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Location: Malmö Arena Hotel
Date: 1 February 2023 - 2 February 2023
The conference is based on the Nordic Public-Private Partnership (PPP) for Pre-breeding. A poster session with a focus on young scientists will also be organized. The registration is now closed.
Day One – 1 February
Birgitte Lund, Chair of the PPP Steering Committee
Lise Lykke Steffensen, Executive Director, NordGen
Chair: Lise Lykke Steffensen, Executive Director, NordGen
Xinqing Lu, World Economic Forum
Jørgen E. Olesen, Professor, Aarhus University
Alison Bentley, Director, CIMMYT Global Wheat Program
Chair: Ahmed Jahoor, Head of Breeding and Research, Nordic Seed
Kim Hebelstrup, Associate Professor, Aarhus University
Sofia Marmon, Researcher, Lund University
Rasmus Hjortshøj, Plant Breeder, Sejet Plant Breeding
Signe Marie Jensen, Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen
Abstract poster pitches (TBC)
Chair: Michael Lyngkjær, Teamleader Plant Senior Scientists, NordGen
Dinner Including Award for Best Poster
Day Two – 2 February
Chair: Marja Jalli, Group Manager/Senior Scientist, Luke
Frank Ordon, Professor, Julius Kühn-Institut
Lise Nistrup Jørgensen, Senior Researcher, Aarhus University
Merja Veteläinen, Director of Plant Breeding, Boreal Plant Breeding Ltd
Therese Bengtsson, Associate Professor, SLU
Mats Hansson, Professor, Lund University
Shin Taketa, Professor, Okayama University
Ulrike Lohwasser, Genebank Manager, IPK
Muath Alsheikh, Head of Research and Development, Graminor AS
Hjörtur Þorbjörnsson, Director, Reykjavík Botanic Garden
Erik Alexandersson, Associate Professor, SLU
Annette Olesen, Director Plant Breeding, Lantmännen
Arne Flåøyen, Director, NordForsk
Thomas de Bang, Scientific Manager, Novo Nordisk Foundation
It will be possible to follow the presentations by live stream via Zoom webinar. Please state your choice in the registration. Remember that you might need to log in to your Zoom account to be able to access the stream. A link will be sent when the event site is published.
A limited number of hotel rooms are available at a special price at the Malmö Arena Hotel. Please observe, in order to receive the discount the booking must be made before 1 January 2023, and the following information must be must be entered at the top of the page immediately after clicking on the link below: number of residents, date of arrival and departure. Use this link for bookings.
If you want to reserve four rooms or more, please contact this address: email@example.com
Participants need to pay a conference fee of SEK 1,000 (the fee is the same whether you attend on-site or online). Students and PhD students are excluded from the fee. The conference fee is paid by a link in the registration form.
A poster session with a focus on young scientists will be organized. The deadline for abstract submission is 20 January, please send this to the email address below.
Please contact NordGen at firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions about the conference.