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July 7-8, 2015

International Intellectual Property Law Association - Mid-Year Meet 2015

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London, United Kingdom

The central theme of the meet is “Integrating IP into changing International Landscape”. The aim of the conference is to bring international IP trends on a common platform, unfold new IP Strategies and understand international IP landscape.

June 15-26, 2015

18th Plant Variety Protection Course

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Wageningen University

Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation - Wageningen, Netherlands

The following subjects will be introduced through lectures, discussions and working groups: legal aspects, institutional aspects, technical aspects, exploitation of plant breeders rights.

April 14-15, 2015

Eastern Europe Regulatory Conference for Plant Protection Products

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Sofitel Chain Bridge Hotel - Budapest, Hungary

This conference appeals to all stakeholders in the regulatory community from active substance manufacturers, formulating and retailing companies, regulatory authorities and the full range of service companies (law firms, consultants, laboratory service providers).

March 23-25, 2015

California Seed Association Annual Convention

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California Seed Association (CSA) *

The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa - Rancho Mirage, CA, United States

January 5-6, 2015

International Intellectual Property Law Association (IIPLA) Annual Congress 2015

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Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The central theme of the conference is “Accelerating International Intellectual Property Cooperation”.

October 12-14, 2014

European Seed Association Annual Meeting 2014

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European Seed Association (ESA) *

Corinthia Hotel Lisbon - Lisbon, Portugal

September 30, 2014 - October 1, 2014

The 2014 BPIA (Biopesticide Industry Alliance) Registration Workshop

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Biopesticide Industry Alliance (BPIA)

Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel - Arlington, VA, United States

A 1½ day workshop and training event for companies wishing to register or gain a further understanding of the requirements involved in registering a biopesticide.

September 30, 2014 - October 1, 2014

California Seed Association Mid Year Meeting

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California Seed Association (CSA) *

InterContinental Hotel - Monterey, CA, United States

September 30, 2014 - October 1, 2014

BCPC Congress 2014 – Focus on Regulatory Affairs

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British Crop Production Council (BCPC)

Hilton Metropole Hotel - Brighton, United Kingdom

Special keynote presentation from Professor Joyce Tait, ESRC Innogen Institute, The University of Edinburgh entitled: Anticipatory Governance and Responsible Innovation: "Newspeak" and the political control of technology.

August 2-4, 2014

COURSE - Biodiversity, PVP, IPR and Related Issues in Agriculture

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Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)

Directorate of Sorghum Research - Hyderabad, India

Contact: tonapi@sorghum.res.in (08501878645) or elangovan@sorghum.res.in (09848161434).

July 2-2, 2014

Seminario - Produzione sementiera e controlli fitosanitari: incontro tecnico di aggiornamento

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Associazione Italiana Sementi (Assosementi) *

Hotel Savoia Regency - Bologna, Italy

June 22-25, 2014

96th AOSCA Annual Meeting

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Association of Official Seed Certifying Agencies (AOSCA) *

Crowne Plaza Resort Asheville - Asheville, NC, United States

June 9-13, 2014

OECD Seed Schemes, Annual Meeting of National Authorities

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Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Zagreb,, Croatia

Contact: I. Matuschke, TAD/COD

June 4-5, 2014

International scientific workshop: Risk assessment considerations for RNAi-based GM plants

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European Union - European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

Brussels, Belgium

The objectives of this workshop are to discuss: (1) RNAi mechanisms in plants, mammals and invertebrates; (2) current and future RNAi applications in GM plants; and (3) risk assessment approaches for such plants.

May 5, 2014 - June 8, 2014

Introduction to the UPOV System of Plant Variety Protection under the UPOV Convention

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International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV)

Online - Geneva, Switzerland

The course is estimated to require around 36 hours of study, which can be undertaken at any time within the 4-week study period. The course contains comprehensive explanations, diagrams, self-assessment questions and end of module tests to guide participants.

