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Project Title: Genetically-Engineered Crops: Past Experience and Future Prospects

PIN: DELS-BANR-13-06         

Major Unit:
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Institute of Medicine

Sub Unit:
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources
Board on Life Sciences
Food and Nutrition Board

RSO:
Laney, Kara N.

Subject/Focus Area:
Agriculture; Biology and Life Sciences; Environment and Environmental Studies; Food and Nutrition; International Issues; Policy for Science and Technology


First Meeting of the Committee on Genetically Engineered Crops: Past Experience and Future Prospects
September 15, 2014 - September 17, 2014
National Academy of Sciences Building
2100 C St. NW
Washington D.C.


If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Jenna Briscoe
Email: jbriscoe@nas.edu
Phone: 202-334-3062
Fax: 202-334-1978


Agenda:

Committee on Genetically Engineered Crops: Past Experience and Future Prospects

Public Meeting

2101 Constitution Ave NW, Room 125, Washington, DC

Monday, September 15, 2014
1:00 pm

Welcome
Fred Gould, Committee Chair, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Entomology and Codirector of the Center on Genetic Engineering and Society, North Carolina State University

Study Process of the National Research Council
Kara Laney, Study Director, National Research Council

Committee Introductions

1:20 To Be Announced

1:40 R. James Cook, Member of the National Academy of Sciences and Professor Emeritus, Washington State University

2:00 Ian Baldwin, Member of the National Academy of Sciences and Professor, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology

2:20 Amy Harmon,* Reporter, The New York Times

2:40 Break

3:00 Chuck Benbrook, Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources, Washington State University

3:20 Glenn Stone, Professor of Sociocultural Anthropology, Washington University in St. Louis

3:40 Hope Shand, Independent Researcher4:00 Committee Discussion with Presenters

4:45 Break

5:00 Introduction to the Public Comment Session
Fred Gould, Committee Chair, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Entomology and Codirector of the Center on Genetic Engineering and Society, North Carolina State University

Study Process of the National Research Council
Kara Laney, Study Director, National Research Council

5:15 Public Comment

6:15 Public Meeting Adjourns

* Presentation will be made via web conference.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

9:00 Welcome
Fred Gould, Committee Chair, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Entomology and Codirector of the Center on Genetic Engineering and Society, North Carolina State University

Study Process of the National Research Council
Kara Laney, Study Director, National Research Council

Committee Introductions

9:30 Dietram Scheufele, Co-chair, National Research Council Roundtable on Public Interfaces of the Life Sciences and John E. Ross Professor in Science Communication, University of Wisconsin, Madison

9:50 Jennifer Kuzma, Goodnight-Glaxo Wellcome Distinguished Professor and Codirector of the Center on Genetic Engineering and Society, North Carolina State University

10:10 Carmen Bain, Associate Professor of Sociology, Iowa State University

10:30 Break

10:50 Gilles-Éric Séralini,* Professor of Molecular Biology, Université de Caen

11:10 Jeffrey Smith, Founder, Institute for Responsible Technology

11:30 Tamar Haspel, Reporter, The Washington Post

11:50 Committee Discussion with Presenters

12:30 Break

1:30 Greg Jaffe, Director of Biotechnology, Center for Science in the Public Interest

1:50 Jon Entine, Executive Director, Genetic Literacy Project

2:10 Doug Gurian-Sherman, Director of Sustainable Agriculture and Senior Scientist, Center for Food Safety

2:30 Break

2:50 Tim Schwab, Researcher, Food & Water Watch

3:10 Michael Hansen, Senior Staff Scientist, Consumers Union

3:30 National Family Farm Coalition

3:50 Committee Discussion with Presenters

4:45 Break

5:00 Introduction to the Public Comment Session

Fred Gould, Committee Chair, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Entomology and Codirector of the Center on Genetic Engineering and Society, North Carolina State University

Study Process of the National Research Council
Kara Laney, Study Director, National Research Council

5:15 Public Comment

6:15 Public Meeting Adjourns

* Presentation will be made via web conference.


Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:


The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:


The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:


Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: