Tag: R&D

15/12/22- Applying CRISPR/Cas to plants: From Gene Editing to Chromosome Engineering

15/12/22- Applying CRISPR/Cas to plants: From Gene Editing to Chromosome Engineering

The ciopora Breeding academY 2022: Applying CRiSpR/CAS to Plants: From Gene Editing to Chromosome engineering The CIOPORA Breeding Academy is an education program designed specifically for plant breeders and R&D departments of the breeding companies. It provides advanced training in the latest breeding technologies, including 

08/12/22- Predictive Breeding: Machine learning technologies for future plant varieties

08/12/22- Predictive Breeding: Machine learning technologies for future plant varieties

The ciopora Breeding academY 2022: Predictive breeding: machine learning technologies for future plant varieties The CIOPORA Breeding Academy is an education program designed specifically for plant breeders and R&D departments of the breeding companies. It provides advanced training in the latest breeding technologies, including New 

01/12/22 – Smart strategies to implement a successful breeding program in vegetatively propagated crops – A practical case study approach: Predictive Breeding in Octoploid Strawberry, towards a more sustainable Green Revolution

01/12/22 – Smart strategies to implement a successful breeding program in vegetatively propagated crops – A practical case study approach: Predictive Breeding in Octoploid Strawberry, towards a more sustainable Green Revolution

The ciopora Breeding academY 2022:

 Smart strategies to implement a successful breeding program in vegetatively propagated crops – A practical case study approach: predictive breeding in octoploid strawberry, towards a more sustainable green revolution

The CIOPORA Breeding Academy is an education program designed specifically for plant breeders and R&D departments of the breeding companies. It provides advanced training in the latest breeding technologies, including New Breeding Techniques (NBT).

Date & live Session

Average session duration: approx. 75 min

live Session : Dec 1, 2022 - 7 pm CET

10 am               Los Angeles, US (Speaker’s time zone)
1 pm                 Washington D.C., US
6 pm                 London
7 pm                 CET/Europe
7am (Dec. 2)   Auckland, NZ

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EUR 99.00/198.00 (member/
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Save 15% and join all three webinars in the
Breeding Academy Webinar Series:
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What will i learn?

Prof. Steven J. Knapp

Prof. Steven J. Knapp

Prof. Steven J. Knapp
UC Davis

Steven J. Knapp is Distinguished Professor and Director of the Strawberry Breeding Program , Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis.  He is an expert on plant breeding, quantitative genetics, and genomics and has extensive experience with single-cross hybrid breeding systems in heterotic species.  His past research primarily focused on the breeding, genetics, and genomics of sunflower, peanut, and industrial oilseeds.  His current research focuses on strawberry, with emphases on developing high-yielding disease resistant cultivars, breeding and genetics of fruit quality and shelf-life traits, the development of genomic and bioinformatic resources, and the application of genome-informed breeding approaches in strawberry.  He was previously Global Director of Vegetable Breeding Technology at Monsanto (2009-2015), Professor and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar and Graduate Program Coordinator in the Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics, and Genomics at the University of Georgia (2004-2009), and Professor and Paul C. Berger Endowed Chair at Oregon State University (1985-2004).  He teaches Quantitative Genetics at UC Davis (2015-Present) and previously taught Advanced Plant Breeding and Quantitative Genetics at OSU (1985-2004).

Webinar Syllabus:

The strawberry breeding program at the
University of California, Davis (UCD) has been the driving force behind a Green
Revolution in California.  Using archaeogenomic prediction (tracking the
timing and order of the occurrence and subsequent selection of mutations) and
extensive on-farm testing of modern cultivars, we show that genetic gains for
yield have been in the 636 to 2,974% range in the UCD breeding program. 
These genetic gains were achieved, however, using chemically intensive
high-input production practices, e.g., losses to diseases caused by soil-borne
pathogens were virtually eliminated following the introduction of the
ozone-depleting fumigant methyl bromide (now banned).  A second Green
Revolution is needed to create a more environmentally friendly and sustainable
path forward for the strawberry industry.  With this lecture you will
learn from a practical approach how genome-informed and other predictive
breeding methods are being used to develop a new generation of highly
productive, disease resistant cultivars to achieve that goal.

