Thank you for attending PAG 31. Our Next Meeting Will Be:

International Plant & Animal Genome Conference / PAG 32 • January 10-15, 2025  •  San Diego, CA, USA

Our full program consists of scientific workshops, plenary speakers, industry workshops, digital tools and resources sessions, posters sessions, and and Exhibits with vendors presenting industry related productions and services. It is designed to provide a forum on recent developments and future plans for plant and animal genome projects. conference is an excellent opportunity to exchange ideas and applications on this internationally important project.

To learn more about any of these, click on the links in the above paragraph, or via the Program Menu in the right sidebar.

PAG 31 Meeting Itinerary

 

We are currently developing the full schedule for PAG, which will be online in October 2023.

Sections marked "Workshop Session*" will be comprised of sessions from the PAG 31 Workshop List.

Click here to view the Preliminary Program

Day One / Friday, January 12, 2024

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Meeting Management Office Open
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Speaker Ready Room Open
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Registration Open
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Coffee Break
10:30 AM - 12:40 PM Workshop Session*
1:30 PM - 3:40 PM Workshop Session*
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM Poster Hanging Access
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Coffee Break
4:00 PM - 6:10 PM Workshop Session*

 

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Meeting Management Office Open
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Speaker Ready Room Open
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Registration Open
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM Poster Hanging Access
8:00 AM - 10:10 AM Workshop Session*
8:00 AM - 12:40 PM Workshop Session*
8:00 AM - 6:10 PM Workshop Session*
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Coffee Break
10:30 AM - 12:40 PM Workshop Session*
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Poster Viewing Access
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM - 3:40 PM Workshop Session*
1:30 PM - 3:40 PM Digital Tools and Resources Workshop #1
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Coffee Break
4:00 PM - 6:10 PM Workshop Session*
Coffee Break
6:20 PM - 8:30 PM Workshop Session*

 

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Meeting Management Office Open
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Speaker Ready Room Open
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM Poster Hanging Access
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Registration Open
8:00 AM - 10:10 AM Workshop Session*
8:00 AM - 12:40 PM Workshop Session*
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Coffee Break
10:30 AM - 12:40 PM Workshop Session*
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch
12:00 PM - 8:45 PM Exhibits Open
1:30 PM - 3:40 PM
Workshop Session*
1:30 PM - 6:20 PM Workshop Session*
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Coffee Break
4:00 PM - 6:10 PM Workshop Session*
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Plenary Lecture - Appolinaire Djikeng

Director General, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Kenya
Talk Title: "Livestock and the Food Systems: A Focus on Smallholder Systems in the Global South”

7:15 PM - 8:45 PM Opening Reception

 

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Meeting Management Office Open
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Speaker Ready Room Open
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM Poster Viewing Access
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Registration Open
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Plenary Lecture - Scott Edwards

Professor and Chair, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University; Curator of Ornithology, Museum of Comparative Zoology, USA

Talk Title: “Comparative Population Pangenomes: A New Frontier for the Evolutionary Analysis of Birds”

8:45 AM - 9:30 AM

Plenary Lecture - Lucy Van Dorp

UCL Excellence Fellow, University College London, UK

Talk Title: “Tracking Pathogens in Space and Time”

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Coffee Break
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Exhibits Open
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Poster Session - Even Numbers
11:30 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch
12:50 PM - 3:00 PM Workshop Session*
12:50 PM - 3:00 PM Digital Tools and Resources Workshop #2
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Poster Session - Odd Numbers
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Coffee Break
4:00 PM - 6:10 PM Workshop Session*
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM Coffee Break
6:20 PM - 8:30 PM Workshop Session*

 

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Meeting Management Office Open
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Speaker Ready Room Open
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Poster Viewing Access
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM Registration Open
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Plenary Lecture - Katrien Devos

Distinguished Research Professor, University of Georgia, USA

Talk Title: "Ensuring Food Security in a Changing Climate: Adopt an Orphan” (Preliminary Title)

8:45 AM - 9:30 AM

Plenary Lecture - Amy Marshall Colon

Associate Professor, Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA

Talk Title: “Integrative Modeling for the Development of in Silico Crops”

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Coffee Break
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM Exhibits Open
10:30 AM - 12:40 PM Workshop Session*
10:30 AM - 6:10 PM Workshop Session*
10:30 AM - 12:40 PM Digital Tools and Resources Workshop #3
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM - 3:40 PM Workshop Session*
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Coffee Break
4:00 PM - 6:10 PM Workshop Session*
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM Coffee Break
6:20 PM - 8:30 PM Workshop Session*
6:20 PM - 9:30 PM Workshop Session*

 

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM Speaker Ready Room Open
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Meeting Management Office Open
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Poster Viewing Access
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM Registration Open
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Plenary Lecture - Dirk Inze

Director, VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology, Belgium

Talk Title: “Multiplex Engineering of Yield Traits in Maize”

8:45 AM-9:30 AM

Plenary Lecture - Virginia Walbot

Professor Emerita, Stanford University, USA

Talk Title: "Building a Maize Anther"

9:30 AM-10:30 AM Coffee Break
10:30 AM - 12:40 PM Workshop Session*
10:30 AM - 12:40 PM Digital Tools and Resources Workshop #4
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch
7:15 PM - 11:55 PM Banquet Dinner

 

* We are currently planning the PAG 31 (2024)  Workshop Sessions Schedule.

** Industry Workshops are presented by Exhibitors. More information will be added when available.


For additional information on past conferences, please view archived programs and abstracts from the menu at top.

 

 

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PAG Future Dates

PAG 32 - January 10-15, 2025

PAG 33 - January 9-14, 2026

PAG 34 - January 8-13, 2027

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