Schedule

Last Updated: 01/22/20

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Friday, July 24

2:00 PM6:00 PMRegistration Open

Saturday, July 25

8:00 AM6:00 PMRegistration Open
8:00 AM6:30 PMSpeaker Ready Room Open
8:00 AM5:00 PMExhibitor Set-up
8:00 AM5:00 PMPoster Set-Up
8:30 AM12:00 PMPUI Faculty Development Workshop
8:30 AM12:00 PMDiscovering the rules of life through computational plant biology – utilizing dynamical mathematical models at the molecular, organismal, and ecosystem levels
8:30 AM12:00 PMChange the World with SciComm!
12:00 PM1:00 PMUndergraduate Networking Session
1:00 PM3:45 PMASPB President's Plenary: Defining the phenotype: Robustness, resilience, and stochastic processes in cellular behavior
3:45 PM4:15 PMCoffee Break
4:15 PM6:00 PMOutstanding achievement plenary & awards
6:00 PM7:30 PMOpening Exhibit Hall Reception

Sunday, July 26

7:30 AM5:30 PMRegistration Open
7:30 AM5:30 PMSpeaker Ready Room Open
7:00 AM7:00 PMPosters Open
8:00 AM8:30 AMMorning Coffee
8:30 AM11:00 AMPlenary: Epigenetic Inheritance and Reprogramming in Plants
11:00 AM1:00 PMNetworking Time (Lunch available for purchase)
11:00 AM7:00 PMExhibit Hall Open
11:15 AM12:30 PMPerspectives in Science Leadership and Policy with Dr. Sharlene Weatherwax
11:15 AM12:30 PMGet Your Message Across: A Guide to Artwork and Illustrations for Better Impact and Clarity
11:15 AM12:30 PMPlant Science Decadal Vision (2020-2030) Making the vision a reality
11:15 AM12:30 PMAllies 101: How to support and affirm the LGBTQ+ community in lab and the classroom
11:15 AM12:30 PMHow FDA can help you bring new plant varieties to market
1:00 PM2:45 PMConcurrent Symposia
2:45 PM3:15 PMCoffee Break in the Exhibit Hall
3:15 PM5:00 PMConcurrent Symposia
5:00 PM7:00 PMExclusive Poster Session and Exhibit Hall Reception

Monday, July 27

7:00 AM8:30 AMImplicit Bias & Conscious Inclusion Workshop (breakfast) organized by the Minority Affairs and the Women in Plant Biology Committees
7:30 AM5:30 PMSpeaker Ready Room Open
8:00 AM5:30 PMRegistration Open
8:00 AM8:30 AMMorning Coffee
8:30 AM11:00 AMPlenary: Navigating Science Policy: Effective Advocacy for Science
11:00 AM1:00 PMNetworking Time (Lunch available for purchase)
11:00 AM7:00 PMExhibit Hall Open
11:15 AM12:30PMEquity, Diversity, Inclusion: Effecting Institutional Change (Lunch with Guest Speaker)
11:15 AM12:30PMInclusive Pedogogy
11:15 AM12:30PMSeed exchange, the balance between scientific advancement, food safety, intellectual property and genetic resources
11:15 AM12:30PMCommunicating for Impact: Workshop on engaging meaningfully with your neighbors, your elected officials, funders and the broader public about plant science
11:15 AM12:30PMCareers beyond academia: DC addition
11:15 AM12:30PMHow machine learning can be used to solve plant biology problems
1:00 PM2:45 PMConcurrent Symposia
2:45 PM3:15 PMCoffee Break in Exhibit Hall
3:15 PM5:00 PMConcurrent Symposia
5:00 PM7:00 PMExclusive Poster Session and Exhibit Hall Reception

Tuesday, July 28

7:00 AM3:00 PMPosters Open
8:00 AM5:30 PMRegistration Open
7:30 AM5:30 PMSpeaker Ready Room Open
8:30 AM10:15 AMConcurrent Symposia
10:15 AM10:45 AMCoffee Break
10:45 AM12:30 PMConcurrent Symposia
12:30 PM1:30 PMNetworking Time (Lunch available for purchase)
12:30 PM3:00 PMExhibit Hall Open
1:30 PM3:00 PMPoster Session
1:30 PM2:45 PMBridging the gap between lab and field: designing and using fabricated ecosystems to explore plant-soil-microbial interactions.
1:30 PM2:45 PMgRNA design and off-target minimization for genome editing with CRISPR/Cas9
1:30 PM2:45 PMMarket driven innovation in plant science
1:30 PM2:45 PMUSDA, DOE & NSF Grant Information Session
1:30 PM2:45 PMHow to manage all those plant transposable elements
3:00 PM5:30 PMPlenary: Genome Editing
3:00 PM5:30 PMPoster Dismantle
3:00 PM8:00 PMExhibitor Dismantle
5:30 PM6:30 PMASPB Town Hall Meeting
8:00 PM11:30 PMAnnual Party

Wednesday, July 29

8:30 AM11:30 AMRegistration Open
7:30 AM9:30 AMSpeaker Ready Room Open
8:30 AM9:00 AMMorning Coffee
9:00 AM11:30 AMPlenary