Society – B.C. Regional Meeting
Pacific Forestry Centre, Victoria, BC.
The 2013 CPS-BC regional meeting at the Pacific
Forestry Centre in Victoria
will feature guest speakers and presentations in plant and forest pathology.
Our invited speaker Dr. Paul Goodwin
from the School of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph
will give a feature presentation on plant systemic resistance and his work
on discovering the mode of a novel plant defense activator. The meeting will start with a lunch on
October 29th followed by afternoon presentations and an evening banquet,
which includes a selection of hot and cold entrees, salads, and desserts. Presentations will continue the following
morning (Oct 30th) and the meeting will wrap up after lunch. CPS Members are
offered a reduced price for registration.
Student and retired member registration is only $75 (half price),
and there will be cash prizes for best student talks and posters. A detailed meeting schedule will be sent
out at a later date.
Please read the following for information on registration,
abstract submission, and presentation guidelines.
Please fill out the registration form and return it no later than
October 15th to Elisa Becker by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 linked below.
The deadline for submission of abstracts is October 15th,
2013. Abstracts should be sent as a MSWord document to Elisa Becker by
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 by cheque or cash at the door on October 29th (but you must send in
your registration form and abstract by Oct. 15th, 2013).
A) Guidelines for oral presentations:
Oral presentations are allocated a maximum of 15 minutes. Speakers should
allow at least 3 minutes for questions. Presentations should be prepared
using Microsoft PowerPoint.
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 location. For clarity,
lettering for headings, tables and figures should be readable from 1.5 - 2