Conference: Computer-Based Species Identification / Information

David R. Morse D.R.Morse at ukc.ac.uk
Wed Oct 16 14:54:46 EST 1996


Information Technology in Plant Pathology
			and
     Computer-Based Species Identification


BSPP Presidential Meeting, and 
Systematics Association Symposium

to mark the 21st Anniversary of the 
Symposium on Biological Identification with Computers

Venue

University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
16-19 December 1996

Including an Open Forum on

BIOLOGY & IT: THE ROAD AHEAD
with
Professor Sir Robert May
  Chief Scientific Advisor, UK Office of Science & Technology
Professor Peter Cochrane
  Head of Advanced Applications & Technology,
  British Telecom Labs, UK.

Details and Registration

1) http://www.bspp.org.uk/dec96con.htm
      or, if you get a "DNS lookup error" from your Web browser,
   http://194.247.68.33/dec96con.htm
2) Dr Peter Jeffries, Research School of Biosciences,
   University of Kent, Canterbury CT2 7NZ, UK
   E-mail: p.jeffries at ukc.ac.uk.  Tel: +44 (0)1227
   764000 ext. 3478,  Fax: +44 (0)1227 787465

Offers are welcome for the Poster Session, Hands-On Demonstrations,
Trade Exhibition, and P.H. Gregory Paper-Reading Session For Young
Researchers.

Posters and Hands-On Demonstrations

Poster sessions, with facilities for hands-on demonstrations, will be
available for the duration of the Conference. Delegates are invited to
submit abstracts (up to 400 words) of posters and demonstrations.
Successful submissions will be included in the Conference programme.
Each poster display will consist of one board, one metre wide and two
metres high. Requests for extra facilities for posters or hands- on
demonstrations (table space, hardware, electrical outlets, network
facilities, etc.) should be sent with the abstract. Preferably, bring
your own hardware. Demonstrations will be in secure rooms.

Trade Exhibition

Exhibitors of publications, equipment, software, hardware etc. are
welcome at the Trade Exhibition, which will be available for the
duration of the Conference. Please request details of arrangements and
modest fees for participation in the Trade Exhibition.

P.H. Gregory Paper-Reading Session For Young Researchers

Offers of papers (about 15 minutes) in any area of plant pathology are
welcome from young scientists who have not previously presented a paper
to a learned society. Please submit an abstract of up to 400 words. The
competition winner will receive a cheque for #100 and a hand- drawn
certificate.

Deadline

15 November 1996 is the deadline for 
    Submission of abstracts
    Submission of requests for participation in the Trade Exhibition
    Registration for the Conference
     
Contact Address for all the above: Dr Peter Jeffries (see above)

Travel Funds

For information and application forms about the BSPP Travel Fund, see
http://www.bspp.org.uk/travel.htm or request an application form from 
Dr N V Hardwick, Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York YO4 1LZ, UK.
Tel: 01904 46200, fax: 01904 462111, e-mail: nigel.hardwick at csl.gov.uk




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