ASPS 2021

ASPS 2021 will be a hybrid conference to be held concurrently across Australia on 25th November 2021. 

The meetings across Australia will join virtually between 2 and 4 pm EST for the ASPS award presentation session.

This is an event not to be missed! It will bring together plant scientists from across Australia.

The ASPS AGM will be a virtual meeting held on Friday

26th November at 12 noon EST.

The conference will cover diverse aspects of plant biology from across Australia.

Conference locations include:


  • Canberra, ACT. Uni-house ANU Union 

  • Adelaide, SA. National Wine Centre

  • Melbourne, VIC. Forum Theatre, Arts West, University of Melbourne 

  • Perth, WA. University of Western Australia

  • Hobart, TAS. University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay Campus

  • Brisbane, QLD. Queensland University of Technology

  • NSW, Online only


Registration has closed. Contact organiser directly.

 Early registration rates will apply until 5 pm 29 th October 2021

Early bird registration Late registration Conference dinner
ASPS student free $20 $30
non member student $60 $60 $50
ASPS member $60 $90 $30
non member $90 $90 $60
NSW ASPS member $0 $0 n/a
NSW non member $25 $25 n/a
  • refunds are/will be made to those who registered for NSW onsite and NSW dinner.

Submit your abstract HERE![

Abstract submissions open until 5 pm 29 th October 2021


Four ASPS Award Lectures:

Peter Goldacre Award Presentation & Lecture: Dr Joanna Melonek (University of Western Australia)

Jan Anderson Award Presentation & Lecture: Dr Kim Johnson (La Trobe University)

PG Wood Lecture: Professor Christine Beveridge (University of Queensland)

Teaching and Outreach Award presentation & Lecture: Kim Johnson and Monika Doblin (La Trobe University)

Additional ASPS awards

R.N. Roberston Travelling Fellowship – Xiaoyang Wei (University of Newcastle)

Best FPB paper award: Dr Ximeng Li (Western Sydney University)