Keynote speakers

  • Erwin Beck (University of Bayreuth): Access and benefit sharing – the perspective of basic research
  • Dieter Dörr (University of Mainz): The Nagoya Protocol and the rights of the indigenous people
  • Thomas Greiber (Federal Agency for Nature Conservation, Bonn, Germany): Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol in the EU
  • Sebastian Meurer (German Society for International Cooperation): Access and benefit sharing in the Latin America - challenges and opportunities
  • Michael Heinrich (University of London, UK): 25 years after the 'Rio Convention' - Lessons learned in the context of sustainable development of natural resources
  • Sami Khalid (University of Khartoum, Sudan): The African arena in the Nagoya benefit-sharing concept
  • David Lee (Harvard School of Medicine, USA): Bringing Chinese medicine to the market – the Harvard experience
  • Mita Banerjee (University of Mainz): Biopiracy and biopatenting in India: Culture, globalization and the ownership of knowledge
  • Amina Ather (Jury for Sustainability and Community Outreach, UNESCO): Fragrance of the silk route - an undebated potential for mental wellbeing and vulnerability for biopiracy of indigenous medicinal values
  • Lindsay Robertson (The University of Oklahoma - College of Law): Individual right and right of indigenous people in the American jurisdiction
  • Liselotte Krenn (Department of Pharmacognosy, University of Wien): the European scientific cooperative on phytotherapy (ESCOP)
  • Thomas Efferth (Department of Pharmaceutical Biology, Institute of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Mainz): One World Medicine