Rooting 2021

9th International Symposium on Root Development

University of Nottingham

24th to 28th May 2021

Provisional Programme

The planned schedule for May 2021.

University Park Campus
Day 1
11:00am - 1:00pm Registration
1:00pm Welcome
1:10pm Trends in Plant Science Plenary Seminar: Xavier Draye (UC Louvain)
2:00pm Session 1: Hormones and root system architecture
Frontiers in Plant Science Keynote Seminar: Karin Ljung (SLU Umea)
6:00pm Welcome reception and bar-b-que
Day 2
9:00am - 1:00pm Session 2. Root morphogenesis
EMBO Young Investigator Keynote Seminar: Bert de Rybel (VIB Ghent)
2:00pm - 6:00pm Session 3. Nutrient and water uptake
Keynote seminar: Anna Amtmann (Glasgow)
Day 3
9:00am - 1:00pm Session 4. Responses to abiotic constraints
Physiologica Plantarum Keynote Seminar
2:00pm - 6:00pm Free Afternoon to explore Nottingham
Day 4
9:00am - 1:00pm Session 5. Root biotic interactions
The Plant Journal Keynote Seminar: Caroline Gutjahr (TUM, Munich)
2:00pm - 6:00pm Session 6. Grafting / re-generation
Frontiers in Plant Science Keynote Seminar: Charles Melnyk (SLU Uppsala)
7:00pm Conference Reception and Dinner (Albert Hall, City Centre, Nottingham)


Sutton Bonington Campus
Day 5
9:00am - 1:00pm Session 7. Root Phenomics - ‘Hands on’ demonstrations