In Person

ASTA CSS & Seed Expo 2019

December 9 – 12, 2019
Event details
December 9 – 12, 2019
12:00 am
Chicago, IL

Event summary

The American Seed Trade Association’s CSS & Seed Expo is the largest seed industry conference bringing together seed industry professionals from 36 countries. The conference is comprised of three elements: research conference sessions, ASTA topical breakout sessions and the Seed Expo. The educational sessions feature industry and university presentations on important issues such as breeding techniques and innovation, management and production, communications, seed treatments and more.

Featured agenda item

Monday, December 9
9:00 am – 12:00 pm: Intellectual Property Rights Emerging Issues Working Group
Chris Holly will present on “Protecting New Innovation – Landscape for Gene Edited Products.”

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm: SIPA Education Unit
Dan Knauss will participate in a panel discussion updating IP, patents, PVPs and branding cases and law that impact the seed industry.

To register for this session, please email James Weatherly.

Wednesday, December 11
9:45 am – 11:45 am: Intellectual Property Rights Committee

Chris Holly will present on “Innovation – As New Technologies Emerge, How Does It Change the Way We Protect Them?”

For registration and more information

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