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Agricultural Biotechnology Summit 2012

Date

10/10/2012

Time

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Organization/Sponsor

Kenan Institute
North Carolina Biotechnology Center

Description

As North Carolina continues to build upon its two largest industries, agriculture and biotechnology, a greater understanding of current ag biotech innovations and challenges will drive future research and commercialization in North Carolina. The Ag Biotech Summit will convene national and statewide leaders who are making a solid commitment to ensure shared thinking, coordinated activities and goals to continue growing North Carolina’s agricultural industry through biotechnology.

Key Topics:

  • Hunger, Health and Energy Challenges
  • Global Megatrends
  • Ag Biotech: More than Genetic Engineering
  • Disruptive Technologies

Attendees will learn about the diversity of resources across the state and how those resources can be leveraged to grow the state’s agriculture and biotechnology economies to maintain North Carolina's leadership. Worldwide leaders and speakers will recommend potential solutions to issues, shaping future strategies for ag biotech development in North Carolina.

Learn more at the event website.

Registration Status

Register here for the Ag Biotech Summit and Networking Reception. Space is limited.

Contact

For registration questions please contact the Office of Professional Development at NCSU via email or phone at 919-515-2261.

Fee

$30 Early Bird registration through September 25. $45 Regular registration.

Location

McKimmon Conference & Training Center
1101 Gorman Street
Raleigh, NC 27606

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