Monday 9th of April
14.00-14.30 Registration and accreditation
14.00-14.30 Gustavo A. Slafer Welcome and “setting the scene”
Session 1: Crop development
Chairpersons: Ana Casas (CSIC) & Francisco Ciudad (ITACyL)
15.00-15.30 Ernesto Igartua, EEAD-CSIC, Zaragoza Invited keynote paper: "Winter, spring and those in between. Growth habit unexplored possibilities and unexpected consequences"
15.30-15.40 Discussion
15.40-17.10 Oral presentations (including coffee-break)
17.10-17.30 Open discussion about crop development and yield capacity
Session 2: Yield potential
Chairpersons: Ignacio Romagosa (UdL) & Rosa Morcuende (CSIC)
17.30-18.00 Thorsten Schnurbusch, IPK-Alemania Invited keynote paper: "A genetic playground for enhancing the yield potential of wheat"
18.00-18.10 Discussion
18.10-19.30 Posters of sessions 1 and 2
21.00-22.30 Symposium dinner
Tuesday 10th of April
09.00-10.00 Oral presentations
10.00-10.20 Open discussion about yield capacity or potential
Session 3: Abiotic stresses
Chairpersons: Jose L Araus (UB) & Roxana Savin (UdL)
10.20-10.50 John Foulkes, University of Nottingham-UK Invited keynote paper: "Genetic diversity for rooting traits and tolerance of water and nutrient stresses in wheat"
10.50-11.00 Discussion
11.00-11.30 Coffee-break
11.30-12.15 Oral presentations
12.15-12.30 Open discussion about abiotic stresses
12.30-14.00 Posters of sessions 3 and 4
14.00-15.00 Lunch
Session 4: Biotic stresses
Chairperson: Alejandro Pérez Luque & Josefina Sillero (IFAPA)
15.00-15.30 Elena Prats, IAS-CSIC, Córdoba Invited keynote paper: "Plant physiological dysfunctions at the crossroad between disease resistance and resistance cost"
15.30-15.40 Discussion
15.40-16.25 Oral presentations
16.25-16.40 Open discussion about Biotic stresses
16.40-17.00 Ana Casas Conclusions and closing words
17.00-17.30 Coffee-break & Farewell