Events

April 24 panel presentation

GMO 2.0: Science, Society and the Future

Wednesday, April 24th

7 PM, UConn Student Union Theater, Storrs, CT

Finding understandable science-based information on GMOs is challenging for the public. Our project goal is to bridge the information gap surrounding GMOs with farmers and the general public.

Moderator: Dean Indrajeet Chaubey, UConn CAHNR

Speakers:

  • Paul Vincelli, Extension Professor & Provost Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky (focus area: overview of risks and benefits of genetically engineered crops)
  • Robert C. Bird, Professor of Business Law and Eversource Energy Chair in Business Ethics, UConn School of Business (focus area: Ethical/Legal/Social Implications of GMOs)
  • Yi Li, Professor, Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, UConn CAHNR, (focus area: GMO technologies/CRISPR)
  • Gerry Berkowitz, Professor, Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, UConn CAHNR (focus area: GMOs and big agriculture in the US?)

Download the flyer.

The event is free, but RSVPs are appreciated.

 

GMOs: Answering Difficult Questions from your Customers

Thursday, April 25th

Dr. Paul Vincelli will give a presentation for farmers on answering difficult questions about GMOs and other science related topics. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers. Download the flyer.

7 PM, Tolland County Extension Center, 24 Hyde Avenue, Vernon, CT

The event is free, but RSVPs are appreciated.

 

April 25th flyer

Communication Strategies for Science and GMOs

Thursday, April 25th

Dr. Paul Vincelli will give a presentation for Extension educators and others who are interested on communication strategies for science and GMOs. Download the flyer.

9:30 AM – 11:30 AM, WB Young Room 209, UConn Storrs Campus

Space is limited. RSVPs are required.