International Conference on Nanobiotechnology for Agriculture 2018
Detection, Conservation and Responsible Use of Natural Resources

13th – 14th December 2018 | Gual Pahari, Gurugram Register Now

About the Conference

The Second International Conference on "Nanobiotechnology for Agriculture: Detection, Conservation and Responsible use of Natural Resources" is being organized from 13th – 14th December 2018, jointly by Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India and TERI Deakin Nanobiotechnology Centre at Gurugram.

This year the Conference aims to develop a deeper understanding of nutrient and pest management practices, soil conservation and field detection strategies employing nanomaterials, bionanocatalysis and other Nanotechnology interventions. The conference will also showcase talks and discussion on the critical and yet unexplored field of environmental fate of engineered and applied nanomaterials.

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Conference Focus

This year the Conference aims to develop a deeper understanding of nutrient and pest management practices, soil conservation and field detection strategies employing nanomaterials, bionanocatalysis and other Nanotechnology interventions. The conference will also showcase talks and discussion on the critical and yet unexplored field of environmental fate of engineered and applied nanomaterials.

Youngster’s Forum

The Conference will provide an interactive platform for young researchers by showcasing posters, and selected oral presentations in the focussed thematic sessions to understand the innovation space and scope for nanobiotechnology interventions to address issues in agriculture.

Applications are invited for Registration and Abstract submission for Poster and Oral Presentation within the Youngster’s Forum as well as possibility for obtaining travel grants for selected students.

Deadline for Abstract Submission: 5th November 2018

Thematic Sessions

Session 1

Integrated Nutrient Management and Soil Conservation

Session 2

Integrated pest management using nanomaterials

Session 3

Nanoimaging for Diagnosis and Detection

Session 4

Bionanocatalysis

Session 5

Fate of Nanomaterials including transformation and toxicity, risk assessments

Session 6

Youngster’s Forum

Session 7

Stakeholder’s Session

Stakeholder’s discussion

Keeping in mind that applying nanotechnology in agriculture successfully also depends on an effective regulatory mechanism and governance involving all stakeholders, the conference will hold a stakeholder’s discussion involving all relevant parties to debate the key challenges and areas of accelerated research where nanotechnology can play an important role.

Speakers

Dr Alok Adholeya TERI

Dr Xavier ConlanDeakin

Dr Amit Dinda AIIMS

Dr Yann GibertDeakin

Dr GJ JanhviTNAU

Dr Anil K Mishra DRDO

Prof Neena MitterUniv Queensland

Dr Suchita NinaweAdviser, DBT

Dr Aaron Schultz Deakin

Dr. N. Chandrasekaran VIT University

Dr Dhananjay TiwaryJoint Director, DBT

Dr Rickey YadaUniv British Columbia

Dr Wenrong YangDeakin

Contact

The Energy and Resources Institute, TERI Gram, Gual Pahari,
Gurugram Faridabad Road, Gurugram, Haryana 122003, India
E-mail nanoforagri@teri.res.in | Ph. +91 124 7103838

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