We are pleased to announce that the call for abstracts and registration for the XIth International Symposium on Grapevine Physiology and Biotechnology (ISGPB2021) are now open. The symposium is being organised from Stellenbosch, South Africa, but will be held fully virtual from 31 October to 5 November 2021.
The meeting, organised under the auspices of the International Society of Horticultural Science (ISHS), is being hosted from the African continent for the first time. The Online format will include live sessions for plenary and other lectures and moderated discussions, as well as some pre-recorded lectures and virtual poster sessions. During these sessions we will discuss the latest trends in grapevine physiology and biotechnology research with a focus on the chosen theme of “Grapevine Interactions”.
Major topics include:
For further details on the scientific topics, the draft programme and important dates, please refer to the symposium website.
- Environmental interactions
- Plant Development
- Fruit composition
- Technological advances
- Computational resources and data integration
Some Important dates:
Online registration opens: 15th March 2021
Abstract (oral and poster) submission opens: 15th March 2021
Early Bird Registration Closes: 30th August 2021
Oral Abstract Submission Deadline: 30th June 2021
Oral Presenters confirmed: 30th July 2021
Full Registration Closes: 8th October 2021
Make sure to familiarise yourself with the abstract submission guidelines and the opportunities available to contribute to the symposium proceedings.
Please do not hesitate to pass on this message to students and colleagues potentially interested in joining and contributing to the ISGPB2021.
Should you wish to receive symposium updates please make sure to visit our home page and register your email address.
We are looking forward to welcoming you to the meeting.
Warm regards, On behalf of the Local Organising Committee
Melane A. Vivier and Johan T. Burger (Convenors)