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Gene Editing in Agriculture and Food: Social Concerns, Public Engagement and Governance

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Understanding public concerns, values, and trust issues regarding gene editing in food and agriculture is a prerequisite to developing socially responsive policies, regulations, and private governance. 

This conference will present research and insights of social scientists and other scholars regarding social concerns and public engagement on gene editing in agriculture and food. It will explore the interrelationship of governance and engagement, identifying key considerations, responsibilities and opportunities. 

The event is free and open to decision makers, stakeholders, and the public; registration is required. 

Schedule

· Stage
Welcome and Overview
Carmen Bain Parag Chitnis Event Organizer
· Stage
Governance, Regulation and Policy Pathways
Jennifer Kuzma ruth mampuys Milind Kandlikar Adrian Ely
· Networking
Networking Break
· Stage
Framing Risks and Benefits
Naoko Kato-Nitta Paul Thompson Kevin Pixley Rob Chiles Lina Tami
· Sessions
Speaker-led small group discussions
Speakers from the two-day event will lead virtual tables of small group discussions with attendees
· Stage
Public Engagement and Trust
Carmen Bain Dominique Brossard DAVID RESNIK Michael  Dahlstrom
· Networking
Networking break
· Stage
Concerns, Values, and Control
Maui Hudson Sara Nawaz Gregory Graff
· Stage
Closing Remarks
Carmen Bain
· Sessions
Speaker-led small group discussions
Speakers from the two-day event will lead virtual tables of small group discussions with attendees

Speakers

Gregory Graff

Colorado State University (USA)

Sara Nawaz

University of British Columbia (Canada)

Maui Hudson

University of Waikato (New Zealand)

Michael Dahlstrom

Iowa State University (USA)

DAVID RESNIK

National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences (USA)

Dominique Brossard

University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA)

Lina Tami

Pennsylvania State University (USA)

Rob Chiles

Pennsylvania State University (USA)

Kevin Pixley

International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (Mexico)

Paul Thompson

Michigan State University (USA)

Naoko Kato-Nitta

Institute of Statistical Mathematics (Japan)

Adrian Ely

University of Sussex (UK)

Milind Kandlikar

University of British Columbia (Canada)

ruth mampuys

COGEM (Netherlands)

Jennifer Kuzma

North Carolina State University (USA)

Event Organizer

Keystone Policy Center

Parag Chitnis

USDA-NIFA

Carmen Bain

Iowa State University (USA)

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Iowa State University with State University of New York College of Environment Science & Forestry, Keystone Policy Center, and funding from USDA-NIFA

ISU is organizing this event with assistance from SUNY ESF, Keystone Policy Center, and funding from USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture

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National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA

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Keystone Policy Center

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