CAPB 2018 conference registration is now open! >>> Register Here <<<
From our roots in vitro to the future of plant biotechnology
The organizing committee of the 11th Canadian Plant Biotechnology Conference (CAPB 2018) invites you to join us in Saskatoon, on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River, May 15-17, 2018. The theme of the meeting is “From our roots in vitro to the future of plant biotechnology” and we are inviting experts on a range of plant biotechnology topics, including the fields of in vitro biology, gene editing, synthetic biology, epigenetics and molecular farming to give keynote addresses. The conference presents a great opportunity for presentations by Canadian researchers and there will student awards to encourage participation by graduate students.
Registration and abstract submission are open now.
|Dr. Praveen Saxena||Professor||University of Guelph|
|Dr. Stuart Smyth||Assistant Professor||University of Saskatchewan|
|Neal Carter, P.Eng||President and founder||Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc.|
|Dr. Bing Yang||Associate Professor||Iowa State University|
|Dr. Robert Laprairie||GlaxoSmithKline Research Chair||University of Saskatchewan/AAFC|
|Dr. Michael D. McLean||Director of Research||PlantForm Corporation|
|Dr. Steve Robinson||Research Scientist||AAFC|
|Dr. Erin Gilchrist||Senior Scientist||Anandia Laboratories|
|Dr. Jake Stout||Assistant professor||University of Manitoba|
|Check Conference Program page for more information >>>|
Early Bird Registration– deadline April 10, 2018
- $300.00 Full Member
- $225.00 Post-Doctoral Member
- $150.00 Student
- $400.00 Non-Member
Registration – After April 11, 2018
- $400.00 Full Member
- $325.00 Post-Doctoral Member
- $200.00 Student
- $450.00 Non-Member
Abstract Submission – deadline April 7, 2018
Patricia Polowick (NRC), Alison Ferrie (NRC), Pankaj Bhowmik (NRC), Kevin Rozwadowski (AAFC); Gina Feist (WGRF), Wendy Lyzenga (NRC), Shivappa Hukkeri (U of S), Parul Jain (NRC).
CAPB members get significant discounts on registration fees for the conference while receiving additional benefits such as travel bursaries and presentation prizes for students, membership in the International Association for Plant Biotechnology, and access to bi-annual newsletters and other communications. Therefore, please visit our website and take-up a membership at CAPB. A two-year full membership will be $70 instead of $80 for two 1 year memberships, and a student/postdoc/emeritus two-year membership will be $25 and will entitle you to discounts at both CAPB and Plant Canada meetings. Any two-year membership taken up starting today will be valid until the end of December 2019.
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