Working out ABS: An ICC Conference on Access and Benefit Sharing

Catégorie
ICC
Dernière date
29/09/2015

Type d’événement:   Conférence et Workshops

Langue de travail : Anglais


A two day conference providing the latest information on how to comply with the new EU Rules on Access and Benefit Sharing, just weeks before they become fully applicable on 12 October 2015. Sessions and group workshops will be run by experts from the European Commission, national governments, the CBD Secretariat, ICC, companies and business associations. 

Places are limited to 130 to maintain a high-level of interactivity.


The Nagoya Protocol establishes rules on access and benefit sharing (ABS) in relation to genetic resources.

Participants will learn how get to grips with the new EU Rules on Access and Benefit Sharing implementing the Protocol just weeks before they become fully applicable on 12 October 2015. Plenary sessions will focus on interpreting and implementing the new rules at each stage of a company's operations. Practical workshops and other activities will reinforce the understanding of key issues developed during the plenaries.

Participants will be encouraged throughout to share their experience in novel ways. Question and answer sessions will enable them to discuss issues that they currently face in their companies and obtain recommendations and advice from speakers and other participants.

What people said about the conference in 2014

"ICC's ABS conference showed how seriously the industry is taking the matter of ABS regarding GRs and how desperately companies needed further guidance from the EC to help them comply with the new EU Regulation".
Alexandra Bönsch , German Plant Breeders Association

"Attracted a capacity crowd who were not disappointed" .
Timothy Roberts , Roberts & Co


Programme and logistics : Jennie Irving, Event Manager, Department of Policy and Business Practices, Email: Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser. , Tel: +33 1 49 53 30 78

Registration and payment issues : Xing Events, Sales Administrator, Email: Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.

Sponsorship : Luz Rodriguez, Global Partnerships Manager, Email Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser. , Tel: + 33 1 49 53 28 42

 
 

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