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NABC 11: World Food Security and Sustainability: The Impact of Biotechnology and Industrial Consolidation (1999)

  1. World Food Security and Sustainability: The Impacts of Biotechnology and Industrial Consolidation
    1. NABC11: An Overview (Donald P. Weeks)
  2. Workshop Reports
    1. Workshop A: Promises and Problems Associated with Agricultural Biotechnology (Donald P. Weeks)
    2. Workshop B: Potential Promises and Problems Associated with Changing Business Strategies in Agriculture (Donald P. Weeks)
  3. Keynote Addresses
    1. Securing and Sustaining Adequate World Food Production for the Third Millennium (Per Pinstrup-Andersen)
    2. Using Biotechnology to Enhance and Safeguard the Food Supply: Delivering the Benefits of the Technology (John Pierce)
    3. Agricultural Biotechnology: Social Implications and Integration of Landscape and Lifescape (Cornelia Flora)
  4. Plenary Lectures
    1. Policy and Technology as Factors in Industry Consolidation (S.R. Johnson and T.A. Melkonian)
    2. Evolving Business Strategies to Utilize Development in Biotechnology Supporting Long-Term Production of Adequate Supplies of High-Quality Food for the World (James Tobin)
    3. Biotechnology on the Ground: What Kind of Future Can Farmers Expect and What Kind Should They Create? (Fred Kirschenmann)
    4. Why Biotechnology May Not Represent the Future in World Agriculture (Dennis Avery)
    5. Meeting Food Needs through Sustainable Production Systems and Family Farms (Chuck Hassebrook)
    6. Biotechnology and Mature Capitalism (William Heffernan)
    7. The Federal Role of University Sponsored Agricultural Research and Resolving Conflicts Arising out of the Implementation of New Technologies (Clifford J. Gabriel)
    8. Changing Consumer Demands Can Drive Biotechnology Adoption (Susan Offutt)
    9. Where Do We Go From Here? The View from Times Square (Paul Raeburn)