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Plant Biology Europe FESPB/EPSO Congress 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark, 18-21 June 2018

We look forward to welcome you to the Plant Biology Europe 2018 conference in Copenhagen!



View the list of  invited speakers and the scientific programme.

Open Science - Science policy Panel Discussion on Tuesday, 19 June 13:15 – 14:45

Open Science - Inspirational notes by high-level panel experts

  • Ask your questions in the panel discussion on ‘Open Science’


Science Communication Workshop on Monday, 18 June 13:15 – 14:15

Science Communication Workshop - Introducuton and programme

Meet and share experience with your peers on communicating science, including social media and the Fascination of Plants Day.

SciComm poster


Conference registration open

Register online for a full or one day participation.

Conference abstract submission - closed


Conference Support Grants and Awards

o    2 x EPSO Young Plant Scientist Awards 2018 for PhD students – awardees selected 5.12.2017 and published 12.12.2017

o    2 x FESPB awards for young scientistsclosed

o    30 x PBE2018 support grants for excellent PhD students or PostDocs - closed

o    20 x FESPB travel grants for graduate students and young Post Docs - closed

EPSO Young Plant Scientist Award – announced on 12.12.2017

EPSO wishes to encourage the development of ideas and imaginative thinking in the plant sciences and, therefore, offers two awards to PhD-students planning to attend the PBE2018 conference.

EPSO Young Plant Scientist AwardWinners are Shumei WANG (fundamental plant research) and Andreas CARSTENSEN (applied plant research), anounced on 12.12.2017.

Shumei and Andreas will present their research at the Plant Biology Europe EPSO/FESPB joint congress in Copenhagen 17-21.6.2018.

Requirements for applicants were:
• To be eligible, applicants should be working in an institute/university that has EPSO institutional membership. Follow the link to see the list of EPSO members.  
• Applicants must submit application form incl. abstract, CV and a statement why your research is interesting, important and innovative.

Awardees receive:
• The awardees are invited to give a 30 minutes talk during the PBE2018 conference.
• EPSO YPS Award certificate, free registration for PBE2018, travel reimbursement (max. 400 €) and 200 €.

Call Text, published 17.8.2017

Application Form, submission deadline was 12.11.2017.


All details and news are on the official Congress website

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