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Climate Change-Linked Stress Tolerance in Plants (M4)

Scientific Organizers: Julian Schroeder and Julia Bailey-Serres


May 13—16, 2019

Herrenhausen Palace, Hannover, Germany


Organized in collaboration with Volkswagen Foundation


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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Global Health Travel Award Deadline: Dec 18, 2018 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: Jan 15, 2019 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Jan 15, 2019 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Feb 13, 2019 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Mar 13, 2019 [details]

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Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2019-M4 "Climate Change-Linked Stress Tolerance in Plants" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On January 15, 2019 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After January 15, 2019 until April 1, 2019 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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January 15, 2019 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On March 13, 2019 895.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After March 13, 2019 1095.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On March 13, 2019 670.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After March 13, 2019 870.00 USD

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: January 15, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is February 13, 2019)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: December 18, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


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Scholarship Deadline: January 15, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

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Abstract Deadline: February 13, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is January 15, 2019)

Discounted Registration Deadline: March 13, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 895.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 670.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1095.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 870.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Monday, May 13 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, May 16 with a closing plenary session from 15:30 to 17:30, followed by a social hour. We recommend return travel on Friday, May 17 in order to fully experience the meeting.

MONDAY, MAY 13

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Grand Mussmann Hotel, Tivoli Room
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Central-Hotel Kaiserhof

TUESDAY, MAY 14

08:30—09:30
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/13/2019
Welcome Remarks by Henrike Hartmann, VolkswagenStiftung

Auditorium
* Julian I. Schroeder, University of California, San Diego, USA

* Julia Bailey-Serres, University of California, Riverside, USA

Giles E.D. Oldroyd, University of Cambridge, UK
How the Nutrient Status of the Plant Controls Its Engagement with Microorganisms

09:30—12:00
Harnessing Stress Tolerance from Genetic Diversity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/13/2019

Auditorium
* Vipula Shukla, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA

Maria von Korff Schmising, University Düsseldorf / Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Germany
Breeding Improved Drought and Heat Resistance in Barley

Karin I. Koehl, MPI of Molecular Plant Physiology, Germany
Short Talk: Can Marker-Assisted Selection for Drought Tolerance Replace Stress-Trials in Potato

Coffee Break

Amelia Henry, International Rice Research Institute, Philippines
Harnessing Genetic Diversity to Achieve Drought Tolerance in Rice

Arthur Korte, University Würzburg, Germany
Short Talk: Natural Variation of Guard Cell Signalling Networks in Arabidopsis thaliana

Julia Bailey-Serres, University of California, Riverside, USA
Dynamic Mechanisms in Water Extreme Resilience

12:00—12:30
Poster Setup

Ballroom
12:15—17:00
Poster Viewing

Ballroom
12:00—13:00
Lunch

Ballroom
13:00—15:00
Workshop 1: Identifying Genetic Variation for Stress Resilience

Auditorium
* Edward S. Buckler, US Department of Agriculture, USA

Sarah M. Assmann, Pennsylvania State University, USA
"In silico” GWAS: Phenotypic and Genome-Wide Association of Natural Variation with the Local Geo-Climatic Environment of Arabidopsis

Diane Wang, University at Buffalo, USA
Application of a Hydraulics-Plant Physiology Coupled Model to Cotton: Implications for Genetic Mapping Under Drought

Sonja Blankenagel, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Drought Tolerance and Water Use Efficiency Are Genetically Linked to Stable Carbon Isotope Discrimination (Δ13C) in Maize (Zea mays L.)

