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PAG ASIA 2018

CONRAD SEOUL, SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA, JUNE 11-13, 2018

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PAG ASIA 2017

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 2017.

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

PAG Asia 2017 will be a 3-day meeting, 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. 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 board along with textual summaries of the material. There will be a scheduled time when authors will be expected to be near their poster, to answer questions and discuss their findings. Learn More

EXHIBITS

At PAG Asia 2017, 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

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PLENARY SPEAKERS

20

WORKSHOPS

25

EXHIBITORS

300

ATTENDEES

Expert Plenary Speakers

PAG ASIA 2017 in Seoul Korea features some of the best minds in the ag-genomics industry to share the latest information and scientific breakthroughs. Please click on any of our speakers to learn more about their biography and area of interest.
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Ross Houston

University of Edinburgh, UK

Ross Houston

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Jin-Soo Kim

Institute for Basic Science, Seoul, South Korea

Jin-Soo Kim

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Alex Johnson

The University of Melbourne, Australia

Alex Johnson

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Xinyun Li

Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China

Xinyun Li

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Francesc Piferrer

National Research Council (CSIC), Barcelona, Spain

Francesc Piferrer

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Max Rothschild

Iowa State University, USA

Max Rothschild

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Call For Papers


We are accepting submissions for: Workshop Proposals, Student Presentations, and Poster Abstracts

CONFERENCEPROGRAM OVERVIEW

Monday, May 29, 2017 - 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 chairperson for this session will be Kwan-Suk Kim.

Max Rothschild, CF Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture and Life Science, Iowa State University
Talk Title: "The Genomics of Adaptation of Livestock to Climate Change"

Francesc Piferrer, Professor, Institute of Marine Sciences, National Research Council (CSIC), Barcelona, Spain
Talk Title:"Epigenetic Regulation of Internal and External Influences on Gene Expression in Aquacultured Fish"

 

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.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 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 chairperson for this session will be Laszlo Orban.

Jin-Soo Kim, Director and Professor, Center for Genome Engineering, Institute for Basic Science, Seoul, South Korea
Talk Title: " Genome Editing in Human Stem Cells, Animals, and Plants"

Alex Johnson, Associate Professor, School of BioSciences, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Talk Title: "Unlocking the Potential of Metal Homeostasis Genes to Improve Cereal Crops "

 

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.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 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 chairperson for this session will be Suk-Ha Lee

Ross Houston, Group Leader and Senior Lecturer, The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, UK
Talk Title: "Genomic Basis of Disease Resistance in Aquaculture Species"

Xinyun Li, Key Lab of Agricultural Animal Genetics and Breeding, Ministry of Education, College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China.
Talk Title: "Identification of Functional Elements and Important SNPs Related to Growth and Carcass Traits of Pigs"

 

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.

 

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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 2017 registration rates for attendees of PAG XXV in San Diego (January 14-18, 2017) 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