An FAO e-mail conference about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the pipeline. The announcement for the conference, that is hosted by the FAO Biotechnology Forum, is provided below. It gives a brief overview to the conference as well as instructions for subscribing. The conference is entitled "GMOs in the pipeline: Looking to the next five years in the crop, forestry, livestock, aquaculture and agro-industry sectors in developing countries" and it takes place from 5 November to 2 December 2012.
Please forward the announcement to any of your colleagues who might also be interested.
With my best regards
John Ruane, PhD
Research and Extension Branch,
Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO),
Via delle Terme di Caracalla,
00153 Rome, Italy
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
FAO biotechnology website: http://www.fao.org/biotech/ (in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish)
GMOs in the pipeline - FAO e-mail conference
From 5 November to 2 December 2012 the FAO Biotechnology Forum is hosting its next e-mail conference, entitled "GMOs in the pipeline: Looking to the next five years in the crop, forestry, livestock, aquaculture and agro-industry sectors in developing countries". Its goal is to inform the debate about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the pipeline, considering the specific kind of GMOs that are likely to be commercialised in developing countries over the next five years and to discuss their potential implications. The conference is open to everyone, is free and will be moderated. To subscribe to the conference, send an e-mail to email@example.com with the following one line in the body of the message (leave the subject line blank):
subscribe biotech-room2-L firstname lastname
Where firstname and lastname refer to the person's first and last name. For example, if the subscriber's name is John Smith, then the line should be:
subscribe biotech-room2-L John Smith
A background document is being prepared and will be sent to Forum members before the conference begins and placed on the Forum website, at http://www.fao.org/biotech/biotech-forum/en/. For more information, firstname.lastname@example.org.