Meetings / Conferences / Agendas


  • 31-October-2006

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    Beyond the Blue Book: Workshop on Framework for Risk/ Safety Assessment of Transgenic Plants

    The main objectives of the workshop were: i) to discuss the history and evolution of the conceptual framework for the evaluation of transgenic plant products in the environment and OECD’s role in the development of that framework; ii) to discuss the current contribution of OECD’s Working Group for the Harmonization of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology to risk/ safety assessment practice; and iii) to discuss current risk assessment

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  • 31-October-2006

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    Creation and Governance of Human Genetic Research Databases

    Summarises proceedings of a conference looking at examples of human genetic research databases, how they are established, how they are managed and governed, how they might be commercialised, and what the policy considerations might be.

  • 6-September-2006

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    Abstracts of the OECD workshop on the biology of atlantic salmon, held in Moscow, Russian Federation, 29 November - 1 December 2004

    The objective of the workshop was to identify and review the kinds of baseline information of (non-transgenic) traditional fish farming or breeding, and to determine what information might be relevant to risk/ safety assessment.

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  • 6-July-2006

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    Blue Sky II Forum 2006

    The Blue Sky II Forum in Ottawa on 25-27 September 2006 will examine new areas for indicator development and set a broad agenda for future work on science, technology and innovation (STI) indicators.

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  • 27-April-2006

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    Workshop on Researcher Careers for the 21th Century (Madrid, Spain), 26-27 April 2006

    This joint OECD-Spanish government workshop on "Researcher Careers for the 21st Century" aimed to address key issues on researcher careers. A summary of the workshop is available here.

  • 30-November-2005

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    International Workshop on Women in Scientific Careers, Paris (France)

    The initiative for this workshop grew from an idea launched by France’s Mission for Gender Equality in Research and Higher Education, following a conference bringing together OECD Ministers of Research in January 2004.

  • 19-October-2005

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    Workshop on Pharmacogenetics: The Intersections between Innovation, Regulation and Health Delivery,

    This workshop brought together a wide range of stakeholders, including officials of regulatory agencies, representatives of relevant regional or international organizations, researchers, patients’ organizations and representative from industry.

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  • 26-September-2005

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    Workshop on the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials

    The main objective of the Workshop on the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials was to determine the “state-of–the–art” for the safety assessment of manufactured nanomaterials with a particular focus on identifying future needs for risk assessment within a regulatory context.

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  • 2-September-2005

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    Workshop on the Globalisation of Production: Impacts on Employment, Productivity and Economic Growth, Paris, 15-16 November 2005

    The OECD Workshop on the Globalisation of Production, to be held in Paris on 15-16/11/2005, aims to examine some of the major challenges related to measuring and analysing the impact of the globalisation of production on employment, productivity and economic growth

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  • 1-July-2005

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    Special Session on the “potential implications of manufactured nanomaterials for human health and environmental safety”

    The OECD’s Chemicals Committee held a Special Session on the Potential Implications of Manufactured Nanomaterials for Human Health and Environmental Safety, 7th June 2005.

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