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Symposium on Sustainability, Genetics, and New Technologies

Melbourne, Australia
28/07/2015
Telstra Conference Centre

OBJECTIVES

This one-day symposium aimed to

  • Discuss and invite participant views on (1) new technologies and the future food supply, and (2) the latest in food and feed crops and benefits across the entire supply chain.
  • Provide an overview of current plant breeding technologies, regulation, new crops and potential food and feed benefits, challenges of yield increases, emerging plant diseases, changes in crops and ingredients, managing new molecular traits and authentication in the supply chain.

ORGANIZERS

ILSI SEA Region Australasia and American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC) international

SUPPORTER

CropLife Australia

PROGRAM

The program is available here.

SUMMARY REPORT

The summary report is available here.

PRESENTATIONS

Challenges for Food Production
The Toolbox: Modern Plant Breeding Methods (Presentation not available)
Prof. Geoffrey B. Fincher, School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, University of Adelaide, Australia

Pathology Challenges in the Production and Manufacturing Industries
Dr. Kim Plummer, La Trobe University, Australia
PDF

Future Trends for Food Production
The Next Era of Technology Advancements in Agriculture
Mr. Tony May, Monsanto, Australia
PDF

Agri-Chemicals: Current Challenges and Future Perspectives
Ms. Sue Cross, Bayer CropScience, Australia
PDF

Management and Compliance for the Food Supply
Identity Preservation and Purity in the Supply Chain
Mr. Pat Wilson, GrainCorp Limited, Australia
PDF

Quality Management through the Supply Chain and a Food Safety Culture
Dr. Roger Bektash, Mars Asia-Pacific, Australia
PDF

The Regulatory Approach – Across All New Plant Breeding Technologies
Dr. Janet Gorst, FSANZ, Australia
PDF