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MX2 - 1st Meeting, Biological Weapons Convention Meetings of Experts 2018
9 Aug 2018 -  1. Opening of the Meeting
• Remarks by the Chair, Mr. Pedro Luiz Dalcero of Brazil

2. Adoption of the agenda
• BWC/MSP/2018/MX.2/1

3. Adoption of the rules of procedure
• BWC/CONF.VIII/2

4. Review of science and technology developments relevant to the Convention, including for the enhanced implementation of all articles of the Convention as well as the identification of potential benefits and risks of new science and technology developments relevant to the Convention, with a particular attention to positive implications
• BWC/MSP/2018/MX.2/2 – Background information document submitted by the Implementation Support Unit
• BWC/MSP/2018/MX.2/WP.5 - Recent Advances in Gene Editing and Synthesis Technologies and their Implications – Submitted by the United States of America • Guest of the Meeting presentation by Professor Michael Imperiale, University of Michigan


SPEAKERS
United States of America, Ms. Meg L. Flanagan
John Hopkins University, Ms. Gigi Gronvall
University of Michigan, Mr. Michael Imperiale
Romania, Mr. Mircea IOAN POPA
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mr. John Walker
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Ms. Lorna Miller
United States of America, Ms. Meg L. Flanagan
University of Michigan, Mr. Michael Imperiale
India, Mr. S.R. Rao
Saudi Arabia, Mr.Abdullah M. Assiri
Spain, Mr. Rafael Perez Mellado
Venezuela (on behalf of NAM), Ms. Arline Diaz Mendoza
University of Michigan, Mr. Michael Imperiale
Pakistan, Ms. Zunaira Latif
Nepal, Mr. Vijay Raj Tandukar
Switzerland, Mr. Cédric Invernizzi
University of Michigan, Mr. Michael Imperiale
Philippines, Ms. Irma Makalinao
University of Michigan, Mr. Michael Imperiale
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mr. John Walker
University of Michigan, Mr. Michael Imperiale
United States of America, Ms. Meg L. Flanagan
University of Michigan, Mr. Michael Imperiale
India, Mr. S.R. Rao
India, Mr. S.R. Rao
Saudi Arabia, Mr.Abdullah M. Assiri
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Ms. Lorna Miller
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Ms. Lorna Miller
Spain, Mr. Rafael Perez Mellado
Sweden, Ms. Elisabeth Fritz
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Ms. Lorna Miller
United States of America, Ms. Meg L. Flanagan
Netherlands, Mr. Niels Hanje
India, Mr. S.R. Rao
Venezuela (on behalf of NAM), Ms. Arline Diaz Mendoza
China, Mr. Zhang Weiwen
Germany, Ms. Ruth Surkau
Leopoldina, National Academy of Sciences, Germany, Mr. Johannes Fritsch
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mr. John Walker
Romania, Mr. Mircea Ioan Dopa