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22–25 October 2017 Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future, ASA CSSA SSSA annual meeting

Tampa, FL, USA

Agronomy is pleased to host one booth (918# stand) at the 2017 International Annual Meeting, "Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future," on Oct. 22-25, 2017, in Tampa, Florida. Please come along to our stand, to have a chat about our journals with our delegates about our journals and the travel awards that you might be interested in. The Editorial Board Members of Agronomy, Professor Jerry L. Hatfield, section leader of Global Agronomy, will also be there to answer your questions about the journal and publishing. We look forward to meeting you in person to answer any questions you may have.

 

https://www.acsmeetings.org/home

25–26 April 2018 Accelerating innovation within biostimulant & biopesticide communities

London, UK

Growing markets means growing opportunities - in the next five years the biopesticide market is set to be worth 8.82 billion and the biostimulant market at 2.91 billion - there's no better time to refresh your knowledge and stay ahead of the trend.

https://www.agbioinnovate-eu.com/events/agbio-innovate-europe

1–5 July 2018 13th European IFSA Symposium

Chania, Crete, Greece

The 13th European Farming Systems Symposium (IFSA – European Group) will be held in the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, and hosted by the Lab. of Agricultural Extension, Rural Systems & Rural Sociology, Dept. of Agricultural Economics & Rural Development, Agricultural University of Athens.

For this Symposium, we welcome a diversity of perspectives on farming systems and different narratives of pathways. We would particularly like to attract researchers and practitioners from both natural and social science backgrounds who are new to systems thinking and who may be able to contribute constructively to lively debates on how we can design and deliver more sustainable farming and livelihood systems for the future.

http://www.ifsa2018.gr/

18–21 August 2018 13th European Nitrogen Fixation Conference (ENFC)

Stockholm, Sweden

It is a pleasure to invite you to participate in the 13th European Nitrogen Fixation Conference (ENFC), which will be held 18-21 August 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden. This European-based biennial congress brings together scientists from diverse research topics of:

  • biochemistry
  • microbiology
  • computational genomics
  • plant physiology
  • genetic engineering
  • marine microbial oceanography

The scientific programme will combine classical topics within the BNF field (e.g. biochemistry, evolution, signal transduction, N fixing symbioses) with highly relevant and timely topics for modern society (e.g. climate change, present and future use of BNF in agriculture).

http://enfc2018.org/

15–17 September 2010 Implementation in Inter- and Transdisciplinary Research, Practice and Teaching

Geneva, Switzerland

In a knowledge society, research questions, processes and results cannot be disconnected from everyday practices. Politicians, funding bodies and society at large increasingly demand of researchers to propose efficient ways of how to use abstract findings in concrete situations and as a common good. From the very start, implementation strategies should therefore include processes of embedding the research in its social and scientific contexts, recursiveness and negotiation with non-academic actors, and testing the expected impact through ‘real-world’ experiments. How exactly to bring research results to fruition, integrate theory and practice and build truly participative collaborations are key issues of inter- and transdisciplinarity. Keynotes includes experts in the fields of public health, new media, urban planning, sustainability, action research. Please visit our website for further information. Deadline for paper/poster/workshop submissions: 3 May 2010.

http://www.transdisciplinarity.ch/e/Conference/international/2010/index.php

15–18 November 2010 15th Australian Agronomy Conference “Food Security from Sustainable Agriculture”

Lincoln, New Zealand

The conference focuses on the role of agronomy in the efficient and reliable supply of food and fibre to Australian, New Zealand and international customers in a changing and variable climate and with increasingly limited resources.

