Presentations 2015 available

Presentations 2015 available

The presentations or abstracts, agreed for publication, are available and can be downloaded.

From the speakers marked with ´>>´ after their name, the presentation or abstract is online available.

Plenary lectures:

  • Steve Patterson, Global Crop Manager Cereals  at BayerCropScience
  • Marc Albertsen, Research Director Pioneer
  • Volkert Engelsman, CEO Eosta -  Nature & More
  • Ram Kaundinya, Non-Executive director on the Board of Advanta Ltd. >>
  • Anker Sørensen, Vice President New Business KeyGene >>
  • Howard-Yana Shapiro PhD, Chief Agricultural Officer Mars Advanced Research Institute Fellow |MARS, INC.
  • prof. dr. Arjen van Tunen, CEO KeyGene N.V. >>

Presentations session Input & consumer traits: sustainability & traits

  • Gerhard Steinrucken, Research Director SESVanderHave >>
  • Marco van Leeuwen, Managing Director Rijk Zwaan >>
  • Dr. Lisette Mascarenhas MBA, Director of Research and Development at Saskatchewan Pulse Growers
  • dr. Bernd Mussler MBA, Innovation Project Director - Human Nutrition and Health/IPM at DSM

Presentations session Technologies & Agribusiness: Game-changing biotech technologies challenging Agribusiness Product Development and concept realisation:

  • dr. Silvia Travella, Coordinator ETP Plants for the future >>
  • Pim Lindhout, Director Solynta >>
  • Dr. Jeroen Rouppe van der Voort, Director Biotechnology Enza Zaden >> not available

Presentations session Product Development and Value creation outside the seed industry: Trends and challenges :

  • Dr. Raúl Urbina, Director Stevia One Perú
  • Eric Mathur, Chief Science Officer / Senior Vice President Crop Science at Yulex Corporation
  • Drs. Leontine Gast, Managing Partner The Terrace
  • JanWillem Breukink, Senior Executive Member of the Board at INCOTEC Group BV >>

Presentations session Big Data & Value: Developments, opportunities and partnerships in the breeding, crop protection and seed technology industry:

  • Roeland van Ham, Professor Computational Plant Biotechnology at TU Delft
  • Elisha Nathan Ph.D. MBA, Director Business Development at Evogene LTD >>
  • Jos Lunenberg, Chief Business Officer at Genalice >> and >> video registration
  • Prof. Jakob de Vlieg, VP - Sr. Expert Lead at Bayer CropScience

Presentations session Plants and legal protection, hosted by EP&C:

  • Dr. Robbert-Jan de Lang, Dutch & European Patent Attorney (partner) at EP&C >>
  • Dr. Michael Kock, Head of Intellectual Property at Syngenta International AG >>
  • Geertrui van Overwalle, Professor University of Leuven – ICRI/CIR-Centre for Intellectual Property Rights >>
  • Rob Huijten, Global Head of Law, Patents & Compliance at Bayer CropScience Vegetable Seeds >>
  • Claudia Hallebach, LL.M., Head of R&D Legal Affairs and Intellectual Property at KWS SAAT AG >>

Presentations session Plants and Society, hosted by Cibus:

  • Guus ter Haar, Consultant Technology & Society at Schuttelaar & Partners >>
  • Karin Verzijden, Attorney at law  at Axon Lawyers >>
  • Greg Gocal, Senior Vice President, Research and Development at Cibus >>
  • dr. Alan Gould, Verdant Partners LLC >>

Pitches by young-, promising- and/or start-up companies:

  • Moderator: Adam Anders, Managing Partner Anterra Capital
  • #1 Job Schipper, Hortimare BV
  • #2 Giacomo Bastianelli, Co-founder & CEO at Meiogenix >>
  • #3 Hanne Volpin PhD., Deputy CEO and Head of R&D at Danziger Innovations >>
  • #4 Dr. Marcel Ottiger, Executive Partner, Member of the Board at Amphasys AG >>
  • #5 Prof dr Daniel Bonn, GreenA >>

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