 

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In November 2019, the CIOPORA Academy education program on IP for plants was expanded with the distance learning offerings in form of Webinars.

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The CIOPORA Breeding Academy 2022

The CIOPORA Breeding Academy 2022

The ciopora Breeding academY 2022 The CIOPORA Breeding Academy is an education program designed specifically for plant breeders and R&D departments of breeding companies. It provides advanced training in the latest breeding technologies, including New Breeding Techniques (NBT). Our speakers are highly qualified professionals in 

18/11/21 – Biotechnological Approaches in Asexually Reproduced Crops

18/11/21 – Biotechnological Approaches in Asexually Reproduced Crops

The ciopora Breeding academY 2021: Biotechnological Approaches in Asexually Reproduced Crops Date & Sessions Average session duration: ca. 75 min Session 1: Nov 18, 2021 – 9 am CET Recommended for participants from Europe, Africa, Middle-East, Asia, Australia, New Zealand 8 am London 9 am 

11/11/21 – Climate Change in the Ornamental Sector – A Breeder’s Perspective

11/11/21 – Climate Change in the Ornamental Sector – A Breeder’s Perspective

The Ciopora Breeding Academy 2021:

Climate Change in the ornamental sector – A breeder’s perspective

Date & Sessions

Average session duration: ca. 75 min

Recommended for participants from Europe, Africa, Middle-East, Asia, Australia, New Zealand

8 am London
9 am CET/Europe (Speaker’s time zone)
4 pm Beijing, CN
7 pm Sydney, AUS
9 pm Wellington, NZ

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Recommended for participants from Europe, Africa and the Americas

9 am US Pacific
11 am US Central
12 pm US Eastern
6 pm CET/Europe (Speaker’s time zone)

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What will i learn?

Dr. Robert Boehm

Dr. Robert Boehm

Head of Molecular Breeding, Tissue Culture & Phytopathology at Klemm + Sohn GmbH & Co. KG/ Selecta One, Germany

After studying biology in Freiburg i. Breisgau (1988-1994), Robert Boehm obtained his Ph.D. at the Institute of Pharmaceutical Biology, the University of Tübingen (Prof. Dr. Lutz Heide, 1999). He wrote his dissertation on metabolic engineering approaches to plant-derived therapeutic substances. In 1999, he joined Prof. Heide Schnabl’s group at the Institute of Plant Molecular Physiology and Biotechnology, Bonn University, to develop duckweed as an expression system for recombinant therapeutic proteins (molecular farming). To expand his expertise in plant biotechnology, he then spent some time at the Institute of Glycobiology at Oxford University as well as at the Institute of Agricultural Genetics in Hanoi/Viet Nam. Dr. Boehm is an expert in plant transformation and in vitro-culture and has worked as a lecturer at the Universities of Bonn and Dortmund.

In 2007, Dr. Robert Boehm joined Ornamental Bioscience GmbH as an R&D Manager. The company aimed to develop genetically engineered ornamental plants with improved tolerances against biotic and abiotic stress. In 2012, the company was taken over by Klemm + Sohn GmbH, a part of the Selecta one group. Selecta one is a leading breeder, producer, and marketer of vegetatively propagated ornamental plants worldwide. Here, Robert Boehm is heading the group´s central laboratory facility in Stuttgart, which includes plant pathogen diagnostic, in vitro culture, and biotechnological research.

The CIOPORA Breeding Academy is an education program designed specifically for plant breeders and R&D departments of the breeding companies. It provides advanced training in the latest breeding technologies, including New Breeding Techniques (NBT).


Webinar Syllabus:
Climate change has become a reality that impacts especially agriculture and the generation of food and feed. But also in the horticultural sector, there is a growing demand to prepare for the consequences of climate change.

This webinar will provide an overview of existing activities and future strategies to cope with climate change in the breeding of ornamentals. This encompasses not only the intensified breeding efforts for abiotic stress tolerance but also the development and selection of naturally stress-adapted plant species as new players on the market. In addition to crop adaptation to climate change, breeding companies can also contribute by implementing innovative technologies to reduce their CO2 footprint, finally becoming climate neutral.

