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PAG ASIA 2018

CONRAD SEOUL, SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA, May 30-June 1, 2018

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PAG ASIA 2018

In response to the expanding global population, worldwide climate changes, and dramatic plant and animal

genome research occurring in Asia Pacific, the organizers of the Plant and Animal Genome Conference

are planning a short version of PAG to be held in South Korea in 2018.

REGISTRATION

PAG Asia 2018 will be a 3-day meeting (Wednesday though Friday), consisting of plenary and small break-out sessions (workshops), and a poster section. Scientific sessions will be conducted in English. It is our objective to include world recognized authorities in genomics as plenary speakers. (Registration will open December 15, 2017) Learn More

POSTER ABSTRACTS

All PAG Asia participants are invited to submit poster abstracts. Space will be dedicated for presentations where visual materials in addition to the abstract are presented on a display along with summaries of the material. There will be 2 sessions when authors will be expected to be near their poster to answer questions and discuss their findings. (Poster abstract submission will open December 15, 2017) Learn More

EXHIBITS

At PAG Asia 2018, there will be an exhibit area with tabletop exhibits open to exhibitors offering equipment, services, and publications related to genetic research. The importance of this research and its requirements for the latest in scientific laboratory equipment, supplies and services will make the event a significant contribution to the scientific community. Learn More

Full Conference - Non-Profit

Those those at University and Government organizations are eligible for the Non-Profit rate. (Onsite Rate is $600 USD. )

$ 550

Full Conference - Industry

Industry pricing is for those at companies and commercial organizations. (Onsite Rate is $1000 USD. )

$ 975

Full Conference - Student

Students must be Pre-Ph.D and upload a letter of certification from their Department Chairperson. (Onsite Rate is $350 USD. )

$ 325

Register Today

 

Rates shown at left are for Early Registration, rates extend through April 7, 2017.

After that date, Standard Registration will be in effect and rates may increase.

After May 28, Onsite Rates will apply.

Registration Includes:

  • Access to all Scientific Sessions (Plenary Lectures & Workshops)
  • Access to all Industry Workshops
  • Access to the Exhibits and Posters
  • 3 Days Breakfast and Days Lunch
  • 3 Morning Coffee Breaks, 2 Afternoon Coffee & Soda Breaks

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PLENARY SPEAKERS

20

WORKSHOPS

25

EXHIBITORS

300

ATTENDEES

Philippa Borrill

University of Edinburgh, UK

Philippa Borrill

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Doil Choi

Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea

Doil Choi

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Ben Hayes

The University of Queensland, Australia

Ben Hayes

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Hiroyoshi Iwata

The University of Tokyo, Japan

Hiroyoshi Iwata

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Yanfang Wang

Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China

Yanfang Wang

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Xun Xu

BGI - Shenzhen, China

Xun Xu

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CONFERENCEPROGRAM OVERVIEW

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - DAY ONE

8:00AM

Registration

8:00AM -5:00PM

Attendees who have pre-registered online can pick up their badge and materials at the tables in the Level 3 Foyer.

Please present a business card or ID with your name.

Those who wish to register on-site can do so at the Management Office, which will also be on Level 3.

 

8:30AM

Breakfast

8:30AM -9:00AM

A buffet-style continental breakfast is provided and will be set up in the foyer.

9:00AM

Plenary Talks

9:00AM -10:30AM

There will two plenary talks. The chairpersons for this session will be Suk-Ha Lee & Shu-hong Zhao.

Doil Choi, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
Talk Title: "Multiple Genomes of Hot Pepper Provide Insight into Massive Emergence of Disease Resistance Genes in Solanaceae Plants"

Ben Hayes, The University of Queensland, Australia
Talk Title: "Integrating Genomic and Microbiome Information to Predict Future Phenotypes for Key Production and Environmental Traits in Livestock."

