Oats2020 conference abstracts and presentations

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    Oat Global Workshop
Presentation   Chair: Catherine Howarth
Session 1.1   Oats: current status and future perspectives
  Chair: Athole Marshall
  Introduction and welcome
Presentation Mike Gooding, IBERS Aberystwyth University
Abstract Oats...32,000 years in the value chain
Presentation Chris Green, Senova
Abstract The current situation for oat breeding in Europe - opportunities and challenges
Presentation Steffen Beuch, NORDSAAT Saatzucht GmbH
 Abstract The future for oats - a market analyst's view
Presentation Helen Plant, AHDB
 Abstract Public-private partnerships
Presentation Tom Jenkins, Innovate UK
Session 1.2   Oats: current status and future perspectives
  Chair: Chris Green
 Abstract Oats - a growers perspective
Presentation Robert Law, Farmer
 Abstract Nutraceuticals, cosmeceuticals and beyond
Presentation Cark Maunsell, Oat Services
  
 Abstract American perspective
Presentation Bruce Roskens, Grain Millers Inc.
 Abstract Support for collaborative research
Presentation James Phillips, BBSRC
Session 2.1   Opportunities for oats: health, milling, feed, industrial uses and new technologies
  Chair: Cark Maunsell
 Abstract Cardiovascular benefits of eating oats: evidence explained and mechanisms explored
  Presentation Frank Thies, University of Aberdeen
  
 Abstract Potential health benefits of oats consumption: dose - response relationships
Presentation Richard Bracken, University of Swansea
  
 Abstract Oats: a minor grain with major potential
Presentation Fred Gates, Campden BRI
   
 Abstract Enhancing milling quality through variety development
Presentation Irene Griffiths, IBERS
  
Session 2.2   Opportunities for oats: health, milling, feed, industrial uses and new technologies
  Chair: Jon Moorby
 Abstract Oat metabolism - genetic and environmental drivers and future enhancement targets
Presentation Derek Stewart, James Hutton Institute / Herriot Watt University
  
 Abstract Full enhanced utilisation of oat: does it hold the potential to assist the transition to a bioeconomy?
Presentation Steve Bowra, Phytatec
  
 Abstract Why oats fit into a healthy gluten-free diet
Presentation Luud Gilissen, Bioscience - Wageningen University and Research Centre
  
 Abstract Oats in south-east Asia
Presentation Yung-Fen Huang, National Taiwan University
Session 2.3   Opportunities for oats: health, milling, feed, industrial uses and new technologies
  Chair: Tim Langdon
 Abstract Oil in oats: some molecular insights
Presentation Anders Carlsson, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
  
 Abstract Breeding oats for improved animal feed
Presentation Sandy Cowan, IBERS Aberystwyth University
  
 Abstract The value of oats in ruminant diets
Presentation Jon Moorby, IBERS Aberystwyth University
  
 Abstract T3/Oat: relational database for oat genotypes and phenotypes
Presentation Clare Saied, Cornell University
Session 2.4   Opportunities for oats: health, milling, feed, industrial uses and new technologies
  Chair: Catherine Howarth
 Abstract The state of oat genomics: no more blind dates!
Presentation Nick Tinker, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
  
 Abstract Oat genomics at IBERS
Presentation Tim Langdon, IBERS Aberystwyth University
  
 Abstract Avena strigosa: from metabolic gene clusters to genomics
Presentation Anne Osbourn, John Innes Centre
   
 Abstract Is genomic selection possible in oats?
Presentation Alf Ceplitis, Lantmannen Agriculture
  
Session 3.1   Challenges facing oats: disease, mycotoxins, and agronomy
  Chair: Athole Marshall
 Abstract Opportunities and challenges of oat agronomy
Presentation Sarah Clarke, ADAS
   
 Abstract Improving oat crop for stress resistance through multidisciplinary approaches
Presentation Elena Prats, Institute for Sustainable Agriculture - CSIC
  
 Abstract Development and evaluation of oat varieties with enhanced disease resistence
Presentation Catherine Howarth, IBERS Aberystwyth University
   
 Abstract Effect of grain development and nitrogen fertiliser on grain quality parameters
Presentation Pilar Martinez Martin, IBERS Aberystwyth University
  
 Abstract Population structure of European oat germplasm using the 6K oat SNP array and association analysis of frost tolerance
Presentation Giorgio Tumino, CRA-GPG Italy
  
Session 3.2   Challenges facing oats: disease, mycotoxins, and agronomy
  Chair: Dhan Bhandari
 Abstract T-2/HT-2 in UK oat crop - 2014 and 2015 crops
Presentation Derek Croucher, BOBMA
  
 Abstract Fusarium mycotoxins in UK oats
Presentation Simon Edwards, Harper Adams University
  
 Abstract Cropping factors influencing the occurrence of dominant Fusarium species and mycotoxins in oats from Swiss harvest samples
Presentation Torsten Schirderwahn, Agroscope Switzerland
  
 Abstract Reducing DON content in oats through breeding
Presentation Selamawit Tekle Gobena, Norwegian University of Life Sciences