WEBINAR: Gene Editing in Agriculture and Food: Social Concerns, Public Engagement and Governance

WEBINAR: Gene Editing in Agriculture and Food: Social Concerns, Public Engagement and Governance

21-22 October 2020Gene Editing in Agriculture and Food: Social Concerns, Public Engagement and Governance

Purpose: Understanding public concerns, values, and trust issues regarding gene editing in agriculture and food is a prerequisite to developing socially responsive policies, regulations, and private governance. This conference will present research and insights from social scientists and other scholars regarding social concerns and public engagement on gene editing in agriculture and food. It will explore the interrelationship of governance and engagement, identifying key considerations, responsibilities and opportunities.

This meeting is organized by Iowa State University with assistance from the State University of New York College of Environment Science and Forestry and the Keystone Policy Center. It is made possible through funding by United States Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

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