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Preliminary Schedule for Midwest GMO/Food Safety Event – St. Louis, September 16-17

(subject to changes and adjustments)

Sept. 15, 2012 (Sat.)-7 pm GMO Puppet Show

Sept. 16, 2012 (Sun.)-Locations to be announced
8:15 am-Registration and sign-in, Breakfast and coffee will be available. film, "You're Eating What?" (Jeffery Smith film)
9:00 am-Welcome, overview, schedule and house keeping issues (Barbara Chicherio)
9:15-10:45 am-Session 1; break out sessions
* A. Bee Colony Collapse (info on Monsanto's recent purchase of Beelogics) (Suzanne Renard)
* B. Update on Labeling GMOs (presenter TBA)
* C. Round Up, The New Agent Orange (presenter TBA)
11:00 am-12:30 pm Session 2; panel discussion: GMOs as a Weapon of Global Domination. (Carmelo Ruiz-Marrero.-Latin Amer.), (Priti Cox-India) and (presenter TBA- Africa)
12:30-1:45 pm Lunch, Film- "Bt Cotton In" Andhra Pradesh
2:00-3:30 pm-session 3; panel discussion: GE Trees (Anne Peterman and Jim Scheff)
3:45-5:15 pm Session 4; break out sessions
* A. Health effects of GMO foods (Carmelo Ruiz-Marrero)
* B. Dangers of Industrial Agricultural (Stan Cox, co-presenter TBA)
* C. Dangers GMOs pose to Communities at Risk (presenter TBA)
6:00-7:15 pm Dinner
7:15 pm Keynote (presenter TBA)

Sept. 17, 2012 (Mon.) Location TBA
8:30 am Breakfast and film, "Everything You have To Know about Dangerous Genetically Modified Foods."
10:00 am; Economics Panel: Green Economics: Reality vs Fantasy (Orin Langelle and Don Fitz)
11:30 am-PREPARING FOR ACTIONS-March and activity with the Monsanto Family
12:00 pm-Lunch
1:00 pm-actions
6:00 pm- Dinner Discussion: Where Do We Go From Here?