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APPENDIX A

Agenda

BOARD ON BIOLOGY

WORKSHOP ON ECOLOGICAL MONITORING OF GENETICALLY MODIFIEDCROPS

July 13-14, 2000

 

I. Putting Monitoring In Context

 

Thursday, July 13th

 

8:30

Welcome and Introduction

Barbara Schaal, Washington University

8:45

A History of Real-Life Monitoring

Paul Waggoner, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

9:15

Traditional vs. Transgenic Agriculture: What is the baseline for comparing ecological benefits and risks?

Peter Day, Rutgers University

10:00

Risk Assessment versus Monitoring: Appropriateness and Timing

Bob Frederick, Environmental Protection Agency

10:35

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Page 29 APPENDIX A Agenda BOARD ON BIOLOGY WORKSHOP ON ECOLOGICAL MONITORING OF GENETICALLY MODIFIEDCROPS July 13-14, 2000   I. Putting Monitoring In Context   Thursday, July 13th   8:30 Welcome and Introduction Barbara Schaal, Washington University 8:45 A History of Real-Life Monitoring Paul Waggoner, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station 9:15 Traditional vs. Transgenic Agriculture: What is the baseline for comparing ecological benefits and risks? Peter Day, Rutgers University 10:00 Risk Assessment versus Monitoring: Appropriateness and Timing Bob Frederick, Environmental Protection Agency 10:35 BREAK

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Page 30 10:50 Monitoring: The Challenges of Ecological Complexity Alison Power, Cornell University 11:20 Adaptive Management as a Framework for Ecological Monitoring of GMOs Anne Kapuscinski, University of Minnesota 11:55 The Logistics of Monitoring Warren Lee, United States Department of Agriculture 12:35 LUNCH 1:35 Panel: International Perspectives on Monitoring of Transgenic Crops Jeremy Sweet, National Inst. of Agricultural Botany, UK Phil Dale, John Innes Center, UK Rob MacDonald, Aventis, Canada Lynn Frewer (moderator), Institute of Food Research, UK II. Examples of Ecological Monitoring, (part one)   2:35 Monitoring for the effects of Gene Flow Rob MacDonald, Aventis 3:25 BREAK 3:40 Gene Flow: A Case Study of Invasive Weeds Hugh Wilson, Texas A&M University 4:25 Gene flow: from canola to weeds and monitoring Neal Stewart, University of North Carolina-Greensboro 5:10 ADJOURN FOR THE DAY Friday, July 14th   II. Examples of Ecological Monitoring, (part two)   8:30 Using Ecological Models in Risk-Based Environmental Monitoring Steve Bartell, Cadmus Group 9:05 Monitoring for Resistance in Target Pests: Bt Corn Fred Gould, North Carolina State University

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Page 31 9:45 Monitoring for the Evolution of Pathogen Resistance Anne Vidaver, University of Nebraska 10:15 BREAK 10:30 Monitoring for Herbicide Tolerance in Weeds Stephen Duke, United States Department of Agriculture 11:05 Monitoring for Direct Effects on Non-Target Species: John Pleasants, Iowa State University 11:40 Monitoring for Indirect Effects on Non-Target Species: Soil Microbes, Earthworms, and Nematodes Guenther Stotzky, New York University 12:15 LUNCH 1:15 Panel: Monitoring for Ecological Community Effects Arthur Allen, United States Geological Survey Tim Seastedt, University of Colorado Guenther Stotzky, New York University Henry Gholz (moderator), National Science Foundation/University of Florida 2:00 Panel: Monitoring for Changing Farm Practices Jorge Fernandez-Cornejo, United States Department of Agriculture Mark Lipson, Farmer Thomas Nickson, Monsanto David Winkles, Farmer Allison Snow (moderator), Ohio State University 2:45 BREAK III. Wrap-Up Session   3:00 Public Risk Perception and Environmental Impact of GM Crops—Implications for the Development of an Effective Risk Communication Strategy. William Hallman, Rutgers University

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Page 32 3:30 Panel Discussion: Establishing Criteria and Priorities for a Monitoring Program Steve Bartell, Cadmus Group Max Carter, Farmer Stephen Duke, United States Department of Agriculture Fred Gould, North Carolina State University David Andow (moderator), University of Minnesota 4:30 Concluding Remarks Barbara Schaal, Washington University 5:00 END OF PROGRAM