ISBGMO Committees

Local Organising Committee

Dr. Hennie Groenewald (Chair) Biosafety SA
Dr. Sandy Snyman (Treasurer) South Africa Sugarcane Research Institute
Dr. Liezel Gouws (Secretary) Biosafety SA
Mr. Ben Durham National Department of Science and Technology
Ms. Kele Lekoape Bayer Crop Science
Dr. Diran Makinde African Biosafety Network of Expertise
Ms. Wadzi Mandivenyi National Department of Environmental Affairs
Dr. Johnnie van den Berg North West University

Sponsorship Committee

Dr. Tom Nickson (Chair) Monsanto
Dr. Wendy Craig International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB)
Dr. Karen Hokanson University of Minnesota
Ms. Crystal Kasselman Centeq Events
Dr. Don MacKenzie Dupont Pioneer
Dr. Morven McLean Center for Environmental Risk Assessment (CERA)
Dr. Patrick Rudelsheim Perseus
Dr. Sandy Snyman South African Sugarcane Research Institute (SASRI)

Symposium Committee

Dr. Karen Hokanson (Chair) University of Minnesota
Dr. Wendy Craig ICGEB
Dr. Monica Garcia-Alonso Estel Consult Ltd.
Dr. Alan Gray Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford
Dr. Hennie Groenewald Biosafety SA
Dr. Don MacKenzie Dupont Pioneer
Dr. Morven McLean CERA
Dr. Tom Nickson Monsanto Company
Dr. Joerg Romeis Agroscope ART
Dr. Patrick Rudelsheim Perseus

Program Committee

Dr. Joerg Romeis (Chair) Agroscope ART
Dr. Yann Devos European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
Dr. Karen Hokanson University of Minnesota
Dr. Ray Layton Dupont Pioneer
Dr. Alan Raybould Syngenta Ltd.
Dr. Joe Smith Office of the Gene Technology Regulator
Dr. Johnnie van der Berg North West University
Dr. Andrew Roberts Center for Environmental Risk Assessment, ILSI Research Foundation