as crop improvement / breeding etc. by harnessing the greater understanding of plant genomes.

This two-day, interactive meeting, 4th Plant Genomics and Gene Editing Congress : Asia will examine the latest NGS platforms and Omictechnologies for applications in gene editing and genomic studies to progress plant research as well as tools to enable successful data analysis. The congress is designed to provide a forum on the recent developments & future plans for Plant Genome Projects. Consisting of technical presentations ,high level plenary sessions, specific stream sessions ,exhibition area & poster research sessions.

Our Congress is an excellent platform for you to come on board to network, benchmark as well as to interact with Industry leaders & experts who are synonymous with Plant Genomics & Gene Editing globally.

To see the full list of topics and speakers, please view the attached program agenda or you could visit our website: http://www.global-engage.com/event/plant-genomics-asia/ .

Some of the Key note speakers on board :

  • John Manners – Flagship Director for Agriculture, CSIRO, Australia
  • Tom Brutnell – Principal Investigator and Director of the Enterprise Institute for Renewable Energy, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, USA
  • Yue-Ie Hsing – Distinguished Research Fellow, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
  • Jeff Bennetzen – Professor, University of Georgia, USA and Kunming Institute of Botany, China
  • Neal Gutterson – VP of Research and Development, DuPont Pioneer, USA

The congress package includes:

  • Full access to all conference sessions
  • Lunches and refreshments
  • Access to exhibition area
  • Networking drinks reception
  • Conference workbook

Highlights from the  Plant Genomics & Gene Editing Congress organized by Global Engage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fYsCW3r-14

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joill9mg4dk

 

Agenda

Should you be either an expert already using NGS for plant analysis with a desire to extend your knowledge or for researchers keen to invest in sequencing / omic technology and looking to learn which platform suits your requirements – the conference will provide an interactive networking forum to answer your queries through a vibrant exhibition room full of technology providers showcasing their technologies and other solutions, expert led case study presentations, and interactive Q&A panel discussions examining topics through four separate tracks. The scope of the conference is reflected in the keynote presentations.

  • Bringing science and market trends together via genome-enabled breeding, John Manners, Director, CSIRO Agriculture and Food, Australia
  • The Genetics of Plant-Microbe Interactions, Jeff Bennetzen, Giles Professor, University of Georgia, USA and 1000 Talents Professor, Kunming Institute of Botany, China
  • Setaria viridis: accelerating gene discovery in panicoid crops, Tom Brutnell, Principal Investigator and Director of the Enterprise Institute of Renewable Fuels, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, USA
  • Targeted breeding applications of CRISPR-Cas technology for Asian markets, Neal Gutterson, Vice President of R&D, DuPont Pioneer, USA
Nov
20
Mon
Philippines National Biotechnology Week 2017 @ Fisher Mall EXPO HALL, Fourth Floor, Quezon Ave., cor. Roosevelt Ave., Quezon City
Nov 20 – Nov 24 all-day

The national government recognizes the beneficial impact of safe and responsible use of biotechnology and its products as one of the several means to achieve and sustain food security, equitable access to health services, sustainable and safe environment, and industry development.

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In observance of Presidential Proclamation No. 1414, s. 2007, the 13th National Biotechnology Week (NBW) is being organized by Departments of Agriculture (DA), Science & Technology (DOST), Health (DOH), Environment & Natural Resources (DENR), Trade & Industry (DTI), Interior & Local Government (DILG), Education (DepEd), and the Commission of Higher Education (CHED), as well as the academe, civil society organizations, and private companies, constitute the National Biotechnology Week Committee with the Department of Agriculture as its Chair for this year’s celebration.

As part of the NBW Committee, SEARCA Biotechnology Information Center carries out built-up activities for the NBW.

Tentative Program of Activities

Jun
3
Sun
ICFAB 2018: 20th International Conference on Food and Agricultural Biotechnology @ Hotel Pennsylvania
Jun 3 – Jun 4 all-day

ICFAB 2018 : 20th International Conference on Food and Agricultural Biotechnology

New York, USA
June 3 – 4, 2018

International Research Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICFAB 2018: 20th International Conference on Food and Agricultural Biotechnology aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Food and Agricultural Biotechnology. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Food and Agricultural Biotechnology.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Food and Agricultural Biotechnology are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICFAB 2018 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Food and Agricultural Biotechnology. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   April 16, 2018
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   April 25, 2018
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   May 3, 2018
Conference Dates   June 3 – 4, 2018

