International Conference on "Selection Theory and Breeding Methodology"

March 23 - 24, 2017
Campus of the TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan, Freising, Germany

The German Plant Breeding Society (GPZ) will organize an international meeting on selection theory and breeding methodology. The primary aim will be to bring together researchers from the public and private sector who would like to share their knowledge on plant and animal breeding methodology and learn about the latest developments in the field. With the new technologies selection theory has become more important than ever, so please follow our invitation and join us in March 2017.

Confirmed guest speakers:

Alain Charcosset, INRA, Le Moulon
Fred van Eeuwijk, Wageningen University
Jeff Endelman, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Daniel Gianola, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Mike Goddard, University of Melbourne
Susanne Groh, Pioneer Hi-Bred International
Nicolas Heslot, Limagrain
Bill Hill, University of Edinburgh
Jean-Luc Jannink, Cornell University
Christina Lehermeier, Technische Universität München
Ian Mackay, NIAB, Cambridge
Albrecht Melchinger, Universität Hohenheim
Vanessa Prigge, SaKa Pflanzenzucht
Jochen Reif, IPK Gatersleben
Henner Simianer, Universität Göttingen
Peer Wilde, KWS Lochow
John Woolliams, University of Edinburgh

Program: download here

Official registration is closed.

Accomodation: see List of hotels

Travel information

Conference fee: 120 Euro*
*The conference fee covers for access to the scientific sessions, a welcome reception, the conference dinner, lunch and coffee breaks.

Number of Participants: 100

Chair of Plant Breeding
TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan
Technische Universität München
Ulrike Utans-Schneitz, Ute Wiegand
Liesel-Beckmann-Str. 2
85354 Freising, Germany
Tel +49.8161.71.5226