Proceedings of the EcoSocial Symposium (complete)

 

Sections

Cover Page

Preface

Welcome to Symposia Steve Strauss and Toby Bradshaw

Keynote Address: Future Forests: Environmental and Social Contexts for
Forest Biotechnologies
Hal Salwasser

Context and Goals for Symposium Steve Strauss

Welcome to the First International Symposium on Ecological and Societal
Aspects of Transgenic Plantations, in Conjunction with the IUFRO
Conference on Tree Biotechnology in the New Millennium
Paul G. Risser

Moderator Introductions Steve Strauss

POLICY AND ECONOMICS

The Economic Contribution of Biotechnology and Forest Plantations in
Global Wood Supply and Forest Conservation
Roger A. Sedjo

Restoring the Forests David G. Victor and Jesse H. Ausubel

Biotechnology and the Forest Products Industry
Alan A. Lucier, Maud Hinchee, and Rex B. McCullough

Responding to New Trees and to the Issues at Hand: The Institute of Forest
Biotechnology
W. Steven Burke

Will the Marketplace See the Sustainable Forest for the Transgenic Trees?
Don S. Doering

ETHICS

The Ethics of Molecular Silviculture Paul B. Thompson

Ethical and Social Considerations in Commercial Uses of Food
and Fiber Crops
Sandy Thomas

REGULATORY POLICIES

Regulation of Transgenic Plants in the United States
David S. Heron and John L. Kough

International Regulation and Public Acceptance of GM Trees:
Demanding a New Approach to Risk Evaluation
Sue Mayer

FOREST SCIENCE

Transgenic Trees: Where are We Now?
Dave Ellis, Rick Meilan, Gilles Pilate, and Jeffrey S. Skinner

Perspectives on Risk in Transgenic Forest Plantations in Relation to Conventional
Breeding and Use of Exotic Pines and Eucalypts:
Viewpoints of Practicing Breeding and Transformation Scientists

R.D. Burton and C. Walter

Use of Transgenic Resistance in Plantation Trees: Efficacy, Risk, and
Integration with Other Pest Management Tactics
Kenneth F. Raffa

ECOLOGICAL SCIENCE

Ecological Considerations for Potentially Sustainable Plantation Forests
James R. Boyle, Heléne Lundkvist, and C.T. Smith

GE Trees: Proceed only with Caution
Faith T. Campbell and Rachel Asante-Owusu

Biodiversity Implications of Transgenic Plantations John P. Hayes

Potential Impacts of Genetically Modified Trees on Biodiversity of
Forestry Plantations: a Global Perspective
Brian Johnson and Keith Kirby

Invasiveness of Transgenic vs. Exotic Plant Species:
How Useful is the Analogy?
James F. Hancock and Karen E. Hokanson

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

SUMMARY VIEWS

MODERATOR PERSPECTIVES

APPENDICES

Exit Survey of "Ecosocial" Symposium Participants

Registered Participants, Tree Biotechnology Symposia