Dorothea Bartels, University of Bonn, Germany
Genome Sequence Analysis Reveals Essential Components of Vegetative Desiccation Tolerance in Angiosperm Plants

Andrew Borrell, University of Queensland, Australia
Canopy and Root Plasticity for Drought Adaptation in Cereals

Viviana Jaramillo Roman, Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
Mapping QTLs of Physiological and Agronomical Traits Associated with Salt Tolerance in Quinoa Under Field-Like Growing Conditions

15:00—15:30
Coffee Available

Foyer
15:30—17:30
Responses to Elevated Greenhouse Gases: Physiology to Productivity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/13/2019

Auditorium
* Erwin Grill, Technical University Munich, Germany

Lisa Ainsworth, US Department of Agriculture, USA
Improving Crop Physiological Responses to Rising Ozone Pollution

Juntaro Negi, Kyushu University, Japan
Short Talk: Guard Cell Chloroplasts Develop a Unique Lipid Metabolism Essential for CO2 and Light Responses

Julian I. Schroeder, University of California, San Diego, USA
CO2 Sensing and Signal Transduction in Regulation of Plant Transpiration

Christian Zörb, University of Hohenheim, Germany
Short Talk: Interaction of Elevated Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations and Nitrogen Supply with Respect to N Uptake and Distribution in Field-Grown Wheat Plants

17:30—19:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Ballroom
18:00—20:30
Poster Session 1

Ballroom

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15

08:30—11:30
Resilience through Synthetic Solutions
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/13/2019

Auditorium
* Julia Bailey-Serres, University of California, Riverside, USA

Julie E. Gray, University of Sheffield, UK
Engineering Stomata to Reduce Crop Water Use

Malira Masoabi, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Short Talk: Involvement of SUMO Proteases in Regulating Drought Response in Sugarcane

Erwin Grill, Technical University Munich, Germany
Harnessing Abscisic Acid Signaling for More Efficient Water Use of Plants

Coffee Break

Brett Williams, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Short Talk: Energy Metabolism and Stress Tolerance in the Native Australian Resurrection Plant Tripogon loliiformis

Lizhong Xiong, Huazhong Agricultural University, China
Genetic Architecture and Transcriptional Regulation of Drought Resistance in Rice

Junya Mizoi, University of Tokyo, Japan
Short Talk: Heat-Induced Inhibition of Phosphorylation of the Stress-Protective Transcription Factor DREB2A Promotes Thermotolerance of Arabidopsis thaliana

11:30—13:00
Lunch

Ballroom
11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

Ballroom
13:00—20:30
Poster Viewing

Ballroom
13:00—15:00
Workshop 2: Sustainable Alternatives and Solutions to Meet Future Yield Needs

Auditorium
* Amelia Henry, International Rice Research Institute, Philippines

B. Greg Mitchell, University of California, San Diego / Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA
The Potential of Protein and Food Production in Salt Tolerant Algae

Sandra Schmöckel, University of Hohenheim, Germany
The Role of Epidermal Bladder Cells in the Plant Chenopodium Quinoa

Su-May Yu, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Relief of Sugar Suppression through MYB and 14-3-3 Protein Interaction Enhances Plant Growth, Abiotic Stress Tolerance and Grain Yield in Rice

Courtney P. Leisner, Auburn University, USA
Impact of Choice of Future Climate Change Projection on Growth Chamber Experimental Outcomes: A Preliminary Study in Potato

Tuan-hua David Ho, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Role of a Stress-Induced Intrinsically Disordered Protein as an Integrator for Multifaceted Responses to Climate Change-Linked Stresses in Rice

Jeff E. Habben, Corteva Agrisciences, USA
A Transgenic Approach to Grain Yield Improvement in Maize

15:00—15:30
Coffee Available

Foyer
15:30—17:30
Developmental Reprogramming under Stress
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/13/2019

Auditorium
* José R. Dinneny, Stanford University, USA
Sensing and Developmental Response to Salinity

Philippe Nacry, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, INRA, France
Short Talk: Abscisic Acid Mediates and Co-Ordinates the Developmental and Hydraulic Responses of Plant Roots to Water Deficit

Christa Testerink, Wageningen University, Netherlands
Out of Shape during Stress: Mechanisms of Root Architecture Remodeling in Response to Salt

