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Extended deadline for full articles to be published in the Proceedings = 19 October 2009
An Invitation from the ACSS & Local Organizing Committee
The African Crop Science Society and the local management committee cordially invite you to attend the 9th African Crop Science Conference to be held at the Southern Sun Cape Sun Hotel in Cape Town from September 28 - October 1, 2009.
The conference theme is “Science and technology supporting food security in Africa”. Aspects such as agronomy, horticulture, crop improvement and physiology, post harvest handling and food sciences, rural socio-economics and agricultural extension and education, agricultural economics, agricultural microbiology, crop genetics and biotechnology, agricultural chemistry, integration of livestock in crop production, soils and agricultural engineering sciences, water sciences, environmental sciences, biodiversity and natural resources management will, therefore, be covered.
Southern Sun Cape Sun is located close to Cape Town City Centre. The Southern Sun Cape Sun offers majestic views of the glorious mountain, bustling harbor and Robben Island. This hotel maintains a traditional Cape hospitality of the highest standard, and perfectly captures the splendor of the surrounding city. The hotel has a shuttle service to the popular V&A Waterfront with its range of restaurants, wine bars and stores. Every detail exudes style, from the luxurious, elegant accommodation, fine restaurant and exceptional banqueting facilities, to the superb Le Lounge Café. The Southern Sun Cape Sun hotel is the perfect base from which to explore the beauty of South Africa and the "Mother City", and discover the many historic and scenic places of interest.
|Early registration & payment||Till 31 July 2009|
|Late registration & payment||From 1 August 2009|
|Deadline for receiving abstracts||31 May 2009|
|Feedback to authors||Before 30 June 2009|
|Deadline for receiving revised abstracts from authors||30 June 2009|
|Registration||from 27 Sept 2009|
|Deadline for receiving complete papers||28 Sept 2009 (At conference)|
Institution/company sponsorships of the 9th ACSS conference
The LOC extend a special invitation to local and international companies and organisations to participate in the 9th African Crop Science Conference.
The conference will provide a forum for over 600 scientists, researchers, technicians, government, industry and commercial representatives to discuss applications in the many fields of crop production, to share expertise in their specific fields of interest, and to present their products. The congress will be a gathering of delegates from many countries in Africa.
The African Crop Science Society provides unsurpassed opportunities for sponsors.
For further details please contact Charmaine Sullivan.
Local Organizing Committee
|G D Joubert||Chairmanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Jeannie van Biljon||Secretary and Web Pageemail@example.com|
|Annette Swanepoel||Scientific Editorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diana Marais||Web email@example.com|
|Johann Strauss||Conference Bagfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mark Hardy||Field email@example.com|
|Annelene Swanepoel||Local firstname.lastname@example.org|
|P J Pieterse||Programmeemail@example.com|
|Ethne Cameron||Social functions, accommodation, travel||Ethne@goingafrica.co.za|