The conference is a great opportunity to present your latest ideas and findings at the leading scientific meeting for Australian agronomists, to mix with New Zealand's best agronomists, soil scientists and farmers and see the magnificent and productive New Zealand landscape in spring.

http://www.agronomy.org.au/events/2010/

29 November–1 December 2010 ASPAC 2010 - the environment the future

CSIRO Discovery Centre, Canberra ACT, Australia

The 2010 Australasian Soil and Plant Analysis Council conference ‘‘The environment, the future’’ is designed to meet the needs of people interested in soil and plant analysis. Conference delegates will have a unique opportunity to share and gain knowledge on a range of topics related to soil and
plant analysis. The latest findings in research and technology both in the field and the laboratory will be available as presentations, posters or abstracts in the conference proceedings. Most importantly, attending this conference will provide an opportunity to network with peers within our industry.
The venue, CSIRO Discovery Centre in Canberra, is ideal for the conference with excellent facilities for plenary and break out sessions and room for trade displays. On-campus accommodation is conveniently located close by and motel accommodation is available in the city. There are a range
of transport options to make it easy for delegates to travel to and around Canberra.A highlight of the conference will be the tour field trip to the Ginninderra Experiment Station. The Ginninderra facility is used by CSIRO to support the research activities at Black Mountain. Often it is difficult to find time to get out in the field and see what results the research has been generating so make the most of this opportunity where it is organized for you. In the evening you can relax and enjoy good food and wine at the conference dinner.

http://www.aspac-australasia.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogsection&id=17&Itemid=169

6–8 February 2011 2011 Annual Meeting - American Society of Agronomy, e Southern Regional Branch

Corpus Christi, USA

The Southern Branch - American Society of Agronomy will gather in Corpus Christi, TX with other southern Region societies as a component of the Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists (SAAS). This meeting is designed to allow for collaboration and networking among Agronomy Professionals and students in the Southern Region.  It is an excellent location for graduate students to present their research findings and talk with professionals in their area of research/interest.  It also allows for discussions of projects across the spectrum of Agriculture as represented byt the other Southern Regional Professional Groups. We are pleased to offer both graduate and undergraduate competitions – students are able to gain experience in presenting research, showcase their work, and interact with other students and innovative scientists from across the southern region.  Professional scientists may also present their research in both oral and poster presentation formats and connect with colleagues. And, as more and more research funding agencies look to collaborative projects, you’ll find the SB-ASA annual meeting, in conjunction with SAAS, provides the perfect opportunity to develop mutually beneficial relationships.

https://www.agronomy.org/membership/branches/southern

26–29 September 2011 5th World Congress of Conservation Agriculture incorporating 3rd Farming Systems Design Conference

Brisbane, Australia

The program will maintain the essential qualities of a lively scientific conference, guided by an international program committee, and providing:

  • Maximum opportunity for interaction in varying fora.
  • Presentation opportunities for the greatest possible number of delegates.
  • Flexibility to accommodate different formats for different topics

This will be achieved in a framework of plenary sessions providing small numbers of:

  • Keynotes addressing broad conference themes.
  • Panel discussions of contentious issues.
  • "So What?" sessions of moderated discussion of real-world implications

Backed up by parallel sessions on four themes (see Themes), each of which will include:

  • Presentations of one or more "lead" papers
  • A number of brief "rapidfire" presentations identifying highlights of papers and posters.
  • Poster papers, both traditional and electronic.
  • Workshops debating important selected issues.

Augmented by a mid-conference field day and tour on September 28th.

  • This event will highlight the results, equipment and techniques of CA and FSD - related research and practice. Our objective will be to provide live demonstrations whether in the field, laboratory or computer screen, backed up in some cases with workshop discussions. As well as visiting some research facilities, participants will meet farmers managing CA and Landcare approaches in commercial operations - large/ extensive, small/intensive and horticultural.

http://www.wcca2011.org/index.htm

5–6 May 2012 ICFEB 2012: 3rd International Conference on Food Engineering and Biotechnology

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The aim of the ICFEB conference series is to provide a forum for laying the foundations of a new principled approach to Food Engineering and Biotechnology. To this end, the meeting aims to attract participants with different backgrounds, to foster cross-pollination between different research fields, and to expose and discuss innovative theories, frameworks, methodologies, tools, and applications.

http://www.icfeb.org/

27 May–1 June 2012 30th AMS Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology

Boston, MA, USA

The theme for this conference is “Farm through Forest” and will exemplify the diversity in research in the associated communities. Papers are solicited on all aspects of atmosphere-biosphere interactions: transport and dispersion within and above canopies, advances in surface layer theory from observations and models, integrated systems modeling, environmental controls on ecosystem-atmosphere exchanges of greenhouse gases, and using isotopes to determine variable sources and sinks are examples.

