Workshop

Sino-Dutch Seed Sector Innovation Workshop

Wageningen University & Research and Huazhong Agricultural University jointly organize this workshop, let’s find answers together with the industrial and academic experts from both China and the Netherlands.

Organised by Wageningen Academy
Date

Thu 19 May 2022 08:00 to 12:30

Price Free

Registration is closed.

This workshop is organized by Wageningen University and Research (WUR) together with Huazhong Agricultural University(HZAU), with special support from Wageningen Academy and Wageningen Alumni China Chapter.

Why join this workshop?

Seed industry is crucial for achieving the sustainable development goals by contributing to reduce poverty, fight hunger, stimulate good health and well-being and support climate actions. The Dutch seed sector is well known for its innovation and outstanding performance, what are the drivers for this achievement? How does the golden triangle model work in the seed industry in the Netherlands? The Chinese seed sector is also well known for its tremendous volume and fast development, what are the challenges and opportunities for further collaboration? Wageningen University & Research and Huazhong Agricultural University jointly organize this workshop, let’s find the answer together with the industrial and academic experts from both China and the Netherlands.

For whom is this workshop?

This workshop is open for Wageningen University & Research (WUR) students/staff and Huazhong Agricultural University (HZAU) students and WUR alumni China chapter members.

Programme & Speakers

The online workshop will be held 19 May.

For people located in the Netherlands the timeframe is 8:00 - 12:30 AM Asterdam Time. For people located in China the timeframe is 2:00 -6:30 PM Beijing Time.

The full programme will be published later on,
below a list of the invited speakers is shared.

    Invited speakers:

    • Prof. Dr. Chun-Ming Liu, Dean of the School of Advanced Agricultural
      Sciences, Peking University
    • Mr. David Liu, Vice president of DaBeiNong Group
    • Dr. Liping Gao, Scientist of Keygene
    • Mr. Marco Hoffman, Specialist variety testing Ornamentals & Fruit of Naktuibouw
    • Mr. Marien Valstar, Senior Policy Officer for Seeds & Plant Propagating Materials Directorate General for Agro and Nature, Ministry of Agriculture Nature and Food Quality
    • Dr. Olga Scholten, Program Manager Plant Breeding of Wageningen University and Research, Programme secretary Biotechnology & Breeding Topsector Horticulture & Starting Materials and Topsector Agri & Food
    • Prof. dr. Qiang Xu, Vice dean of Horticulture college of Huazhong Agricultural University
    • Mr. Sjoerd Bijl, Policy officer of Plantum NL

    The workshop will be hosted by Dr. Zhen Liu, programme manager.

    More information


    For more information contact Zhen Liu, programme manager.