ESF Conference on Introgression of GM Plants into wild relatives

Albertine C. Ellis-Adam ellis at SCIENCE.UVA.NL
Tue Sep 3 17:11:50 CDT 2002

 second announcement:

 Conference organised by the European Science Foundation program AIGM:
 Introgression from Genetically Modified Plants into wild relatives and its

 Dear colleagues,

many of you will have seen the first announcement of this upcoming European
Science Foundation conference, January 2003, organised by the AIGM program
[Assessement of the Impact of Genetically Modified Plants]: Introgression
of GM Plants into wild  relatives and its consequences, and some have made
their preregistration. Here is the second announcement for this important
meeting. Our apologies for cross posting that may occur through other
channels. Those of you that preregistered will receive a separate mail with
details concerning their registration.

 Safeguarding the genetic integrity of wild taxa is an important element of
biodiversity maintenance policy, and we feel this topic not only relevant
for agricultural colleagues, but explicitly also for taxonomists and

 The Conference website is now updated and gives ful information about the
provisional program of invited and confirmed speakers, as well as about the
time table and the registration details

 On behalf of AIGM, we would like to stimulate you to register and to
participate in this meeting. You are most welcome, the broader the forum,
the better the discussions and the outcome of the meeting.

 Sincerely yours,
 Hans den Nijs & Detlef Barsch

 Hans C.M. den Nijs
 Experimental Plant Systematics
 Institute for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Dynamics IBED
 University of Amsterdam
 P.O. Box 94062
 1090 GB Amsterdam
 Visiting address: Kruislaan 318
 1098 SM Amsterdam
 The Netherlands
 Tel.    31 20 5257660 Fax     31 20 5257832

Please visit the website, announcing the
European Science Foundation Conference:
 "Introgression from Genetically Modified Plants into wild relatives and
its consequences"

 drs Albertine C. Ellis - Adam
University of Amsterdam
Hugo de Vries Laboratorium
Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics
dept. Experimental Plant Systematics
mail address: Pb 94062 / 1090 GB Amsterdam
visiting address: Kruislaan 318 / 1098 SM Amsterdam
Phone: xx (0)20 5257822 / Fax: xx (0)20 5257662
 e-mail: ellis at

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