The Agriculture & Food Systems Institute planned a workshop in Beijing, China on data for risk assessment of genetically engineered plants. The workshop was supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and organized in collaboration with ILSI Focal Point in China, China Agricultural University, and the Chinese Society for Agricultural Biotechnology.

Session 1

Regulatory Developments and Harmonization Efforts

Tuesday, April 3, 2018  |  13:00-17:00

Welcome and Overview of the Workshop
Presenter: Dr. Junshi Chen, ILSI Focal Point in China

Overview of Biosafety Regulation in China: Data Requirements and Rationale
Presenter: Mr. Jiming Ye, Development Center for Science and Technology, China Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA)

Overview of Biosafety Regulation in the USA: Data Requirements and Rationale
Presenter: Dr. David Heron, USDA APHIS Biotechnology Regulatory Services, USA

Canada FSANZ Joint Review
Presenter: Dr. Janet Gorst, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), Australia

Trends in Approaches to Regulating Plant Biotechnology
Presenter: Dr. Angela Culler, Monsanto, USA

Southern Cone Harmonization Initiative
Presenter: Dr. Fernanda Antinolfi Lovato, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, Brazil

Panel Discussion/Q&A
Moderator: Dr. Junshi Chen, ILSI Focal Point in China

Session 2
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