ICPP2018 Preliminary Schedule

Subject to change

Saturday, July 28

All Day Field Trips
  Workshops
 8:00 – 17:00 ISPP Executive Committee Meeting

Sunday, July 29

All Day Field Trips
  Workshops
  Pre Sightseeing Tours
8:00 – 12:00 ISPP Executive Committee Meeting
17:00 – 18:30  Opening Session
Evening Welcome Reception

Monday, July 30

8:30 – 10:00 Plenary Session I - Plant Health is Earth's Wealth
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 – 12:30 Concurrent and Other Scientific Sessions #1
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break
​12:30 – 14:00 ​ISPP Food Security Task Force
14:00 – 16:00 Concurrent and Other Scientific Sessions #2
16:00 – 17:30  Poster Viewing and Idea Cafes
​16:30 – 17:30 ​Poster Author Time
18:30 – 19:30 ISPP Subject Matter Committees (times subject to change)
19:45 – 20:45  ISPP Subject Matter Committees (times subject to change)

Tuesday, July 31

8:30 – 10:30 Concurrent and Other Scientific Sessions #3
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:45 Keynote Session I - Emerging Plant Diseases and Global Food Security
includes Glenn Anderson Lecture
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 16:00 Concurrent and Other Scientific Sessions #4
16:00 – 18:30 Poster Viewing and Idea Cafes
​16:00 – 17:00 ​Poster Author Time
17:30 ​– 18:30 ​Poster Author Time
18:30 – 20:00 Graduate Student Social
18:30 – 20:00 Early Career Professional Social
17:00 – 21:00 Public Event: Crop Diseases Threaten Global Food Security and Your Breakfast 
Held at Harvard Museum of Science

Wednesday, August 1

8:30 – 10:30 Concurrent and Other Scientific Sessions #5
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Keynote Session II - Novel Approaches to Controlling Insect-Vectored Plant Diseases
12:30 Free Afternoon for Poster Viewing, Sightseeing and Tours

Thursday, August 2

8:30 – 10:30 Concurrent and Other Scientific Sessions #6
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Keynote Session III - The Role of Plant Pathology in Food Safety​
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 16:00 Concurrent and Other Scientific Sessions #7
16:00 – 18:30 Poster Viewing and Idea Cafes
​16:00 – 17:00 ​Poster Author Time
​17:30 – 18:30 ​Poster Author Time

Friday, August 3

8:30 – 10:30 Concurrent and Other Scientific Sessions #8
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 13:00 Concurrent and Other Scientific Sessions #9
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 – 16:30 Concurrent and Other Scientific Sessions #10
17:00 – 18:00 Closing Plenary
18:00 – 18:30 Closing of ICPP2018
19:00 – 23:00 Congress Closing Event

Saturday, August 4

Post Sightseeing Tours
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