Summary of the Svalbard Conference
The Conference “Svalbard Global Seed Vault – Saving Seeds for Eternity?” was held 25 February, the day before the official ceremonial opening of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault.
Speakers at the conference included representatives from a range of organizations and areas of expertise that contributed to the development of the Seed Vault and also will be in a position to benefit from its existence. The fact that the title of the conference was presented as a question challenged the speakers to put the Seed Vault into both an immediate and long-term perspective. The conference was held the day before the official ceremonial opening of the Seed Vault.
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Photo: Mari Tefre/Svalbard Global Seed Vault