WOTZ 2016

Schedule

Here is a general outline of the conference schedule.

View the official 2016 WOTZ Symposium Program Booklet

3rd International Symposium on Woody Ornamentals of the Temperate Zone
August 2-5, 2016
Time
Tue, Aug 2
Wed, Aug 3
Thur, Aug 4
Fri, Aug 5
8:00-8:15 a.m.
Welcome and Keynote
Johan Van Huylenbroeck
Durable Disease Resistance in Woody Ornamentals: The Breeders’ Challenge
Keynote Valeria Bianciotto
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi as Natural Biofertilizers: Current Role and Potential for the Horticulture Industry
8:15-8:30 a.m.
8:30-8:45 a.m.
Keynote Dewayne Ingram
Carbon Footprint and Ecosystem Services During the Life Cycle of Landscape Plants
8:45-9:00 a.m.
General Session: Genetic Resources and Conservation
9:00-9:15 a.m.
9:15-9:30 a.m.
General Session: Plant Breeding and Genetics
General Session: Nursery Production, Substrates, and Nutrients
9:30-9:45 a.m.
9:45-10:00 a.m.
10:00-10:15 a.m.
Break
Break
10:15-10:30 a.m.
Closing of WOTZ 2016
10:30-10:45 a.m.
General Session: Plant Breeding and Genetics
Keynote Taryn Bauerle
The Black Box of Plant Biology — The Root Zone
Break
10:45-11:00 a.m.
11:00-11:15 a.m.
Lunch and Tour of Bailey Nurseries
11:15-11:30 a.m.
General Session: Water Management
11:30-11:45 a.m.
11:45-12:00 p.m.
12:00-12:15 p.m.
12:15-12:30 p.m.
12:30-12:45 p.m.
Lunch and Poster Session
Lunch – Posters available for viewing
12:45-1:00 p.m.
1:00-1:15 p.m.
1:15-1:30 p.m.
1:30-1:45 p.m.
1:45-2:00 p.m.
2:00-2:15 p.m.
General Session: Pests and Diseases
Tour of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
2:15-2:30 p.m.
2:30-2:45 p.m.
Return to hotel
2:45-3:00 p.m.
3:00-3:15 p.m.
3:15-3:30 p.m.
3:30-3:45 p.m.
Break
3:45-4:00 p.m.
4:00-4:15 p.m.
General Session: Plant: Production, Propagation, and Physiology
4:15-4:30 p.m.
4:30-4:45 p.m.
Registration and Reception
4:45-5:00 p.m.
5:00-5:15 p.m.
5:15-5:30 p.m.
5:30-5:45 p.m.
5:45-6:00 p.m.
6:00-6:15 p.m.
Banquet at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
6:15-6:30 p.m.
6:30-6:45 p.m.
6:45-7:00 p.m.
7:00-7:15 p.m.
7:15-7:30 p.m.
7:30-7:45 p.m.
7:45-8:00 p.m.
8:00-8:15 p.m.
Return to Hotel
8:15-8:30 p.m.
8:30-8:45 p.m.
8:45-9:00 p.m.
*This schedule is subject to change