PLANT 2030 Status Seminar 2017

Potsdam, February 20-22

PLANT 2030 Status Seminar 2017

As in 2016, venue is the Kongresshotel Potsdam on the shore of Lake Templin.

The agenda includes presentation on the progress made in the ongoing projects within the BMBF initiatives Plant Biotechnology for the Future, PLANT KBBE IV, IPAS and DPPN, as well as the new projects within Plant Breeding Research for the Bioeconomy. 

Registration for the seminar is open now including

   1) registration for the event

   2) abstract submission

   3) secrecy agreement submission

The registration fee includes the seminar documents, lunch on all days of the seminar and the conference dinner as well as soft drinks during plenary lectures and the coffee breaks.

If you register after January 13, 2017, an increased registration fee of € 290,- will be due.



January 13, 2017 - early-bird registration (fee of 260,- € instead of 290,-€)

January 16, 2017 - room contingent in hotel (72,-€ per night incl. breakfast)

January 20, 2017- submission of abstracts for plenary presentations (1/consortium) and for poster presentations

February 20, 2017 - poster submission (PDF upload via website)

Who may participate?

The Status Seminar is an internal conference and is not open to the public. Therefore please check if you are eligible for attending the conference.

Attendance compulsory

Each principal investigator (PI) of ongoing PLANT 2030 related projects (i.e. Plant Breeding Research for the Bioeconomy, Plant Biotechnology for the Future, PLANT-KBBE, DPPN, IPAS) has to participate and present the progress made in the respective projects. If you are not able to attend the seminar personally you must find a substitute.

Attendance encouraged

Scientists (Postdocs, PhD-students etc.) involved in the abovementioned PLANT 2030 related projects (i.e. Plant Breeding Research for the Bioeconomy, Plant Biotechnology for the Future, PLANT-KBBE, DPPN, IPAS) are welcome to attend the seminar. They are strongly encouraged to present their work on a poster.

Members of related and former programs are also welcome to join the seminar. These include BoNaRes and GlobE projects as well as finished projects of Plant Biotechnology for the future, PLANT-KBBE, AgroClustEr and BioEnergie 2021, to mention a few. Participants are invited to actively take part in the seminar. Poster presentations on the further results of the projects are highly appreciated.


Under certain circumstances interested guests may also participate. However this has to be approved by the PLANT 2030 Managing Office for public partners and the Gemeinschaft zur Förderung von Pflanzeninnovation e.V. (GFPi) for private partners. If you are not sure if you are allowed to register for the PLANT 2030 Status Seminar 2017, please contact the PLANT 2030 Managing Office (