Conference Presentations

York Distinguished Lecture, 2014

The York Distinguished Lecture was held on November 13, 2014. The keynote speaker, Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, presented a lecture titled "GMO Technology: What do the Facts Say?".

Watch Dr. Eenennaam's recorded lecture below to learn about the facts surrounding genetically modified organisms.

Agriculture's Role in Mitigating Global Challenges, 2014

Dr. Robert Fraley Lecture

Dr. Robert Fraley, executive vice president and chief technology officer of the World Food Prize Laureate, visited the University of Florida on November 7, 2014, to discuss crop biotechnology.

To learn how efficiency gains allow us to promote more with less, watch the recorded lecture below.

Florida Foundation Seed Producers (FFSP) Symposium, 2012

The FFSP symposium, which was held on August 6, 2012, gave agricultural producers an overview of the current process, legal requirements, how the process is managed at peer institutions and an opportunity to solicit input from stakeholders.

  • How The Process Works And The Results of The Peer Survey, Royalty Flow, Cultivar Development History (ppt)‌
    John Beuttenmuller
  • How Utility Patents Differ From Cultivar Protections, Federal And International Laws and Regulations, UF Licensing Process (ppt)
    David Day
  • Relationship of FFSP to FAES (ppt)
    John Hayes
  • Perspective of The Needs And Impacts Of The Program For The Breeders (ppt)
    Plant breeders