Past Event

Forum of Scientific Society Leaders on Genetically Engineered Crops: Experiences and Prospects

Symposium/Convocation
Topics:
7:45 AM ET - 4:45 PM ET
December 7, 2016

Location: National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Ave NW Washington DC 20418

Click the links below to watch video recordings of the presentations. 


Welcome and Introductions

- Marcia K. McNutt, President, National Academy of Sciences

 

Opening Remarks

- Hon. Cathie Woteki, Chief Scientist, USDA, and Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics

 

Introduction to the Report

- Fred Gould, NAS Member, North Carolina State University, Study Chairman

 

Human Health Effects of GE Crops - Report Findings

- Michael Gallo*, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (retired)

 

Moderated Panel: Bob Whitaker*, Produce Marketing Association

- American Society for Nutrition: President, Marian Neuhouser

- Society of Toxicology: Past President, Michael Holsapple

- Society for Risk Analysis: President, James H. Lambert

- Panel discussion 

 

Social and Economic Effects of GE Crops - Report Findings

- José Falck-Zepeda*, International Food Policy Research Institute

- Leland Glenna*, Pennsylvania State University

 

Moderated Panel: Elizabeth Ransom*, University of Richmond

- Rural Sociological Society: President, Doug Jackson-Smith

- Council on Food, Agriculture, and Resource Economics: President, Agriculture and Applied Economics Association, Jill McCluskey

- International Consortium of Applied Bioeconomy Research: President, Carl Pray

- Society for the Study of Science in Society: Member, Matthew Harsh

- Panel discussion

 

Agronomic and Environmental Effects of GE Crops - Report Findings

- Kevin Pixley*, International Maize & Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)

 

Moderated Panel: Carol Mallory-Smith*, Oregon State University

- Ecological Society of America: President, David M. Lodge

- Crop Science Society of America: President, Michael Grusak

- Weed Science Society of America: Past President, Michael Barrett

- Entomological Society of America: Vice President Elect, Susan Weller

- Society of Toxicology: Past President, Michael Holsapple

- Panel discussion


Where is Genetic Engineering Going? The Promise of Next Generation Biotechnology - Report Findings

- Richard Dixon*, University of North Texas

- C. Neal Stewart*, University of Tennessee-Knoxville

 

Moderated Panel: Rick Amasino, University of Wisconsin-Madison

- Phytochemical Society of North America: President-elect, Mark Lange

- American Phytopathological Society: Councilmember, Paul Vincelli

- American Society for Plant Biologists: Member, Angus Murphy

- Metabolomics Society: Board Member, Lloyd Sumner

- Society for In Vitro Biology: Fellow, Theodore Klein

- Panel discussion

 

Future of Genetic Engineering Regulation and Governance - Report Recommendations

- Michael Rodemeyer*, University of Virginia (formerly)

 

Moderated Panel: Daniel Magraw*, Johns Hopkins University

- Society for Risk Analysis: President, James H. Lambert

- Center for Science in the Public Interest: Director of Biotechnology, Gregory Jaffe

- Ecological Society of America: President, David M. Lodge

- Metabolomics Society: Board Member, Lloyd Sumner

 

Using the Report for Communication, Education, and Dialogue

Moderated Panel: Fred Gould*, North Carolina State University

- All Society Leaders: Panel Discussion

 

Final Remarks

- Closing Discussion

 

*Genetically Engineered Crops Report Committee Member