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Saturday, 20 October 2012 12:45

Fourth Workshop Group meeting

Programme of the
4th Workshop Group meeting
May 9-10, 2012
COST Action FP0905 "Biosafety of forest transgenic trees: “Forest tree biotechnology in Nordic countries”
Meeting venue: Muuttohaukka (1st floor)
at the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), Helsinki, Finland
Wednesday May 9, 2012
9:15-9:45 Registration
9:45-10:00 Opening by Cristina Vettori
10:00-10.10 Short introduction to the workshop by Hely Häggman/Marja Ruohonen-Lehto   

10:10-10.30

Short introduction to SYKE by research director Per Mickwitz
Scientific Session
10:30-11:10 Jaakko Kangasjärvi (FIN)
Modification of wood properties by biotechnology: Ethylene signalling Seq silver, betula Etr1-1 vahala et al 2003 plant physiology (more tolerant to ozone) PttACO1
11:10-10:50

Coffee Break

11.30-12.10

Yrjö Helariutta (FIN) Immanen Juha (FIN) 

The role of cytokinins in controlling cambial activity

 

12:10-12:40 Hely Häggman (FIN)
Experiences on two field trials: The use of transgenic pollen in conifer transformation and silver birch field trial
Pine and spruce pollen transformation Pollen suspens as target (2x900/1300 psi)
12.40-13.10 Liisa Vihervuori (FIN)
Field performance of genetically modified silver birch - characteristics and ecology Chitinases transg silver birch Non target organisms: herbivorous insects (aphids)
12:40-13:40 LUNCH at the meeting room terrace or foyer
14.00-14.40

Armand Séguin (CAN)

A guest speaker via Internet
Is tree with a novel trait (TNT) an explosive issue in Canada?

14.40-15.20 Stefan Jansson (SWE)
Robinson et al 2012 in press PLOS one
Stefan Jansson 2012 20000 MBp conifer Man 3000 Pop Arabid

15.20-16.00 Markku Keinänen (FIN)
Field experiment of non-flowering GM-birches
Several consumer taxa use flower and seeds of birch!!!!

16:00-16:20 Coffee Break
16.20-17.00

Kaare Nielsen (NOR)
Biosafety aspects – focus on horizontal gene transfer

17.00-17.30

Helena Valve (FIN)
Field trials of GM trees go public – rethinking the role of risk assessment

17.30-17.50

Marja Ruohonen-Lehto (FIN)
Biosafty issues – national and international context

17.50-18.15

General discussion

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Programme of the 4th Working group meetings
Meeting venue: Tervapääsky (8th floor)

9:15-9:30

Opening by Cristina Vettori

 

 

9:30-11:00

WG4

Fabio Migliacci (WG4 Leader)
Illustration of the GMP database

 

Cristina Vettori
Coordination divulgation activity: press release

 

WG4 discussion

 

11.00-11.15 Coffee break

11:15-12:45

Working Group 1

11:15-12:15

 Gilles Pilate (WG1 Leader)
Strategy to be developed within WG1 for new objectives

12:15-12:45

 

 WG1 discussion

 

12:45-13:45 Lunch

13:45-15:30

Working Group 3

13:45-14:15

Vassiliki Kazana (WG3 Leader)
Status of the KAP (Knowledge Attitude Perception) survey

14:15-14:45

 

 Lambros Tsourgiannis (GR)
Questionnaire on consumer behavior towards GM forest trees

 

 

 

14:45-15:00

 

 

 

 Antoine Harfouche (IT)
RSTM held in Argentina (Sandra Sharry): Exploring Attitudes to Transgenic Forest Biotechnology in Argentine

 

 

 

 

15:00-16:00

General discussion and conclusion

15:30-17:00

 Working Group 2

15:30-16:00

Fernando Gallardo (WG2 Leader)
WG status and activity of new STSM

 

16:15-16:45

Stefano Biricolti (IT)
Survey of Task 3

 

 

 

16:45-17:15

 

 

WG2 discussion

 

 

17:15-18:00

WGs final discussion Cristina Vettori and Matthias Fladung and conclusion of the meeting

Published in Workshop

Friday, July 1

18:30 - 20:30

Workshop of the COST - European Cooperation in Scientific and Technical Research - Action FP0905

“Biosafety of transgenic forest trees: improving the scientific basis for safe tree development and implementation of EU policy directives".

Chairs: Cristina Vettori and Matthias Fladung

 

18:35 -  19:35

Presentation of Working Groups Presentation of Working Groups at IUFRO


Gilles Pilate - WG1 – “Biological characterization of genetically modified trees (GMTs)"Dissemination  of Cost Action FP0905 information by website

Fernando Gallardo  - WG2 – “Environmental impact assessment and monitoring of genetically-modified trees"Dissemination  of Cost Action FP0905 information by website

Cristina Vettori - WG3 – “Socio-economic implications towards adoption of transgenic forest trees: a European perspective”Socio-economic implications towards adoption of transgenic forest trees: a European perspective

Fabio Migliacci - WG4 – “Dissemination  of Cost Action FP0905 information by website” Dissemination  of Cost Action FP0905 information by website

19:35 -  20:30 Overview on GM trees in the world

Steven Strauss - "Field trials of GM trees in the USA:  activity and regulatory developments"Field trials of GM trees in the USA:  activity and regulatory developments

Armand Seguin - "Research in tree genetic engineering: the Canadian context for field trial of GM trees"Research in tree genetic engineering: the Canadian context for field trial of GM trees

Meng-Zhu Lu- "Field trials and application of transgenic trees (woody plants) in China"

