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AGRO2010    The International Scientific Week around Agronomy

Montpellier, August 29 to September 03, 2010


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NEWSLETTER #3 - June 2010

 

Registration

Earlybird registration is now over and around 300 of you could benefit from it.


Authors were asked to provide an "Enjoy registration number". This number appears on the invoice sent after receipt of payment by Enjoy registration service. This was the way for us to cross-check registered participants list and authors list. But as a large amount of registrations were made lately, many invoices have not been sent yet. Therefore we had to find out another way to check the lists so that you can forget about it as long as you have duly registered. Nonetheless, if you are a co-author, or if you intend to present a poster or a paper for a colleague, please let us know by email to agro2010@agropolis.fr, it will help us a lot to identify your abstract for publishing in the proceedings.

If you intend to register to the Thursday Symposium ONLY at Montpellier SupAgro Campus, please fill out the specific registration form to be returned to the Association Française d'Agronomie before July 20th.

Programme

Detailed programme with the oral contributions of all sessions has been updated. Please do not hesitate to contact us for modifications or questions. As you can see it is very attractive with diversified and high quality contributions from all around the world. The Scientific Committee has selected 147 oral contributions from 31 different countries (11 from Europe, USA, Australia, Africa, South and Central America) among the 511 papers submitted which represents 29 %.

Posters will be displayed during three days, with a specific poster session on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and the best poster of each session will be highlighted by the chair of each session. There are still some oral presentations to be selected from these posters for the round tables on the Monday sessions (the Scientific Committee will make the selection with chairs and key notes of these sessions) and for the ECAS workshop organized on Friday (this will be done on the basis of the registrations on July 15th and invitations will be sent directly by John Ingram).

Speakers who still have not registered by now are invited to do it as soon as possible for finalizing the programme.

The proceedings will be sent to printer by mid July. It will concern the papers having at least one author registered at this date. As some of you have received the return from reviewers recently, the deadline for sending the revised version of your paperfinal abstracts to paper_agro2010@cirad.fr is extended to July 8th.

International courses

"Integrated Assessment of Agricultural Systems" course: this course has been reformatted to a 3-days course from September 2nd to September 4th. The new programme is available on the website. Please note that 5 places remain vacant. If you wish to apply, please contact Mr Belhouchette.

The course « Working with dynamic models for agriculture» is full (30 participants). We apologize for the candidates not able to follow this course, who are mostly from France, but we will propose a new version before the end of this year.

Grants

If you have applied and have been granted but not yet given confirmation of attendance please contact Isabelle Bastie before July 10th to keep the benefit of this grant.

Environmental Change and Sustainable Agricultural Systems workshop

As part of the Agro2010 International Scientific Week around Agronomy, and as a direct follow-up to the discussion meeting held on 25 February 2010 in the Royal Society London, Peter Gregory, Jean-François Soussana and John Ingram are convening a one day workshop on ‘Environmental Change and Sustainable Agricultural Systems’. This will take place from 09:00 – 17:00 on Friday 3 September 2010 in La Gaillarde campus, Montpellier. There will be no charge for participating in the one-day event, and lunch and refreshments will be provided during the day. For registration (before July 23rd and information, please contact John Ingram.

Exhibition

We still have few table top stands available in the exhibition...As the cost include registration fees to the congress, it is a valuable opportunity to promote your company while registering your staff. Other sponsoring opportunities are still offered. Do not not hesitate to contact the Organizing Committee

Social programme

The gala dinner is welcomed by Montpellier Township in the gorgeous park of Grammont and its castle from the XIe century.
The dinner will be in an informal and friendly atmosphere with a menu in a pure Mediterranean style and a very " special" live musical band.

 

 

 

     

     

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