International Conference on Nanobiotechnology for Agriculture: from Research to Innovation

February 2nd - 3rd, 2017
Venue: India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
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About the Conference

The International Conference on “Nanobiotechnology for Agriculture: From Research to Innovation” from 2nd – 3rd February 2017, planned by TERI Deakin Nanobiotechnology Centre aims to develop a deeper understanding of advances in Nanobiotechnology in relevant areas, encourage interaction within the research community for wider application and benefit the society by innovating to achieve sustainability in agricultural practices in India. Applying nanotechnology in agriculture successfully also depends on an effective regulatory mechanism and governance involving all stakeholders. The Conference will provide an interactive platform for showcasing technology snapshots, discussions and deliberations in focussed thematic sessions to understand the innovation space and scope for nanobiotechnology interventions to address pressing issues in agriculture. It will leave the participants with renewed interest in the field by triggering ground-breaking thought processes for future research.

Important Dates:

  • Abstract Submission: 10 November - 15 December 2016
  • Selected abstracts would be notified by: 21 December 2016
  • The last date to register and complete formalities for the accepted abstracts is 3 January 2017

Thematic Sessions

  • Smart nano vehicles for efficient delivery of agrochemicals and agents that can ameliorate soil health
  • Nanosystems in terms of their perceived hazards and mitigation strategies
  • Nano-enabled Technologies for Pre- and Post- harvest agricultural produce and the farm sector

Breakout Session

  • Facilitating Nano-based Technologies and Fostering Innovation
  • Technology Snapshots

Special Features at Nanobiotechnology for Agriculture

Vision of NANOFORAGRI2017

Thematic Tracks

Technology Snapshots Showcase

Discussions on Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Nanobiotechnology for Agriculture Objectives

Showcase latest research developments in Nanobiotechnology for Agricultural applications

Technology snapshots in Nanobiotechnology for Agricultural applications

Engaging discussions on taking ideas from research to commercialization and fostering innovation in nanotechnology

Prioritize future research areas, identify the innovation space in nano-enabled systems for agriculture

Speakers

  • Dr Carlos M. Monreal, Eastern Cereal and Oilseed Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ontario, Canada

  • Dr Hongda Chen, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA, Washington, USA

  • Dr R C Bhudani, IITK, Kanpur, India

  • Dr Alok Adholeya, TERI, New Delhi, India

  • Dr David Cahill, Deakin University, Australia

  • Prof Steve Haswell, CeRRF, Deakin University, Australia

  • Dr Alok Dhawan, IITR, Lucknow, India

Invited Speakers

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Venue

India Habitat Centre
Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110 003 India
Tel. +91 11 24682100, 4150 4900
Fax +91 11 24682144, 24682145
Contact
TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute), Darbari Seth Block, IHC Complex,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110 003, INDIA, E-mail nanoforagri2017@teri.res.in
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