Plant sciences for the future

Programme

This is a provisional programme and is subject to change without notice.

Wednesday 11th April

12:00–13:30

Registration and lunch

13:30–13:45

Welcome: Alistair Hetherington & Francis Martin

13:45–14:30

Keynote: Liam Dolan

Session 1: Physiology and Development

Chair: Alistair Hetherington

14:30–15:00

Andrew Groover

15:00–15:30

Colin Brownlee

15:30–16:00

Break

16:00–16:30

Selected talks 1 & 2

16:30–17:00

Alison Smith

17:00–17:30

Keith Lindsey

17:30–18:00

Shuhua Yang

19:30

Dinner, Ducal Palace

Thursday 12th April

Session 2: Interaction

Chair: Francis Martin

9:00–9:30

Ralph Panstruga

9:30–10:00

Anne Osbourn

10:00–10:30

Selected talks 3 & 4

10:30–11:00

Break

11:00–11:30

Björn Lindahl

11.30–12:00

André Kessler

12:00–12:30

Tansley Medal winner talk

12:30–14.00

Lunch

Session 3: Environment

Chair: Richard Norby

14.00–14.30

Andrea Polle

14:30–15:00

Belinda Medlyn

15:00–15:30

Selected talks 5 & 6

15:30–16:00

Break

16:00–16:30

Amy Austin

16:30–17:00

Owen Atkin

17:00–18:00

Brain storming ‘How plant sciences can be harnessed to help solve societal issues’

Discussion leaders: Marc-André Selosse & Rich Norby

18:00–19:30

Poster session

Friday 13th April

Session 4: Evolution

Chair: TBC

9:00–9:45

Keynote: Lynda Delph

9:45–10:15

Elena Kramer

10:15–10:45

Selected talk 7 & 8

10:45–11:15

Break

11:15–11:45

Hongzhi Kong

11.45–12:30

ARBRE lecture: David Beerling

12:30–13:00

Closing comments: Alistair Hetherington

13:00–14:00

Lunch

14:00

Excursion