Plant Genomics & Gene Editing Congress: USA

When

19th-20th Oct 2020

Where

Raleigh-Durham, USA

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8th Plant Genomics & Gene Editing Congress: USA

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The Congress will explore novel strategies and developments in plant genomics and gene editing through a series of case studies and an examination of the latest scientific research. Leaders from academia and industry will consider key developments in gene editing technologies such as CRISPR/Cas9 and TALEN and discuss its application in improving disease resistance, stress tolerance and crop yield.

This meeting will be co-located with the 5th Partnerships in Biocontrol & Biostimulants Congress: USA and the Microbiome for Agriculture Congress: USA.

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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”

2020 Featured Speakers – Our full Speaker panel can be found here.

How you will benefit

The 2020 program is structured to create a collaborative environment where you can build on existing relationships and develop new partnerships in industry and academia across the full range of plant research.

  • Attend case studies explaining how research institutions and agri-biotech are using gene-editing technologies like CRISPR to advance their research
  • Learn how to deliver biomolecules, without transgene integration, into plant cells for diverse plant biotechnology applications
  • Discover how you can engineer disease resistance without damaging yield
  • Track hop to discover the latest in plant microbiome research, biocontrol, biostimulants and biopesticides.
  • Build on existing partnerships and creating new collaborations across industry & academia
  • Give a poster presentation
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2020 Speakers

Agenda

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.

For speaker opportunities, please contact: [email protected]

 

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The agenda in brief
  • Case studies in gene editing
  • Developments & applications of gene-editing technology, including CRISPR/Cas9
  • Integrating multiple technologies
  • Genome editing to improve disease resistance & stress tolerance
  • Crop trait development
  • Regulatory overview, including international perspectives
  • Panel Discussion: Gene Editing Regulation
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
  • Drinks reception
  • Poster competition

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Pricing and Registration

Discounts

3 for the price of 2 offer
Discount applied automatically when registering 3 places at once.
Not applicable for solution provider companies or compatible with any other offers or discount codes.

The conference fee includes

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

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

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Step 1: Click to Choose Your Delegate Package

Industry Fee

$999.00

Standard registration for those not in the categories below

Academic/NFP

$599.00

Solution Provider Fee

$1,299.00

This fee applies to organisations offering services and/or business & technology solutions and also to business consultants.

We accept the following cards through Worldpay
  • Visa
  • Visa Electron
  • Mastercard
  • Maestro
  • JCB

Step 2: Delegate Information

Poster Presentations

Poster presentation sessions will take place in breaks and alongside the other breakout sessions of the conference. Your presentation will be displayed in a dedicated area, with the other accepted posters from industry and academic presenters.

We also issue a poster eBook to all attendees with your full abstract in and can share your poster as a PDF after the meeting if you desire (optional).

Whether looking for funding, employment opportunities or simply wanting to share your work with a like-minded and focused group, these are an excellent way to join the heart of this Congress.

In order to present a poster at the forum, you need to be registered as a delegate. Please note that there is limited space available and poster space is assigned on a first come first served basis (subject to checks and successful registration).

Poster Competition- Deadline 18th September 2020

  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 on 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. Representatives from solution provider organisations or experts already speaking on the program are not eligible to enter the competition but are welcome to present posters at the meeting as normal

2020 Sponsors

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2020 Sponsorship Oportunities

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.

Exhibition

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
email [email protected]

Contact us about sponsoring the
8th Plant Genomics & Gene Editing Congress: USA

Media Partners

2019 Supporters

  • Bentham Science
  • Biobased Press
  • Biovox
  • BlueSeq
  • Burleigh Dodds
  • Cardea
  • Global Information
  • Pharma Journalist
  • PharmaVOICE
  • PlantPathologyNews
  • World Pharma Today

Interested in partnering with us in 2020? Contact [email protected]