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Agri Innovation 2015: Emerging Science and Technologies in Crop Research Apr 22 2015
Conference: United Kingdom [in English]

This conference is the second in a series being organised jointly by SCI Agrisciences Group, the Royal Society of Chemistry and AGRI-net, the agriscience chemical biology network. The conference aims to provide an update in several of the most exciting areas of crop research and hopes to foster the interdisciplinary understanding and collaborations essential to innovation in agriscience and technology.

The programme for the day will cover topics including agrochemical discovery, resistance in weeds, pests and diseases, and advances in precision farming technologies for crop protection. Speakers will represent leading research institutes, universities and crop science companies in the UK and Europe.

Event Location:
SCI
London
SW1X 8PS
United Kingdom

Organizer:
Helen Gibb (send an email)
14/15 Belgrave Square
London
SW1X 8PS
United Kingdom
Deadlines
Early registration: Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Posters: Saturday, January 24, 2015
Keynote speakers:

Ian Crute, Agri-Tech Leadership Council, UK
Lin Field, Rothamsted, UK
Anthony Flemming, Syngenta, UK
Jurriaan Ton, University of Sheffield, UK
Graham Moores, ApresLabs, UK
Hartmut Ahrens, Bayer Cropscience, Germany
Oscar Ces, Imperial College London, UK
Simon Blackmore, Harper Adams University, UK

Session titles:

Implementing the agri-tech strategy
Insecticide resistance: how does knowing the mechanisms help with control strategies?
New ways to identify target proteins for new crop protection active ingredients
Exploring plant acquired immunity
Insecticide synergists: more than a diagnostic tool
Indaziflam: an innovative broad spectrum herbicide
Novel microfluidic technologies for manufacturing artificial plant based biomembranes and artificial cells
Progress with precision farming and its technologies

Registration fees and grants:

Early bird fees before Friday 13 March 2015

GB£120 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SCI/RSC Member
GB£40 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SCI/RSC Student Member
GB£110 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Academic
GB£160 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Non-Member

Standard fees after Friday 13 March 2015

GB£145 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SCI/RSC Member
GB£50 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SCI/RSC Student Member
GB£135 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Academic
GB£195 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Non-Member

Sponsors:

Enterprise Europe Network: http://een.ec.europa.eu/