26-Sep-17 Back

01:15 pm - 02:30 pm

Breakout Session #2 - Innovation in Land and Water Management


  • Dr. Hank Venema (IISD-PCC)
  • Bob Adamson and BioInnovations Week student researchers

How can we use agricultural biotechnology to help fight climate change?

Innovations in water and land management are mitigating the challenges faced with climate change and creating economic spinoffs. Hear from students from across the globe as they describe their findings related to their exploration of smart ecosystem management and how innovations in biotech can build sustainability into agriculture systems.

Presentation Theatre

Hank Venema

Dr. Henry David (Hank) Venema is a professional engineer with a diverse technical and management background spanning