Presentations

February 24, 2017
In a presentation to the 2017 U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Outlook Forum, Val Giddings presents on biotechnology and how it has delivered significant innovations to improve the economics and sustainability of sugar production through improved sugar beets, and is poised to do the same with sugar cane.
January 8, 2017
In a presentation to the State Agricultural & Rural Leaders Legislative Agriculture Chairs Summit in Baton Rouge, LA, Val Giddings argued that the GMO labeling controversy has been rendered largely moot with the passage in 2016 of a mandatory federal disclosure requirement, though controversies can be expected as regulations to implement the law are developed.
November 30, 2016
Stephen Ezell gave a presentation at the Wilson Center on how to spur innovation in emerging markets, particularly in Latin America.
November 22, 2016
Rob Atkinson was one of four experts invited to discuss the digital economy and policy at the 2016 U.S-China Joint Committee on Commerce and Trade on November 22.
November 18, 2016
Stephen Ezell presented on the impact of digitialization and robotitization at the OECD’s "The Next Production Revolution" conference in Stockholm, Sweden on November 18, 2016.
September 21, 2016
Stephen Ezell lectured on “Principles of Innovation in Government” at the University of Maryland on September 21, 2016.
September 20, 2016
Stephen Ezell lectured on Innovation and Evolutionary Economics as well as best practices in technology transfer and commercialization to the Technology Transfer Society’s USDA graduate education program.
September 14, 2016
Rob Atkinson presented at the Indiana State University School of Public and Environmental Affairs 2016 conference on what the next president should do to promote new technologies that radically improve production processes or that can be transformed into innovative new products.
June 28, 2016
Stephen Ezell spoke at a Center Forward Congressional briefing on “Why Life-Sciences Innovation is Politically Purple,” explaining that U.S. leadership in global life-sciences innovation has resulted from a strong bi-partisan commitment to support robust levels of public investment in basic life-sciences research.
June 6, 2016
Stephen Ezell gave a presentation on global best practices in Technology Transfer and Commercialization at the 2016 Bio Conference on June 6, 2016.

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