The World Food Prize Foundation

2018 Side Events

CRISPRcon Ideas Marketplace Happy Hour Reception

10/16/2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Davenport and Dubuque Rooms, 3rd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Johanna Gibbs

The scientific community has handed the world an incredible tool: the ability to make precise edits to the DNA in living cells. These technologies could transform our food, health and ecological systems. They also raise important questions about risks, benefits, ethics, equity and more.
Join the conversation on October 16 during the World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa. This side event will feature a happy hour reception with food, drinks, and hosted discussion tables that inspire essential dialogue on a variety of topics related to societal considerations for CRISPR and gene editing across a variety of applications.

This event is hosted by Cornell Alliance for Science and CRISPRcon: Conversations on Science, Society and the Future of Gene Editing.

About CRISPRcon:
CRISPRcon: Conversations on Science, Society & the Future of Gene Editing creates a unique forum in which a broad selection of diverse voices come together to discuss the future of CRISPR and related gene editing technologies across a variety of applications in agriculture, health, conservation and more. CRISPRcon is a program of Keystone Policy Center. Learn more at

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