The agenda for the congress focuses on plant breeding, gene editing, phenotyping, molecular marker development, crop/trait improvement, disease/stress resistance, bioenergy, and evolution studies as well as tools to overcome bottlenecks and enable successful data analysis and management. Confirmed speakers are drawn from leading universities in the field of crop research as well as the private sector. Presentations will cover wheat, maize, barley, soybean, rice and tomato amongst other crops. The full agenda is accessible online.
Registration is ongoing, and a 15% discount is available for delegates that register before the 27th March 2015.
For more information, visit the The 3rd Plant Genomics Congress USA website. You can also read this independent report by International Innovation on the 2nd Plant Genomics Congress USA held last year.