iPlanta Final conference; webinar 10

Webinar 10

Thursday 25 March 2021

iPlanta Final conference

 

Programme:

OPENING 9.15 Speaker: Bruno Mezzetti

COST iPlanta CA15223

 

9.30 Speaker: Jeremy Sweet

Development of RNAi based pesticides: new opportunities and environmental biosafety considerations

 

9.45 Speaker: Athanasios Dalakouras

RNAi plant epigenetics and development

 

10.00 Speaker: Elena Baraldi

RNAi-based control of fungal pathogens

 

10.15 Speaker: Olivier Christiaens

RNAi strategy to control insect pests

 

10.45

Book – Videos presentation

11.00 Speaker: Guy Smagghe – additional speaker will be announced

General discussion: Priority area of research for RNAi technology

 

Speakers: Thomas Crampton, Rob Blackie - GreenLight Biosciences

How to talk about RNA and agriculture so that people understand it. Results from research on public understanding of RNA.

 

11.45 Speaker: Salvatore Arpaia

RNAi based pesticides: Environmental biosafety issues

 

12.00 Speaker: Antje Dietz Pfeilstetter

RNAi based pesticides: Regulation issues

 

13.15 Speaker: Hilde-Gunn Opsahl Sorteberg

COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES ON RNAI IMPACTS IN AGRICULTURE

 

13.30 Speaker: Vera Ventura

The Contribution of RNAi for more sustainable and resilient food systems: Meeting with stakeholders and policymakers

 

13.45 Speaker: Ralph Scorza

Honey Sweet: a RNAi based PPV resistant plum

 

14.00 Speaker: Huw Junes – additional speaker will be announced

General discussion: Future vison on RNAi technology in Sustainable agriculture

 

Speaker: Toby Bruce, Professor of Insect Chemical Ecology, Keele University UK.

Title: New opportunities reduce vulnerability of crops to pests

 

15.00 End of the conference

 

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