 

10:30AM

Coffee Break/Exhibits/Posters

10:30AM -11:15AM

There will be a brief coffee break in the foyer area.

10:30AM

Exhibits & Posters

10:30AM -4:30PM

The exhibits and poster area will be open.

 

11:15AM

Workshops - Session 01

11:15AM -01:00PM

There will be 3 workshops for attendees to choose from and will take place in Grand Ballroom 1, 2, and 3.
More information will be available in the Online Program.

1:00PM

Lunch/Exhibits

1:00PM -02:00PM

A buffet-style lunch is provided and will be set up in the foyer.

 

2:00PM

Workshops - Session 02

2:00PM -3:45PM

There will be 3 workshops for attendees to choose from and will take place in Grand Ballroom 1, 2, and 3.
More information will be available in the Online Program.

3:45PM

Coffee Break/Exhibits/Posters

3:45PM -4:30PM

Coffee and light snacks will be set up in the foyer area.

4:30PM

Workshops - Session 03

4:30PM -6:15PM

There will be 3 workshops for attendees to choose from and will take place in Grand Ballroom 1, 2, and 3.
More information will be available in the Online Program.

6:15PM

Workshops - Session 04

6:15PM -8:00PM

There will be 2 workshops for attendees to choose from and will take place in Grand Ballroom 1, 2, and 3.
More information will be available in the Online Program.

6:30PM

Networking Reception

6:30PM -7:30PM

There will be a Networking Reception in the Grand Ballroom Foyer.

Wine and beer will be available for purchase and light snacks will be served.

All are in invited to attend.

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - DAY TWO

8:00AM

Registration

8:00AM -5:00PM

Attendees who have pre-registered online can pick up their badge and materials at the tables in the Level 3 Foyer.

Please present a business card or ID with your name.

Those who wish to register on-site can do so at the Management Office, which will also be on Level 3.

 

8:30AM

Breakfast

8:30AM -9:00AM

A buffet-style continental breakfast is provided and will be set up in the foyer.

9:00AM

Plenary Talks

9:00AM -10:30AM

There will two plenary talks. The chairpersons for this session will be Sachiko Isobe & Kwan-Suk Kim

Hiroyoshi Iwata, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Talk Title: "Selection 4.0: Next Revolution of Breeding Will be Model-based Development (MBD)”

Yanfang Wang, Institute of Animal Science, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Talk Title: “Genetic Response of Adipose Tissues to Cold-stimulated Thermogenesis in Mice and Pigs”

 

10:30AM

Coffee Break/Exhibits/Poster Sesson 1

10:30AM -11:15AM

There will be a brief coffee break in the foyer area.

Poster Session 1 - presenting authors are expected to be available near their poster to answer questions and engage in discussions.

10:30AM

Exhibits & Posters

10:30AM -4:30PM

The exhibits and poster area will be open.

 

11:15AM

Workshops - Session 01

11:15AM -01:00PM

There will be 3 workshops for attendees to choose from and will take place in Grand Ballroom 1, 2, and 3.
More information will be available in the Online Program.

1:00PM

Lunch/Exhibits

1:00PM -02:00PM

A buffet-style lunch is provided and will be set up in the foyer.

 

2:00PM

Workshops - Session 02

2:00PM -3:45PM

There will be 3 workshops for attendees to choose from and will take place in Grand Ballroom 1, 2, and 3.
More information will be available in the Online Program.

3:45PM

Coffee Break/Exhibits/Poster Session 2

3:45PM-4:30PM

Coffee and light snacks will be set up in the foyer area.

Poster Session 2 - presenting authors are expected to be available near their poster to answer questions and engage in discussions.

4:30PM

Workshops - Session 03

4:30PM -6:15PM

There will be 3 workshops for attendees to choose from and will take place in Grand Ballroom 1, 2, and 3.
More information will be available in the Online Program.

