RSC BMCS Symposium: Synthesis in the Agri-Sciences

Tuesday 6th November 2018 from 9:00 to 18:00

170 Queen’s Gate, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, SW7 5HF, UK

!!! Call for posters !!!

SYNOPSIS

The objective of the meeting is to promote scientific interactions between academic and industrial researchers and to showcase the key role that synthesis plays in the discovery and development of new agrochemicals. New crop protection products are important to help overcome the huge challenges facing modern agriculture – To increase food production in a cost effective and sustainable manner, against a background of increasing population and decreasing farmland and water supplies, and loss of existing solutions due to resistance or regulatory pressures.

VENUE

170 Queen’s Gate, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 5HF

REGISTRATION

The event is FREE but spaces are limited and registration is required. Please register online (on a first come, first served basis) by the 7th October 2018 at:

https://goo.gl/forms/rhPOjcWJAbbjEW3B3

Free lunch and refreshments will be provided on the day.

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

Patrick Steel (Durham University), Alan Spivey (Imperial College London), Chris Urch (Redag), Sergii Pazenok (Bayer), James Morris (Syngenta)

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Posters are invited for display throughout the meeting and authors are encouraged to present their work in a two-minute flash presentation during the meeting. Please submit your abstract upon registration, by the 30th September 2018.

TRAVEL GRANTS

Information regarding RSC Travel Grants for PhD Students and Early Career Scientists can be found at:

http://www.rsc.org/ScienceAndTechnology/Funding/division-travel-grants/index.asp

EXHIBITION

Exhibition stands are welcomed and the rates are: £250 Exhibition stand (inc. 1 full delegate; £50 per additional attendee). £350 Full meeting sponsorship.

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Laura Barter (Imperial College London), Steve Lindell – Chair (Bayer AG, Crop Science Division), Steve Wailes (Syngenta), Andrew Williams (Lilly UK), Rudiger Woscholski (Imperial College London)

SPONSORS

We are grateful to our sponsors: Syngenta and Bayer.

FLYER

Click here to download the flyer.

GETTING THERE

Directions on how to get to the conference venue can be found here (building No 24 on the map, Queen’s Gate entrance side).

FURTHER INFORMATION

For any queries or further information about the event, please contact agri-admin@imperial.ac.uk