#3 - June 2010
registration is now over and around 300 of you could benefit from
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
it will help us a lot to identify your abstract for publishing in
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 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).
who still have not registered by now are invited to do it as soon
as possible for finalizing the programme.
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
is extended to July 8th.
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
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.
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.
Change and Sustainable Agricultural Systems workshop
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.
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
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.