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Daily Schedule

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







Wednesday, August 11

7:00 - 9:00 a.m. Exhibitor Take-Down
7:00 - 10:00 a.m. APS Council Meeting
7:00 - 11:00 a.m.  Registration
8:00 - 10:00 a.m. Office of International Programs (OIP) Board Meeting
8:00 - 11:00 a.m. APS PRESS Bookstore
8:30 - 11:30 a.m. Oral Technical Sessions
8:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Special Sessions

  • Biocontrol Beyond the Bench: Large-Scale, Successful Biocontrol
  • Cryptic Foes: Gathering the Latest Advances on Pythium
  • Integrated Microbial Bioinformatics
  • The Sophistication of Host-Pathogen Interations Involving Necrotrophic Fungi
  • Virus Fishing with Chips: Plant Virus Microarrays and Next Generation Sequencing
9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Poster Take-Down
12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Workshop: an Introduction to Statistics Using R ("R for Dummies")
Have you been avoiding attending one of the statistical workshops over the years because you felt that the topic was over your head? Do you feel you need to shake off that dust when it comes to statistics? If so, this is the statistical workshop for you! R ( is a programming package for statistical computing and graphics and has become extremely popular, especially since it is free. In this workshop, we will introduce R and illustrate some of the tools that are available for using R, including graphical and statistical. The focus of this workshop will be at an introductory level and should be understandable to all who are interested in learning more about statistics and statistical computing. This session will follow the tradition of the epidemiology committee's workshops on "bringing statistical analysis to the masses." All registrants will need to have a laptop with R installed. The workshop is limited to 60 participans. Check #19 on the registration form. Fee: $35