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Daily Schedule

Sessions and times are subject to change. See the Schedule-at-a-Glance for room assignments.







Tuesday, August 10

 7:00 - 8:30 a.m. Sustaining Associates Breakfast
By invitation.
7:00 - 9:00 a.m. 

Department Heads Breakfast
Heads of plant pathology or related departmetns are invited to get together and discuss issues affecting universities around the country. Check #17 on the registration form. Fee: $27

7:00 - 9:00 a.m.  Scientific Program Board (SPB) Meeting
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Foundation Board Meeting
By invitation.
7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Registration
7:30 - 9:00 a.m. Small Fruit Diseases Workers Group
Check #18 on the registration form.
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. APS PRESS Bookstore
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Exhibits Open
8:30 - 11:30 a.m. Oral Technical Sessions
8:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Special Sessions

  • Identifying Quantitative Resistance Using Modern Technologies - Challenges for Plant Breeding
  • Nature's Molecular Biologist: Xanthomonas and TAL Effector Function, Structure, and Diversity
  • Plant Disease Epidemics and Food Security in Globally Changing Agricultures and Environments
  • Prepare for Your Future: Career Opportunities After Graduate School: Part 2 - Extension
  • Refining Systematics (Taxonomy, Nomenclature, Phylogenetics) for Better Resolution in the Population Biology and Evolution of the Oomycetes
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Phytopathology News Advisory Committee
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break
1:00 - 3:30 p.m. Oral Technical Sessions
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Special Sessions

  • Assuring the Safety of Fresh Produce: Issues and Strategies
  • Biology and Management of Rhizoctonia Diseases in Turfgrass Systems
  • Broad-Spectrum Resistance: Molecular Mechanisms Involved in Pathogen Reception and Resistance Signaling
  • Creating Possibilities for Sustainable Postharvest Disease Control Through Integrated Approaches to Both Pre- and Postharvest Fungicide Resistance Management
  • Restoring Forest Ecosystems Impacted by Invasive Pathogens
  • Schroth Faces of the Future in Virology
1:30 - 4:00 p.m. Office of Public Relations & Outread (OPRO) Board Meeting
3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Poster Viewing
5:30 - 10:00 p.m. Exhibit Take-Down
6:30 - 10:30 p.m. Final Night Celebration
Mingle with new contacts and old colleagues while enjoying food, beverages, and entertainment. Don't miss out on this one last networking event! New this year, the official APS passing of the gavel will kick off the celebration with President Barb Christ thanking Past President James Moyer for his four years of service and welcoming John Sherwood as APS President for 2010-2011. Ticket is included with full registration.