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Prior to the Symposium, an Insect Genetic Technology Research Coordination Network (IGT-RCN) Workshop, is scheduled to from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17. The workshop will feature talks by invited speakers that showcase the latest genetic technologies. Discussion sessions will facilitate an exchange of ideas and explore solutions for effective insect genetic engineering. An additional fee will be charged at the time of registration to attend this workshop.
The Arthropod Genomics Symposium will begin Wednesday evening, June 17, at 7:30 p.m. with an opening keynote presentation and welcome reception. Thursday, June 18, and Friday, June 19, will include talks by featured speakers, abstract presentations and two poster sessions.
Poster sessions are tentatively scheduled for Thursday and Friday, 1:20 to 3:00 p.m. Authors will present their posters at these sessions. An open poster session is scheduled for Thursday evening, 8:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m., where all are invited to view posters on display.
The Genome Train Workshop will be held Thursday evening, June 18, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 pm. All are welcome to attend; no additional fee is required.
The Symposium will conclude Friday, June 19, at 5:00 pm. Optional activities and an evening meal are planned for Friday night at Konza Prairie Biological Station, a 3,487 hectare native tallgrass prairie preserve jointly owned by The Nature Conservancy and Kansas State University. Transportation will be provided.