Plants, People, Planet Symposium

Programme

Please note that this programme is provisional and subject to change.

 

Wednesday 4th September

07:30 – 09:30

Registration and refreshments

09:30 – 09:40

Welcome and introduction

09:40 – 10:20

Keynote Lecture – Nicola Spence

Session 1

10:20 – 12:00

Plants and society

10:20 – 10:40

S1.1 Dawn Sanders

10:40 – 11:00

S1.2 Ana Caicedo

11:00 – 11:20

S1.3 Crystal McMichael

11:20 – 11:40

Selected talk

11:40 – 12:00

Q&A panel discussion

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch

Session 2

13:00 – 14:40

Plant natural assets

13:00 – 13:20

S2.1 Paul Wilkin

13:20 – 13:40

S2.2 Julie Hawkins

13:40 – 14:00

S2.3 Colin Khoury

14:00 – 14:20

Selected talk

14:20 – 14:40

Q&A panel discussion

14:40 – 14:50

Group photograph

14:50 – 15:20

Refreshment break

Session 3

15:20 – 17:00

Plants and global change

15:20 – 15:40

S3.1 Katie Field

15:40 – 16:00

S3.2 Evan DeLucia

16:00 – 16:20

S3.3 Andrew Groover

16:20 – 16:40

Selected talk

16:40 – 17:00

Q&A panel discussion

17:00 – 18:00

Flash poster presentations

18:00 – 19:00

Drinks reception and poster session 

19:30 – 22:30

Symposium dinner at Cambridge Cottage

 

Thursday 5th September

08:45 – 09:25

Keynote Lecture – Ned Friedman

Session 4

09:25 – 10:05

Engaging people with plants

09:25 – 09:45

S4.1 Chris Thorogood

09:45 – 10:05

S4.2 TBC

10:05 – 10:35

Refreshment break

Session 5

10:35 – 12:15

Plant conservation

10:35 – 10:55

TBC

10:55 – 11:15

S5.1 Paul Smith

11:15 – 11:35

S5.2 Andrew Young

11:35 – 11:55

S5.3 Antje Ahrends

11:55 – 12:15

Q&A panel discussion

12:15 – 13:15

Lunch

Session 6

13:15 – 14:55

Plant diversity

13:15 – 13:35

S6.1 Simon Hiscock

13:35 – 13:55

S6.2 Susanne Renner

13:55 – 14:15

S6.3 Eric von Wettburg

14:15 – 14:35

Selected talk

14:35 – 14:55

Q&A panel discussion

14:55 – 15:25

Refreshment break

Session 7

15:25 – 17:05

Plant genomic applications

15:25 – 15:45

S7.1 Phil Macnaghten

15:45 – 16:05

S7.2 Xianlong Zhang

16:05 – 16:25

S7.3 Katherine Denby

16:25 – 16:45

Selected talk

16:45 – 17:05

Q&A panel discussion

17:05 – 17:20

Closing remarks and prize-giving