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ESRC Genomics Network Fringe Event at the Green Party Conference: The Politics of Plants

Conference   13.09.2010

Starts

13.09.2010

Ends

13.09.2010

Speakers

  • Professor Simon Bright - retired professor of plant science at University of Warwick and Chair of Egenis Advisory Board
  • Steven Hunt, Consultant - Energy and International Project Management, Practical Action Consulting

Organised by

ESRC Genomics Network - www.genomicsnetwork.ac.uk

Venue

Birmingham - Birmingham Conservatoire, Paradise Place, Fletchers Walk, Birmingham B3 3HG - as part of the Green Party Autumn Conference 2010

Event details

Outline: Plants and plant biotechnology are increasingly seen as possible sources of innovative solutions to complex problems including food security, energy security, climate change, and global environmental health. This workshop will consider how plants could be a useful focal point for joined-up policymaking.

Further details

http://www.genomicsnetwork.ac.uk/forum/events/pastevents/partyconferencefringeprogramme2010/furtherdetails,23786,en.t4.html