Home Eventi - Rete Semi Rurali Conference – Crop Diversification in a Changing World: Mobilizing the green gold of plant genetic resources


Montpellier, Occitania, Francia


Mag 08 - 12 2017


00:00 - 00:00

Conference – Crop Diversification in a Changing World: Mobilizing the green gold of plant genetic resources

www.eucarpiageneticresources2017.org#eucarpiaGR2017Please come and join the more than 160 participants from around the world at this important event!Register at:https://symposium.inra.fr/eucarpiageneticresources2017/RegistrationProvisional conference programme now available online:https://symposium.inra.fr/eucarpiageneticresources2017/Programme3Monday 8 May 2017Afternoon – Registration and Poster set upEvening – Welcome reception and Guest presentation- Informal poster viewingTuesday 9 May 2017Morning – Registration and Poster set up- Opening sessionWelcome addressesConference keynote presentation- Plenary session 1: PGR conservation – in nature, in production systems and in genebanksAfternoon- Flash poster presentations – Session 1- Plenary session 2: Breeding for diverse farming systems ‒ the roles of the formal and informal sectors- Flash poster presentations – Session 2- Introduction to workshop sessions- Poster sessionEvening – Social dinnerWednesday 10 May 2017Morning – Parallel workshop sessions- Valuing plant genetic diversity – what are the costs and benefits of PGR conservation and use?- The in situ-ex situ conundrum – can we move to a truly integrated approach?- Searching for diversity – how can information flow be streamlined to improve access to PGR?- Accessing plant genetic diversity – what are the obstacles and how can they be overcome?Afternoon- Field tripEvening – Free eveningThursday 11 May 2017Morning – Plenary session 3: Collaborative approaches in plant breeding ‒public‒private partnerships and participatory approaches- Plenary session 4: Marketing diversity ‒ enhancing the enabling environment for crop diversificationAfternoon- Plenary session 5: Workshop results and discussion- Plenary session 6: Panel discussion and conference resolution- Closing sessionEvening- Free time/departure of delegatesFriday 12 May 2017Post-conference field trips [optional and at additional cost]