Registration

Option 1: WEBINAR TICKET
Our flexible single-webinar registration option:

EUR 99.00/199.00 (member/
guest)

Option 2: WEBINAR SAVINGS PACKAGE
Save 15% and join both webinars in the
Breeding Academy Webinar series:
EUR 169.00/339.00 (member/guest).
The offer expires on November 11.

By registering you are agreeing to our Terms & Conditions (Sept 2020).

We are maintaining the reduced CIOPORA Academy webinar rates as a part of our commitment to providing continued education opportunities to horticulturalists in 2021! 

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About the WEbinar program

In November 2019, the CIOPORA Academy education program on IP for plants was expanded with the distance learning offerings in form of Webinars. Each webinar is conducted in two sessions to cover all time zones, enabling participation from all locations worldwide.

All CIOPORA Academy Webinars are broadcasted live in Livestorm, an online webinar platform, which allows participation for registered persons via internet browser with no prior installation. Please see our User Manual for more information on the technical requirements.

Contact us

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to:
 
Katrin Huhnholz, the CIOPORA Academy Program Manager
17/06/2021 – Gene Editing: Regulatory Environment Across Jurisdictions

17/06/2021 – Gene Editing: Regulatory Environment Across Jurisdictions

The ciopora academy 2021 Webinar Series 2, Webinar 3: Gene Editing: Regulatory Environment across jurisdictions. Date & Sessions Average session duration: ca. 75 min Session 1: June 17, 2021 – 9 am CEST Recommended for participants from Europe, Middle-East, Asia, Australia, New Zealand 8 am 

01/04/2021 – R&D Agreements and Classic Disputes Resulting therefrom

01/04/2021 – R&D Agreements and Classic Disputes Resulting therefrom

The ciopora academy 2021 Webinar Series 1, Webinar 3: R&D Agreements and Classic Disputes Resulting therefrom. Date & Sessions Average session duration: ca. 75 min Session 1: April 1, 2021 – 9 am CEST Recommended for participants from Europe, Middle-East, Asia, Australia, New Zealand 8 

25/03/2021 –  Incentivizing Innovation: Employee Remuneration, Reward Schemes and IP Ownership across Jurisdictions

25/03/2021 – Incentivizing Innovation: Employee Remuneration, Reward Schemes and IP Ownership across Jurisdictions

The ciopora academy 2021

Webinar Series 1, Webinar 2

Incentivizing Innovation: Employee Remuneration, Reward Schemes and
IP Ownership across Jurisdictions

Date & Sessions

Average session duration: ca. 75 min

Recommended for participants from Europe, Middle-East, Asia, Australia, New Zealand

8 am London
9 am CET/Europe (Speakers)
4 pm Beijing, CN
7 pm Sydney, AUS
9 pm Wellington, NZ

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Recommended for participants from Europe and the Americas.

9 am US Pacific
11 am US Central
12 pm US Eastern
5 pm London, UK
6 pm CET/Europe
March 26:
6 am Wellington, NZ

Check the FULL LIST OF TIME ZONES for Session 2.

What will I learn?

Companies grow their global presences, and an increasing number of employees not only work cross-jurisdiction but also remotely from their homes. Questions of ownership and remuneration of employees’ inventions become more complex – and we see significant differences across the globe. While in Switzerland employee inventors rarely are entitled to compensation in addition to agreed salaries, in Germany an additional remuneration is the standard. The amount of which is still often disputed; we regularly read about employees awarded significant payments by courts, as their invention turns out to be particularly successful. In addition, survey show that invention reward policies enhance innovation.

While focusing in particular on Switzerland, Germany, Italy, China, Hong Kong and the US, we will guide you through the global “jungle” of remuneration schemes and invention reward options, provide insights into how employee inventor compensation is calculated and outline the pitfalls you should be aware of.

