St. Paul, Minn. (October 17, 2007) Deadlines for early registration, poster abstract submission, and hotel reservations are quickly approaching for the 2007 National Soybean Rust Symposium. The 2007 National Soybean Rust Symposium will be held December 12-14, 2007 at the Marriott Louisville Downtown Hotel in Louisville, KY.
The 2007 symposium, organized by The American Phytopathological Society (APS) in co-operation with related organizations, will bring together leaders in the soybean community to hear results, determine progress, and share perspectives on soybean rust in the 2007 growing season.
The symposium program will feature presentations and discussions on such topics as the development of disease resistant varieties, use of fungicides, disease management strategies and tactics, computer simulations, and other areas of importance. A new session will focus on the experiences and perspectives of producers and crop consultants. The full program is available at www.apsnet.org/online/SBR/pdf/SBR07Program.pdf.
The early registration deadline is October 22, 2007. Attendees who register by the early registration deadline will save $60 on registration fees. To register, go to www.apsnet.org/online/SBR/registration.htm. Members of the media are extended complimentary registration by contacting Amy Steigman at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1.651.994.3802.
Poster abstracts must be submitted online by November 12. Visit www.apsnet.org/online/SBR/posterguidelines.htm for submission guidelines and instructions.
Hotel reservations must be made by November 13, 2007 in order to guarantee the low meeting rate of $99 per night. After November 13, all room reservations are subject to space and rate availability. Visit www.apsnet.org/online/SBR/hotel.htm for complete housing information.
|Contact: Amy Steigman|
American Phytopathological Society