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

Joanna Friesner via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by jdfriesner from ucdavis.edu)
Wed Mar 12 17:17:34 EST 2008


*Second call for the 2008 Conference* Note that a list of registered
attendees is now posted at the conference website.

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

-Reduced Fee Deadline: April 30, 2008 (special 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.)

-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- McGill University's newest residence
hall (converted from a hotel) is reserved 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.)
Rooms are 'first come, first served.'

-Conference t-shirt: The design is featured 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.

 

 

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

 

Joanna Friesner

ICAR 2008 Coordinator

 

On behalf of the NAASC and Conference Organizing Committee

 

19th International Conference on Arabidopsis Research

July 23-37, 2008 Montreal, Canada

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

 <mailto:jdfriesner from ucdavis.edu> 



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