Magdalena Julkowska, King Abdullah University for Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Short Talk: Salt-Stress Induced Changes in Root Architecture

Mikio Nakazono, Nagoya University, Japan
Root Traits that Determine Waterlogging Resilience in Rice and Maize

17:30—19:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Ballroom
18:00—20:30
Poster Session 2

Ballroom

THURSDAY, MAY 16

08:30—11:45
Genomes to Stress Resilience Mechanisms
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/13/2019

Auditorium
* Tuan-hua David Ho, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Christine Queitsch, University of Washington, USA
New Technologies to Understand the Complexity and Dynamics of Chromatin Accessibility, Sequence Variation and Gene Expression

Megan M. Sylvia, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Short Talk: Elucidating Drought-Induced Changes in the RNA Structurome of Rice Seedlings

Graeme L. Hammer, University of Queensland, Australia
The Physiology, Genetics and Modelling of Heat Tolerance in Grain Sorghum

Coffee Break

Yohei Takahashi, University of California, San Diego, USA
Short Talk: Identification and Characterization of new Arabidopsis Protein Family that is Required for Early ABA Signaling through OST1/SnRK2 Activation

Maheshi Dassanayake, Louisiana State University, USA
Learning from Nature: Salt Tolerance Strategies

Rosalia Deeken, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
Short Talk: Guard Cell Function Under Saline Growth Conditions

Tomoaki Horie, Shinshu University, Japan
Mechanisms of Na+ Exclusion in Rice under Salt Stress

11:45—13:00
Lunch

Ballroom
13:00—15:00
Workshop 3: Defining Resilience Mechanisms

Auditorium
* Sona Pandey, Danforth Plant Science Center, USA

Trevor Nolan, Iowa State University, USA
To Grow or Survive: Plants Modulate Brassinosteroid-Regulated Transcription Factor BES1 during Drought to Balance Growth and Stress Responses

Min May Wong, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Phosphoproteomics of Highly ABA-Induced1 Identifies AT-Hook Like10 Phosphorylation Required for Growth Regulation during Drought Stress

Tobias Maierhofer, University Wuerzburg, Germany
Silent S-Type Anion Channel Subunit SLAH1 Gates SLAH3 Open for Chloride Root-to-Shoot Translocation

Sergey Shabala, University of Tasmania, Australia
Cell-Based Phenotyping for Abiotic Stress Tolerance

Claudia Jonak, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria
Signalling Salt Stress to the Chromatin

Arpita Yadav, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal, India
The B-Box Containing Microprotein miP1a/BBX31 Regulates Photomorphogenesis and UV-B Protection

Menachem Moshelion, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
The role of Mesophyll ABA in Optimizing Yield Potential under Stressed and Non Stressed Conditions

15:00—15:30
Coffee Available

Foyer
15:30—17:15
Discovery of New Stress Tolerance Mechanisms and Loci
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/13/2019

Auditorium
* Claudia Jonak, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria

François Tardieu, Institut national de la Recherche Agronomique, France
Genetic Analysis of Drought Tolerance with A Scenario-Dependent Probabilistic Approach

Fuminori Takahashi, RIKEN, Japan
Short Talk: The Peptide Signaling in Root-to-Shoot Communications

Edward S. Buckler, US Department of Agriculture, USA
On the Road to Breeding 4.0: How Do We Cost-Effectively Identify Abiotic Adaptations in Order to Engineer Resilient Crops?

Vipula Shukla, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
Abiotic Stress Resistant Crops in Africa

17:15—17:30
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/13/2019

Auditorium
17:30—19:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Ballroom

FRIDAY, MAY 17

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



Keystone Symposia thanks the Volkswagen Foundation for hosting this conference:

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We gratefully acknowledge additional support from these exhibitors at this conference:

PlantDitech intelligent diagnostics
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CORTEVA Agriscience Molecular Plant
NOMAD Bioscience GmbH Plant Physiology
The Plant Cell
 

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