Plant Genetics & Breeding Technologies IV

 (July 12-13, 2018, Vienna, Austria)

July 12 (Thursday)
08.00 – 17.00 Registration
09.00 – 09.20 Opening
Welcome address by Alisher Touraev (Local Chair, VISCEA, Austria)
Welcome address by Roberto Tuberosa (Co-Chair,  University of Bologna, Italy)  To Be Confirmed
09.20 – 10.20 (+10) Chair of Key Note Lecture: Roberto Tuberosa (Italy) To Be Confirmed
Keynote Lecture: David Edwards (Australia): Improvements in Genomic Technologies: Application to Crop Genomics To Be Confirmed
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 – 12.30 Session I: Plant Genetic Resources & Natural Diversity
Chairs To Be Announced
11.00 – 11.20 (+5) Ben Vosman (The Netherlands):  Enhancing Crop Genepool Use: Capturing Wild Relative and Landrace Diversity for Crop Improvement To Be Confirmed
11.25 – 11.45 (+5) To Be Announced
11.50 – 12.05 (+5) Selected talk from the abstracts
12.10 – 12.25 (+5) Selected talk from the abstracts
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch + Poster Session (all numbers)
14.00 – 15.30 Session II:   Plant “OMICS”
Chairs To Be Announced
14.00 – 14.20 (+5) Katrien M. Devos (Belgium): Genome Structure and Comparative Genomics To Be Confirmed
14.25 – 14.45 (+5) To Be Announced
14.50 – 15.05 (+5) Selected talk from the abstracts
15.10 – 15.25 (+5) Selected talk from the abstracts
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break
16.00 -17.30 Session III: Markers, Mapping & Map Based Cloning
Chairs To Be Announced
16.00 – 16.20 (+5) Friedrich Longin (Germany): Molecular Genetic Characterization and Association Mapping in Spelt Wheat To Be Confirmed
16.25 – 16.45 (+5) To Be Announced
16.50 – 17.05 (+5) Selected talk from the abstracts
17.10 – 17.25 (+5) Selected talk from the abstracts
17.30 – 19.00 Poster Session (all numbers)
19.00 – 22.00 Conference Dinner Party
-Traditional Austrian food and wine, located in one of Vienna’s famous Restaurants
-Cost: 50,- EUR
July 13 (Friday)
08.00 – 17.00 Registration
09.00 – 10.30 Session IV: Genomic Selection & Molecular Breeding
Chairs To Be Announced
09.00 – 09.20 (+5) Roberto Tuberosa (Italy): Genome-Wide Analysis of Yield in Europe: Allelic Effects as Functions of Drought and Heat Scenarios To Be Confirmed
09.25 – 09.45 (+5) Hermann Bürstmayr (Austria): Genomic Assisted Selection for Enhancing Line Breeding To Be Confirmed
09.50 – 10.05 (+5) Selected talk from the abstracts
10.10 – 10.25 (+5) Selected talk from the abstracts
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 – 12.30 Session V:  Genetics & Breeding of QTL and Useful Traits
Chairs To Be Announced
11.00 – 11.20 (+5) Ryohei Terauchi (Japan): Exome QTL-Seq Maps Monogenic Locus and QTLs in Barley To Be Confirmed
11.25 – 11.45 (+5) To Be Announced
11.50 – 12.05 (+5) Selected talk from the abstracts
12.10 – 12.25 (+5) Selected talk from the abstracts
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch + Poster Session (all numbers)
14.00 – 15.30 Session VI: Genome Editing & Engineering in Plant Genetics & Breeding
Chairs To Be Announced
14.00 – 14.20 (+5) Magdy Mahfouz (Saudia Arabia): CRISPR-Cpf1: A New Tool for Plant Genome Editing To Be Confirmed
14.25 – 14.45 (+5) To Be Announced
14.50 – 15.05 (+5) Selected talk from the abstracts
15.10 – 15.25 (+5) Selected talk from the abstracts
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break
16.00 – 17.30 Session VII:  Biotechnology in Plant Breeding
Chairs To Be Announced
16.00 – 16.20 (+5) Richard G. F. Visser (The Netherlands): Future-Proof Crops: Challenges and Strategies for Climate Resilience Improvement.  Current Opinion in Plant Biology To Be Confirmed
16.25 – 16.45 (+5) To Be Announced
16.50 – 17.05 (+5) Selected talk from the abstracts
17.10 – 17.25 (+5) Selected talk from the abstracts
17.30 – 19.00 Closing Ceremony, Conference Photo