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Sunflower and Climat Change International Symposium


 5th and 6th of February 2018
 in the city of Toulouse (FRANCE)

The International Symposium on Sunflower and Climate Change is organized in the frame of the SUNRISE project, by INRA Toulouse (Institut National de Recherche en Agronomie) and the French technical center for oilseed crops, grain legumes and fibre crops (Terres Inovia), in collaboration with the International Sunflower Association (ISA), the Association for Promotion of Oilseed Plant Selection (Promosol) and the International Consortium for Sunflower Genomics Resources (ICSG).

We will be very pleased to welcome you in the city of Toulouse (France) for the International Symposium on Sunflower and Climate Change. This symposium will take place in Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Jacques on February 5th and February 6th 2018.

This symposium will be the opportunity for scientists, breeders and producers working on sunflower from all over the world to meet, exchange and reinforce collaboration. The symposium will cover all areas of sunflower and adaptation to climate change research with updates on the most recent developments in all fields. It will be organized in 5 sessions: Genome functioning and diversity, Emergent pests and diseases, Resilience and stability of production, Predicting from local to global scales and Future of sunflower. Our objectives are to have a high scientific level and to promote discussions among participants.

This conference  will allow you to enjoy Toulouse, a charming city in south of France. It is also an important area for sunflower production in France and in Europe.

We look forward to seeing you in Toulouse.

Anne-Sophie Lubrano-Lavadera
for the organizing committee

PRIVATE SPONSORS : SYNGENTA (Gold Sponsor), EURALIS (Silver Sponsor), BIOGEMMA  (Silver Sponsor), CAUSSADE SEMENCES (1/2 Bronze Sponsor), MAISADOUR SEMENCES  (1/2 Bronze Sponsor),  KWS  (1/2 Bronze Sponsor)


Important dates :

  • Abstract submission : September 15th, 2017 to the November 22th, 2017
  • Registration : September 25th, 2017 to the January  20th, 2018
  • Deadline for full text paper submission : January 15th, 2018