The 3rd Asian PGPR Conference
April 21st -24th, 2013 ~ Manila, Philippines

Please note that all the technical sessions will be held at Hyatt Hotel, Manila, Philippines. For detailed technical program please click here

Sunday – April 21, 2013
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Registration – Hotel Venue
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Social – Welcome to Manila– Hotel Venue

Monday- April 22, 2013
8.30 am- 10.00 am: Opening Ceremony
10.00 am-10.30 am: High Tea
10.30 – 12:30 pm: Session 1: PGPR applications in crops
12:30 pm – Lunch
2:00 pm -3:30 pm: Session 2: Plant pathogen – PGPR interactions
3:30 pm -4:30 pm: Session 3: Bioactive metabolites in the rhizosphere
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm: Refreshments & Poster session I
7.30 pm – Dinner

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
8:30 am – 10:30 am: Session 4: PGPR and plant nutrient management
10:30 am -12:30 pm: Session 5: Mechanisms of PGPR activity
12:30 pm – Lunch
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Session 6: New technologies in PGPR research
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm: Session 7: Molecular communication in the rhizosphere
4:40 – 6:30 pm: Refreshments & Poster session 2
7:30 pm – Dinner

Wednesday, April 24,2013
8:30am – 10:00am: Session 8: Biogeography, genomics & bioinformatics
10:00am -12.00pm: Session 9: PGPR research around the world
12:00pm – 1:00pm: Session 10: New technologies in PGPR research
1:00pm: Lunch
2:00pm – 3:30pm: Session 11: Commercial application of PGPR, transfer of technology & regulatory issues
3:30pm – 4:40pm: Plenary Session and Recommendations
4:40pm – 6:30pm: Refreshments
7:00 pm – PGPR Banquet & 4th Asian PGPR Conference announcement