Great Hall


SECTION 5. A critical look at international treaties: progress since their implementation at the national and international level, impacts and future challenges.



9:00 am - 9:30 am Great Hall

Master Talk (Virtual)

Implementation of the ITPGRFA in America and the Caribbean: Current Situation, Experiences in its execution and future challenges.

Mr. Álvaro Toledo – FAO - Italy

Alvaro L. De Toledo
9:30 am - 10:00 am Great Hall

Master Talk (Virtual)

New practices, alliances and policies for the conservation and sustainable use of plant genetic resources in America and the Caribbean.

Dr. Ronnie Vernooy – Bioversity International/CIAT Netherlands

Ronnie Vernooy 
10:00 am - 10:30 am Great Hall

Master Talk

Challenges and limitations in the distribution and utilization of microbial genetic resources in the context of Access and Benefit Sharing framework: The Brazilian case.

Dr. Chirlei Glienke – UFPR Brazil

Chirlei Glienke
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Great Hall

Master Talk

Advances in the regime of access to genetic resources and their derived products in Colombia.

MSc. Carlos Ospina - Colombia

Carlos Ospina
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Coffee Break and Poster Session

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Great Hall


Establishing a Community of Practice of gene banks in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Dr. Mónica Carvajal Yepes – CIAT Colombia

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Great Hall


Ratification process and start of implementation of the ITPGRFA in Colombia.

Dr. Mauricio Parra – UNAL Colombia

12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. IPSV Meeting Room

Round table

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Casino Central Campus Isla Teja UACh

Buffet lunch

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Great Hall

Award for outstanding Chilean researcher

2:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Great Hall

Best elevator pitch and poster award per section

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Great Hall

Proposal for a new host country and progress in the formation of the American/Pan American Society for Genetic Resources

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