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Scientific programme

Thank you for your interest in the International Conference of the German Society for Plant Sciences.
With an interesting programme of workshops, plenary lectures and scientific sessions this conference is a highlight for the botanical research world.


Scientific programme


Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK), Gatersleben

Thursday, 19.09. 13:30-17:00

Explore two world-class research facilities: the Gatersleben Genebank, which is the largest genebank for crops in the EU, and the PhenoSphere, which is a unique in-door facility for non-destructive and highly-automated crop phenotyping.

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Leipzig Canopy Crane

Thursday, 19.09 13:30-17:00

Visit the impressive Cancopy Crane, a 40m-high, largescale research device for studying biodiversity.   

Botanical Garden of Halle (Saale)

Thursday, 19.09. 13:30-17:00

Absolutely worth seeing: Explore the diversity of plants on a guided tour through the botanical garden of Halle (Saale).

Ecotrons, GCEF & MyDiv, Bad Lauchstädt

Friday, 20.09. 9:00-14:00

See the iDiv-Ecotrons and the world's largest area of climate land-use experiment, the Global Change Experimental Facility (GCEF).

ECR Network Meeting

2nd Early Career Plant Research (ECR) Network Meeting

19.-20. September 2024

The ECR Network meeting is targeted towards experienced PhD students and postdoctoral researchers with passion for plant research.

This year's meeting will be held as a satellite meeting to the International Conference of the German Society for Plant Sciences. ECRs can register for the ECR networking meeting (limited to 50 applicants).