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[Arabidopsis] InterDrought-V: Registration is open now!

Varshney, Rajeev (ICRISAT) via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by R.K.Varshney from CGIAR.ORG)
Wed Mar 2 00:25:14 EST 2016

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Dear All
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You are most welcome to attend the V International conference on InterDrought, which will be held in Hyderabad International Convention Center (HICC), Hyderabad, India during 21-25 February 2017. We are excited to share that registration is open now through the conference website (http://ceg.icrisat.org/idV/Registration.asp).

All relevant information concerning scientific or practical matters related to this event are available at the conference website (http://ceg.icrisat.org/idV/). This information will be gradually and regularly updated. You can download the Announcement (http://ceg.icrisat.org/idV/Advertisement.pdf) and share with your colleagues and collaborators. We will be inviting abstracts very soon for presentation of your work in the conference.

Conference Venue

The Conference will be held at Hyderabad International Convention Center (HICC), in the city of Hyderabad, India. The venue is located nearby HITEC City. To know more about HICC, please click here http://www.hicc.com/



Student (Pre- PhD)

EARLY BIRD (Before Nov 30, 2016)

Delegates from Indian Organizations

INR 12000

INR 8000

Delegates from International Organizations

US$ 500

US$ 350

Delegations from Industry (India)

INR 50000

Delegations from Industry (International)

US$ 2500

LATE (Before Jan 25, 2017)

Delegates from Indian Organizations

INR 17000

INR 10000

Delegates from International Organizations

US$ 600

US$ 400

Delegates from Industry (India)

INR 70000

Delegates from Industry (International)

US$ 3000

Accompanying Person (for all the above categories)

Accompanying person (Indian national)

INR 5000

INR 3000

Accompanying person (International)

US$ 300

US$ 250

v  Online registration through the conference website (http://ceg.icrisat.org/idV/Registration.asp) is mandatory for everyone.

v  The registration payment of participants provides access to the following benefits: free access to all plenary lectures of the conference, conference kit, coffee breaks, lunches and gala dinner during the conference. Accompanying persons will have access to coffee, lunches and gala dinner in the conference.

On submission of the registration fee, each delegate will receive a reference number. This reference number should be used while submitting the abstract and also for all subsequent correspondence with the conference organizers.

First list of speakers
Peter Carberry, ICRISAT, India

Andrea Carminati, University of Goettingen, Germany

Mark Cooper, Dupont Pioneer, USA

Xavier Draye, Universitecatholique de Louvain, Belgium

Graham Farquhar, ANU, Australia

Delphine Fleury, ACPFG, Australia

Baret Frederic, FNIAR, France

Jana Kholova, ICRISAT, India

Boris Parent, INRA LEPSE, France

Victor Sadras, SARDI, Australia

Julian Schroeder, University of California, USA

Robert Sharp, University of Missouri, USA

Niaba Teme, IER-CRRA, Mali

Stephen Tyerman, The University of Adelaide, Australia

.......  and many more coming!

Scientific Program

Better communication and sharing of the ideas among scientists and stakeholders are critical to achieve the goal of global food security. This conference will provide a platform for scientists to interact with each other, present their work and discuss different aspects on drought, physiology, genomics, biotechnology and Integrated breeding for crop improvement.

Conference topics
The conference will be organized under following technical sessions that will include invited lectures by eminent speakers. Several speakers will be selected from submitted abstracts.

* Setting the biophysical context
* Maximising dryland crop production
* Plant productivity under drought
Effective capture of water
Transpiration efficiency
Vegetative Growth
Reproductive development, yield, yield quality
* Breeding for water-limited environments
* Agronomic management for water-limited environments
A poster session will also be arranged to encourage participation of young researchers and interaction with each other in the conference.


In addition to having discounted rate at Hotel Novotel (link will be coming soon), the Conference Hotel, special negotiations are being made with a range of budget hotels in the vicinity of conference venue. Details about booking accommodation will be available soon.

Don't hesitate to contact us on following:

Website:      www.ceg.icrisat.org/idV<http://www.ceg.icrisat.org/idV> (keep on browsing!)
Facebook:   https://facebook.com/InterDroughtV (please like us there!)

Twitter:        https://twitter.com/InterDroughtV (please follow us!)

Email:          id5.icrisat from gmail.com<mailto:id5.icrisat from gmail.com>; a.chitikineni from cgiar.org<mailto:a.chitikineni from cgiar.org>

Tel:              +91-40-30713345, 30713387

Fax:             +91-40-30713074, 30713075

Mail:             InterDrought -V Secretariat

                     c/o CEG, Bldg # 300


                     Patancheru-502324, Hyderabad


Looking forward to have participation of you, your friends and collaborators in the InterDrought-V conference!

Many thanks for your time!
With kind regards
Team ID-V

PS: In the case you don't want to receive information on ID-V, please send a mail to b.poornima from cgiar.org<mailto:b.poornima from cgiar.org> . Thanks!

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