October 1 and 2

Virtual conference on genome editing in Europe

On the occasion of the German Presidency of the European Union Council, the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina kindly invite you to the international scientific advice conference 'Genome Editing in Europe: New Agenda or New Disputes?'.

The conference deals with genome-edited and genetically modified organisms (plants), and associated regulation. Internationally renowned experts discuss together with European policy-makers and representatives from civil society and business. The conference offers an agora for the optimal use of scientific findings in policy design, from R&I to agriculture and consumer protection, taking an interdisciplinary and international comparative approach. These are all very important aspects of the European Green Deal with its Farm to Fork strategy.

Dates:
Thursday, 1 October » 11:00 – 15:30 hrs GMT+2
Friday, 2 October » 12:30 – 17:00 hrs GMT+2
Click here for one registration for all sessions required. 

Join the conference held as a series of Zoom webinars in English. You are welcome to ask questions using the Zoom Q&A feature. In addition, the conference will be streamed live on the DFG YouTube channel (no Q&A feature there).

After registration, you will receive a confirmation (please check the junk mail, as sometimes automatic mails might be filtered). You can find additional information in the programme.

Feel free to retweet Leopoldina tweets and DFG tweets related to this conference and to share this invitation.

Further questions can be directed to internationalrelations@leopoldina.org.

Source: EPSO.


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