2nd International Symposium on Innovations in Plant and Food Sciences

September 8 - 10, 2017
Geology/Biology Building, University of Saskatchewan

logoThe local organizing committee is pleased to announce the second International Symposium for Innovations in Plant and Food Sciences will be held at the College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Canada from September 8 to 10, 2017.

The first symposium was held at Iwate University, Japan in December 2016, and this second symposium intends to continue the success by further discussing the recent innovative research in four internationally-recognized universities:

  • United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences (UGAS) of the University of Iwate (Japan),
  • University of Dhaka (Bangladesh),
  • Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University (China) and
  • University of Saskatchewan (Canada).

The conference includes 20 invited speakers from these universities and additional presentations through posters by graduate students, research staff and faculty. Graduate student posters and oral presentations will be judged for awards.

The symposium also provides a workshop on CRISPR Cas9 on September 8 and an optional day excursion tour to Prince Albert National Park on September 11.

Change of venue: Lectures and poster sessions on September 9 and 10 will be held in the Geology/Biology Building.