Welcome

The 16th international symposium on insect-plant relationships will take place from the 2nd to 6th of July 2017, in Tours, France.

The congress venue, the Thélème Auditorium, is located in the center of Tours, in the buildings of the University François-Rabelais. Venue address : 3 rue des Tanneurs, 37041 Tours.

The event will follow the lead of previous SIP meetings and address the latest developments in research on the relationships between plants, insects and associated microorganisms, from physiological mechanisms to ecological and evolutionary processes. 

Speakers and sessions

  •  Plenary session
    Speaker: Lee Dyer (USA)
  •  Multitrophic interactions and ecological networks
    Keynote speaker: Theodora Petanidou (Greece)
  •  Plant-insect-microorganisms interactions - COST FA1405 session
    Keynote speaker: Einat Zchori-Fein (Israel)
  •  Community ecology and phylogenetics
    Keynote speaker: Atsushi Kawakita (Japan)
    Keynote speaker: Todd Palmer (USA)
  •  Global change and thermal ecology
    Keynote speaker: John Terblanche (South Africa)
  •  Insect effectors and plant responses
    Keynote speaker: Isgouhi Kaloshian (USA)
  •  Insect plant-interactions in forests and agrosystems
    Keynote speaker: to be confirmed
  •  Evolutionary genomics
    Keynote speaker: Noah Whiteman (USA)
    Keynote speaker: Michael Poulsen (Denmark)
 

Scientific/Organizing Committee

Organizing committee

  • David Giron* / Franck Dedeine* / Géraldine Dubreuil*  / Elisabeth Huguet*  / Sylvain Pincebourde*  – Université Confédérale Léonard de Vinci/Université François-Rabelais de Tours/Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique – France
  • Carlos Lopez-Vaamonde – Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique – France
  • Aurélien Sallé – Université Confédérale Léonard de Vinci/Université d’Orléans – France
  • Jean-Christophe Simon* – Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique/Université de Rennes 1/Agrocampus Ouest – France
  • Akiko Sugio* – Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique/Université de Rennes 1/Agrocampus Ouest – France


Scientific committee

  • David Giron* – Université Confédérale Léonard de Vinci/Université François-Rabelais/Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique – France
  • Alison Bennett* – James Hutton Institute – United Kingdom
  • Matthias Erb* – Université de Bern – Switzerland
  • Marcel Dicke* – Wageningen University – The Netherlands
  • Marion Harris – North Dakota State University – USA
  • Atsushi Kawakita – Kyoto University – Japan
  • Carlos Lopez-Vaamonde – Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique – France
  • Aurélien Sallé – Université Confédérale Léonard de Vinci/Université d’Orléans – France
  • Jean-Christophe Simon* – Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique/Université de Rennes 1/Agrocampus Ouest – France
  • Arthur Woods – University of Montana – USA
  • Noah Whiteman – University of California Berkeley – USA

* Cost FA1405 participants

   

Steps

1. Create your account

2. Register 

3. Submit your abstract

4. Pay registration fees

Prices & Modalities

Early Registrations : Oral & Poster

(before the 31st of March 2017)

Students : 230

Researchers : 370

 

Late Registrations > Poster only

(until the 15th of May 2017)

Students : 370

Researchers : 500

INCLUDED : Registration fees + Opening ceremony/Cocktail + Coffee
breaks + Lunches

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Excursion and Gala dinner

Montbazon fortress + Banquet

50

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Submission Deadline

Oral presentations
31st of March  2017

Posters
15th of May 2017

Partners

CNRS

 

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Université

 

 

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