Australasian Plant Pathology Society Conference
25-28 November 2019 Melbourne, Australia
Strong Foundations, Future Innovations

Program at a Glance

Monday 25 November
8:30am – 5:15pm Workshops & Tours
6:00pm – 8:00pm APPS2019 Welcome Reception
Tuesday 26 November
7:00am Registration opens
8:30am – 9:00am Welcome to country
Conference Opening and IYPH 2020 promo
Lois Ransom and TBA
9:00am – 9:30am Presidential address
Brett Summerell
9:30am – 10:30am Plenary 1: The EMBO Keynote Lecture
Sophien Kamoun
10:30am – 11:00am Morning tea
11:00am – 12:30pm Concurrent session 1 A-E
12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm – 3:00pm Concurrent session 2 A-E
3:00pm – 3:30pm Afternoon tea
3:30pm – 4:30pm Plenary 2
Roger Innes
4:30pm – 5:30pm Plenary 3
Hailing Jin
5:30pm – 6:30pm Poster session 1 with happy hour
Wednesday 27 November
8:00am Registration opens
8:30am – 9:30am McAlpine Lecture
Eileen Scott
9:30am – 10:30am Plenary 4
Thierry Candresse
10:30am – 11:00am Morning tea
11:00am – 12:30pm Concurrent session 3 A-E
12:30pm – 1:15pm Lunch
1:15pm – 2:00pm Poster session 2
2:00pm – 3:30pm Concurrent session 4 A-E
3:30pm – 4:00pm Afternoon tea
4:00pm – 5:00pm Plenary 5
Jan Leach
5:00pm – 6:00pm APPS AGM
7:00pm APPS 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner
Thursday 28 November
8:00am Registration opens
8:30am – 9:30am Plenary 6
George Sundin
9:30am – 10:30am Plenary 7
Carolee Bull
10:30am – 11:00am Morning Tea
11:00am – 12:00pm Plenary 8
Neena Mitter
12:00pm – 12:30pm Poster session 3
12:30pm – 1:15pm Lunch
1:15pm – 2:45pm Concurrent session 5 A-E
2:45pm – 3:15pm Afternoon tea
3:15pm – 4:45pm Concurrent session 6 A-E
4:45pm – 5:00pm Closing ceremony
Friday 29 November
8:30am – 5:15pm Workshops & Tours

Please click here, for full details of the plenary speakers.

* Program is subject to change. This program is accurate as of 19 June 2019.

Registration now open!
  • Key Dates

  • Registrations Now open
  • Call for Abstracts Now open
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline 5 July 2019
  • Call for Abstracts Close 25 July 2019
  • Notification to Authors 9 September 2019
  • Registration for Workshops Close 23 September 2019
  • APPS 2019 Conference 25 - 28 November 2019

Venue

The Conference will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. View Venue information.

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General Information

We look forward to welcoming you to the 2019 Australian Plant Pathology Society Conference. See more information.