On the 1st and 2nd of February, NordGen and partners will host the conference entitled “Use of Genetic Resources in Breeding for Climate Change in the Nordic Region – Why Research and Innovation Do Matter.”
The conference is based on the Nordic Public-Private Partnership (PPP) for Pre-breeding. A poster session with a focus on young scientists will also be organized. The deadline for submitting poster abstracts is the 20th of January, abstracts can be e-mailed to: email@example.com. A detailed program including the names of the speakers will be presented soon.
Participants need to pay a conference fee of SEK 1,000 (the fee is the same whether you attend on-site or online). However, students are excluded from the fee. Moreover, a limited number of hotel rooms are available at a special price at the Malmö Arena Hotel. To receive the discount, the booking must be made before the 1st of January 2023.
More information and registration here. For any questions about the conference, please contact NordGen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Day One – 1 February
12:00–13:00 Arrival and setup of posters
13:00–13:15 Welcome speeches
13:15–13:25 Greetings from the youth
SESSION 1: Use of Genetic Resources in Breeding for Climate Change in the Nordic Region – Why Research and Innovation Do Matter
14:45–15:15 Coffee break
15:15–17:45 SESSION 2: New Technologies
17:45–18:30 Poster session and poster viewing
Dinner including award for best poster
Day Two – 2 February
8:00–8.10 Welcome to day two
8:10–10:30 SESSION 3: Abiotic/Biotic Stresses
10:30–11:00 Coffee break
11:00–13:30 SESSION 4: Genebanks and Pre-breeding
SESSION 5: Panel Discussions – Use of Genetic Resources in Breeding for Climate Change in the Nordic Region – Why Research and Innovation Do Matter
15:30–16:00 Summing up and closure