Revised Deadlines for World Cotton Research Conference-6

Date Posted: 16 feb., 2016
Revised Deadlines for World Cotton Research Conference-6
*May 2-6, 2016*

The deadlines for early bird registration and submission of abstracts for the World Cotton Research Conference-6 (WCRC-6) have been extended.

Researchers can register with a 5% discount until February 29, 2016. The final date for the submission of abstracts has been pushed back to March 31, 2016. The WCRC-6 and the 2016 Biennial Conference of the International Cotton Genome Initiative (ICGI) will be held jointly in Brazil in the city of Goiânia, Goiás, from May 2 to 6, 2016. The WCRC-6 will be organized under the auspices of the International Cotton Researchers Association (ICRA), an entity that represents cotton researchers throughout the world. CABI, FAO and CIRAD are sponsoring the Conference, with major support from the ICAC. The Organizing Committee and Government of Brazil are sponsoring a number of researchers from Africa and many other cotton producing countries.
The Conference is comprised of plenary sessions and a number of concurrent specialized sessions over five days. Participants will have the option of joining one of two Technical Tours after the Conference.
Two keynote speakers will make presentations following the Inaugural Session. Many collaborating international projects are organizing their meetings/workshops during the Conference week in Goiânia. The WCRC-6 and Biennial Conference of the ICGI will form the largest international gathering of cotton researchers.
For additional information visit the Conference web page <>. For additional help, researchers can contact the Secretariat of the Conference at <> or the ICAC at <>. Registration is available only online.
José Sette
Executive Director
International Cotton Advisory Committee <>
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