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Friday, July 19

09:30-12:00Registration and poster setup
13:00-14:40Session 1: Policy and Life Cycle Assessment 
13:00-13:30Plenary Speaker 1, Steve Csonka: “Tangible Aviation Market Opportunity for Sustainable Feedstocks” 
13:30-14:00Plenary Speaker 2, Edmund Mupondwa: “Integration of Camelina (Camelina sativa L. Crantz) into a biorefinery concept to advance circular economy: Technoeconomic analysis and life cycle assessment”
14:00-14:20Marisol Berti: "Factors affecting carbon intensity in Camelina production"
14:20-14:40Amanda Parsons DeRosier: "The Intermediate Oilseed Crop Alliance: working to expand incentives and recognition of intermediate crops"
14:40-16:40Session 2: Camelina Genetics and Genomics
14:40-15:10Plenary Speaker 3, Isobel Parkin: “Following the evolutionary path of Camelina sativa, from diploid to hexaploid: insights for the crop from the genome up”
15:10-15:40Coffee break
15:40-16:00Samuel Decker: "Identification of QTLs and Candidate Genes for Camelina Nitrogen Use Efficiency and Oilseed Traits Using a High-quality Genome"
16:00-16:20Christina Eynck: "Camelina MAGIC population: A powerful resource for genetic and phenotypic analyses of Camelina sativa"
16:20-16:40Heike Sederoff: "Circular RNAs in Camelina sativa - a new regulator of gene expression"

Roundtable discussion: Centralizing Community Resources and What is Funded

Federica Zanetti: "Past and ongoing Camelina projects: The EU perspective"

17:20-lateApproximately 10 selected poster flash talks from early career researchers, poster session and refreshments


Saturday, July 20

09:00-11:20Session 3: End-Use Opportunities and Novel Approaches
09:00-09:30Plenary Speaker 4, Johnathan Napier: "Making high value omega-3 fish oils in Camelina – from prototype to product"
09:30-10:00Plenary Speaker 5, Kate Shoveller: On the pursuit of alternative oil ingredients: "Comparing the dietary supplementation of camelina, flaxseed and canola oil to dogs and horses"
10:00-10:20Edgar Cahoon: "Co-Optimization of Camelina Oil Quality and Conversion Technologies for Sustainable Aviation Fuel"
10:20-10:40Peter Eastmond: "Production of the structured triacylglycerol 1,3-olein-2-palmitin in Camelina sativa seeds"
10:40-11:00Kristi Snell: "Camelina: A Versatile Oilseed Crop for Sustainable Production of Low Carbon Intensity Seed Products"
11:00-11:20Coffee break
11:20-13:50Session 4: From the Bench to the Field
11:20-11:50Plenary Speaker 6, Russ Gesch: “Fitting camelina into agricultural systems for sustainable production”
11:50-12:10Oakhairibho Okooboh: "Engineering Camelina sativa for improved productivity and abiotic stress tolerance"
12:10-12:30Sara Berzuini: "Evaluation of a camelina-soybean double cropping system in a Mediterranean climate as an innovative strategy for sustainable intensification"
12:30-12:50Chengci Chen: "Variation of Camelina Genotypes in Canopy Area, Biomass, Seed Yield, and Oil Content under Low and High Nitrogen Environments"
13:40-16:00Session 5: Metabolism and Plasticity (Resilience and Metabolism)
13:40-14:10Plenary Speaker 7, Jim Anderson: "Abiotic stress tolerance: An important trait for developing Camelina as a sustainable bioenergy crop"
14:10-14:40Plenary Speaker 8, Claudia Jonak: "Deciphering Camelina's resilience mechanisms"
14:40-15:00Peter Dörmann: "Ablation of glucosinolate accumulation in Camelina sativa by targeted mutagenesis of genes encoding the glucosinolate transporters GTR1 and GTR2 
and regulators of glucosinolate biosynthesis MYB28 and MYB29"
15:00-15:20Xiao-Hong Yu: "Creating yellow-seed Camelina sativa with enhanced oil accumulation by CRISPR-mediated disruption of Transparent Testa 8"
15:20-15:40Ivo Feussner: "Reducing the sinapine levels of Camelina sativa seeds through targeted genome editing of REF1"
15:40-16:00Flash talks from early career researchers
16:00-17:00Open discussion, future conferences
17:00-18:00Posters and refreshments