EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 06 - 2014 Num. article: 2014/117

International Conference on Global Plant Health Risks and Consequences: Linking Science, Economics and Policy (York, GB, 2014-10-27/28)

Fera are hosting a 2-day international conference on ‘Global Plant Health Risks and Consequences: Linking Science, Economics and Policy’, sponsored by OECD and supported by York, North Yorkshire ; East Riding Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). This Conference will focus on the interface of plant health policy, economics and interdisciplinary science and is addressed to representatives from industry, public authorities, and research.

The conference will begin by reviewing the economic impacts of key plant pests and diseases on different stakeholders and move on to investigate the drivers for future plant health policy making. The third area the conference will explore the future role of interdisciplinary science and how this can be used to develop novel and innovative approaches to enhance biosecurity.

Early registration is available until September 1st 2014 at the discounted rate of £300 (standard rate £400). Information about the conference programme, venue and registration is available at: http://fera.co.uk/events/biosecurityConference/index.cfm


EPPO Secretariat (2014-06).