3rd general COST MEETING / EMPHASIS Workshop

        27th - 28th of March 2017 3rd General COST Meeting, 

        29th of March 2017 EMPHASIS Workshop

        Location: Oeiras, Portugal

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        The third general meeting of  COST action FA1306 with the title

        "Field phenotyping technologies from woody perennials to annual crops"

        will be held at ITQB-NOVA (AGRO-Tech campus in Oeiras) http://www.itqb.unl.pt/ .

        >> Registration is closed now.

        Pre-program:    >> download as pdf-File

        Abstract-Book: >> download as pdf-File

        Special Information for Poster Presentations:
        Posters should be, at the most, A0 size (841x1189mm)

        Hotel information:
        Special prices are being arranged with nearby hotels and information is provided NOW:

        >> Accommodation Information

        >> Here a snapshot  of the route from Aeroporto to Hotel Praia Mar!


        Invited lectures:

        Elisa Liras (Bayer, Crop Science division): Phenotyping at Bayer HyperCare Farms.

        Anna Kicherer (Institute for Grapevine Breeding Geilweilerhof): Phenotyping challenges in grapevine breeding.

        Lorenzo León (IFAPA Centro): Olive phenotyping in breeding programs: achievements and prospects.

        A visit to "Casal da Manteiga" (vineyard) is planned!

         >> COSTFA1306 3rd general COST MEETING Pre-Program

        Important deadlines:

        Start of online registration:  As of November 2016

        09 of January 2017:  Submission of abstracts CLOSED!

        26 of January 2017: Final registration for the conference

         27th-28th of March 2017: Conference

        29th of March 2017: EMPHASIS Workshop


        EMPHASIS Workshop:        Emphasis Logo

        Information about EMPHASIS/EMPHASIS-PREP

        Status of plant phenotyping in a country/region

        Interactive workshops: establishment of pan-European infrastructure

        >> For details see also the emphasis website.



        More partners:

        CiB - Centro de Informação de Biotecnologia

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        INIAV, Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária

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        Universidade NOVA de Lisboa:

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        Universidade de Lisboa 

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        Scientific and technical Societies

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        Corporate Sponsors

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        COST FA1306:
        We will organize a general meeting in Oeiras/Lisboa with special attention to field phenotyping (but not restricted to field phenotyping):
        We foresee a mixed model: pleary sessions (all paticipants WG1, WG2, WG3) and working sessions.

        EMPHASIS Workshop: Integrating the European plant phenotyping community.
        EMPHASIS aims to establish a sustainable and innovative pan-European infrastructure for plant phenotyping within the framework of ESFRI.
        EMPHASIS: European Infrastructure for Multi-Scale Plant Phenotyping And Simulation for Food Security in a Changing Climate. 
        EMPHASIS Website:   http://emphasis.plant-phenotyping.eu