Upcoming webinars November

Many seminars have moved online this year giving you the opportunity to attend interesting seminars from your office or home. Here are some web-based events coming up in November.

First want to draw your attention to the 2nd NordPlant annual meeting 5th-6th of November. The theme is “Plant phenotyping and modelling for improved resilience and maintained quality in a changing climate“. Full program and registration can be found here.

On the 3rd of November there will be an online version of the 2nd sugar beet symposium hosted by MariboHilleshög. Contact Louise Holmquist ( for more information.

SLU Table gives the webinar “Food systems resilience in the aftermath of covid-19 – Should the future of food be global or local?“. The seminar is held 5th of November 13.00-15.00 and includes discussions and break our rooms. Register the latest the day before.

At SLU Alnarp Zeratsion Abera Desta will defend his PhD-thesis on Wednesday 11th November 2020 at 9.30. Thesis title is  “Genomic tools and molecular breeding for domesticating field cress (Lepidium campestre). The defense can be followed via zoom.

The annual Plant Biologicals symposium where PlantLink is covering the membership fee for both LU and SLU will be online on the 12th of November. More information here. Not all titles are yet announced, but two of them are “Contribution to IPM in Different Crops – Sharing Experiences from Syngenta Development Program” by Stefan Dragos and ” Plant extracts for plant disease control: a case study from rice” by Prof. Hans Jørgen Lyngs Jørgensen

The same evening, 18.00, the 12th of November, Plantae in collaboration with American Society of Plant Biologists offers a webinar on Careers in Plant Biology Startups. Register here.

Oat Global and Oat Newsletter have started a semiar series, Speaking of Oats. The next seminar being held 19th of November at 16.00.

19th of November is the International Whole Grain Day, and in honor of this whole grain inititative holds a webinar  15.30-17.00 with the theme Building Healthy, Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems.

Green Innovation Park offers “Grenspiration hour: Elin Röös – sustainable diets and food for the future” as lunch seminar the 17th of November. Last day to register November 15

Lärosäten syd hosts a webinar series of interest for those researchers interested in applying for funding from Horizon Euroupe next spring. “Learn more about collaborative projects in the upcoming EU research and innovation framework programme – Horizon Europe. The series will present the opportunities for collaborative research and innovation in Horizon Europe.” There will be 6 different webinars, divided based on themes. Read more here. Theme Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment, is held 20th of November 14.00-16.30.

On the 24th of November between 14:00-1600 CET a webinar on remote sensing and multispectral imaging is given with the title: “Let’s make sense of it – non-invasive sensing for food, agriculture and urban green spaces“. This is part of the South Africa-Sweden University Forum (SASUF) week so it will have a clear North-South perspective. Read more here

LU Biology Departmental Seminar offers a webinar the 26th of November on “Cultiavtion of barley (Hordeum vulgare) at the fringes of Europe”. The seminar is given by Dr. Jenny Hagenblad at 15.15 and can be viewed over zoom.

The 6th annual Nordic Plant Phenotyping Network Workshop will be held on on the 27th of November. Keynotes are Prof. Fred van Eeuwijk, (Wageningen University) and Matthew Reynolds (CIMMYT).

30th of November 14-15 SLU Grogrund gives a webinar on “Resistensförädling för friska grödor“. Registration is needed.

To share with your friends, family and future students we highlight Forskningens dag (The Research Day, event in Swedish) the 11th of November. A popular science seminar about modern gene technology ”Genvägar till ett bättre liv”.

PlantLink also shares information about upcoming events on our Facebook page and Twitter. Please contact us if you host or know of a seminar/webinar that we should tell the PlantLink community about.