Plant Biotic Stresses & Resistance Mechanisms III

 (July 2-3, 2018, Vienna, Austria)

July 2 (Monday)
08.00 – 17.00 Registration
09.00 – 09.20 Opening
Welcome address by Alisher Touraev (Local Chair, VISCEA, Austria)
Welcome address by  Frank  L.W. Takken (Conference Chair, The Netherlands)
09.20 – 10.20 (+10) Chair of Key Note Lecture: Frank Takken (The Netherlands)
Keynote Lecture: Hailing Jin (USA):  Cross-Kingdom RNAi and Spray-Induced Gene Silencing for Crop Protection
10.30 – 11.00  Coffee break
11.00 – 12.30 Session I:  Plant Immunity
Chairs To Be Announced
11.00 – 11.20 (+5)  Christine Faulkner (UK): Cell-to-Cell Communication During Immune Responses
11.25 – 11.45 (+5) Frank L.W. Takken (The Netherlands): The Fusarium Oxysporum Avr2-Six5 Effector Pair Alters Plasmodesmatal Exclusion Selectivity Facilitating Cell-to-Cell Movement of Avr2
11.50 – 12.10 (+5) Roger Innes (USA)
12.15 – 12.25 (+5) Selected talk from the abstracts
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch + Poster Session (all numbers)
14.00 – 15.30 Session II:  Plant Immune Receptors
Chairs To Be Announced
14.00 – 14.20 (+5) Silke Robatzek (UK):  How Membrane Trafficking Regulates the Interaction Between Plants and Pathogen
14.25 – 14.45 (+5) Rosa Lozano-Duran (China): Achieving Multifunctionality: a Viral Effector Suppresses Spread of RNAi and Defence Responses in a Localization-Specific Manner
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:  Uncoupling Defense from Growth/Temperature
Chairs To Be Announced
16.00 – 16.20 (+5) Harrold van den Burg (The Netherlands)
16.25 – 16.45 (+5) Stefan Hoth (Germany)
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 3 (Tuesday)
08.00 – 17.00  Registration 
09.00 – 10.30 Session IV: Plant-Pathogen Effectors  & Elicitors in Plant Biotic Stress Tolerance
Chairs To Be Announced
09.00 – 09.20 (+5) Mark Banfield (UK): Engineering Plant Intracellular Immune Receptors for Improved Disease Resistance
09.25 – 09.45 (+5) Vivianne Vleeshouwers (The Netherlands): Elicitin Recognition Confers Enhanced Resistance to Phytophthora Infestans in Potato
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:  Hormones & Signaling and  Systemic Acquired Resistance
Chairs To Be Announced
11.00 – 11.20 (+5) Jürgen Zeier (Germany):  A Novel Lysine Catabolic Pathway that Regulates Plant Acquired Resistance to Pathogen Infection
11.25 – 11.45 (+5) Jurriaan Ton (UK)
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:  «Omics» of Biotic Stress Tolerance
Chairs To Be Announced
14.00 – 14.20 (+5) Fumiaki Katagiri (USA): Dynamics, Mechanisms, and Evolution of a Highly Resilient Plant Immune Signaling Network 
14.25 – 14.45 (+5) Xinnian Dong (USA)
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:  Genome Editing & Biotechnology of Biotic Stress
Chairs To Be Announced
16.00 – 16.20 (+5) Peter van Esse (UK)
16.25 – 16.45 (+5) Mike Roberts (UK):  Exploiting Plant Induced Resistance as a Route to Sustainable Crop Protection
16.50 – 17.10 (+5) Kee Hoon Sohn (Republic of Korea):
17.15 – 17.25 (+5) Selected talk from the abstracts
17.30 – 19.00 Closing Ceremony, Conference Photo