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BSPP2021 – Our Plants, Our Future (OPOF) – Joint conference from BSPP and the EFPP
6th December 2021 - 8th December 2021Free – £550.00
Edgbaston Conference Centre, University of Birmingham, UK.
All presentations will be streamed live and VIRTUAL REGISTRATION is now available. See below for tickets. This is the first time the BSPP has offered this option and we plan to do more hybrid events in the future. Please join us!
This major joint meeting, postponed from last year, will address scientific, practical and policy aspects of plant health. Inspired by the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH), the meeting is aimed at a wide audience, from plant scientists to plant health practitioners. This will be a fantastic opportunity at a premier conference centre to meet and mingle with colleagues from across Europe.
Support Grants for BSPP members
The BSPP is committed to inclusivity and offers support for members with additional needs, including but not limited to those with impaired mobility, hearing or sight and young babies. Details of the Carer Support Grant are available on the BSPP website. Please let us know of your requirements so we can do our best to enable you to attend and enjoy the conference. Travel grants are also now available for attending BSPP conferences.
The Edgbaston Conference Centre and meeting organizers will be running events in compliance with existing UK regulations. We are optimistic that, despite current restrictions on travel and assembly, we will be able to run a full meeting.
The meeting is sponsored by the BSPP and the EFPP and offers reduced rates to members of both societies. Accommodation has been reserved at the Edgbaston Conference Centre. Places are limited, so you are encouraged to complete your registration as soon as possible. Registration for in-person tickets closes midday 19 November. Registration for virtual attendance will remain open until midday 4 December.
We are unable to refund fees unless UK government policy on Covid-19 forces cancellation or because the conference centre is closed.
THE DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISISONS HAS NOW PASSED
Registration for in-person tickets closed midday 19 November.
Registration for virtual attendance will remain open until midday 4 December.
For ticketing options, please scroll down.
The BSPP Travel Fund is open to members of the Society to assist with expenses for conferences, study tours and visits. Students are particularly encouraged to apply. Awards will be made by a Committee of the Board whose decision shall be final. In judging applications, the Committee will take into consideration the nature of the visit in relation to the work of the applicant and the aims of the Society. All applications will be considered on their merits.
Tickets are now available for virtual attendance below.
All presentations will be live streamed.
We are also working to put all presentations online so these can be viewed by registered participants after the conference.