June 28 (Friday)
08.00 – 17.00 Registration
09.00 – 09.20 Opening
Welcome address by Alisher Touraev (Austria, Local Organizer)                Welcome address by Klaus Palme (Germany, Conference Co-Chair)
09.20 – 10.30 Keynote Lecture:  Jan Traas (France): Leaf Morphogenesis: from Morphodynamics to Morphomechanics confirmed
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 – 12.30: Session I: Seed Development, Dormancy & Germination
Chairs Hiroyuki Nonogaki (USA) & Jan Traas (France)
11.00 – 11.25 (+5) Hiroyuki Nonogaki (USA): Seed Germination and Dormancy: Novel mechanisms and evolutionary questions confirmed
11.30 – 11.45 (+5) Wojciech Glinkowski (Poland): Characterization of Transport-Related Genes in Developing Pods and Seeds of Yellow Lupine (Lupinus luteus) Based on the RNA-Seq Analysis confirmed
11.50 – 12.05 (+5) Modesto Berbel Cascales (Spain): NAM Genes are Involved in the Control of the Fusion and Number of Stamens in Papaveraceae Juss confirmed
12.10 – 12.25 (+5) Mariapina Rocco (Italy): Modern Wheat Variety vs Ancient One: Germination and Development, a Focus on Gibberellin Expression confirmed
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch + Poster Session (all numbers)
14.00 – 15.30 Session II: Leaf Development
Chairs  Stephan Wenkel (Denmark) & Pascal Ratet (France)
14.00 – 14.20 (+5) Stephan Wenkel (Denmark): The Shady Side of Leaf Development: The Role of The REVOLUTA/KANADI1 Module in Leaf Patterning and Auxin-Mediated Growth Promotion confirmed
14.25 – 14.45 (+5) Pascal Ratet (France): Lotus japonicus NOOT-BOP-COCH-LIKE1 is essential for nodule, nectary, leaf and flower development confirmed
14.50 – 15.05 (+5) Xiangnan Li (China): Induction of Cold Tolerance by Priming and Stress Memory in Crops  confirmed
15.10 – 15.25 (+5) Ismael Mazuecos Aguilera (Spain): Molecular and Functional Characterization of INAPERTURATE POLLEN1 in the Basal Eudicot Eschscholzia Californica confirmed
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break
16.00 – 17.30 Session III: Root Development
Chairs Keith Lindsey (United Kingdom) & Ji-Young Lee (South Korea)
16.00 – 16.20 (+5) Keith Lindsey (United Kingdom): Control of Root Development in Arabidopsis confirmed
16.25 – 16.45 (+5) Ji-Young  Lee (South Korea): Systems Approach to Identify Gene Modules that Regulate Storage Root Growth and Yields confirmed
16.50 – 17.05 (+5) Kseniia Kuznetcova (Russia): Role of CLE Peptides in Storage Root Development in Raphanus, Brassica and Beta Species confirmed
17.15 – 17.25 (+5) John Schiefelbein (USA): Single-Cell RNA Sequencing of Arabidopsis Roots confirmed
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

June 29 (Saturday)

08.00 – 17.00 Registration
09.00 – 10.30 Session IV: Flower Development
Chairs Annette Becker (Germany) & Kasper van Gelderen (Netherlands)
09.00 – 09.20 (+5) Annette Becker (Germany):  CRABS CLAW Acts as a Bifunctional Transcription Factor in Flower Development confirmed
09.25 – 09.45 (+5) Kasper van Gelderen (Netherlands): Light Signaling, Root Development, and Plasticity confirmed
09.50 – 10.05 (+5) Martina Cerise (Italy): OsFD4 Promotes Flowering in Rice by Interacting with the Florigens  confirmed
10.10 – 10.25 (+5) Milena Kulasek (Poland): Auxin Spacio-Temporal Distribution in Lupinus Luteus Pistils and Stamens during Floral Development and Abscission  confirmed
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 – 12.30 Session V: Hormones in Plant Development
Chairs Klaus Palme (Germany) & Stefan de Folter (Mexico)
11.00 – 11.20 (+5) Klaus Palme (Germany): Data driven Modeling Reveals Crucial Roles of Intra- and Extracellular Auxin Flux in Regulation of Diverse Developmental Functions confirmed
11.25 – 11.45 (+5) Stefan de Folter (Mexico): The Integration of Transcription Factor and Hormone Signaling Functions during Gynoecium Development confirmed
11.50 – 12.05 (+5) Václav Motyka (Czech Republic): Cytokinin N-Glucosides and their Role in Control of Plant Development  confirmed
12.10 – 12.25 (+5) Natalia Tikhenko (Germany): Hormonal Stress during in Vitro Culture Stops the Postzygotic Barriers and Leads to Changes of the Program of Embryo Development in Intergeneric Hybrids of Cereals confirmed
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch + Poster Session (all numbers)
14.00 – 15.30 Session VI: Signaling & Epigenetics During Plant Development
Chairs Benoit Menand (France) & Philippe Gallusci (France)
14.00 – 14.30 (+5) Benoit Menand (France): A Pharmacogenetic Approach to Decipher the Role of the TOR Signaling Pathway in Plant Growth and Development confirmed
14.35 – 15.05 (+5) Philippe Gallusci (France): Epigenetics for Plant Improvement: Current Knowledge and Modeling Avenues confirmed
15.10 – 15.30 Closing Ceremony &  Conference Photo