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Time Session Speakers and Tentative Titles
October 20, 2020 (all times North American Central Standard Time)
11:00 AM Central Welcome Remarks


Agenda Overview

Carmen Bain, Iowa State University

Parag Chitnis, Deputy Director, USDA-NIFA

Julie Shapiro, Keystone Policy Center

11:15 AM Governance, Regulation and Policy Pathways Jennifer Kuzma, North Carolina State University,

Unpacking and Evaluating Regulatory Policy Pathways for Gene-edited Agricultural Products


Ruth Mampuys, Netherlands Commission on Genetic Modification- COGEM (The Netherlands)

The Role and Limitations of Technocratic, Deliberative and Regulatory Approaches in Biotechnology Governance


Milind Kandlikar, University of British Columbia (Canada)

What Triggers Regulation of Gene-Edited Crops? A Cross-National Assessment


Adrian Ely, University of Sussex (UK)

What Can Past Dynamics of Agbiotech Regulation Teach Us About Trans-Atlantic Divergences in Genome Editing?

12:30 PM Networking Break Opportunity for virtual 1-1 networking sessions & Organizer expo
1:00 PM Framing Risks and Benefits Naoko Kato-Nitta, Institute of Statistical Mathematics (Japan)

The Effects of Information on Consumers’ Attitudes Toward Gene-edited Foods: Livestock Versus Vegetables


Paul B. Thompson, Michigan State University

Non-safety Dimensions of Gene Editing: How Philosophers Can Help


Kevin Pixley, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (Mexico)

How We Decide Who Benefits from the Potential Contributions of Genome Edited Crops


Robert Chiles and Lina Tami-Barrera, Pennsylvania State University

Policy and Ethical Implications of Gene-editing for Livestock, Plant-based Proteins, and Cell-based Foods

2:15 PM Small Group Discussion Hosted by speakers
3:00 PM Adjourn First Day
October 21, 2020
11:00 AM Welcome Back Carmen Bain, Iowa State University
11:05 AM Public Engagement and Trust Chris Wirz, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Societal Debates About Emerging Genetic Technologies: Toward a Science of Public Engagement


Carmen Bain, Iowa State University

Closing the Trust Deficit for Gene Editing in Agriculture


David Resnick, National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences

Unresolved Issues in Public and Community Engagement for the Release of Genetically Modified Organisms into the Environment


Michael Dahlstrom, Iowa State University

The Media’s Taste for Gene-edited Food

12:30 PM Networking Break Opportunity for virtual 1-1 networking sessions & Organizer Expo
1:00 PM Control, Commoditization and Culture Maui Hudson, University of Waikato (New Zealand)

Māori Perspectives on Gene Editing


Sara Nawaz, University of British Columbia (Canada)

New Products, Old Logics? A Q Method Study on Public Perceptions of Gene Editing and Gene Drives for Agriculture


Greg Graff, Colorado State University,

Intellectual Property as a Governance Mechanism for Genome Editing in Agriculture and Food

2:00 PM Main Stage Closing Carmen Bain, Iowa State University
2:15 PM Small Group Discussion Hosted by speakers
3:00 PM Adjourn Conference