April 8-9, 2014

Eastern Europe Regulatory Conference: Registration of Plant Protection Products

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Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge - Budapest, Hungary

February 11-13, 2014

28th Meeting of the Working Group for the Harmonisation of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology

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Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Paris, France

Contact: K. Suwabe, ENV/EHS

January 30-31, 2014

OECD Seed Schemes, Technical Working Group Meeting on Varietal Identity and Purity

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Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

December 5-6, 2013

CPVO - 17th Annual Meeting with Examination Office

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European Union - Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO)

Angers, France

November 17-20, 2013

Creating and Leveraging Intellectual Property in Developing Countries

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Southern Sun Elangeni Hotel - Durban, South Africa

Join more than 30 Key and Global IP Leaders in an open forum discussion on how to motivate domestic inventions to spur economic and social growth.

November 14-14, 2013

Seed Central SCIENCE

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Seed Central

Plant & Environmental Sciences Building (Room 3001), UC Davis - Davis, CA, United States

Robert Jondle, Esq., Swanson & Bratschun, Jondle Plant Sciences Division - Topic: Worldwide Plant Protection- Opportunities and Challenges / Michael Ward, Esq. and David Yang, Esq., Morrison and Foerster - Topic: Plant IP Protection and Enforcement in China Topic: Intel...

November 11-11, 2013

1st Workshop on Trade and Arbitration Rules

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Asociacion Semilleros Argentinos (ASA)

Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center - Buenos Aires, Argentina

October 22-22, 2013

Seminar on essentially derived varieties

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International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV)

Geneva, Switzerland

October 13-15, 2013

European Seed Association Annual Meeting

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European Seed Association (ESA) *

Hilton Warsaw Hotel & Convention Centre - Warsaw, Poland

September 24-25, 2013

California Seed Association Mid-Year Meeting

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California Seed Association (CSA) *

InterContinental Hotal - Monterey, CA, United States

September 15-18, 2013

Agricultural Biotechnology International Conference (ABIC 2013) - Food, Water and Energy for a Hungry World, Agricultural Biotechnology International Conference 2013

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Calgary TELUS Convention Centre - Calgary , AB, Canada

Some presentation topics include: Ideal grain ingredients: breeding for health; The potential role of biotechnology in animal health; There’s a science to feeding the world; Are bio-derived products a practical answer for sustainable agriculture?; Innovations to enabl...

September 3-5, 2013

4th Seed Congress of the Americas

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Seed Association of the Americas (SAA)

Conrad Punta del Este Resort & Casino - Punta del Este, Uruguay

The motto of the meeting is “Promoting the Seed Business in the Americas” and the principal focus is on Trade and Regulations. The agenda addresses the main burning issues that the industry is facing today: Intellectual Property, Biotechnology, Phytosanitary and See...

June 15-19, 2013

American Seed Trade Association's 130th Annual Convention

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American Seed Trade Association (ASTA)*

Nashville, TN, United States

May 27-29, 2013

ISF World Seed Congress 2013

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International Seed Federation (ISF)*

Athenaeum InterContinental Athens - Athens, Greece

April 7-9, 2013

Genomics in Business

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Beurs van Berlage - Amsterdam, Netherlands

The conference provides a prestigious business platform to meet and to exchange and create novel technologies, commercial applications and partnerships in the field of genomics in the agro and industrial biotech industries.

February 27-28, 2013

CPVO Administrative Council

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European Union - Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO)

Angers, France

January 14-15, 2013

CPVO Working Group on Legislatite Matters

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European Union - Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO)

Paris, France

December 11-11, 2012

West Plains Ag Conference

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Texas A&M AgriLife

Sundown Room of the Student Center at South Plains College, 1401 South College Ave. - 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. - Levelland, TX, United States

Pesticide laws and regulations, sorghum and corn production, cotton variety trial update, vegetable production opportunities, managing disease and nematodes in cotton

December 7-7, 2012

Texas High Plains Ag Conference

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Texas A&M AgriLife

Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1102 East Farm-to-Market 1294 - Lubbock, TX, United States

November 29-30, 2012

The Creation Of Unitary Patent Protection In The European Union

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Maison de la Recherche, 54 rue de Varenne - Paris, France

November 11-13, 2012

Texas Seed Trade Association, Annual Convention

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Texas Seed Trade Association

Hotel Tremont - Galveston, TX, United States

October 30, 2012 - November 2, 2012

AusBiotech 2012

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Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The premier biotechnology and life sciences conference for the Australia and Asia-Pacific region.

