Meeting Authorization

Meeting Information

  • Project No. and Title: NCCC167 - Corn Breeding Research
  • Dates: 03/08/2017 to 03/09/2017
  • Contacts: [Nick Lauter]

This authorizes the annual meeting: .
The meeting will be held on 03/08/2017 at Union Station Hotel, St. Louis, MO. :

Admin Advisor: Kendall Lamkey (

Additional Info

You are invited to attend the 2017 Corn Breeding Research Meeting to be held at the Union Station Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri, immediately preceding the 59th Annual Maize Genetics Conference. The Corn Breeding Meeting will begin at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, March 8 and will adjourn at 4:00 pm on Thursday, March 9. To minimize overlap with Maize Genetics Conference Pre-meeting Workshops on March 9th, general sessions of the 2017 Corn Breeding Research Meeting will conclude by 1:30 on March 9th, with concurrent poster and special sessions scheduled for 1:30 to 4:00 pm that day.<br /> <br /> Registration: Early registration will be open on January 25th and close on February 21st, 2017. Early registration fees will be $175 for scientists/post-docs and $150 for graduate students. Registration includes breakfast and lunch on the 9th, and session breaks on both days. Registration on or after February 22nd, 2017 (including onsite) will be $200 for scientists/post-docs and $175 for students.<br /> A link will be provided through an updated announcement when registration opens.<br /> <br /> Meeting Schedule: Sessions of the 2017 Corn Breeding Research Meeting will include the Larry Darrah Student Presentation Sessions, and a session on the Genomes2Fields collaborative project. Two dedicated poster sessions are scheduled as well, offering more networking and discussion time than coffee-break poster viewing allows. All attendees are welcome to submit posters (see format guidelines below). If space is limited, preference will be given to student posters that do not overlap with the Larry Darrah Student Presentations. The NCCC-167 business meeting is scheduled for 5:00 on March 8th, 2017.<br /> <br /> Student Awards: Graduate students are invited to submit abstracts for oral presentations for the graduate student session. The Larry Darrah Student Presentation Award will be given to the best student oral presentation. Graduate student abstracts should be submitted to Nick Lauter at . The deadline for abstract submission is Thursday, February 16th at 5PM CST.<br /> <br /> Abstracts should contain title, authors, author institution affiliations, and up to 300 words of text. All text should be 12-point New Times Roman and left justified. Please include all authors in the form last name, first name followed by a numerical footnote to indicate institutional affiliation. Include asterisk following presenting author’s name. List institution with footnotes following authors. Please adhere to formatting guidelines to assist with compilation of abstracts.<br /> <br /> Lodging: At least through February 4th, 2017, attendees may extend their lodging for the Maize Genetics Conference at the block rate ($135 per night) by calling the St. Louis Union Station Hotel directly at 314-231-1234.<br />
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