Plant Biology 2019

August 3-7 | San Jose, CA

San Jose McEnery Convention Center

408 Almaden Blvd – San Jose, CA 95113

From grad students to professionals with 20+ years of experience in plant biology, participants view the annual Plant Biology conference as a premier science event because of its perfect blend of research, education and networking opportunities. In San Jose we expect more than 1,500 scientists from nearly 40 countries to participate in the meeting.

Highlights for 2019


  • Digital e-posters, available pre and post conference
  • Workshops and sessions on entrepreneurship
  • Refreshed undergrad networking session
  • WiFi in the convention center and in your hotel rooms at no charge
  • Two networking receptions, additional meet-ups, and expanded career center
  • Lunch time career chats
  • Opportunity to also register for the Plant SynBio conference at the joint conference rate



Childcare at the plant biology meeting is partially supported by a donation from the estate of Eli Romanoff. ASPB contracts with a national bonded child care provider to be onsite at the convention center. You must be a registered attendee to use this service.  You can provide the details of the times/dates after you have registered and any at time before the meeting. If you have any questions regarding childcare please contact PBregistration@aspb.org

Major Symposia Organizers

Rob Last

Michigan State University

Giles Oldroyd

University of Cambridge

Crispin Taylor

American Society of Plant Biologists

Andrew Bent

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Wenbo Ma

University of California, Riverside

Andrew Hanson

University of Florida


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This conference is supported by


American Society of Plant Biologists