Point Grey Campus - University of British Columbia
The 2012 B.C. regional meeting at the Point Grey Campus, UBC in Vancouver will feature guest speakers and presentations in plant pathology, forest pathology, genetics, genomics and agriculture. The meeting will start with a lunch on October 25th followed by afternoon presentations and an evening banquet. Presentations will continue the following morning (Oct 26th) and the meeting will wrap up after lunch. A detailed meeting schedule and agenda will be sent out at a later date.
Please read the following information for registration, accommodation, presentations and abstract submissions.
Please fill out the registration form and return it to Hesther Yueh by email: email@example.com - no later than October 13th. RSVP: If you are certain that you will be attending the meeting, please do not wait for the deadline, registration forms can be sent in separately from abstract submissions, (a quick RSVP/registration will help considerably in planning the meeting).
If you are travelling from out of town, on campus accommodation can be found at UBC Green College (http://www.greencollege.ubc.ca/venue_bookings_and_guest_rooms/guest_accommodations/index.php) or UBC Conferences and Accommodation (http://www.ubcconferences.com/). Please note that these rooms are first come first served so please book early to ensure you have accommodations.
Abstracts of this meeting can be published in the Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology (CJPP) and must adhere to CJPP format. A sample of the abstract preparation and submission requirements are attached. The deadline for submission of abstracts is October 13th, 2012. Abstracts should be sent as a word document to Hesther Yueh by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Payment of $35 per abstract, as publication fee, can be included in the same cheque as your registration fee and mailed or it can be paid on October 25th (but you must send in your advanced registration and abstract by Oct. 13th, 2012).
A) Guidelines for oral presentations: Oral
presentations are allocated a maximum of 15 minutes. Speakers should
at least 3 minutes for questions. Presentations should be prepared using
B) Guidelines for poster presentations:
posters should be no bigger than 90 cm X 104 cm (Portrait). The
poster heading should include title, author(s), affiliation and
For clarity, lettering for headings, tables and figures should be
from 1.5 - 2 m.