2006 National Soybean Rust Symposium deadlines approaching

October 19, 2006

St. Paul, Minn. (October 19, 2006) -- Deadlines for early registration, hotel reservations, and poster abstract submission are quickly approaching for the 2006 National Soybean Rust Symposium. The 2006 symposium will be held November 29 - December 1, 2006 at the Adam's Mark Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri.

The symposium is being organized by The American Phytopathological Society (APS) in co-operation with related organizations. The symposium will to bring together relevant sectors of the soybean community to review the soybean rust situation in 2006, discuss what has been learned through research and experience over the past few years, and provide a forum for networking and visioning. The full symposium program is available at www.apsnet.org/online/sbr.

The early registration deadline is October 20, 2006. Attendees who register by the early registration deadline will save $70 on registration fees. To register, go to www.apsnet.org/online/sbr and complete the registration form. Members of the media are extended complimentary registration by contacting Amy Steigman at asteigman@scisoc.org or +1.651.994.3802.

Hotel reservations must be made by October 31, 2006 in order to guarantee the low meeting rate of $95 per night. After October 31, all room reservations are subject to space and rate availability. Visit www.apsnet.org/online/SBR/hotel.htm for complete housing information.

Poster abstracts must be submitted by November 1. Abstracts may be submitted online at www.apsnet.org/online/SBR/posterform.htm.
APS is a non-profit, professional scientific organization. The research of the organization's 5,000 worldwide members advances the understanding of the science of plant pathology and its application to plant health.

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