(February 21-22, 2020)

Technische Universität Wien, Freihaus, Wiedner Hauptstraße 8-10, 1040 Wien, Austria

February 21 (Friday)
08.00 – 17.00 Registration
09.00 – 09.20 Opening
Welcome address by Alisher Touraev (Local Chair, Austria)

Welcome address by Teun Munnik (Conference Co-Chair, The Netherlands)

09.20 – 10.30 Keynote Lecture: To be Announced
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 – 12.30: Session I: Plant Response to Cold & Heat Stresses
11.00 – 11.20 (+5) Martijn van Zanten (The Netherlands): Thermomorphogenesis confirmed
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch + Poster Session (all numbers)
14.00 – 15.30 Session II: Plant Response to Drought, Salt and Osmotic Stress
14.00 – 14.20 (+5) Heribert Hirt (Saudi Arabia): TBA
14.25 – 14.45 (+5) Sergey Shabala (Australia): Osmoregulation  confirmed
14.50 – 15.05 (+5) Selected talk from submitted abstracts
15.10 – 15.25 (+5) Selected talk from submitted abstracts
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break
16.00 – 17.30 Session III: Plant Response to Oxidative- and Flooding Stress
16.00 – 16.20 (+5) Kaisa Kajala (The Netherlands): Evolutionary flexibility in flooding response circuitry in angiosperms  confirmed
16.25 – 16.45 (+5) Michael Wrzaczek (Finland): Receptor Like Kinases signaling to ROS  confirmed
16.50 – 17.05 (+5) Selected talk from submitted abstracts
17.10 – 17.25 (+5) Selected talk from submitted abstracts
17.30 – 19.00 Poster Session (all numbers) + Welcome Reception
19.00 – 22.00 Conference Dinner Party

-Traditional Austrian food and wine, located in one of Vienna’s famous ‘Heurigen’
-Cost: 50,- EUR

February 22 (Saturday)
08.00 – 17.00 Registration
09.00 – 10.30 Session IV: Plant Response to Nutrient Stress, Signaling & Heavy metals
09.00 – 09.20 (+5) Hatem Rouached (France): Getting to the root of plant mineral nutrition: combinatorial nutrient stresses reveal emergent properties   confirmed
09.25 – 09.45 (+5) Mark Aarts (The Netherlands): To be announced   confirmed
09.50 – 10.05 (+5) Selected talk from submitted abstracts
10.10 – 10.25 (+5) Selected talk from submitted abstracts
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 – 12.30 Session V: Plant Abiotic Stress Signaling
11.00 – 11.20 (+5) Teun Munnik (The Netherlands):  Abiotic-Stress Induced Lipid Signalling  confirmed
11.25 – 11.45 (+5) Claudia Jonak (Austria): Linking Salt Stress Signaling to the Chromatin  confirmed
11.50 – 12.05 (+5) Selected talk from submitted abstracts
12.10 – 12.25 (+5) Selected talk from submitted abstracts
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch + Poster Session (all numbers)
14.00 – 15.30 Session VI: «Omics» & Genome Editing of Abiotic Stress Tolerance
 
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break
16.00 – 17.30 Session VII: Breeding & Engineering of Abiotic Stress Tolerance
16.00 – 16.20 (+5) Eduardo Blumwald (USA) : To be announced   confirmed
17.30 – 17.45 Closing Ceremony &  Conference Photo