[Maize] NCCC167 Meeting April 6-7, Chicago IL

Flint-Garcia, Sherry via maize%40net.bio.net (by Sherry.Flint-Garcia from ARS.USDA.GOV)
Tue Jan 26 10:52:24 EST 2010


2010 North Central Corn Breeding Meeting (NCCC167)

 

April 6-7, 2010

Sheraton Four-Points Hotel at the Chicago O'Hare Airport

Meeting begins April 6 at 8:00 am; ends April 7 at noon

 

Hotel:

Sheraton Four-Points Hotel at the O'Hare Airport

10249 West Irving Park Road 

Schiller Park, Illinois 60176 

Phone: (847) 671-6000

A block of rooms has been reserved for the nights of April 5 and 6 at a
rate of $95 per night (+ tax).  Reservations at this rate must be made
before March 22; otherwise, the price goes up.

Be sure to mention "NCCC167" or "Corn Breeding" when reserving your
room.

There is a shuttle service to/from the O'Hare airport.

Click on this link for a map: 

http://www.starwoodhotels.com/fourpoints/property/area/map.html?property
ID=849

 

Calling All Speakers:

If you are interested in giving a presentation, send titles to Liz Lee:
lizlee from uoguelph.ca

 

Meeting Registration:

$130 per scientist 

$80 per student/post-doc

Cost of registration includes meeting cost, session breaks, breakfast on
Tuesday and Wednesday, and lunch on Wednesday.

Please register as soon as possible so we can get an accurate count of
attendees for meal purposes.  

If you would like a registration form, please email me so I can send to
you (sorry...attachments not allowed on this email).

 

Topics For Discussion This Year:

What is the point of the NCCC167 designation:  "To Renew or Not To
Renew?"

Potential multi-location research project:  PVP diallel-derived RIL
populations from Dick Johnson

Expansion and Revival of the Corn Breeding Community  

 

Hope to see you there,

Sherry

 

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Sherry Flint-Garcia

USDA-ARS Research Geneticist

301 Curtis Hall

University of Missouri

Columbia, MO 65211

Phone:  573-884-0116

FAX:  573-884-7850

email:  Sherry.Flint-Garcia from ars.usda.gov



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