http://www.ametsoc.org/MEET/fainst/201230agforest.html

25–27 June 2012 CSPP/SCPV 2012

Edmonton, AB, Canada

CSPP/SCPV 2012 is one of Canada's largest gatherings of plant biologists and will feature plenary sessions led by international invitees on themes of genetic adaptation; water use; carbon flux; and biological rhythms.  Parallel minisymposia will address a broad range of topics related to  biochemistry, cell biology, development, ecology, evolution genomics, gene regulation, reproduction, stress, signaling & hormones.

http://www.cspp2012.org/

2–6 July 2012 EUROSOIL 2012: 4th International Congress of the European Confederation of Soil Science Societies

Bari, Italy

The general theme of EUROSOIL 2012 “Soil Science for the Benefit of Mankind and Environment” aims to encompass several aspects and to offer ample opportunity to explore many issues of current Soil Sciences. The main objective of the scientific programme and structure of the Congress is to provide an interactive forum of exchange of ideas by bringing together and establishing durable and strict relationships among older and younger soil scientists and researchers, technical and professional operators, industry and administrative representatives, policy makers and regulators operating in the field of Soil Sciences.

http://www.eurosoil2012.eu/

29 July–3 August 2012 Plant Biology Congress Freiburg 2012

Freiburg, Germany

Plant Scientists in Europe are represented by two independent organisations. The FESPB (Federation of European Societies of Plant Biologists) is the umbrella organisation of 27 national botanical societies in Europe, representing more than 24.000 individuals and has in addition several corporate members from the European industry. The EPSO (European Plant Science Organisation) unites more than 220 research institutions and universities from 30 countries representing over 28.000 individuals and over 2.800 personal members. In addition EPSO cooperates with national learned societies, and it has NGOs and companies as observers.


For the first time, both organisations have agreed to hold a joint Plant Biology Congress 2012 at the University of Freiburg, Germany. This congress will highlight all aspects of plant biology with special emphasis on the consequences of global climate change and on feeding the global world population. From July 29 to August 3, 2012 plant scientist from all over the world are cordially invited to meet in the “Green City” of Freiburg.

http://www.plant-biology-congress2012.de/home.html

7–11 July 2013 9th European Conference on Precision Agriculture (ECPA)

Lleida (Catalonia, Spain)

Precision Agriculture is a multidisciplinary approach to modern agriculture. It is using methods and techniques from other disciplines such as geostatistics, sensors, remote sensing, automation, ICT, etc. to help farmers increase their productions and product quality and reducing at the same time the environmental impact of agriculture. It has been in constant evolution since first developing stages in the late 80s/early 90s.

The size of ECPA meetings (200-250 attendees) allows focusing on specific topics related to all PA practices while discovering what our colleagues are working on, enabling synergies and co-operation. After 18 years, the 9th European Conference on Precision Agriculture will be held in Lleida (Catalonia, Spain) under the auspices of the Universitat de Lleida and the International Society of Precision Agriculture.

http://www.ecpa2013.udl.cat/index.html

7–8 August 2013 Plant Biotechnology USA

Raleigh, North Carolina

The conference is aimed at those with a vested interest in plant biotechnology. Covering plant biotechnology regulations and the latest technical advances. Conference highlights:

Explore opportunities, threats and current challenges for the Ag-Biotech sector - With a keynote opening from the Dr Reiter, Vice President Biotechnology, Monsanto

Discover novel technology platforms at the forefront of plant biotechnology that generate effective disease resistant traits in crops: Including advice from Dow Agrosciences, Bayer CropScience and Iowa State University

Learn how to gain enhanced and sustainable crop performance by the introduction and expression of multiple transgenes - Benefit from the latest guidance on trait stacking via site-specific transgene integration into an engineered landing pad

Vital insight into plant biotechnology regulation with feedback from USDA and CropLife International – Discuss and debate the regulatory opportunities and challenges that surround genome-editing technology

