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Global Scientific Research: A "bottom up" approach to instutitional reforms
Paul David, Stanford University

12:30 Lunch at the Academy

SESSION 5— Governance of the integrated microbiology commons
Chair: Paul Gilna, UC San Diego


Microbial Commons: Overview of the Governance Considerations - A Framework for Discussion

Tom Dedeurwaerdere,
UC Louvain, Belgium

14:00 Comments from different perspectives and panel discussion
  • Institutional design and Governance in Microbial Research Commons Charlotte Hess, Syracuse University
  • U.S. foreign policy - International Developments: A Context for the Creation of a Microbiology Commons
    Anita Eisenstadt, Department of State
  • International food and agriculture - Options for governing the microbial commons informed by the need to bridge the 1993 CBD divide
    Michael Halewood, Bioversity International, Italy
  • Access and Benefit Sharing under the CBD and access to materials for research
    Stefan Jungcurt, International Institute for Sustainable Development, Canada
15:45 Concluding remarks by the Symposium Chair Cathy Wu,
University of Delaware
16:00 End of meeting

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