The programme for "The Sound of Biotech" on the 22nd of May, 2019.

Time Description
08.45-09.30 Registration, Coffee & Company Market
09.30-09.35 Opening & Welcome
09.35-10.15 Arjen van Tunen, CEO KeyGene
The Merits of Plant Biotechnology: for crop innovations, health benefits and a sustainable agriculture
10.15-10.35 Poster Pitches
10.35-11.05 Coffee/tea break, Company Market & Poster Session
11.05-12.30 Parallel sessions:
A. Cell & fermentation technology (Auditorium)
B. Microbial systems biology & synthetic biology (Tuinzaal 2)
C. Green biotechnology (Tuinzaal 7)
D. Young NBV (Spoorzaal)
12.30-13.45 Lunch, Company Market & Poster Session
13.00-13.45 General Assembly (ALV) for members of the NBV (Spoorzaal)
13.45-14.00 Presentation by iGEM 2018 team Leiden (Auditorium)

Marileen Dogterom, Chair of the Department of Bionanoscience, Delft University of Technology
Building a Synthetic Cell



Parallel sessions:
A. Microbial physiology (Auditorium)
B. Applied biocatalysis (Tuinzaal 2)
C. Societal aspects of biotechnology (Tuinzaal 7)

16.10-16.50 Coffee/tea break, Company Market & Poster Session

Rosanne Hertzberger, Writer/journalist/scientist
Biotechnology in food. a blessing and a curse


17.30-17.45 Zilveren Zandloper Innovation Award and Poster Award
17.45-18.00 Sound of Biotech (music performance)
18.00-18.05 Special announcement
18.05-18.30 Reception
18.30-20.00 Diner buffet
20.30 End of the conference


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