September 20-20, 2012

CIOPORA Conference on Patents and modern PBR in Horticultural Breeding

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CIOPORA

Floriade - Venlo, Netherlands

The Agenda of the Conference foresees two sessions, which will shed light onto the most anticipated topics in the field of Intellectual Property Protection for the innovation-based horticultural businesses.

September 16-19, 2012

XVIII Congresso Brasileiro de Sementes

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Associação Brasileira de Tecnologia de Sementes (ABRATES)

Espaço de Convençoes Centro Sul - Florianópolis , SC, Brazil

July 22-26, 2012

American Association of Seed Control Officials (AASCO)

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Association of American Seed Control Officials (AASCO)

Chateau LeMoyne French Quarter Hotel - New Orleans, LA, United States

July 9-13, 2012

OECD Seed Schemes, Annual Meeting of National Authorities

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Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Helsinki,, Finland

Contact: M. Ryan, TAD/COD

June 20-23, 2012

ASTA 129th Annual Convention

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American Seed Trade Association (ASTA)*

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center - National Harbor, MD, United States

June 14-14, 2012

WEBINAR - Discussion of the Canadian variety registration system of the Prairie Grain Development Committee

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Canadian Grain Commission (CGC)

Online at at 2:00 pm CDT - Winnipeg, MB, Canada

This webinar will focus on the variety registration for wheat and will help answer many questions about how this process works in Western Canada, who is involved and how producers, grain industry and customers benefit.

June 9-9, 2012

ISTA Variety Workshop

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Naktuinbouw

Naktuinbouw - Roelofarendsveen, Netherlands

June 6-8, 2012

COURSE - Seed Regulation, Quality Assurance & Certification

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Barwale Foundation

Barwale Foundation, Barwale Chambers, Research and Training Institute - Hyderabad, AP, India

May 14, 2012 - June 1, 2012

COURSE - Rice: Research to production

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International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)

Manila, Philippines

Will provide the participants with: (a) an understanding of the basics of rice production in Asia; (b) familiarity with the germplasm collection at IRRI and current issues related to germplasm exchange and intellectual property rights; (c) an appreciation of the researc...

April 18-18, 2012

BIGMAP Symposium 2012

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Iowa State University

Gateway Hotel - Ames, IA, United States

April 11-11, 2012

SEMINAR - Intellectual Property Rights

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801 R Street, Suite 201 - Fresno, CA, United States

An opportunity to learn about the basics of intellectual property rights (IPR) protection and enforcement and U.S. government resources available to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) protect and enforce their IPR at home and abroad.

March 28-30, 2012

26th Meeting of the Working Group on the Harmonisation of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology

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Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

OECD - Paris, France

March 8-9, 2012

China Crop Protection Summit 2012

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CCM International Ltd.

Ramada Plaza Gateway - Shanghai, China

February 27, 2012 - March 2, 2012

Asian Seed Congress 2011

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Asia & Pacific Seed Association (APSA)*

Royal Cliff Hotel Group & Pattaya Exhibition and Convention Hall (Peach) - Pattaya, Thailand

January 9-28, 2012

COURSE: Plant Exploration and Collecting: the ethics, the process, and world laws

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Cornell University

from the Atacama Desert in the north of Chile down to Valdivia in the south - , Chile

Contact information: Dr. Bridgen. Director and Professor. Cornell University. Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center. 3059 Sound Ave.Riverhead, NY 11901 Tel: 631-727-3595 Fax: 631-727-3611 e-MAIL mpb27@cornell.edu

December 14-14, 2011

WEBINAR - Enabling private sector led seed industry policy perspectives

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Iowa State University

Online at 9:30 am Eastern U.S. time - Washington, DC, United States

The three key points of the briefing include setting up a legal and regulatory framework and removing unnecessary barriers to private seed sector growth; beginning policy interventions in order to increase market capacity for the private seed industry; and requiring gov...

