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Plant Signaling: Molecular Pathways and Network Integration (A4)

Scientific Organizers: Ken Shirasu, Uta Paszkowski and Christian S. Hardtke


January 21—24, 2018

Granlibakken Tahoe, Tahoe City, California, USA


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Sep 25, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Sep 25, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Oct 23, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Nov 21, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-A4 "Plant Signaling: Molecular Pathways and Network Integration" 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 September 25, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After September 25, 2017 until October 23, 2017 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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September 25, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 21, 2017 770.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After November 21, 2017 970.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 21, 2017 545.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After November 21, 2017 745.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: September 25, 2017


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 October 23, 2017)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


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Scholarship Deadline: September 25, 2017


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: October 23, 2017


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 September 25, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: November 21, 2017


Registration Fee: 770.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 545.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 970.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 745.00 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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No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 24 hr (international) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, January 21 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer and light meal from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Wednesday, January 24 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by dinner and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Thursday, January 25 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 21

4:00—8:00 PM
Arrival and Registration

Pre Function
6:00—8:00 PM
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Granhall
6:00—8:00 PM
Light Meal - Provided by Granlibakken

Granhall

MONDAY, JANUARY 22

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Granhall
8:00—9:00 AM
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/21/2017

Mountain/Lake
Charlie M. Boone, University of Toronto, Canada
Systems Biology/Genetic Network in Yeast

9:00—11:15 AM
Signaling Network as a System
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/21/2017

Mountain/Lake
Sabeeha Merchant, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Synchronized Cell 'Omics for Metabolic Networks

Coffee Break

Rosangela (Ross) Sozzani, North Carolina State University, USA
Gene Regulatory Networks Controlling Root Stem Cells

Christian Fleck, Wageningen University, Netherlands
Modeling of Signaling Pathways

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:15 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Bay
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Bay
4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Pre Function
5:00—7:00 PM
Signaling in Development
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/21/2017

Mountain/Lake
Christian S. Hardtke, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
A molecular rheostat adjusts auxin flux to promote root protophloem differentiation

Dolf Weijers, Wageningen University, Netherlands
Origin and Evolution of the Nuclear Auxin Response System

Tetsuya Higashiyama, Nagoya University, Japan
Molecule-Controlled Plant Reproduction

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

7:15—8:15 PM
Dinner

Granhall
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 1

Bay
8:00—9:00 PM
Social Hour

Bay

TUESDAY, JANUARY 23

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Granhall
8:00—11:00 AM
Propagation and Coordination (Long Distance Signaling)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/21/2017

Mountain/Lake
Edward E. Farmer, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Vascular Signalling Routes for Wound-Stimulated Jasmonate Synthesis

Sheng Luan, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Regulation of Plant Nutrient Homeostasis by a Ca Signaling Network

Coffee Break

Yoshikatsu Matsubayashi, Nagoya University, Japan
Peptided Based Long Distance Signaling

Zhen-Ming Pei, Duke University, USA
Ca Perception

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:00 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Bay
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Bay
4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Pre Function
5:00—7:00 PM
Environmental Signaling
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/21/2017

Mountain/Lake
Tzyy-Jen Chiou, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
MicroRNA-mediated Surveillance of Phosphate Transport – Uptake, Translocation, and Storage

Gabriel Krouk, CNRS, France
A Systems View of Nitrogen Signaling Interactions

Siobhan M. Brady, University of California, Davis, USA
Transcriptional Regulation of Nitrogen Metabolism

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

7:00—8:00 PM
Dinner

Granhall
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 2

Bay
8:00—9:00 PM
Social Hour
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Bay

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Granhall
8:00—11:00 AM
Signaling in Biotic Interaction
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/21/2017

Mountain/Lake
Uta Paszkowski, University of Cambridge, UK
Signaling in AM Symbiosis

Giles E.D. Oldroyd, John Innes Centre, UK
Establishing Symbiotic Associations through Symbiosis Signaling

Coffee Break

Melissa G. Mitchum, University of Missouri, USA
Signaling in Plant-Nematode Interactions

Ken Shirasu, RIKEN, Japan
Signaling in Plant-Plant Interaction

Marise Borja, Plant Response Biotech, Spain
Novel Water Stress Tolerance Molecular Pathways

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Pre Function
5:00—6:45 PM
Hormone Sensing/Integration
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/21/2017

Mountain/Lake
David C. Nelson, University of California, Riverside, USA
Strigolactone and Karrikin Perception

Doris Wagner, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Signaling during spatiotemporal Control of Flower Formation in the Context of Chromatin

Cris Argueso, Colorado State University, USA
Hormone Signal Integration, Cytokinin

6:45—7:00 PM
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/21/2017

Mountain/Lake
7:00—8:00 PM
Dinner

Granhall
7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Granhall
8:00—11:00 PM
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Granhall

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25

 
Departure


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