BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Date iCal v2.14-dev//NONSGML iCalcreator 2.18// METHOD:PUBLISH BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York BEGIN:STANDARD DTSTART:20141102T030000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 TZNAME:EST END:STANDARD BEGIN:DAYLIGHT DTSTART:20150308T030000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 TZNAME:EDT END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTAMP:20160321T021014Z CREATED:20140110T151326Z DESCRIPTION:Note: Any updates to this event, such as changes to the date o r location, will NOT be reflected in this calendar appointment. For the most current event information for the 2014 Congress of the Humanities an d Social Sciences, please visit\n\nSeries: Special event\n\nAssociation: Federation for the Humanities and Social Sc iences\n\nAccess Level: General public\n\nDescription: Increasing food pro duction to provide food security to a growing population is one of the wo rld’s great challenges. Not only is food security essential for the healt h and prosperity of individuals and populations, it is also linked to gl obal security as food scarcity can cause conflict and migration. Increase s in food production have been achieved in the past, but now scarcity of water, land and energy and the impacts of climate change increase the c hallenge.  As part of Genome Canada’s series GPS: Where Genomics, Public Policy and Society Meet, this multidisciplinary session will investigate the role of genomics in Feeding the Future, grounds for contesting and challenging the purely ‘science-based model’ of regulatory evaluation, a nd policy options to foster transparency and strengthen engagement or to consider uncertainty in a new light.\n\n Draft policy brief available her e.\n\nLive streaming will be available here during the event. Sponsored by Genome Canada. DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20140528T100000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20140528T120000 LAST-MODIFIED:20140521T234655Z LOCATION:South Block - 204 SUMMARY:Feeding the future: Can scientists, regulators and activists agree ? URL;TYPE=URI: tists-regulators-and-activists-agree END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR