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): Flower Development: From Morphodynamics to Morphomechanics confirmed
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 – 12.30: Session I: Seed Development, Dormancy & Germination
Chairs
11.00 – 11.20 (+5) Rachel Amir (Israel): The metabolic roles of free amino acids during seed development.
11.25 – 11.45 (+5) Chunguang Du (USA): Highly interwoven communities of a gene regulatory network unveil topologically important genes for maize seed development.
11.50 – 12.10 (+5) Ezquer Garin Juan Ignacio (Italy): Carbohydrate reserves and seed development: an overview
12.15 – 12.25 (+5) Selected talk from abstracts
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch + Poster Session (all numbers)
14.00 – 15.30 Session II: Leaf Development
Chairs
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 – 15.10 (+5) Guiliang Tang (USA): The Making of Leaves: How Small RNA Networks Modulate Leaf Development.
15.15 – 15.25 (+5) Selected talk from abstracts
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break
16.00 – 17.30 Session III: Root Development
Chairs
16.00 – 16.20 (+5) Frank Hochholdinger (Germany): Genetic and Genomic Dissection of Maize Root Development  confirmed
16.25 – 16.45 (+5) Ji-Young  Lee (The Republic of Korea): Push-Pull Strategy In The Regulation Of Postembryonic Root Development confirmed
16.50 – 17.05 (+5) Selected talk from abstracts
17.15 – 17.25 (+5) Selected talk from abstracts
17.20 – 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
09.00 – 09.20 (+5) Manuel Jamilena (Spain): Overexpression of a flower-specific aerolysin-like protein from the dioecious plant Rumex acetosa alters flower development and induces male sterility in transgenic tobacco. 
09.25 – 09.45 (+5) Annette Becker (Germany): CRABS CLAW Acts as a Bifunctional Transcription Factor in Flower Development. confirmed
09.50 – 10.10 (+5) Chanseok Shin (The Republic of Korea): Small RNA Transcriptome of Hibiscus Syriacus Provides Insights into the Potential Influence of microRNAs in Flower Development and Terpene Synthesis.
10.15 – 10.25 (+5) Selected talk from abstracts
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 – 12.30 Session V: Hormones in Plant Development
Chairs
11.00 – 11.20 (+5) Klaus Palme (Germany): TBA confirmed
11.25 – 11.45 (+5) Salomé Prat (Spain): Rewiring of auxin signaling under persistent shade.
11.50 – 12.10 (+5) Marta Ibañes (Spain): Methods for Modeling Brassinosteroid-Mediated Signaling in Plant Development.
12.15 – 12.25 (+5) Mingyi Bai (China): Auxin-BR Interaction Regulates Plant Growth and Development.
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch + Poster Session (all numbers)
14.00 – 15.30 Session VI: Signaling During Plant Development
Chairs
14.00 – 14.20 (+5) Ronald Pierik (The Netherlands): Light Signaling, Root Development, and Plasticity confirmed
14.25 – 14.45 (+5) Jia Li (China): A Group of Receptor Kinases are Essential for CLAVATA Signalling to Maintain Stem Cell Homeostasis confirmed
14.50 – 15.10 (+5) Junli Huang (China): OsMADS25 regulates root system development via auxin signalling in rice
15.10 – 15.25 (+5) Selected talk from abstracts
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break
16.00 – 17.30 Session VII: Epigenetics & Systems Biology in Plant Development
Chairs
16.00 – 16.20 (+5) Philippe Gallusci (France): Epigenetics for Plant Improvement: Current Knowledge and Modeling Avenues confirmed
16.25 – 16.45 (+5) Alexandre Berr (France): ZRF1 Chromatin Regulators Have Polycomb Silencing and Independent Roles in Development
16.50 – 17.10 (+5) Chunli Chen (China): Crosstalk Complexities between Auxin, Cytokinin, and Ethylene in Arabidopsis Root Development: From Experiments to Systems Modeling, and Back Again.
17.15 – 17.25 (+5) Selected talk from abstracts
17.30 – 17.45 Closing Ceremony &  Conference Photo