Understanding how to deal with evolving pesticide resistance with new transgenic crop traits – Informative discussion from Bayer CropScience and Dr Stephen O. Duke, USDA on strategies industry can implement to manage pesticide resistance

http://www.informa-ls.com/event/plantbiotech13h

7–10 September 2015 The 5th International Symposium for Farming Systems Design

Montpellier, France

FSD is an informal interdisciplinary scientific community of practice to promote research and capacity building on farming systems design. “The research focus of the FSD community is the farm system level, the interactions and feedbacks at lower and higher levels of integration and the tools and methods required for understanding and implementing multi-functional farming systems expressing good trade-offs between agricultural production and ecosystems services ”.

http://fsd5.european-agronomy.org/

7–9 September 2015 The 5th World Sustainability Forum

Centre for Teaching and Research of the University Hospital of Basel

2015 is an important year for all of us. We are taking stock of the accomplishments based on the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that were adopted in the year 2000. The results of these efforts are immensely positive. In most countries around the globe, extreme poverty and hunger have been reduced, and infant, child, and maternal mortality have decreased. Girls have better access to primary schooling, progress has been made in slowing the spread of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis, access to safe drinking water and sanitation has improved, and more information and knowledge is available to more people via the internet than ever before. However, not all goals have been achieved and some regions have benefitted less, particularly Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia.

The period marked by the MDGs will end in December 2015. As part of the post-2015 development agenda, the international community is working intensely on a new set of goals, the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to be adopted at the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly in the second half of September 2015. The new set of goals, despite their similarity in some aspects, go beyond the MDGs in that (a) the formulation and focus of the goals are more encompassing, explicitly requiring active participation from wealthy and poor nations alike, and that (b) the overall focus is shifting away from ameliorating the situation of poor and underdeveloped regions and societies toward improving the sustainability of global economic and social development while concurrently protecting the environment.

First Call - The 5th World Sustainability Forum (WSF5)- Transitioning toward Sustainability

http://sciforum.net/conference/wsf-5

13–15 November 2015 BIT's 6th Annual World Gene Convention-2015

Qingdao, Shandong, China

WGC-2015 features a very strong technical program, mainly focused on: frontier of biotech Industries, biotherapeutics discovery technology, robust technology development, biocatalysis and bioprocessing, recent breakthrough in gene, agriculture, food and Molecular Medicine Industries. It aims to provide a platform for all experts from academia, industry and national labs to discuss latest hot researches and achievements. Attendees will hear world-class speakers discussing the challenges and opportunities facing the gene field. The business & academic experts who are from home and abroad will give excellent keynote speeches.

http://www.bitcongress.com/wgc2015/

19–21 July 2016 Crops and Chemicals USA

Agrochemical Formulation

This conference aims to explore technical and scientific advances in agrochemical formulation.
1. Biostimulants and Plant Growth:
This conference aims to provide insight into regulations and also explore the science behind biostimulants and plant growth regulators.
2. Biopesticides:
This conference includes regulations, R&D, formulation and key business decisions - the knowledge needed to get a product to market.
Plant Biotechnology:
This conference explores technical and scientific advances in the world of Ag-Biotech.
3. Seed Treatments:
This conference explores seed treatment innovation: Spotting a gap in the market and using this to develop a new seed treatment product.

http://www.informa-ls.com/event/CropsandChemicals2016USA

26–29 September 2016 FACEing the future | food production and ecosystems

Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany

The international conference "FACEing the future | food production and ecosystems" from September 26-29, 2016, will bring together leading scientists to discuss these issues and many more in a number of sessions. The conference will be hosted by the FACE2FACE consortium at Justus Liebig University Giessen.

http://www.face2face-conference.org/index.php?cat=show_start

27–28 January 2017 The 6th World Sustainability Forum

Cape Town, South Africa

An international scientific conference of the journal Sustainability under the patronage of the University of Basel, University of the Western Cape, University of Cape Town and the National Research Foundation of the Republic of South Africa.

http://sciforum.net/conference/wsf-6

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