Plant Genomics & Gene Editing Congress: USA


4th-5th Nov 2019


Raleigh-Durham, USA
StateView Hotel, Raleigh, NC

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7th Plant Genomics & Gene Editing Congress: USA


Access 60 presentations across six tracks and discover how novel gene-editing technologies, CRISPR and other ‘omics’ technologies can be applied to your research. Plus, new streams dedicated to plant phenotyping & bioinformatics will ensure that you are up-to-date with these rapidly developing areas. In addition, you can join the co-located Partnerships in Biocontrol, Biostimulants & Microbiome Congress to discover the latest research in plant & soil microbiomes.

This established meeting has a reputation for delivering exceptional networking and learning experiences for everyone working in plant science.

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“Great speakers. Roundtables provided good opportunities for discussion” 
“High-class conference: …the conference facilitated networking; the contents were highly informative; hearing academic and industry presentations was very useful..”
“Great focus on CRISPR technology and NGS”
“The two-day format with breakout sessions was perfect”

2019 Featured Speakers – Our full speaker panel can be found here.

How You Will Benefit

This programme creates a collaborative environment in which you can create enduring relationships across the full range of plant research.

  • Discover how research institutions and agri-biotech are using gene editing technologies like CRISPR to advance their research
  • Apply successful bioinformatic strategies to help overcome your plant phenotyping challenges
  • Discover how gene editing regulation will affect you. (FDA invited)
  • Get the latest insights on the role of plant and soil microbiomes at the co-located Partnerships in Biocontrol, Biostimulants & Microbiome Congress
  • Build on existing partnerships and create new collaborations across industry & academia
  • Give a poster presentation
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2019 Speakers


Attracting over 200 experts working in all areas of plant science, this event will examine the latest in gene editing methods for plant genomics research.

The agenda in brief
What you will get
  • +60 presentations from industry and academic leaders
  • +7 hours of dedicated networking time
  • Extended senior-level interactive panel discussions
  • Interactive Roundtable Discussions



Our Sponsors

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StateView Hotel, Raleigh, NC

2451 Alumni Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606

Pricing and Registration


Discount codes can be applied at checkout

The conference fee includes:

All conference sessions
Lunches and refreshments
Access to exhibition room
All networking forums
Conference workbook
e-documentation pack

Register now

Option 1 – Please phone +44 (0) 1865 671957 ext. 207 and we will take your details over the phone

Option 2 – Please complete the form below to pay online

Poster Presentations

Poster Competition – closing date 4th October

  1. Submit your entry prior to the closing deadline (1 entry per person)
  2. Two entries will be selected by the judges
  3. The winners of the poster presentation will be given a 15-minute speaking position on the conference agenda and will be notified in advance to the meeting
  4. The judge(s) will make the decision based on the abstract(s) submitted
  5. The winners will also receive a certificate from the organisers
  6. The meeting language is English
  7. Representatives from solution provider organisations are not eligible to enter the competition but are welcome to present posters at the meeting as normal

Submission instructions

We will require the form (downloadable below) to be submitted by the 4th October to enter the competition. To simply have your poster at the meeting, submissions must be made no later than 18th October. This is the formal deadline however space is another limiting factor so early application is recommended. Therefore please contact us with any questions you have as soon as possible.

Confirmed for 2019

Media Partners

Interested in partnering with us? Contact

  • Bentham Science
  • Biobased Press
  • BlueSeq
  • EIN Presswire
  • Global Information
  • Pharma Journalist
  • PharmaVOICE
  • SciDoc Publishers


Twenty Minute Prearranged One-to-One Meetings

Select which delegates you would like to meet in a series of prearranged twenty-minute one-to-one meetings, held during breakout sessions from the main conference agenda. Our conference team will be available at the sessions to ensure all your meetings take place on time.

Pre or Post Event Workshops

Host your own half or full day pre or post event workshop to a dedicated audience around a subject of your choice. Global Engage will assist with the marketing of your workshop to provide a guaranteed audience

Pre-Event Marketing & Branding

Market to our event database and / or increase brand awareness through taking a poster position or sponsoring one of the refreshment breaks, lunches, drinks receptions or poster sessions. This can be supplemented by branding options such as placing your logo on the attendee lanyards or conference bags.


Showcase your technologies and products throughout the conference in the dedicated exhibition areas where all refreshment breaks and lunches take place, as well as the networking drinks reception at the end of day one.

Speaking Opportunities

Options include:
30-minute speaker presentations
Chairing / panellist positions during a 30-minute panel discussion
Hosting a 1-hour workshop within the conference program

Sponsorship Opportunities

For further details please contact
Faizel Ismail
Telephone +44 (0) 1865 849841 or

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Plant Genomics & Gene Editing Congress: USA