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September Biomed/Biotech SIG Meeting  

Where
Kelly's Deli Conference Center
Next to the entrance to 7519 Standish Drive
FDA/CVM Center
Rockville, Maryland  20855

When
Sep 15, 2009    6:00 pm - 8:45 pm

FDA/CVM Regulation of Bioengineered Feed

Presented by
William D. Price, PhD, PAS, Diplomat ACAN, CMS
Special Assistant (Plant Biotechnology) to the Director
Div. Animal Feeds, Office of Surveillance and Compliance
Center for Veterinary Medicine, FDA

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

6:00 - 6:20 PM: Networking and Pizza/ soft drink and networking
6:20 - 8:30 PM: Program
8:30 - 8:50 PM: Door-prize drawing and networking
Open and free to the public

Location: Kelly’s Deli Conference Center, 7519 Standish Place, Rockville, MD 20855
Driving directions: From I-270 (N or S bound):  
Take Exit 9A and exit from the first right exit.
Turn left (east) onto Shady Grove Dr.
Turn right (south) onto Rockville Pike (Route 355).
Turn left (east) onto East Gude Dr.
Turn left (north) immediately onto Crabb’s Branch Dr.
Turn left (west) immediately onto Standish Place.
(The first building on your right side is 7519 Standish Place; open parking)
The conference room is on the first floor with its entrance opposite to the left side of building main entrance.

Registration: For headcount purpose, please register here by Tuesday noon, September 15, 2009.  For registration problems or further information contact Dr. George Chang, Co-Chair of Biomed/Biotech SIG, at gchang2008@yahoo.com or call 240-793-8425.

Presentation Summary: This presentation will explain the current regulatory procedures for FDA clearance of bioengineered plants used for food and feed.  It will also cover the other U.S. Agency involvement in the process and touch on the international scene and how what the U.S. is doing regulatory wise fits in with the rest of the world.
  
Speaker's Biography: Dr. Price is the Special Assistant (Plant Biotechnology) to the Director, Division of Animal Feeds, Office of Surveillance and Compliance, CVM, FDA. He is responsible to plan, manage, organize, and direct the Feeds derived from Biotech Plant program which involves collaboration with multiple centers and Offices within FDA, USDA/APHIS, EPA, OECD and others on a routine basis to formulate policy, coordinate programs, and to harmonize FDA and US policy. The program also involves planning and implementing symposia and publishing papers on scientific and regulatory issues associated with the program.  He has successfully managed the feed part of Biotech Notification Program in collaboration with CFSAN of FDA which is responsible for the food part of the program.  Dr Price has been the major author or co-author on four crop composition consensus documents for OECD and a major contributor to five others.  He currently has two more consensus documents in progress and is editing and contributing to three others.  Dr Price holds a B.S. from Michigan State University, a MS and a PhD in Animal Nutrition from Purdue University and a Certificate in Mathematical Statistician from the USDA Graduate School.  He is a Diplomat of the American College of Animal Nutrition, and a member of the American Society of Animal Science. He is the President of the Washington DC Chapter of the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS).