Assessing the risk from transgenic plants: The next step forward
Venue: Den Norske Veritas
|Event Date/Time: Feb 03, 2003||End Date/Time: Feb 04, 2003|
|Registration Date: Jan 10, 2003|
Monday 3rd of February
9.00 - 9.30
9.30 - 9.45
Conference opening and welcome
Session 1 - Risk Perception in Society
9.45 - 10.45
10:45 - 11.00
Session 2 - Risk assessment and GMOs
11:00 - 11:45
Risk and risk assessment; from oil production to mad cows. Philip Comer, DNV.
11:45 - 12:30
The biology of GM plants: in the present and in the future. TBA.
12:30 - 14:00
Session 3 - Risk Assessment of GM Plants
14:00 - 14:30
The uncertainties unique to GMOs Prof. Terje Traavik, University of Tromsø.
14:30 - 15:00
Risk and uncertainty of GMOs; an industry perspective. Dr. Kristoffer Vamling, Svalöf Weibull AB BASF, Sweden
15:00 - 15:30
15:30 - 15:45
15:45 - 16:30
Current Norwegian, EU and International regulatory requirements in environmental risk assessment of GMOs. Jan Husby, DN.
16:30 - 17:15
Defining endpoints for risk assessment of GM plants. Alan Raybould, Syngenta, UK.
17:15 - 17:30
18.30 - 19.30
Henie Onstad art gallery guided tour
Dinner - Bølgen & Moi
Tuesday 4th of February
Session 4 - Identifying parameters of use in the risk assessment of GM plants
09.00 - 09.40
Measuring invasiveness of exotic plants: Can the same parameters be used for predicting GMO invasiveness?
9.40 - 10.20
Measuring and quantifying gene flow and introgression from crop plants into wild relatives. Rikke Bagger Jørgensen, DK
10.20 - 10:40
10:40 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:40
Parameters suited for quantitative risk assessment of GM plants. Dr Rosemary Hails, CEH, Oxford.
11.40 - 12.20
Selection of suitable non-target organisms for risk assessment purposes. Dr Angelika Hilbeck, Zurich.
12.20 - 12.30
12:30 - 14:00
Session 5 - Design and execution of an appropriate post-release monitoring system
14:00 - 14:15
14:15 - 14:30
14:30 - 14:45
Session 6 - Round table discussion on risk assessments in theory and in practice Panel discussion with representatives of the industry, NGO, regulatory authorities, academia, media
Jan Husby, Norwegian Directorate for Nature Management
Alan Raybould, Syngenta
Rikke Bagger Jørgensen
Rosemary Hails, Oxford
Angelika Hilbeck, Zurich
16:00 - 16:10
Concluding remarks. Werner Christie