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International Symposium on Conservation and Utilization of Crop Wild Relatives for Mitigating the Effects of Global Climate Change
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Symposium Themes 

1.Conservation priority plan for CWR 

2.Genetic diversity 

3.In situ conservation and monitoring 

4.Ex situ conservation and evaluation 

5.Protection of endangered CWR species 

6.Information system and management 

7.CWR and climate change 

8.Utilization of CWR 

9.Access to genetic resources and benefit sharing 

Symposium Programme 

Sponsored by:  Chinese Academy of Sciences 

Organized by:  Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) 

                       Biodiversity Committee of the Chinese Academy of Sciences 

Date, Place and Schedual 

Place: Beijing, China 

Date: Aug.25 to 28, 2014 

Schedual:

Aug.25:                     Registration, 

Aug.26 to Aug. 27:   Opening ceremony and symposium & oral sessions 

Aug.28:                    Symposium & oral sessions and field trip 

Academic and Organizing Committee 

Academic Committee 

Chair:   Xu Liu (Institute of Crop Science, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences) 

           Douglas Soltis (University of Florida) 

Associate Chair:  Liangsheng Wang(Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences) 

                          Ding-ming Kang (China Agricultural University) 

Academic Committee Members: 

M. Hossein Borhan (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada) 

Mohammad Ehsan Dulloo (Bioversity International) 

Norman Ellstrand (University of California) 

Chang-ming Lu (Oil Crops Research Institute, Chinese Academy of agricultural Sciences) 

Shu-min Wang (Institute of Crop Science, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences) 

Wei Wei         (Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences) 

Da-yuan Xue (Ministry of Environmental Protection of China) 

Organizing Committee 

Chair:         Nigel Maxted/Liangsheng Wang 

Secretary General: Wei Wei, Ding-ming Kang 

Organizing Committee Member: Bin Chen, Tie-mei Chen, Zheng-jun Guan, Ding-ming Kang, Zhi-xi Tang 

Registration

For general participants from the mainland of China, registration fee will be RMB 800. For participants 

from abroad the registration fee will be US dollars 200$. On production of a student card, the 

registration fee will have a 60% discount. The registration fee doesn’t include the fee for tour and local 

accommodation. Number of participants is limited to 50. Please send your registration form in your early convenience. 

Abstract Submission 

Participants may submit English abstracts to the symposium secretariat up until April 30, 2014. Abstracts should be no longer than 500 words. The abstract should include title, authorship, and institution, a brief presentation of the work, and key words as well as contact address of first author or corresponding author. 

Contact Details 

Liangsheng Wang 

Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences 

Tel: +86-10-62836654 

Fax: +86-10-62590348 

E-mail: wanglsh@ibcas.ac.cn 

 

  

Institute of Botany, CAS    Add: No.20 Nanxincun, Xiangshan, Beijing 100093, China
Tel: +86 10 6283 6215    Fax: +86 10 6259 0833    E-mail: Int_Office@ibcas.ac.cn