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International Quinoa Research Symposium Broadcast Webinar

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When Aug 12, 2013 08:00 AM to
Aug 14, 2013 12:00 PM
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Live Broadcast from Organic Quinoa Conference


Join eOrganic for a live broadcast from the 2013 International Quinoa Research Symposium in Pullman, Washington on August 12-14, 2013. eOrganic will be on site at the symposium to bring you selected presentations from the program live as they happen. Since this is a live event, exact start and end times, and the schedule of presentations may be subject to change.

Advanced registration is required to attend the presentations. Attendees will be able to see the slides and hear the presenters. Questions from the online audience will be possible via instant messaging. Registering at the link below will allow you to attend any or all of the presentations.

Note: All times are US Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) UTC/GMT -7 hours

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Monday, August 12, 2013

8:45-9:15  Tania Santivanez, United Nations
9:15-9:45  Quinoa Phylogenetic Insights Based on Nuclear and Chloroplast DNA Sequences. Rick Jellen, Brigham Young University
10:15-10:30  Break
10:30-11:15  Peruvian Quinoa Research and Development. Luz Gomez, Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina, Peru
11:15-12:00  Quinoa Adaptation as Species Interaction: Näive Breeding Seems to Work. Frank Morton, Wild Garden Seed, Philomath, Oregon.
12:00-12:30  Quinoa Breeding in Washington State. Kevin Murphy, Washington State University.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

8:00-9:00  Keynote: What is the Global Potential of Quinoa? Sven-Erik Jacobsen, University of Copenhagen.
9:15-10:00  The Experience of Quinoa in Chile: From Genes to Agroecological and Agricultural Studies. Enrique Martinez, Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Aridas Chile.
10:00-10:30  Break
10:30-11:15  Ex-situ Conservation of Quinoa: The Bolivian Experience. Wilfredo Rojas, PROINPA Foundation, Bolivia.
11:15 - 12:00  Ecophysiological Studies in Quinoa Varieties in the Argentinean Northwest. Juan Antonio Gonzalez, Instituto de Ecologia, Miguel Lillo Foundation, Argentina. 

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

8:00-8:45  Quinoa: A New Resilient Crop for Food Insecure Climate Prone Pakistan. Hassan Munir, University of Faisalabad, Pakistan.
8:45-9:30  Plant Growth and Yield Performance of Quinoa Varietites under Irrigated and Rainfed Conditions of Malawi. Moses Maliro, Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Malawi and Morgan Gardner, WSU Graduate Student.
9:30-10:00  Assessing the Adoption Potential of Quinoa in Central Malawi. Morgan Gardner, WSU Graduate Student. 
10:00-10:45  Break
10:45-11:30  History and Current Status of Quinoa Production in Colorado. John McCamant and Paul New, White Mountain Farms, Colorado.
11:30-12:15  Mommas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Public Plant Breeders. Matthew Dillon, Clif Bar Family Foundation.

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