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[Arabidopsis] Registration deadline rapidly approaching!

Joanna Friesner via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by jdfriesner from ucdavis.edu)
Mon Mar 16 13:42:40 EST 2009

Dear All
The 20th International Conference on Arabidopsis Research will take place
30th June - 4th July 2009 in the historic and vibrant city of Edinburgh,
Scotland, UK.

Please note that you have only less than 2 weeks left to take advantage of
the early bird discount which will end on the 27th March so register now to
guarantee your place and avoid disappointment.

Oral Abstract Submission will close on the 1st April. If you would like to
take this opportunity to inform the International Arabidopsis community
about your latest research make sure you submit your abstract soon. 


The keynote speaker at ICAR 2009 will be the Lasker Prize winning scientist
Prof. David Baulcombe.
We have a great programme of world-renowned speaker confirmed including
Enrico Coen, Caroline Dean, Joe Ecker, Jiri Firml, Nicholas Harberd,
Alistair Hetherington, Andrew Millar, Ben Scheres, Mark Stitt and Jian-Kang
Zhu. For a full programme visit http://arabidopsis2009.com/programme.html
and http://arabidopsis2009.com/speakers.html

The conference will consist of two plenary sessions each morning and four
concurrent sessions each afternoon, which will include presentations chosen
from submitted abstracts. As in the past, the conference will feature a
number of community-led workshops that will provide opportunities for
focused discussion, whilst three poster sessions will provide ample time
for research discussion. Delegates will also have a free afternoon between
the Friday morning sessions and evening poster session to engage in
networking, scientific discussion and to explore Edinburgh and it’s

If you would like to hold a community workshop please see the instructions
at http://arabidopsis2009.com/workshops.html

Important Deadlines
Discounted Early Registration Fee Closes 27th March 2009
Oral Abstract Submission Closes 1st April 2009
Poster Abstract Submission Closes 1st May 2009
Regular Registration Closes 15th June 2009
We look forward to seeing you in Edinburgh.

Ruth Bastow 
UK organizer

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