6:15PM

Workshops - Session 04

6:15PM -8:00PM

There will be 2 workshops for attendees to choose from and will take place in Grand Ballroom 1, 2, and 3.
More information will be available in the Online Program.

Friday, June 1, 2018 - DAY THREE

8:00AM

Registration

8:00AM -12:00PM

Attendees who have pre-registered online and those who wish to register on-site can an pick up their badge and materials at the Management Office,

which will be on Level 3.

Please present a business card or ID with your name.

 

8:30AM

Breakfast

8:30AM -9:00AM

A buffet-style continental breakfast is provided and will be set up in the foyer.

9:00AM

Plenary Talks

9:00AM -10:30AM

There will two plenary talks. The chairpersons for this session will be Rudi Appels & Rajeev K. Varshney

Xun Xu, BGI - Shenzhen, China
Talk Title: "Big Data in Plant Genomics"

Philippa Borrill, The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, UK
Talk Title: "The Transcriptome of Polyploid Wheat"

 

10:30AM

Coffee Break/Exhibits/Posters

10:30AM -11:15AM

There will be a brief coffee break in the foyer area.

10:30AM

Exhibits & Posters

10:30AM -02:00PM

The exhibits and poster area will be open.

 

11:15AM

Workshops - Session 01

11:15AM -01:00PM

There will be 3 workshops for attendees to choose from and will take place in Grand Ballroom 1, 2, and 3.
More information will be available in the Online Program.

1:00PM

Lunch/Exhibits

1:00PM -02:00PM

A buffet-style lunch is provided and will be set up in the foyer.

 

Call for Workshop Proposals

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frequently asked questions

Which payment methods do you accept?

We can accept payment via credit card only. No cash payments will be accepted at onsite registration. All payments must be in US currency.

What is the official language of the conference?

All scientific sessions of the conference will be in English.

Will there be exhibits and opportunities to meet with vendors?

There will be an exhibits area open all three days, with tabletop booths and exhibitors offering equipment, services, and publications related to genetic research. Learn More about Exhibiting

Are there any special registration discounts or promotions?

We are currently offering a $100 discount off PAG ASIA 2018 registration rates for attendees of PAG XXVI in San Diego (January 13-17, 2018) Please email us at pagasia@scherago.com.

I’d like to purchase tickets for 20 people, are group discounts available?

Please contact us at pagasia@scherago.com to discuss discounts on group registrations.

Who can submit Poster Abstracts?

All PAG Asia participants are invited to submit abstracts for the Poster Session. Posters will remain up for the entire length of the meeting, and there here will be 2 sessions where presenting authors are expected to be available near their poster to answer questions and engage in discussions. Learn More about Poster Abstracts

Are meals included?

The conference includes 3 days breakfast, 3 days lunch, and 3 days of morning coffee breaks and 2 days of afternoon coffee breaks

Will there be free wifi?

There will be free wifi in the conference area.

Can you provide a Letter of Invitation?

The Organizing Committee is offering assistance should you need a Letter of Invitation to facilitate the visa application process or to provide authorization for attendance. Learn More about Letter of Invitation Requests

Can you provide a Certificate of Attendance?

A Certificate of Attendance will be issued upon request. Please email: pagasia@scherago.com.

CONFERENCE LOCATION: Conrad Seoul

Conrad Seoul
10 Gukjegeumyung-ro
Yeongdeungpo-gu
Seoul, South Korea
www.conradseoul.com
 

We hope you will join us at this world-class establishment, and consider staying at the hotel as well. Discounted hotel rates for attendees are available, please click below for more info.

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  • PAG ASIA 2017 • 29-31 MAY 2017
    Monday - Wednesday 8:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Conference Venue Address

    10 Gukjegeumyung-ro
    Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, South Korea

  • Email Conference Management

    pagasia@scherago.com

  • Conference Management Office

    101 Hudson Street, Suite 2100
    Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA

  • Conference Management Website

    http://www.scherago.com/

  • +1 201-653-4777