February 11-13, 2019

2019 Soybean Breeders Workshop

February 11-13th, 2019


Hello Soybean Researchers,

Please see the information below about the 2019 Soybean Breeders Workshop, and please forward this information to any colleagues interested in soybean breeding and pathology. We are currently organizing the agenda for the workshop. If you would like to provide input and suggestions on workshop content, or if you are interested in presenting, please contact Zenglu Li and David Walker.

Please register for future email announcements about the workshop via SoyBase.org

2019 Soybean Breeders Workshop: Pathology

DATES:February 11-13th, 2019
LOCATION:Sheraton Westport Plaza and Chalet
191 & 900 Westport Plaza St. Louis, MO 63146
CONTACT:Zenglu Li and David Walker

WE NEED YOUR HELP!!!

We are currently organizing the agenda for the workshop and we need your help. Please suggest speakers, topics, and other agenda items that would be of interest to you and other soybean researchers.

POSTER SESSION & GRADUATE STUDENT COMPETITION

There will be a poster session during the evening social hour on Tuesday, February 13th in the Versailles 2 room from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Anyone is welcome to display a poster. There will be a graduate student poster competition, sponsored by the commercial soybean breeders, during the poster session, and CASH prizes will be awarded Wednesday morning (1st place = $200, 2nd place = $100, and 3rd place = $50). Posters prepared for other meetings such as ASA and PAG are welcome. Please visit http://soybase.org/SBW/registration/posters.php for more information.

RETIREMENTS, RECOGNITIONS, & ANNOUNCEMENTS

The floor is open to announcements at the specified time Wednesday morning. You are also welcome to notify Zenglu Li if you would like to schedule the recognition of a colleague or make other announcements from the floor.

MEETING ROOM REQUEST

If you plan to organize a small group meeting and need a meeting room during the workshop, please send your request to Bo Zhang no later than December 31, 2018 by indicating number of attendees, meeting date and time.

JOB POSTINGS AREA

The Commercial Soybean Breeders executive board will have an area available for participants to put their company job postings. If interested, please bring several informational copies of your open positions.

BY-LAWS OF COMMERCIAL SOYBEAN BREEDERS

View Document BY-LAWS OF COMMERCIAL SOYBEAN BREEERS (pdf)

NEED A ROOMATE?

Click here to message the event coordinators and let them know you would be open to sharing a room with another attendee.


Members are encouraged use the Sheraton Westport for their hotel stay. Your room reservations will help offset the costs of the meeting rooms throughout the conference and to keep the registration cost down.