Plant Genomics and Gene Editing Congress: Europe


11th-12th Apr 2022


The Hague, Netherlands
World Forum The Hague

9th Plant Genomics and Gene Editing Congress: Europe


The 2022 conference will examine the latest in genomics and gene editing methods for specific crop plants and horticulture as well as the latest applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning in plant science. This conference will also explore developments in genomics and gene editing for plant research in aspects such as crop trait development, disease resistance, epigenetics and plant breeding just to name a few. This year, we would also look into a variety of novel breeding techniques developed for rapid advancements in this field of research.

New For 2022

  • In-depth talks on AI/ML in plant research
  • Updated novel breeding techniques
  • Extended coverage on crops and horticulture development

2022 Content Committee

We are grateful to the members of our Content Committee for their expert advice on the content for this congress now in its ninth year.

Content Committee Members 
Brian Staskawicz
Professor & Scientific Director of the Innovative Genomics Institute
University of California, Berkeley, US
Nigel Halford
Professor & Principal Research Scientist
Rothamsted Research, UK


Featured speakers for 2022

How You Will Benefit

The 2022 congress has been designed to create a collaborative environment in which you can engage with the speakers, sponsors and other delegations in attendance.

  • Discover advances in the application of CRISPR – Cas 9 in plant research
  • Keep up to date with the latest genomic research on specific crops as well as horticulture
  • Learn applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning in plant science
  • Apply successful bioinformatic strategies to help overcome your plant phenotyping challenges
  • Explore novel breeding techniques that are essential for plant research in Europe
  • Update your understanding of current development in the ECJ rulings
  • Build on existing partnerships and create new collaborations across industry & academia
  • Give a poster presentation

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The agenda in brief

  • Plant Genome Engineering: Strategies & Developments
  • Plant Phenotyping & Bioinformatics
  • Novel breeding
  • Plant Genomics Case Studies

What you will get

  • +30 presentations from industry and academic leaders
  • +7 hours of dedicated networking time
  • Extended senior-level interactive panel discussions
  • Interactive Roundtable Discussions

Covid 19 Policy

Published February 2022 (next update 31 March 2022)

Masks & hand sanitiser will be available at the registration desk.

The meeting is in April. It will be conducted in accordance with the rules in place at that time.

At a minimum level, it is a condition of entry to the meeting that you have had at least two vaccinations against Covid-19 or that you have had a negative antigen test result taken on 9th or 10th April 2022.

We will require you to complete a declaration confirming your vaccination or test status.

We are happy to offer a no quibble refund guarantee should you need to cancel at any time up to and including 10th March 2022.

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World Forum The Hague

World Forum The Hague
Churchillplein 10
2517 JW Den Haag

The World Forum convention centre is located in The Hague between the beach and city centre. It is located near two international airports, Schiphol (30 minutes by public transport) and Rotterdam The Hague Airport (45 minutes by public transport). The Novotel is attached to the world forum and the Marriott is in walking distance.

Covid 19 Refund

While there has been excellent progress in the vaccine roll-out across Europe and Covid-19 restrictions are being lifted, these regulations are subject to change and review.
We are happy to offer a no quibble refund guarantee should you need to cancel at any time up to and including 10 March

Pricing and Registration

The conference fee includes:
  • All conference sessions
  • Lunches and refreshments
  • Access to exhibition room
  • All networking forums
  • Conference workbook
  • e-documentation pack
  • 3 for the price of 2 offer
  • 5 pass discounted price €370/€640 per person Academic/Industry
  • Discount applied automatically when registering places at once. If you do not know all the attendees complete this form
  • Not applicable for solution provider companies or compatible with any other offers or discount codes
  • A limited number of places have been reserved for PhD students also wishing to make poster presentations.
Register now

Option 1 –Please phone +44 (0) 1865 671957 ext. 207 and we will take your details over the phone or email [email protected]
Option 2 – Please complete the form below to pay online


Register now to ensure your place

Step 1: Click to Choose Your Delegate Package

Industry Fee


Standard registration for those not in the categories below

Academic/Student/NFP (USD)


Entrance Fee for Academic staffs / PhD students / Non-for-Profit Organisation (USD)

PhD Student


A limited number of places have been reserved for PhD students also wishing to make poster presentations.

Solution Provider Attendee Fee


Fee for representatives of 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 containing your full abstract, and you 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).

Submission instructions
We will require the form (downloadable below) to be submitted by the 25th March 2022. 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.

1. Submit your entry before the closing deadline (1 entry per person)
2. Two entries will be selected by the judges based on the abstract(s) submitted
3. The winner of the poster presentation will be given a 15-minute speaking position on the conference agenda and will be notified in advance of the meeting
4. The winner will also receive a certificate from the organisers and receive a copy of Genome editing for precision crop breeding from our media partner Burleigh Dodds Publishing.
5. 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

Confirmed Conference Sponsors

Previous Conference Sponsors


Sponsors and exhibitors at our conferences have the opportunity to meet and form partnerships with delegates on a formal and informal basis in a relaxed and professional atmosphere.

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 [email protected] or telephone +44 (0) 1865 849841

Media Partners


  • AgriTech Tomorrow
  • Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing
  • SciDoc Publishers

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Plant Genomics and Gene Editing Congress: Europe