ILSI Crop Composition Database Working Group Meeting
Washington, DC 5/18/2016 - 5/18/2016
Annual face to face meeting of the ILSI Crop Composition Working Group to discuss current data upload, plan for future events and discuss possible improvements with the software developers at Retrieval Systems Corporation.
National Nutrient Databank Conference
Alexandria, Virginia 5/16/2016 - 5/18/2016
The ILSI Research Foundation’s Crop Composition Database will be represented at the Nutrient Databank Conference. The Nutrient Databank Conference is held bi-annually to foster communication among nutrient data base generators and users. Participation is open to researchers from academia, the food industry, government and other interested parties.
OECD Task Force on the Safety of Novel Foods and Feeds
Paris, France 4/19/2016 - 4/21/2016
The group works on technical issues related to the food safety of novel foods and feeds, including the products of agricultural biotechnology. Work products, such as crop composition documents, are developed by the group and finalized through a consensus process. The group involves OECD member countries, observer countries as well as recognized observer organization – including the ILSI Research Foundation.
OECD Working Group on the Harmonisation of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology
Paris, France 4/13/2016 - 4/15/2016
The group works on technical issues related to the environmental risk/safety assessment of organisms that are produced through modern biotechnology. Work products, such as the plant biology documents which form the baseline for comparative assessments, are developed by the group and finalized through a consensus process. The group involves OECD member countries, observer countries as well as recognized observer organization – including the ILSI Research Foundation.
Environmental Biology Meeting
San Diego, California 4/2/2016 - 4/6/2016
Dr. Dave Gustafson, of the ILSI Research Foundation, will be attending the Experimental Biology Meeting in San Diego.
Environmental Risk Assessment/ Non-Target Organism Workshop
New Delhi, India 2/22/2016 - 2/26/2016
ICAR Working Session
New Delhi, India 2/15/2016 - 2/16/2016
ILSI RF Scientific Session "Harvesting Open Data for Nutrition Security"
St. Petersburg, Florida 1/25/2016 - 1/25/2016
On January 25, 2016, the ILSI Research Foundation hosted a scientific session at the ILSI Annual meeting in St. Petersburg, Florida titled Harvesting Open Data for Nutrition Security. Chaired by Ms. Jaime Adams, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), this session served as an opportunity to catalyze new discussions about public-private collaborations to promote novel uses of open data, with a particular focus on nutrition and agriculture. Leaders in the field of open data from governmental, non-governmental and private sector organizations shared their experiences, describing the importance of open data for innovation in international development and ways to overcome institutional barriers to adoption of open data policies on a global scale. Click here
for the full agenda. Click here
to view the news release, summarizing the highlights from this session.
Seven Food System Metrics of Sustainable Nutrition Security: A Webinar
12/15/2015 - 12/15/2015
Current Climate Change Impacts on the Agri-Food System
12/10/2015 - 12/10/2015