The official opening
The symposium has started this morning with the official opening in which has participated, among other authorities, the president of CSIC, Emilio Lora Tamayo. In addition, at the opening ceremony intervened Beat Boller, president of the European Association for Research on Plant Breeding (EUCARPIA); Teresa Millan, president of the Spanish Association of legumes (AEL); Miguel Anxo Fernández Lores, mayor of Pontevedra; Ana Isabel Vazquez Reboredo, deputy Culture of the Provincial de Pontevedra; Jaime Olmedo Suárez-Vence president of Liceo Casino de Pontevedra and Antonio De Ron Pedreira, CSIC research professor and scientific coordinator of the symposium.
The International Symposium on Protein Crops “Plant proteins for the future” was presented in Pontevedra (SPAIN) by Antonio M. De Ron, Professor at the CSIC and Scientific Coordinator of the Symposium, Pedro Revilla, Director of the MBG-CSIC, Jaime Olmedo, President of the Lyceum Casino and Ana I. Vázquez-Reboredo, Deputy in the Provincial Chamber of Pontevedra.
The International Symposium on Protein Crops “Plant proteins for the future” was presented at the Spanish National Research Council Delegation in Galicia (CSIC, Santiago de Compostela, SPAIN) with speeches by Eduardo Pardo de Guevara y Valdes, Institutional Coordinator of CSIC in Galicia; Antonio M. De Ron, Professor at the CSIC and Scientific Coordinator of the Symposium, and Angel Carracedo, Professor at the University of Santiago de Compostela, who will deliver the opening lecture of the Symposium.
Antonio M. De Ron, Scientific Coordinator, has had meetings about the organization of “Eucarpia International Symposium On Protein Crops” with the following persons:
Miguel Anxo Fernández, Mayor of Pontevedra city
Eduardo Pardo de Guevara, Institutional Coordinator of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) in Galicia (Spain)
The Scientific Coordinator, Antonio. M. De Ron and A. Paula Rodiño, member of the Scientific Organizing Committee, updating the Symposium documentation in the Symposium Headquarters at the MBG-CSIC (Pontevedra, Spain)
Presentation of the Symposium in the MBG-CSIC General Assembly by the Director of the Institute Dr Pedro Revilla