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ARABIDOPSIS arabidopsis.arabidopsis at bbsrc.ac.uk
Tue Feb 6 11:10:28 EST 1996


The 1996 International Arabidopsis Meeting is to be held at the 
University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK over the dates 
Sunday, 23 June - Thursday, 27 June. 

There are to be ten lecture sessions covering embryogenesis, 
vegetative development, reproduction, growth regulators,
pathogens and biochemical genetics. Speakers for the majority
of the programme will be chosen from submitted poster abstracts.
In addition there will be one invited speaker per session who
will also act as the session chairperson. The main lecture 
theatre will hold only 450 people. Additional space will be 
provided (if required) through the use of a second lecture 
theatre. Talks will be relayed via the use of a second set of 
slides, microphones and television monitors. Seats in this hall 
will be offered at a reduced fee to those people who cannot be 
accommodated in the main lecture hall. Those conferees would 
be able to attend workshops and bring posters. We could offer 
about 150 such places.

The deadline for registration and the receipt of abstracts is:
****16 February**** 
Applicants will be sent registration and accommodation payment 
details by the end of March and these will need to be returned 
with payment by the beginning of May.
There is to be a permanent poster display area, poster board
size is 4FT(120cm) high by 3FT(90cm) wide.
An informatics workshop and a poster reception are scheduled for 
Sunday, 23 June; lecture sessions will commence on Monday, 24 
The Wednesday afternoon will be free and there will be a range 
of optional excursions for that time.

The registration fee will be 130 pounds (poster reception and
conference dinner/party included). Accommodation and meals are
not included in the registration fee, but will be bookable on 
a daily basis (rooms will be available from 22 June to 28 June).
Bed and breakfast will cost 21/29 UKP per night for
standard/ensuite single rooms. Meals will cost approximately 
10 UKP per day. Creche places should be available over the 
period of the meeting. 

The abstract book is to be compiled electronically and will be
available on the World Wide Web before the meeting. For this 
reason it is very important that abstracts are received by 
E-mail; although this will preclude text formatting in the 
abstract book,this should be greatly outweighed by the 
advantages of access via the web. 

Applications for registration and poster abstracts are to be 
E-mailed, please cut the following form and return it to:
R.Laurie at UEA.AC.UK
Please note that in order to prevent E-mail reception problems 
by the conference administration office, please do NOT send your
application as an attachment but in the form of a message in 
ASCII text.



Please note: No payment is needed now 
Return form to: R.Laurie at UEA.AC.UK









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