MEET THE SPEAKERS

Eva-Maria Strobel

Eva-Maria Strobel

Principal at Baker McKenzie, Switzerland

Eva-Maria Strobel leads Baker McKenzie’s Swiss Intellectual Property practice group. She is admitted to the bars in Switzerland and Germany and specializes in consumer goods, foods/agriculture and pharmaceuticals. Eva-Maria focuses on the development and implementation of Intellectual Property strategies to protect and commercialize her client’s intangible assets. She supports her clients with legal strategies to procure and protect Intellectual Property rights such as Plant Variety Rights, Trademarks, designs, and copyrights, as well as trade secrets, and advises on the implementation of business decisions, licensing, contracting and litigation to maximize economic returns on such intangible assets. Eva-Maria’s specialization entails drafting and negotiating all kinds of agreements pertaining to Intellectual Property, including license agreements, joint-venture agreements, research and development agreements, non-disclosure agreements as well as prior rights agreements.

Carolina Cordero di Vonzo

Carolina Cordero di Vonzo

Carolina Cordero di Vonzo

Senior Manager, Baker McKenzie, Italy

Carolina Cordero di Vonzo is a Senior Manager in the IP Advisory team of Baker McKenzie’s Italy offices. She runs the Plant Variety Protection unit for Baker McKenzie Italy. She earned a double Bachelor degree in law from the University of Turin (Italy) and the University Paris V (France), a Masters’ Degree in law from the University of Turin (Italy) and a Master of Laws in IT and IP Law from the University of Hong Kong. She has a broad experience in all aspects of Intellectual Property and unfair competition law with a specific focus on Plant Variety Rights. Carolina guides companies in the agribusiness sector on plant variety registration, commercialisation and enforcement strategies in Italy and the EU. She drafts and negotiates agreements relevant for the industry such as growers, nursery and propagation, research and development, trial, licensing agreements. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Carolina served as in-house counsel to a manufacturing group headquartered in Hong Kong, heading the IP team responsible for APAC, EMEA and LATAM.

Registration

The CIOPORA Acadamy maintains the reduced webinar rates in 2021!

We at the CIOPORA Academy are committed to providing continued education opportunities to the green sector. In view of the operational and financial constraints businesses and individuals around the globe are facing currently, we have reduced our webinar rates from EUR 149,00 to EUR 99,00 (Member) and EUR 299,00 to EUR 199,00 (Guest). Additional 15% savings are provided in the Webinar Package. 

Join the Webinar 2 in the CIOPORA Academy Webinar Series 1/2021 by opting for our flexible single webinar registration at the following CIOPORA Member/Guest rates:

  • CIOPORA Member: EUR 99,00
  • Guest: EUR 199,00

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Save 15% and join all three webinars in the CIOPORA Academy Webinar Series 1/2021, including:

  • March 18 – How to prevent exhaustion of PVRs on plants and harvested material? Learn more
  • March 25 – Webinar 2: Incentivizing Innovation: Employee Remuneration, Reward Schemes and Ownership across Jurisdictions.
  • April 1 – Webinar 3: R&D agreements and classic disputes resulting therefrom. Learn more.

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  • CIOPORA Member: 249,00 EUR
  • Guest: 499,00 EUR

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For your convenience, we have compiled a Webinar User Manual to help you prepare for the webinar participation.

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About the WEbinar program

In November 2019, the CIOPORA Academy education program on IP for plants was expanded with the distance learning offerings in form of Webinars. Each webinar is conducted in two sessions to cover all time zones, enabling participation from all locations worldwide.

All CIOPORA Academy Webinars are broadcasted live in Livestorm, an online webinar platform, which allows participation for registered persons via internet browser with no prior installation. Please see our User Manual for more information on the technical requirements.

Contact us

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to:
 
Katrin Huhnholz, the CIOPORA Academy Program Manager
18/03/2021 – How to Prevent Exhaustion of PVRs on Plants and Harvested Material?

18/03/2021 – How to Prevent Exhaustion of PVRs on Plants and Harvested Material?

The ciopora academy 2021 Webinar Series 1, Webinar 1: How to prevent exhaustion of PVRs on plants and harvested material?   Date & Sessions Average session duration: ca. 75 min Session 1: March 18, 2021 – 5 pm CET Recommended for participants from the US,