ASPS 2019 will commence on Tuesday 26th Nov 2019 and continue through to the Grains Satellite Meeting on Friday 29th Nov.

Google drive ASPS2019 session and speaker calendar


ASPS2019 and Grains meeting abstract booklet can be downloaded HERE.


ASPS 2019 one page session schedule can be down loaded HERE.

ASPS2019 and Grains Satellite Meeting timetable with titles can be downloaded HERE.

The conference will cover diverse aspects of plant biology and include the following sessions:

  • Student session
  • Breeding for Human Nutrition
  • Reproductive and Seed Biology
  • Plant Nutrition
  • Genome Regulation: tissues and cells
  • Phenotyping Technologies
  • Medicinal Agriculture
  • Plant Development
  • Communication and Education
  • Abiotic Stress
  • Biotic interactions

Confirmed ASPS 2019 Plenary Speakers:

Prof George Bassel, University of Birmingham

Prof Jennie Brand-Miller, University of Sydney

Mr James Fazzino, CEO, Incitec Pivot Ltd

Dr TJ Higgins, CSIRO

Prof Jianping Hu, Michigan State University

A/Prof Julie Law, SALK Institute for Biological Sciences

Dr Jonathan Page, Aurora Cannabis Inc.

Dr Fabien Pfrengle, Max Planck Institute

Dr Josette Masle, Australian National University

Dr Simone Rochfort, La Trobe University

Prof Ute Roessner, University of Melbourne

Prof Dan Szymanski, Purdue University

Prof Nicolaus von Wiren, IPK Gatersleben

JG Wood lecture :

Prof Ros Gleadow, Monash University

Jan Anderson award and lecture :

Dr Monika Murcha, UWA

Peter Goldacre award :

Dr Simon Williams, ANU

Teaching award :

Associate Professor Sigfredo Fuentes, UoM


Grains Satellite meeting speakers:

Prof Mao Long, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

Dr Lynne McIntyre, CSIRO

Dr Angela Juhasz, Murdoch University

Prof Chris Blanchard, Charles Sturt University

Ms Tress Walmsley, Intergrain

Dr Tristan Coram, Australian Grain Technologies

A/Prof Alex Johnson, University of Melbourne

Dr Kate Howell, University of Melbourne

Dr Michelle Colgrave, CSIRO


We look forward to welcoming you in Melbourne!