June 19, 2017
The 12th Southern African Plant Breeding Symposium will be held in Durban 12-14 March 2018.
The 12th Southern African Plant Breeding Symposium will be held from 11-15 March 2018 at Gateway Hotel, Umhlanga. As the capacity and availability of technology increases so does the potential to use these in the field of Plant Breeding. A group of leading international and local scientists have been invited as keynote speakers to share some of these applications in the Plant Breeding field.
The cost of the attendance has been kept as low as possible with favourable room rates (starting at R1511.70 per room per night, including Breakfast for 2 People) that have been negotiated at the symposium venue, and symposium registration costs are kept as low as possible starting at R1 880. (Gala dinner excluded). To boost the attendance and participation by students, full time registered students who successfully submit an oral presentation will be granted free registration. Registration fees for full time registered students who successfully submit poster contributions will be reduced to R1 000.
Online registration opens 8 September 2017
Deadline for abstract submission for oral contributions 8 November 2017
Early registration payment cut-off 8 December 2017
Deadline for abstract submission for posters 8 December 2017
Oral abstract acceptance confirmation 8 December 2017
Poster abstract acceptance confirmation 8 January 2018
Late registration cut-off 8 February 2018
Electronic payment for registration cut-off 8 February 2018
Final programme announcement 8 February 2018
All correspondence (registration, registration fees and payments, and abstract submission) or general inquiries (including membership applications) can be addressed to the symposium secretariat