The speakers of the September webinar series (l. to r.):
Chris Barnaby, Assistant Commissioner/PVR Manager at the PVR Office, IPONZ
Kees van Ettekoven, Senior PVP Policy Advisor & Chair of the UPOV Technical Committee
Benjamin Rivoire, Senior Program Officer at UPOV, the business focal point for PRISMA
Leontino Taveira, Head of Technical Affairs and Regional Development at UPOV
In three webinars, the UPOV experts will explain all practical ins and outs of the UPOV system relevant to plant breeders. The speakers will address DUS testing and related procedures, variety collections, variety description, variety characteristics and their role in DUS examination process, international cooperation in DUS, the use of molecular techniques, as well as the latest updates of the UPOV PRISMA. The goal of the webinar series is to provide an in-depth overview of the practical and technical aspects of the UPOV system.
The webinars will offer two sessions each to cover a range of time zones. The registration for the webinars is ongoing with the webinar savings package (15% off) available until September 3.