[Arabidopsis] Important student housing deadline tomorrow, Jan. 9

Joanna Friesner via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by jdfriesner from ucdavis.edu)
Thu Jan 8 12:27:14 EST 2009

Dear All
Just a quick reminder to say that reduced student accommodation for  ICAR
2009 closes tomorrow. So if you and/or your students would like to take
advantage of booking cheaper accommodation for the meeting then please
register for ICAR ASAP by visiting

For further information regarding ICAR 2009 (International Conference on
Arabidopsis Research) see below.
Dear All,
We are pleased to announce that registration for the 20th International
Conference on Arabidopsis Research is now open at:
http://arabidopsis2009.com/ <http://arabidopsis2009.com/> 

The 20th Anniversary meeting will take place 30th June-4th July 2009 in the
historic and vibrant city of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
The preliminary programme of world-renowned speaker is now confirmed and
will include Enrico Coen, Caroline Dean, Joe Ecker, Jiri Friml, Nicholas
Harberd, Alistair Hetherington, Andrew Millar, Ben Scheres, Mark Stitt and
Jian-Kang Zhu.
The program will include two plenary sessions each morning and four
concurrent sessions each afternoon, which will include presentations chosen
from submitted abstracts. As in the past, the conference will feature a
number of community-led workshops that will provide opportunities for
focused discussion, whilst three poster sessions will provide ample time
for research discussion. Delegates will also have a free afternoon between
the Friday morning sessions and evening poster session to engage in
networking, scientific discussion and to explore Edinburgh and its
For a full meeting programme visit:

Please note that the deadline for booking University Accommodation is the
9th January 2009. After this date, University accommodation will not be

Important Deadlines:
Reduced Student Accommodation Deadline - 9th Jan 2009
Abstract Submission open Jan 2009
Discounted Early Registration Fee Closes - 27th April 2009
We look forward to seeing you in Edinburgh. 

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