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4 - 6 July 2017


Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand


Plant Science Central Conference

“Plants in a Changing Environment”

Information and Registration Details

Plant Science Central conference is a joint meeting of the three societies, bringing together a diverse range of research areas and delegates from Universities, Research Institutes and Industry.
We welcome papers on any topic of interest to our members and we anticipate sessions on:

  • Breeding for Complex Traits
  • Novel Breeding Technologies
  • Plants and their Environment
  • Postharvest Technologies
  • Tree Physiology
  • Plant Development
  • Biotechnology for Industry
  • Plants for Health
  • Cryopreservation and Germplasm conservation

Online registration is open. Please CLICK HERE to register

Link Here for a PDF of the programme


Conference dinner and Awards ceremony for any recipients present will be held in the Russell Room of Wharerata, Massey University on Wednesday 5 July 2017 at a cost of $90.00. All three societies will hold their Annual General Meetings on 5 July before the dinner.

Registration Details
Registration type     Fee per person Deadline
Early Bird Registration Member *  $400.00   Friday 16th June
Early Bird Registration Non-Member  $500.00    Friday 16th June
Standard Registration Member  $600.00 26 June 2017
Standard Registration Non-Member   $700.00  26 June 2017
Retired / Student Early Bird Registration**    $200.00      Friday 16th June
Retired / Student Standard Registration $250.00  26 June 2017
Day Registration (per day) ***   $200.00  26 June 2017
Additional Function tickets Fee per person
Conference Dinner (Wed 5 July)  $ 90.00
* Full Registration (Member and Non-Member)
Includes: Attendance at all sessions during the conference, catering during the conference (morning, afternoon tea and lunch) and the poster session (with drinks and nibbles) on Tuesday 4 July 2017. Does not include conference dinner. Tickets to the conference dinner are an additional $90.00.
** Retired / Student Registration
Includes: Attendance at all sessions during the conference, catering during the conference (morning, afternoon tea and lunch) and the poster session (with drinks and nibbles) on Tuesday 4 July 2017. Does not include conference dinner. Tickets to the conference dinner are an additional $90.00. Proof of full time student status is required at time of registration. A letter from your supervisor outlining your programme of study, study ID number and verification of your full time student equivalent status is required.
*** Day Registration (per person per day)
Includes: Access to the conference session on the day registered, morning, afternoon tea and lunch on the day registered. If the registered day is on Tuesday 4 July 2017, this day includes the poster and drinks session in the evening. Does not include conference dinner. Tickets to the conference dinner are an additional $90.00.

 

Accommodation Details (Please book direct and quote “Plant Science Central Conference” Massey University)
Harrington’s Motor Lodge
Fitzherbert Ave, Palmerston North, (06) 354 7259, Email: stay@harringtonsmotorlodge.co.nz
Studio unit $135, Standard room $140
Hotel Coachman
Fitzherbert Ave, Palmerston North, (06) 356 5065. Email: res@coachman.co.nz
Standard motel room $119, Standard hotel room $137
           
We look forward to welcoming you to Palmerston North for this meeting.

Kim Richardson, Chair of Organising Committee, NZIAPB National Correspondent
Mike Dodd, President of NZIAHS
Marian McKenzie, President NZSPB
Maree Debenham, Organising Committee
David Lewis, Organising Committee
Huub Kerckhoffs, Organising Committee
Ed Morgan, Organising Committee
Carl Mesarich, Organising Committee

 

All enquiries to Jenny Taylor, Conference Organiser, secretariat@agscience.org.nz
Tel: (09) 812 8506, Mobile: (027) 477 9821