Crop Biotech Update

Coexistence 2.0: Achieving Coexistence of Biotech, Conventional & Organic Foods in the Marketplace

May 20, 2011

On October 26-28, 2011, academic and industry expects , regulators, policy makers, and other key stakeholders will meet at Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel, Vancouver, Canada to discuss the different challenges and opportunities in managing the growth of biotech, organic, and conventional foods in the global marketplace.

Topics for discussion during the sessions are:

  • Experiences and lessons from coexistence policy making around the world
  • Regulation, liability, and the market—what works best?
  • Economic and trade issues of low level presence and relevant policies
  • Economics and policies of adventitious presence thresholds and tolerances
  • Coexistence: best practices in various supply chains

The deadline of abstracts for paper presentations is May 30, 2011.

For more details, visit the conference site: