ABIC 2010: Bridging Biology and Business
In 1996, Ag-West Bio created the first major international conference devoted to science and business development in agbiotech. The first Agricultural Biotechnology International Conference (ABIC) in 1996 in Saskatoon hosted 700 delegates from 29 countries. After four successful Canadian conferences, ABIC travelled the world: Australia, Ireland, Germany and Thailand have each hosted the conference.
In 2010, the 10th ABIC returns to its birthplace: beautiful Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada!
ABIC 2010 features a stellar line-up of presenters in
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To date, 30 speakers have confirmed, including:
Jay Ingram, Canadian author and broadcaster. He has been host of the television show Daily Planet, which airs on Discovery Channel Canada, since 1995. Ingram hosted the science program Quirks and Quarks on CBC Radio One from 1979 to 1991.
Ingram is the author of several bestselling books including Talk, Talk, Talk: Decoding the Mysteries of Speech, The Science of Everyday Life, The Velocity of Honey: And More Science of Everyday Life and The Burning House: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Brain, which won the 1995 Canadian Science Writers Book Award. Ingram's most recent popular science book is titled Theatre of the Mind: Pulling Back the Curtain on Consciousness published by Harper Collins in October 2005. Ingram has had a weekly science column for the Toronto Star since 1993.
Ingram earned a master’s degree in microbiology from the University of Toronto. He has also been awarded honourary degrees from three different Canadian universities (Carleton, McGill and McMaster), and his books have been awarded three Canadian Science Writers' Awards.
For more about Jay Ingram and other confirmed ABIC 2010 speakers please visit the conference website: www.abic.ca/abic2010
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its various activities, the Foundation raises ABIC’s international
profile while fostering the ABIC standard of quality. The location for
these international conferences has rotated every four years to make its
presence known in all four corners of the globe, including developing
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ABIC 2010 is
Ag-West Bio Inc.,
Ag-West represents agricultural biotechnology, bioproducts and bioprocesses, and, natural health products and functional food sectors. Located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada, Ag-West welcomes you to the 10th ABIC conference. We look forward to seeing you in Saskatoon!
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