[Arabidopsis] 2011 Arabidopsis Meeting- Registration Now Open

Joanna Friesner via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by jdfriesner from ucdavis.edu)
Mon Jan 31 13:58:03 EST 2011


Dear Colleague,

On behalf of the Conference Organizing Committee we welcome you back to the
University of Wisconsin-Madison! Please join us at the 22nd International
Conference on Arabidopsis Research which returns to the U.S. (and Madison)
for the first time since 2006.


Highlights
.	Date: June 22-25, 2011; Location: Memorial Union
.	Low-cost inclusive registration fees- discounted further for
students- includes all meals (except final banquet), coffee breaks,
opening reception and poster session food/drinks
.	Conference-subsidized banquet in the new Union South with open bar:
tickets $20 each
.	50 slots for speakers selected from abstracts
.	Several new topics in 6 Plenary and 10 Concurrent Sessions
.	Funding for U.S. young researchers and U.S. under-represented
minorities
.	Low-cost dormitory student housing available
.	Free airport shuttles on Wednesday June 22 and Sunday June 26
.	Opening reception, two evening poster sessions, and banquet with
open bar
.	Keynote Lectures (Joanne Chory and Sophien Kamoun)
.	Community-organized workshop slots available
.	Scientific trade show 
.	The Terrace for enjoying a beer and a bratwurst
.	www.union.wisc.edu/arabidopsis/

Important 2011 Deadlines
.	Funding applications (for U.S. scientists only, see website for
details): March 7
.	Reduced fee early registration for all participants: March 31
.	Abstract submission to be considered for oral presentation: March 31
.	Workshop applications due: April 4
.	Final abstract submission for posters only: May 9
.	Final date for all accommodation reservations/payments: May 23
.	Last online registration date (before on-site only): June 15

Registration Fees (USD):
.	Student- early/late/on-site: $435/$485/$535
.	Non-student- early/late/on-site: $485/$585/$685

Program:
.	2 Keynote Lectures 
.	6 Plenary Sessions featuring 18 invited speakers
.	10 Concurrent Sessions featuring 20 invited speakers and 50 abstract
speakers 
.	Sessions: 
-	Hormone Signaling
-	Biotic Interactions/Biotic Stress
-	Natural Variation/Quantitative Genetics/Evolution
-	Stem Cells
-	Epigenetics/Small RNAs
-	Systems Biology
-	Translational Plant Biology
-	Abiotic Stress responses
-	Cell Biology
-	Biochemistry/Metabolism
-	Computational Biology
-	Cell Walls and the Cuticle
-	New Technologies
-	Organ and Cellular Polarity
-	Cell Specification
-	Light/Circadian Regulation
-	(Additional poster sessions available)

We look forward to seeing you back in Madison in June for an exciting
scientific meeting in a beautiful setting. 

Mark Estelle (University of California, San Diego) and Jane Glazebrook
(University of Minnesota)
Conference Co-Chairs

Joanna Friesner (North American Arabidopsis Steering Committee)
(jdfriesner from ucdavis.edu) 
Lead Conference Organizer 

Exhibitor/Sponsorship Information:
http://www.union.wisc.edu/arabidopsis/exhibitors.html







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