December 8-9, 2011

Intellectual Property Protection for Plant Innovation 2011 - 5th International Conference

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CIOPORA

Park Plaza Amsterdam Airport - Amsterdam, Netherlands

Greenstar Kanzi and other recent plant variety right cases; Essentially derived varieties post-Blancanieves; The Myriad case: patentability of isolated genes and native traits; Enforcement of IP rights for plant innovation in Bresil; Evaluation of the Community Plant ...

December 6-8, 2011

WORKSHOP - Nuts and Bolts of US Regulatory Dossiers for Genetically Engineered Crops

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USDA - Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

USDA APHIS Center, 4700 River Road - Riverdale, MD, United States

An opportunity for public sector scientists and public and private sector crop developers to spend two days with regulatory officials and to learn the specifics of putting together an actual dossier for regulatory approval.

November 15-15, 2011

2011 Pacific Seed Association Fall Regional Workshop

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Pacific Seed Association

Northern Quest Resort & Casino - Spokane, WA, United States

November 10-18, 2011

Intellectual Property in seed business

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Wageningen University

Wageningen Business School - Wageningen, Netherlands

By linking knowledge on developments in IPR systems with business strategies, this Masterclass is unique in its kind. It provides a learning platform that crosses the disciplines of law, business administration and plant sciences.

November 7-21, 2011

SEMINARIO: Derecho y Biotecnologa

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en la sede de Aliter: C/ Maestro Ripoll, 18 - Madrid, Spain

De 18.00 a 22.00 horas los das 7, 8, 14, y 21 de noviembre Programa: http://fundacion-antama.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/20111025-Aliter-analizar-los-aspectos-jurdicos-de-la-biotecnologa.pdf

November 3-3, 2011

WEBINAR - Exporting Seeds

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SGS Mid-West Seed Services, Inc.

Online, 10:00 - 11:00 Central US time - Brookings, SD, United States

ISTA Sampling, ISTA Certificates and Seed Health - Are your seed lots held up at the border? Knowing and understanding the regulations helps to expedite your seeds to other countries throughout the world.

October 26-27, 2011

9th International Conference on Pests in Agriculture

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Association Française de Protection des Plantes (AFPP)

Montpellier, France

Will address the main current issues related to plant protection : locusts, pollinators, beneficials, new pests, resistance, methods of control, integrated pest management, biological control, side effects of pesticides, new active substances, reglementation.

September 21-22, 2011

European Workshop on Organic Seed Regulation

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European Consortium for Organic Plant Breeding (ECO-PB)

The Organic Research Centre, Elm Farm, Hamstead Marshall - Newbury, United Kingdom

The aim of the meeting is to commonly evaluate the progress made over the last few years in seed derogation policies and practices in Europe. The central question is how can we (further) harmonize regulations on a European level and create a level playing field among (g...

September 21-22, 2011

6th European Workshop on Organic Seed Regulation

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European Consortium for Organic Plant Breeding (ECO-PB)

Organic Research Centre, Elm Farm - Hamstead Marshall near Newbury, United Kingdom

July 25, 2011 - August 12, 2011

COURSE - 5th ITEC Training Program on Biotech Applications and Its Regulation

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TERI Retreat - Gual Pahari, Gurgaon, India

The objective of the course is to sensitize researchers, regulators, and policy makers on various issues in research and development in biotechnology.

July 24-27, 2011

Association of Official Seed Certifying Agencies (AOSCA), Annual Meeting

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Association of Official Seed Certifying Agencies (AOSCA) *

St. Louis, MO, United States

July 1-31, 2011

American Association of Seed Control Officials (AASCO), Annual Meeting

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Association of American Seed Control Officials (AASCO)

Madison, WI, United States

Exact date and place to be set. Check the AASCO website.

June 23-24, 2011

Third Global Business Forum of Plant Biotechnology - Biotechforum 2011

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Rosario's Board of Trade - Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina

Meet the experts and join with key players in the world of plant biotechnology.