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference’s strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Use of Indian Food Mascot Design as an Advertising Tool in Maintaining and Growing the Brand Name
Preeti Yadav, Dandeswar Bisoyi, Debkumar Chakrabarti
2) Soil Moisture Control System: A Product Development Approach
Swapneel U. Naphade, Dushyant A. Patil, Satyabodh M. Kulkarni
3) Household Food Insecurity and Associated Coping Strategies in Urban, Peri-Urban and Rural Settings: A Case of Morogoro and Iringa Towns, Tanzania
U. Tumaini, J. Msuya
4) Vulnerability of Indian Agriculture to Climate Change: A Study of the Himalayan Region State
Rajendra Kumar Isaac, Monisha Isaac
5) Web-Based Tools to Increase Public Understanding of Nuclear Technology and Food Irradiation
Denise Levy, Anna Lucia C. H. Villavicencio
6) Nutritional Value Determination of Different Varieties of Oats and Barley Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Method for the Horses Nutrition
V. Viliene, V. Sasyte, A. Raceviciute-Stupeliene, R. Gruzauskas
7) Nutrition and Food Safety as Strategic Assets
Daniel C. S. Lim, W. Y. Tan
8) 21st Century Biotechnological Research and Development Advancements for Industrial Development in India
Monisha Isaac
9) A Review on Climate Change and Sustainable Agriculture in Southeast Nigeria
Jane O. Munonye
10) Radiation Usage Impact of on Anti-Nutritional Compounds (Antitrypsin and Phytic Acid) of Livestock and Poultry Foods
Mohammad Khosravi, Ali Kiani, Behroz Dastar, Parvin Showrang
11) Factors Determining Selection of Essential Nutrition Supplements
Daniel C. S. Lim
12) Intellectual Property Protection of CRISPR Related Technologies
Zheng Miao, Dennis Fernandez
13) Food Security Model and the Role of Community Empowerment: The Case of a Marginalized Village in Mexico, Tatoxcac, Puebla
Marco Antonio Lara De la Calleja, María Catalina Ovando Chico, Eduardo Lopez Ruiz
14) Combinatory Nutrition Supplementation: A Case of Synergy for Increasing Calcium Bioavailability
Daniel C. S. Lim, Eric Y. M. Yeo, W. Y. Tan
15) Impact of Long Term Application of Municipal Solid Waste on Physicochemical and Microbial Parameters and Heavy Metal Distribution in Soils in Accordance to Its Agricultural Uses
Rinku Dhanker, Suman Chaudhary, Tanvi Bhatia, Sneh Goyal

 

Conference Registration

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Oct
14
Sun
5th International Rice Congress – Singapore 2018 @ Marina Bay Sands
Oct 14 @ 8:00 am – Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm

 

About the International Rice Congress

The International Rice Congress is the biggest gathering of thought leaders, scientists, policymakers, agriculture experts, and technology providers from the world of rice research.

It provides a venue for all players in the rice industry to meet, share, and learn about the latest game-changing innovations, cutting-edge technologies, and crucial policies shaping the future of the globe’s most important staple crop. 


The world’s biggest rice research conference

Exhibit your products

Stimulate interest around your organization and expertise. Share your technologies and research success at the IRC.

Present your research

Help shape the global rice research agenda. Share your scientific discoveries with fellow rice scientists and industry experts.

Attend the conference

Learn about the latest updates in the rice industry and build your network across multiple sectors.

Email us at ricecongress@irri.org

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

PRE-EVENT REGISTRATION


About IRRI

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is a dynamic, rapidly evolving organization focused on solving complex global problems through vibrant, rice-based agri-food systems. IRRI’s mission and purpose remain clear: to improve the quality of life of those who depend on the rice sector—from the ultra-poor to those moving up the development ladder—and the environmental sustainability of rice production systems.

As a founding member of CGIAR, IRRI contributes to the collective goals of CGIAR as articulated through its strategy and results framework and is the lead center of the CGIAR Research Program on Rice.

The world faces multiple complex challenges: continued population growth; scarcity of land, water, and labor; rapid urbanization; and climate change. Despite exponential technology advances and the continued evolution of the roles of the public and private sectors, it is clear that such complex challenges will rarely be solved by simple solutions.

IRRI has an opportunity to make a profound difference over the next few critical decades based on our differentiating capacities at the intersection of research and development.

IRRI aims to improve livelihoods and nutrition, abolishing poverty, hunger, and malnutrition among those who depend on rice-based agri-food systems. In doing so, IRRI’s work protects the health of rice farmers and consumers, and the environmental sustainability of rice farming in a world challenged by climate change. IRRI’s work promotes the empowerment of women and supports opportunities for youth in an equitable agri-food system.

Our research for development is characterized by its collaborative nature: from alliances with advanced research institutes; through strong collaborations and capacity development with governments and national agricultural research and extension systems; to partnerships with the development sector and our ability to broker novel delivery channels through the private sector. IRRI’s work is supported by a diverse network of investors aligned to common goals.

For more information about IRRI visit http://irri.org

Oct
25
Fri
2nd Plant Sciences Symposium @ SEARCA
Oct 25 all-day

About the Symposium

The Plant Sciences Symposium is primarily a student organized symposia series sponsored by Corteva Agriscience™, an agriculture division of DowDupont™, that is held at universities and research institutes worldwide. The objective of the Symposium is to promote the interaction between scientists and experts of both public and private sectors. In October 2019, the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) will host the Plant Science Symposium in Los Baños, Philippines.

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REGISTER HERE

Theme

The theme of the symposium is “Agri-food value chain: Challenges and Opportunities“.

Focusing on five levels of the value chain: 1) Agri-input manufacturer, 2) Farmers, 3) Food manufacturer and traders, 4) Food retailers, and 5) Consumers.

About the Host

IRRI is the world’s premier research organization dedicated to reducing poverty and hunger through rice science, improving the health and welfare of rice farmers and consumers, and protecting rice-growing environments for future generations. It is an independent, nonprofit, research and educational institute, founded in 1960 by the Ford and Rockefeller foundations with support from the Philippine government. The Institute is also a part of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), a global partnership that unites organizations engaged in research for a food-secured future.

The Symposium is organized by the Association of Fellows, Scholars, Trainees, and Residents of IRRI (AFSTRI) which is a scholar-based community responsible for trainings, sports, and cultural activities for all students, research scholars, postdoctoral fellows, and trainees at IRRI.

About the Co-host

The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is one of the 26 specialist institutions of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO). Established in 1966 and hosted by the Philippine government, SEARCA is mandated to strengthen institutional capacities in agricultural and rural development in Southeast Asia through graduate education and institutional development, research and development, and knowledge management. It serves the 11 SEAMEO member countries, namely, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam.