At the recent International Conference on Arabidopsis Research held in
Beijing, China, the MASC formally adopted a 3 year rotation for future
Annual Arabidopsis meetings to include (1) North America (2) Europe (3)
Asia/Pacific Rim. These changes were implemented to reflect the growing
globalization of the Arabidopsis community.
In 2008, the NAASC will host the 19th ICAR in Montreal, Canada (July 23-28,
In 2009, GARNet plans to host the 20th ICAR in the United Kingdom.
In 2010, a location in Asia/Pacific Rim will be solicited for the 21st ICAR.
In 2011, the meeting is expected to rotate back to North America for the
Feedback may be sent to the MASC via the MASC Coordinator (Joanna Friesner,
jdfriesner from ucdavis.edu) or the MASC Chair (Xing Wang Deng,
xingwang.deng from yale.edu).
Joanna Friesner, PhD
19th ICAR- MONTREAL, CANADA
JULY 23-27, 2008