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A Review of the Danish, Dutch and UK Approaches to this Special Form of Technology Assessment, and an Assessment of the Options for a Proposed Swiss Consensus Conference.

Simon JOSS 1,2,3 and John Durant 1,2

The National Museum of Science and Industry, Science Communication Division, London, United Kingdom1

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine; Department of Science and Technology Studies, London, United Kingdom2

Agency for Biosafety Research and Assessment of Technology Impacts of the Swiss Priority Programme Biotechnology, Basel, Switzerland3

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Conference
2.1 Definition
2.2 Characterization

3. Technology Assessment
3.1 The Danish consensus conferences
3.2 The Dutch public debate
3.3 The UK national consensus conference
3.4 National and cultural contexts
3.5 Some additional remarks

4. Organization
4.1 Some general considerations
4.2 Organization of the UK national consensus conference on plant biotechnology

5. Recommendations


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