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Science Protecting Plant Health 2017

Event Name: Science Protecting Plant Health 2017

Date: 26-28 September 2017

Venue: Brisbane Convention Centre, Queensland Australia

Australasian Plant Pathology Society invite you to Science Protecting Plant Health 2017, to be held at the Brisbane Convention Centre, Queensland Australia, from 26-28 September 2017.

Pleased to present an international event and host a joint conference of the Australasian Plant Pathology Society and the Plant Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre. Presented an exciting and invigorating scientific programme that will appeal to a broad audience of researchers, students, educators and policy makers.

Conference themes will focus on the latest science, research and practice from leaders in their fields encompassing all the disciplines of plant biosecurity, plant pathology and entomology. Recent developments, as well as future advances, will be showcased at this peak event, with presentations by international, national and local speakers in a well-rounded program augmented by poster presentations and an exciting social schedule.

Field Trips : Including to the spectacular “Carnival of Flowers” in Toowoomba on the Darling Downs, are currently being planned, as is a series of workshops by expert presenters on specific disciplines.

Plenary Speakers
1. Prof Chris Gilligan
2. Prof Roger Innes
3. Prof Linda Kinkel
4. Dr Mark Hoddle

Keynote Speakers
1. Dr Grant Smith, Plant & Food Research
2. Dr Jenny Davidson, SARDI
3. Prof Gerhard Pietersen, University of Pretoria
4. Dr Michael Goodin, University of Kentucky
5. Dr Lee Hickey, QAAFI
6. Prof Neena Mitter, QAAFI
7. Dr Louise Thatcher, CSIRO Agriculture & Food
8. Prof Peter Waterhouse, QUT
9. Mr Trevor Nicholls, CABI
10. Dr Dean Paini, CSIRO
11. Prof Christos Athanassiou, University of Thessaly


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