June 5-17, 2011

Intellectual Property and Technology Commercialization

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Public Intellectual Property Resource for Agriculture (PIPRA)

Davis, CA, United States

Developed for international lawyers, technology managers and scientific professionals in the public sector or small-to-medium enterprises who want to understand successful U.S. models of intellectual property management.

May 9-13, 2011

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Seed Schemes - Working Group and Annual Meeting

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Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Istanbul, Turkey

May 9-11, 2011

25th Meeting of the Working Group for the Harmonisation of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology

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Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Paris, France

March 31-31, 2011

WEBINAR - Legally moving seed: U.S. Federal Act, state seed laws & labeling

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SGS Mid-West Seed Services, Inc.

Online - , United States

How to properly label seed; Germination and Purity regulations/tolerances; Date of last test; Required disclosures such as treatments

March 31-31, 2011

Consultative workshop on comparators for GM plants

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European Union - European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

Brussels, Belgium

Consultative workshop with scientists and risk assessors from EU Member States, industry and non-governmental organisations, to discuss its draft guidance document on the selection of comparators for the risk assessment of GM plants.

December 15-15, 2010

Plant Variety Protection (PVP) Laws Workshop

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CropLife Asia

Beijing, China

December 14-15, 2010

The 5th International Conference on Intellectual Property Rights in Agriculture

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Amman, Jordan

- Registration of plant varieties and plant breeder's rights. - Patent rights in the production of seeds. - Patent rights of pesticides.

November 18-18, 2010

WEBINAR - U.S. Federal Seed Act - Knowing the rules to legally move seed

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SGS Mid-West Seed Services, Inc.

Online - , United States

30 minute webinar will cover how to properly label seed, germination and Purity regulations/tolerances, date of last test and required disclosures such as treatments.

November 16-19, 2010

OECD Scheme for the Certification of Forest Reproductive Material - Technical Working Group Meetings and Extended Advisory Group Meeting

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Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

OECD Conference Centre - Paris, France

November 15-15, 2010

WEBINAR - New developments in biotechnology patents: how recent court decisions will affect your company

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Online - , United States

What you need to know about recent court cases affecting biotechnology patents, from the opinions issued to the resulting implications for your biotech company. What changes are likely in the future of biotech patents and when they may occur.

October 26-27, 2010

EDUCATIONAL UNIT - Facilitating Trade of Seed between Canada and the United States

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American Seed Trade Association (ASTA)

Middlebury, Indiana, United States

Tagging and labeling, seed treatment, naming and use of names and phytosanitary requirements regarding seed exports to Canada and the United Participants will learn about regulatory issues pertaining to the export of seed ...

September 28-30, 2010

OECD Scheme for the Certification of Forest Reproductive Material - Annual Meeting of National Designated Authorities/Forest Reproductive Material

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Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

OECD Conference Centre - Paris, France

September 22-23, 2010

Workshop on science and regulatory perspectives on stacked events in GM crops

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Jakarta, Indonesia

To improve understanding of the concepts and principles related to gene-stacking in GM crops among relevant biotechnology stakeholders in the Southeast Asian region. To improve risk assessment and regulatory capacity among regional regulators in dealing with GM crops co...

September 20-21, 2010

Workshop on science and regulatory perspectives on stacked events in GM crops

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Bangkok, Thailand

To improve understanding of the concepts and principles related to gene-stacking in GM crops among relevant biotechnology stakeholders in the Southeast Asian region. To improve risk assessment and regulatory capacity among regional regulators in dealing with GM crops co...

September 6-6, 2010

Seminar and Forum on Intellectual Property Protection

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SEAMEO SEARCA Biotechnology Information Center

UPLB Campus - College, Laguna, Philippines

August 3-3, 2010

2010 ASHS Intellectual Property Symposium - Current Issues and Applications for Intellectual Property of Horticultural Plant Cultivars

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American Society of Horticultural Science (ASHS)

Palm Desert, California, United States


  

 

 

 

 

 

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Vegetable and Flower
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January 24-24, 2015
Tampa, Florida


 

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June 17-20, 2015
Washington, DC


 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

 


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