Biocontrol Asia 2015 - Speaker Presentations

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Dr. Willem Ravensberg, President of IBMA (Belgium)
The role of IBMA in Biocontrol Policy, Regulatory Affairs, and the Marketplace

Mrs. Lakshmi Narayanan, Wholetime Director, T. Stanes and Company Ltd. (India)
The Indian Biologicals Industry: Opportunities & Challenges

Dr. Thomas Jaekel, GIZ-CIM Expert on Biological Plant Protection (Thailand)
The Asian Biocontrol Market: Current Situation and Perspectives on Implementation of Sustainable Agriculture

Mr. Ashish Malik, Vice President Global Marketing, Biologics, Bayer (USA)
Biologicals – Enhancing Integrated Crop Solutions

Mr. Harald Mikkelsen, Manager Microbials Production and Development, Koppert Biological Systems (Netherlands)
Brazilian Biocontrol Successes and their Potential Application in Asia

Dr. S. Marimuthu, Associate Vice President, R&D-Agri, T. Stanes and Company, Ltd. (India)
Paecilomyces lilacinus - A Potential Biological Nematicide to Control Plant Parasitic Nematode in Wide Range of Crops in India

Mr. Deepak Singhal, President of International Panaacea Ltd (India)
Bio-control solutions for Insect – pest management for major crops and their benefits in sustainable food production

Dr. Venkatesh Devanur, CEO, Agri Life (India)
SeedCare Biologicals for addressing Fungal and Nematode suppression

Ms. Anne Vortkamp, Ph. D. Candidate, Institute for Plant Biology & Biotechnology, University of Münster (Germany)
Copper-containing chitosan-nanoparticles and biocontrol agents for knowledge-based plant protection

Dr Pam Marrone, CEO and Founder, Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (USA)
Innovation Trends in Biopesticides

Dr. S. Balaji, Associate Vice President (Technical) – Bioproducts, E.I.D. Parry (India) Ltd
Avana for the Control of Stem Borer and Leaf Folder in Paddy

Dr. Felix Wackers, Director R&D, Biobest NV (Belgium)
Recent Innovations in Biological Control

Mr. Kim Watson, Head of Global Licensing & Product Development, Arysta LifeScience, Ltd. (USA)
Vacciplant for Disease Management in Cereals

Dr. Minshad Ansari, Managing Director, Bionema, Ltd. (UK)
Exploiting Synergy Between Biocontrol Agents to Reduce Pesticide Inputs and Production Costs in Asia

Ms. Robyn Kneen, Head of Global Regulatory Affairs, Biologics, Bayer CropScience (USA)
Regulatory Guidelines & Status of Biological Products in India and Asia; How We Can Strengthen to Support Use and Early Introduction of Biologicals

Mr. Marcus Meadows-Smith, CEO, BioConsortia, Inc. (USA)
Plant-Microbe Selection Technology to Identify Microbial Consortia for Effective Disease and Pest Control

Mr Ketan Mehta, Director/Owner Ecosense Labs Pvt Ltd and Treasurer - PMFAI (India)
Challenges and Opportunities for the Indian Agrochemical Industry to Increasingly Involve Itself in Biologicals