Final discussion

Published in Workshop
Friday, 05 August 2011 20:38

Third Workshop Group meeting

Programme of the
3rd Workshop Group meeting
September 7-8, 2011
COST Action FP0905 "Biosafety of forest transgenic trees: improving the scientific basis for sale tree developement and implementation of EU policy directives
at the INRA Research Centre of Orléans (France)
Wednesday September 7, 2011
8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:15 Opening by Cristina Vettori
9:15-9.30 Short introduction to the workshop by Gilles Pilate
Scientific Session
9:30-10:10
Fernando Gallardo (U Malaga): past experiments with GM poplar field trial in Spain
10:10-10:50
Claire Halpin (U Dundee): ancient experiment with GM poplar field trial in England
10:50-11:20 Coffee Break
11:20-12:00 Wout Boerjan (VIB, Ghent): present experiments with GM poplar field trial in Belgium
12:00-12:40 Gilles Pilate (INRA, Orléans): past & present experiments with GM poplar field trial in France
12:40-13:40 Launch at INRA restaurant
13:40-14:30 Visit of the GM poplar tree field trial
14:40-15:20 Jean Masson* (INRA Colmar) on recent experiments with GM grape field trial in France
15:20-16:00 Michel Ravelona* (INRA-Bordeaux) on previous GM fruit tree field trial to assess tree resistance against sharka
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-17.10 Claudine Franche (IRD, Montpellier) Presentation of the HCB, the French Agency that advise the French Ministery of Agriculture about GMO authorisation
17.10-17.50 Pascal Simonet* (Ecole Centrale, Lyon) Horizontal gene transfer

17.50-18:00

General discussion
18:30-20:00 Visit of Orleans historical centre with an English speaking guide
20:00- Diner in downtown Orléans
Thursday September 8, 2011
Technical session : advance in the COST action project.The second day (September 8) will be devoted to the different WG of the action, what has been done the first year and how to get organized to fulfil at the best the objectives of the action.
9: 00-10:00 WG1
Report on the action realized during the first year (the survey and data mining, return from IUFRO Tree Biotech 2011) Planning/strategy for the action to be realized for the second year and shear of the work.
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11:30 WG2 Report on the action realized during the first year Planning/strategy for the action to be realized for the second year and shear of the work.
11:30-12:30 WG3  Report on the action realized during the first year Planning/strategy for the action to be realized for the second year and shear of the work.
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 WG4 Report on the action realized during the first year. Planning/strategy for the action to be realized for the second year and shear of the work.
15:00--16:00 General discussion and conclusion
16:00--16:30 Coffee break and closure
16:30-18:30 3rd MC meeting (restricted to the MC members and Action Rapporteur: Dr. David Hladnik). The Agenda of the 3rd MC meeting will be sent from the Chair.

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Access map to the INRA Research Centre
How to find an hotel ?
Tourism in Orleans City
Published in Workshop
Sunday, 15 May 2011 14:33

Second Workshop Group meeting

Programme of the
2nd Workshop Group meeting
March 9-10, 2011
COST Action FP0905 "Biosafety of forest transgenic trees: improving the scientific basis for sale tree developement and implementation of EU policy directives
at the Edificio Rectorado, Universidad de Málaga in Màlaga
Wednesday March 9, 2011
15:00-15:15
Official Opening and introduction to the WG meeting Moderator: Cristina Vettori
15:15-16.30 Session 1 Status of knowledge, research and legislation in non-COST countries


Small sectors in a large country – transgenic forest tree research in Australia

Gerd Bossinger


Genetic Modification in Plantation Forestry - A New Zealand story Christian Walter


The status quo of GMTs in South Africa Lucienne Manvelt
16:30-17:00 Coffee Break
17:30-17:30 Session 2 Introductary outline for WGs discussion Moderator: Cristina Vettori


WG1
Gilles Pilate (France)


WG2 Fernando Gallardo (Spain)
WG3 Vassiliki Kazana (Greece)
WG4 Fabio Migliacci (Italy)
17:30-19:30 Session 3 Separate meetings of Working Groups Moderator: Matthias Fladung
WG 1, 2 & 4 discussion -> Edif Rectorado
WG 3 discussion -> Edif Cámara Oficial de Comercio, Industria y Navegación

Thursday March 10, 2011

8:30-12:00 Session 4 Common discussion and summary of WG activities Moderator: Matthias Fladung
WG1 discussion
WG2 discussion
WG3 discussion
10: 30-11:00 Cofee Break
11:00-11:40 WG4 discussion
11:40-12:00 Meeting ending Cristina Vettori
12:00- Departure
Published in Workshop
Thursday, 18 November 2010 17:58

Events

 

Workshops



 

 

 

 

 

Kick-Off Meeting
SB Meetings

MC Meetings

 

WGs Meeting

 

Published in Report
Thursday, 18 November 2010 17:24

WGs Meeting

Introduction to 1st WG1-WG4 meetings

Sept 8-9, 2010, Hamburg, Germany

 

WGs General Presentation (by C. Vettori, Chair of the action)

1st WG1-WG4 meetings

Sept 8-9, 2010, Hamburg, Germany

WG1 Presentation (by H. Haggman , WG1 Vice Leader)

Minutes

WG4 Presentation (by F. Migliacci, WG4 Leader)

Minutes

1st WG2-WG3 meetings

Sept 8-9, 2010, Hamburg, Germany

WG2 Presentation (by F. Gallardo, WG3 Leader)

Minutes

 

2nd WG1-WG4 meetings

March 9-10, 2011 Màlaga, Spain

Minutes

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Thursday, 17 June 2010 17:24

Events

Past event

 

Kick-off Meeting

April 12-13, 2010

Brussels, Belgium

 


Joint MC2 and WGs meeting

September 8-9, 2010

Hamburg, Germany



 

Biosafety workshop

September 9, 2010

Hamburg, Germany

 

Upcoming WGs meeting

March 9-10, 2011

Malaga, Spain

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