[Arabidopsis] UK PlantSci 2015 - Early bird rates end in 2 weeks!

Mimi Tanimoto via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by mimitanimoto from societyofbiology.org)
Fri Jan 23 06:06:02 EST 2015

Hurry! Only 2 weeks left to register at early bird rates for UK PlantSci 2015!!

UK PlantSci 2015
14-15 April, Harper Adams University

UK PlantSci is the annual conference of the UK Plant Sciences Federation<http://www.plantsci.org.uk/> (UKPSF) established to showcase the wealth of plant sciences in the UK. The meeting provides a unique forum for all those interested in the plant sciences to come together and share their knowledge and expertise.

Keynote speaker
Guy Smith, Vice President of the National Farmers' Union
Crop production - agronomics, economics or politics?

2nd keynote to be announced!

Session topics

·         Plants and agriculture

·         Trees and forests

·         Panel and open floor discussion - Building a roadmap for UK plant science

·         Cells

·         Roots, soil, nutrients and water

·         Future generations

·         Ecology, environment and biodiversity

For more details about the programme<http://plantsci2015.org.uk/programme/>, please visit the meeting website.

Abstract submission and early career prizes
All delegates are encouraged to submit an abstract to present a poster or short talk at UK PlantSci 2015. Students and postdocs are particularly encouraged to apply to present in the Future generations session dedicated to talks by early career scientists.  Speakers in this session will have the opportunity to win one of two prizes:

* Best student talk - £200 cash prize plus 1 year's free membership to the Society of Biology.
* Best postdoc talk - £200 cash prize plus 1 year's free membership to the Society of Biology.

To submit an abstract, please follow the guidelines<http://plantsci2015.org.uk/abstract-submission/> provided on the meeting website.

For more information and to register<http://plantsci2015.org.uk/registration/>, please visit http://plantsci2015.org.uk/

Don't miss the early bird registration discounts, available until 6th February 2015! Society of Biology members also receive an additional 20% off their registration fee.

We look forward to seeing you at Harper Adams in April!

Dr Mimi Tanimoto MSB
UK Plant Sciences Federation Executive Officer
020 7685 2567
07739 754485

Society of Biology | Charles Darwin House | 12 Roger Street | London | WC1N 2JU

The UK Plant Sciences Federation<http://www.plantsci.org.uk/> is a special interest group of the Society of Biology<https://www.societyofbiology.org/> operating with financial support from the Society for Experimental Biology and the Gatsby Charitable Foundation.

UK PlantSci 2015<http://plantsci2015.org.uk/>, 14-15 April 2015, Harper Adams University
Fascination of Plants Day<plantday.org/uk.htm>, 18 May 2015 - Call for participants
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