[Arabidopsis] Funding, Registration, T-shirts, Workshops for the 2008 Arabidopsis meeting

Joanna Friesner via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by jdfriesner from ucdavis.edu)
Mon Feb 4 16:20:35 EST 2008


Registration for the 19th International Conference on Arabidopsis Research
is now open at: http://www.plantconferences.org/Arabidopsis2008/

-Reduced Fee Deadline: April 30, 2008 (lower fee for students and postdocs)

-Conference Funding: ALL applications are due by APRIL 4, 2008

(1)  Plant Biologists in the US- accepting applications for Registration Fee
Awards AND for full funding of under-represented minorities

(2)  Plant Biologists in Canada- accepting applications for Registration Fee
Awards

(3)  Plant Biologists outside of the US and Canada- accepting applications
for Registration Fee Awards

(Full information is available at the conference website under the 'Funding'
link.)

-Workshops: Proposals are due by MAY 19, 2008

6 slots for community-proposed and organized workshops are available. A
brief application is required and the conference committee will select and
approve up to 6 workshop proposals. (Full information is available at the
conference website under the 'Workshops' link.)

-Conference t-shirt: designed this year by Vishwanath Sollapura, a PhD
student at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. The t-shirt design is
shown on the registration page, and shirts can be pre-ordered during
registration. Shirts will also be sold at the conference but quantities may
be limited so order during registration to guarantee the color and size you
want.

-Abstract submission for ORAL consideration (for Concurrent Sessions) MUST
BE submitted by April 30, 2008. After that date, all submissions will be for
POSTERS only. (Full information on the website under the 'Abstracts' link.)

-Housing Reservation is open online- A recently-renovated hotel is McGill
University's newest dorm and we have reserved this for graduate student and
postdoc housing. Regular attendees can reserve rooms at the Hyatt Regency,
the conference site. (Full information on the website under the 'Housing'
link.)

 

We look forward to seeing you all in Montreal this July!

 

Joanna Friesner, PhD

MASC Coordinator

jdfriesner from ucdavis.edu

 

19th International Conference on Arabidopsis Research

July 23-37, 2008 Montreal, Canada

 <http://www.plantconferences.org/Arabidopsis2008/>
http://www.plantconferences.org/Arabidopsis2008/

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