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INTERNATIONAL PLANT BREEDING CONGRESS II TO BE HELD IN ANTALYA IN 2015

INTERNATIONAL PLANT BREEDING CONGRESS II TO BE HELD IN ANTALYA IN 2015

          First held on 10-14 November 2013 in Antalya with a successful organization process and a high level of participation, the second International Plant Breeding Congress led by BISAB will convene again on 1-5 November 2015 in Antalya. In his statement on the subject, Dr. Vehbi Eser, Chairman of Congress Organization Committee and the Plant Breeders Sub-Union Chairman of the Board said, “Our preparations as the organization committee have reached the final stage in order to ensure that the second International Plant Breeding Congress surpass the first congress, which we held with great participation and successful organization.

 

Invitation

Second International Plant Breeding Congress (2nd IPBC) organized by the Plant Breeders Union of Turkey (BISAB) with the supports of several national and international partners will be held in Antalya, Turkey between 1-5 November 2015The first International Plant Breeding Congress was held in Antalya, Turkey on 10-14 November 2013 with great participation of 650 researchers from all over the world. This time, with the courtesy of EUCARPIA, Oil and Protein Crops Section Meeting of EUCARPIA (European Association for Research on Plant Breeding) will jointly be organized within the 2nd International Plant Breeding Congress.

The Congress topics will cover:

  • Plant Breeding
  • Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology
  • Genetic Engineering and Genomics
  • Genetic Resources for Plant Breeding
  • Oil and Protein Crops

The Congress will be carried out under three different sections as field crops, horticultural crops and oil and protein crops. It is intended that the subjects to be kept broad in order to provide opportunity to the science and research community to present their works as oral or poster presentations. It is also planned that the Congress languages will be in Arabic, English, Spanish, Russian and Turkish. There will be simultaneous translation during the Congress at these five languages.

As there have been many different scientific meetings around the world, we aimed to bring three different communities together, namely science, research and private investment groups considering practical information sharing that will be of value for breeders, seed enterprises, researchers and scientists, in a friendly environment of Antalya, Turkey to share their knowledge and experience and benefit from each other.

We cordially extend our invitation to you and your colleagues and look forward to welcoming you in Antalya.

 

With our best wishes,

Dr. Vehbi ESER

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yalçın KAYA

Prof. Dr. Bülent UZUN

Vice-President of BISAB

President

Chair

Head of Organizing Committee

BISAB

Oil and Protein Crops Section of EUCARPIA