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AGRICULTURAL MEETING

Agenda

2023 Meeting Agenda

Sunday, March 26 Registration

7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

AGBT Meeting Registration

Hill Country Foyer

Monday, March 27 Scientific Program

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Meeting Registration/Hospitality Desk

Independence Lobby

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast

Courtyard Deck

9:00 a.m. – 9:10a.m.

Opening Remarks

Independence Ballroom

(Sarah Hearne, Principal Scientist, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and AGBT Ag Conference Chair)

Plenary Session l: Global Opportunities and Challenges for Agriculture, l (Susan McCouch, Professor of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell University, Session Chair)
Independence Ballroom

9:10 a.m. – 9:40 a.m.

Lindiwe Sibanda Majele, African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) University of Pretoria

9:40 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.

Mark Cooper, University of Queensland

10:10a.m. – 10:30a.m.

(Abstract Selected)

10:30a.m. – 11:00a.m.

Coffee Break and Exhibits

Hill Country Ballroom & Sponsor Promenade

Plenary Session ll: Global Opportunities and Challenges for Agriculture,ll (Susan Wessler, Distinguished Professor of Genetics, University of California, Riverside, Session Chair)
Independence Ballroom

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Invited Speaker TBA

11:30 a.m. – 11:50a.m.

(Abstract Selected)

11:50 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.

(Abstract Selected)

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

AGBT Lunch

Independence Lawn

Plenary Session lll: Applying the Science, l
(Bruce Walsh, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Chair)
Independence Ballroom

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Ben Hayes, University of Queensland

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Leena Tripathi, International Institute of Tropical   Agriculture (IITA), Kenya

2:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

(Abstract Selected)

2:50 p.m.  – 3:20 p.m.

Coffee Break

Hill Country Ballroom & Sponsor Promenade

3:25 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Gold Sponsor Workshop –

Independence Ballroom 1-5

3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Silver Sponsor Workshop –

Independence Ballroom 1-5

Plenary Session IV: Enabling Approaches and Tech, (Len Pennacchio, DOE Joint Genome Institute, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Session Chair)
Independence Ballroom

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Robin Buell, University of Georgia

4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Invited Speaker TBA

5:00 p.m. – 5:20 p.m.

(Abstract Selected)

5:20 p.m. – 5:40 p.m.

AGBT’s Next Gen Leadership Awards

6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.

AGBT Welcome Dinner

Aunt Mary’s Lawn

Tuesday, March 28 (Morning)

6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.

Rise and Shine with AGBT – Optional Activity

Meet in Lobby

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast

Courtyard Deck

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Hospitality Desk

Hill Country Foyer

Plenary Session V: Applying the Science,ll (Jack Dekkers, Distinguished Professor, section leader of animal breeding and genetics, Iowa State University, Session Chair)
Independence Ballroom

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Anna Sonesson, Norwegian Food Research Institute (Nofima)

9:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.

(Abstract Selected)

9:50 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.

(Abstract Selected)

10:10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

(Abstract Selected)

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Coffee Break

Hill Country Ballroom & Sponsor Promenade

Plenary Session VI: Informatics and Analytics Session VI: (Daniela Lourenco, Associate Professor in Animal Breeding, Genetics, and Genomics, University of Georgia, Session Chair)
Independence Ballroom

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Gregor Gorjanc, University of Edinburgh

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Invited Speaker TBA

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

AGBT Lunch

Courtyard Deck

Plenary Session VII: From FASTQ to Fork(FredVan Eeuwijk, Professor in applied statistics, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, Session Chair)
Independence Ballroom

1:40p.m. – 2:00p.m.

(Abstract Selected)

2:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.

(Abstract Selected)

2:20 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.

(Abstract Selected)

2:40 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.

Bronze I talk

2:55 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.

Bronze II talk

3:10 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Poster Flash talks

3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

PosterSession with Wine and Beverages

Hill Country Ballroom

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Dinner

Independence Lawn

7:30 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Click2Win Party

(Engage with sponsors and exhibitors to win great prizes including free registration to next year’s AGBT Ag)

Wednesday, March 29 (Morning)

6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.

Rise and Shine with AGBT – Optional Activity

Meet in Lobby

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast

Courtyard Deck

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Hospitality Desk

Hill Country Foyer

Plenary Session VIII: Building From Basic Science,(Appolinaire Djikeng, Director, Centre for Tropical Livestock Genetics and Health, The University of Edinburgh, Session Chair)
Independence Ballroom

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Antonio Augusto Franco Garcia, University of Sao Paulo

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Jo Newton, Agriculture Victoria Research

10:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.

(Abstract Selected)

10:20 a.m. – 10:35a.m.

Bronze Ill talk

10:35 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.

Coffee Break

Hill Country Ballroom & Sponsor Promenade

Plenary Session IX: Leveraging Genome Complexity, (Charlie Johnson, Executive Director Genomics & Bioinformatics, Texas A&M AgriLife, Session Chair)

11:05 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.

(Abstract Selected)

11:45 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.

(Abstract Selected)

11:25 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

(Abstract Selected)

11:45 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.

(Abstract Selected)

12:10 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

AGBT Lunch

Courtyard Deck

Plenary Session X: Session TBA (Alison Van Eenennaam, Cooperative Extension Specialist, Animal Genomics and Biotechnology, University of California, Davis, Session Chair)
Independence Ballroom

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Invited Speaker, TBA

2:00 p.m. – 2:30p.m.

Invited Speaker, TBA

2:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

(Abstract Selected)

2:50 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.

Coffee Break

Windmill Plaza

Panel Discussion:

Meet the Funders

Independence Ballroom

Plenary Session XI: From the Cutting Edge-New Ideas and Opportunities, (Renee Lafitte, Deputy Director for Crops R&D, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Session Chair)
Independence Ballroom

4:30 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.

(Abstract Selected)

4:50 p.m. – 5:20 p.m.

(Abstract Selected)

5:20 p.m. – 5:40 p.m.

(Abstract Selected)

5:40 p.m. – 5:50 p.m.

Closing Comments, and Click2Win Announcements,(Sarah Hearne,Principal Scientist, International Maize, and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and AGBT Ag Conference Chair)

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Farewell Dinner Party

Henry’s Hollow