Below is a list of the pre-conference meetings and ad hoc sessions that have currently been scheduled.

 

Oomycete Molecular Genetics Network Annual Meeting

March 11-14, 2017

Asilomar Conference Center

 

14th International Aspergillus Meeting

March 13-14, 2017

Room: Merrill Hall
Contact: Michelle Momany, mmomany@plantbio.uga.edu Please contact the organizer with any questions.
Meeting Registration fee: $80 (fee includes room rental, posterboards, audio visual, coffeebreaks, social and abstract collection) Lunch is NOT included. Meals are available if you are staying at Asilomar.
Deadline December 8, 2016

 

SCHEDULE
Monday, March 13
Afternoon Registration
Evening Poster and Welcome Reception

Tuesday, March 14
Scientific Sessions

 

There is a check box on the Fungal Conference abstract submission site to indicate that you would like the abstract to be considered for Asperfest14 also. Abstract deadline is December 8, 2016.

If you wish to submit an abstract for Asperfest14 that is NOT going to be presented at the Fungal Conference, please email your abstract(s) as a Word file attachment to mmomany@plantbio.uga.edu. Include the names and affiliations of all authors. Underline the name of the presenting author. If you are a student and first and presenting author and would like to be considered for the Novozymes student poster prize, please follow your name with an asterisk (*). The main body of your abstract must be less than 2,500 words.

 

Two authors will share a 4’ high x 8’ wide poster board. The useable space for each author will measure 3’10” (111.8 cm) wide x 3’10” (111.8 cm) high. No materials for making posters will be available at the conference grounds. We encourage photos of the authors be attached to the posters.

 

Dothideomycetes Workshop

March 14, 2017

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Scientific Sessions

Room: Scripps
Contact: Stephen Goodwin (sgoodwin@purdue.edu) Please contact the organizer with any questions.
Meeting Registration fee: $35 (fee includes room rental, audio visual, and a coffeebreak) Lunch is NOT included. Meals are available if you are staying at Asilomar.
Deadline December 8, 2016

 

Fusarium Workshop

March 14, 2017

9:00 am - 4:00 pm Scientific Sessions

Room: Chapel
Contact: Robert Proctor (robert.proctor@ARS.USDA.GOV) and Martijn Rep,(m.rep@uva.nl) Please contact the organizers with any questions.
Meeting Registration fee: $35 (fee includes room rental, audio visual, and a coffeebreak) Lunch is NOT included. Meals are available if you are staying at Asilomar.
Deadline December 8, 2016

 

Rust Workshop

March 14, 2017

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Scientific Sessions

Room: Acacia
Contact: Sebastien Duplessis (sebastien.duplessis@inra.fr) Please contact the organizer with any questions.
Meeting Registration fee: $35 (fee includes room rental, audio visual and a coffeebreak) Lunch is NOT included. Meals are available if you are staying at Asilomar.
Deadline December 8, 2016

 

Ustilago-Smut Convergence

March 13-14, 2017

Room: Heather
Contact: Mike Perlin (michael.perlin@louisville.edu) Please contact the organizer with any questions.
Meeting Registration fee: $45 (fee includes room rental, audio visual, coffeebreak and a social) Lunch is NOT included. Meals are available if you are staying at Asilomar.
Deadline December 8, 2016

 

SCHEDULE
Monday, March 13
Welcome Reception

Tuesday, March 14
Scientific Sessions

 

There is a check box on the Fungal Conference abstract submission site to indicate that you would like the abstract to be considered for Ustilago-Smut Convergence also. Abstract deadline is December 8, 2016.

 

Ad Hoc Sessions

Time is available in the early afternoons for ad hoc sessions. Those wishing to convene a session should contact mahoney@genetics-gsa.org with the title, date they would like to hold the session and number of people expected. The session information will be sent to the scientific organizers for final approval before being added to the schedule. Ad Hoc organizers will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the session, including speaker presentations. The ad hoc session information must be received by December 14, 2016 to be included in the program book.

All Ad Hoc sessions will be held during the lunch breaks: 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm.The sessions must end at 1:45 pm so that the room can be prepared for the concurrent sessions.

Wednesday, March 15

JGI Workshop- Towards Functional Genomics, Merrill Hall

 

Thursday, March 16

Neurospora Business Meeting, Chapel

Post Genomics on Wood Decay Fungi, Scripps