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​​2022 National Soybean Cyst​ Nematode Conference​

​​​Advancing Nematode Management for the Future

​​December 14th - 16th, 2022 | The DeSoto, Savannah, Georgia

Presented by: ​The American Phytopathological Society in collaboration with the SCN Coalition


Join us for the world's premier event for soybean nematode research in 2022 where academia and industry scientists, students, crop advisors, grower organizations, and ag media come together to highlight the value and impact of research, the power of public-private partnerships, and to foster the next generation of young professionals to meet the continued challenges facing soybean growers in the fight against nematodes.

Details upcoming via APS, SON, and The SCN Coalition websites. For additional information, contact Melissa Mitchum melissa.mitchum@uga.edu


Program Highlights:

  • 2 Invited Plenary Talks
  • 4 Invited Keynote Speakers
  • 18 speakers (6 invited, 12 selected from abstracts)
  • 6 Informational Sessions Aligned with the Goals of National Soybean Nematode Strategic Plan 2018-2022
  • Highlights from The SCN Coalition
  • Speed Posters & Poster Session
  • ​Training Workshops
  • Panel Discussion (invited industry, crop consultants, and soybean growers)
  • Media & Exhibitor Booths
  • Young Professional Travel Awards


Tentative​ Itinerary:

Wednesday, December 14th, 2022

12:00pm - 06:00pm | Exploring Savannah & Scientific Workshops
06:00pm - 08:00pm | Registration & Poster Setup
06:00pm - 08:00pm | Networking Reception


Thursday, December 15th, 2022

07:00am - 08:00am | Breakfast
08:00am - 08:30am | Welcome and Opening Remarks​
08:30am - 10:00am | Session I: The Nematode Landscape & Economic Impact
                                      Plenary I - Current Status
                                      Invited and Selected Talks
                                      Speed Posters
                                      Topic Discussion
10:00am - 10:30am | Break & Posters
10:30am - 12:15pm | Session II: Genomic and Genetic Tools, Resources, and Data
                                      Keynote I
                                      Invited and Selected Talks
                                      Speed Posters
                                      Topic Discussion
12:15pm - 01:30pm | Lunch & Poster Session
01:30pm - 03:10pm | Session III: Soybean-Nematode Interactions
                                       Keynote II
                                       Invited and Selected Talks
                                       Speed Posters
                                       Topic Discussion
03:10pm - 03:30pm | Break & Posters
03:30pm - 07:00pm | Session IV: Soybean Resistance to Nematodes (Native & Engineered)
                                       Keynote III
                                       Speed Posters
                                       Invited & Selected Talks
                                       Topic Discussion
07:00pm - 09:00pm | Dinner & Networking


Friday, December 16th, 2022

07:00am - 08:00am | Breakfast
08:00am - 09:45am | Session V: Advances in Active Nematode Management
                                       Keynote IV
                                       Invited and Se​lected Talks
                                       Speed Posters
09:45am - 10:15am | Break & Posters
10:15am - 11:00am | Session VI: Fostering Extension Education and Outreach
11:00am - 11:30am | Panel Discussion - Future Challenges
11:30am - 12:00pm | Plenary II - Charting the Course for the Future
12:00pm - 12:30pm | Closing Remarks