Rooting 2020

9th International Symposium on Root Development

University of Nottingham

Postponed to June 2021

Provisional Programme

The planned schedule for the postponed June 2020 Symposium below reflects what we hope to hold in June 2021.

University Park Campus
Day 1
11:00am - 1:00pm Registration
1:00pm Welcome
1:10pm Trends in Plant Science Plenary Seminar: Xavier Draye (UC Louvain)
2:00pm Session 1: Hormones and root system architecture
Frontiers in Plant Science Keynote Seminar: Karin Ljung (SLU Umea)
6:00pm Welcome reception and bar-b-que
Day 2
9:00am - 1:00pm Session 2. Root morphogenesis
EMBO Young Investigator Keynote Seminar: Bert de Rybel (VIB Ghent)
2:00pm - 6:00pm Session 3. Nutrient and water uptake
Keynote seminar: Anna Amtmann (Glasgow)
Day 3
9:00am - 1:00pm Session 4. Responses to abiotic constraints
Physiologica Plantarum Keynote Seminar: Jonathan Lynch (Penn State, USA)
2:00pm - 6:00pm Free Afternoon to explore Nottingham
Day 4
9:00am - 1:00pm Session 5. Root biotic interactions
The Plant Journal Keynote Seminar: Caroline Gutjahr (TUM, Munich)
2:00pm - 6:00pm Session 6. Grafting / re-generation
Frontiers in Plant Science Keynote Seminar: Charles Melnyk (SLU Uppsala)
7:00pm Conference Reception and Dinner (Albert Hall, City Centre, Nottingham)


Sutton Bonington Campus
Day 5
9:00am - 1:00pm Session 7. Root Phenomics - ‘Hands on’ demonstrations