Linda Webster

Linda Webster

Company: Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

Job title: Director, Plant Production Division


With a Masters in ecotoxicology, Linda joined the federal government conducting chemical risk assessments after working with a pharmaceutical company in Montreal. She has 25 years’ experience in regulatory departments including Environment and Climate Change Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Linda has significant experience assessing and managing risks and has also focused on domestic and international stakeholder relations. She has led change initiatives and responses to high profile situations and is pleased to have returned to CFIA’s Plant Health and Biosecurity Directorate in October of 2019. 


Panel Discussion: Assessing the Current International Regulatory Landscape & its Impacts on Revolutionizing Agricultural Development 1:10 pm

The international regulatory landscape on gene edited crops is in a state of unrest. With ever-changing guidelines, and different countries and regions giving different recommendations and advice, it is difficult for any company operating the space to keep up. This panel discussion will bring together regulatory experts to discuss the most pressing topics in the…Read more

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