Conference Agenda

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Daily Conference Agenda

Please see the Conference Program Schedule for full details, and the most updated information .

  • Morning Coffee

    Coffee and tea will be available to start your day.
    Location: Grand Ballroom/Pre-Function 3/Eucalypt
    View in Program

    20 September 2023 7:45 AM - 8:30 AM
  • Registration

    Attendees who have registered online may pick up their badge and materials at the registration tables on Level 2 of the Westin Perth Hotel. Please present a business card or ID with your full name. We will also accept registrations onsite, with payment via credit card.
    Location: Pre-Function 3
    View in Program

    20 September 2023 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Opening Remarks, Chair: Parwinder Kaur

    8:30 AM
    Welcome Speech
    Professor Peter Klinken AC FAHMS FTSE CitWA, Chief Scientist of Western Australia
    Location: Grand Ballroom 1 & 2
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    8:40 AM
    Australia Launch
    Hon Stephen Dawson MLC, Minister for Emergency Services; Innovation and the Digital Economy; Medical Research; Volunteering
    Location: Grand Ballroom 1 & 2
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    20 September 2023 8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
  • Plenary Session, Chair: Rajeev Varshney

    8:45 AM
    "Understanding Biology through Spatiotemporal Omics"
    Xun Xu, Director, BGI-Research, China
    Location: Grand Ballroom 1 & 2
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    9:30 AM
    "Genomics of Australian Plants to Support Diversification of Agriculture"
    Robert Henry, Professor, Innovation in Agriculture, University of Queensland, Australia
    Location: Grand Ballroom 1 & 2
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    20 September 2023 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM
  • Exhibits and Poster Areas Open

    There will be an expo of tabletop exhibits with companies offering equipment, services, and publications related to plant and animal genomics, and a poster gallery where all attendees of the conference are welcome to present their research.
    Location: Grand Ballroom/Pre-Function 3/Eucalypt
    View in Program

    20 September 2023 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Coffee Break/Exhibits/Posters

    Recharge with a coffee break and take the opportunity to visit the expo, view posters, and network with other attendees and industry professionals.
    Location: Grand Ballroom/Pre-Function 3/Eucalypt
    View in Program

    20 September 2023 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
  • Workshops: Session 1

    There will be 4 scientific workshops/industry workshops for attendees to choose from.
    Location(s): See program for Wednesday, September 20, 2023

    20 September 2023 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Lunch Break

    Enjoy a buffet lunch while networking with fellow attendees and exchanging ideas and experiences.
    Location: Grand Ballroom/Pre-Function 3/Eucalypt
    View in Program

    20 September 2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Workshops: Session 2

    There will be 4 scientific workshops/industry workshops for attendees to choose from.
    Location(s): See program for Wednesday, September 20, 2023

    20 September 2023 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM
  • Coffee Break/Exhibits/Posters

    Recharge with a coffee break and take the opportunity to visit the expo, view posters, and network with other attendees and industry professionals.
    Location: Grand Ballroom/Pre-Function 3/Eucalypt
    View in Program

    20 September 2023 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Workshops: Session 3

    There will be approximately 4 scientific workshops/industry workshops for attendees to choose from.
    Location(s): See program for Wednesday, September 20, 2023

    20 September 2023 4:30 PM - 6:15 PM
  • Morning Coffee

    Coffee and tea will be available to start your day.
    Location: Grand Ballroom/Pre-Function 3/Eucalypt
    View in Program

    21 September 2023 7:45 AM - 8:45 AM
  • Registration

    Attendees who have registered online may pick up their badge and materials at the registration tables on Level 2 of the Westin Perth Hotel. Please present a business card or ID with your full name. We will also accept registrations onsite, payment via credit card.
    Location: Pre-Function 3
    View in Program

    21 September 2023 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Plenary Talks, Chair: Rudi Appels

    8:45 AM
    "Chromosome Segment Stacking for Accelerated Genetic Gain and Maintaining Genetic Diversity in Crops and Livestock"
    Ben Hayes, Centre Director, Animal Science Centre for Animal Science Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation, Australia
    Location: Grand Ballroom 1 & 2
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    9:30 AM
    "The Methane Challenge - Selecting for Low Emitting Dairy Cows"
    Jennie Pryce, Professor/Research Director, Agriculture Victoria Research and La Trobe University, Australia
    Location: Grand Ballroom 1 & 2
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    21 September 2023 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM
  • Exhibits and Poster Areas Open

    There will be an expo of tabletop exhibits with companies offering equipment, services, and publications related to plant and animal genomics, and a poster gallery where all attendees of the conference are welcome to present their research.
    Location: Grand Ballroom/Pre-Function 3/Eucalypt
    View in Program

    21 September 2023 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Poster Session 1

    During this session, poster authors are expected to be near their posters to answer questions and engage discussion with fellow attendees regarding their research.
    Location: Grand Ballroom/Pre-Function 3/Eucalypt
    View in Program

    21 September 2023 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
  • Coffee Break/Exhibits/Posters

    Recharge with a coffee break and take the opportunity to visit the expo, view posters, and network with other attendees and industry professionals.
    Location: Grand Ballroom/Pre-Function 3/Eucalypt
    View in Program

    21 September 2023 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
  • Workshops: Session 4

    There will be 4 scientific workshops/industry workshops for attendees to choose from.
    Location(s): See program for Thursday, September 21, 2023

    21 September 2023 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Lunch Break

    Enjoy a buffet lunch while networking with fellow attendees and exchanging ideas and experiences.
    Location: Grand Ballroom/Pre-Function 3/Eucalypt
    View in Program

    21 September 2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Workshops: Session 5

    There will be 4 scientific workshops/industry workshops for attendees to choose from.

    More information will be available in the Full Program which we estimate will be online 15 July 2023.
    Location(s): See program for Thursday, September 21, 2023

    21 September 2023 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM
  • Coffee Break/Exhibits/Posters

    Recharge with a coffee break and take the opportunity to visit the expo, view posters, and network with other attendees and industry professionals.
    Location: Grand Ballroom/Pre-Function 3/Eucalypt
    View in Program

    21 September 2023 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Poster Session 2

    During this session, poster authors are expected to be near their posters to answer questions and engage discussion with fellow attendees regarding their research.
    Location: Grand Ballroom/Pre-Function 3/Eucalypt
    View in Program

    21 September 2023 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Workshops: Session 6

    There will be 4 scientific workshops/industry workshops for attendees to choose from.
    Location(s): See program for Thursday, September 21, 2023

    21 September 2023 4:30 PM - 6:15 PM
  • Plenary Talk, Chair: Rudi Appels

    6:30 PM
    "Weathering the Future: Concrete Actions to Meet the Food and Fibre Security Challenge"
    Josquin Tibbits, Research Leader, Plant Sciences Unit of Agriculture Victoria Research, and School of Applied Systems Biology at La Trobe University, Australia
    Location: Grand Ballroom 1 & 2
    View in Program

    21 September 2023 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
  • Reception

    There will be a reception to welcome you to our inaugural PAG Australia meeting, and an opportunity to meet and network with fellow attendees.
    Location: Grand Ballroom/Pre-Function 3/Eucalypt
    View in Program

    21 September 2023 7:15pm - 8:15pm
  • Morning Coffee

    Coffee and tea will be available to start your day.
    Location: Grand Ballroom/Pre-Function 3/Eucalypt
    View in Program

    22 September 2023 7:45 AM - 8:45 AM
  • Registration

    Attendees who have registered online may pick up their badge and materials at the registration tables on Level 2 of the Westin Perth Hotel. Please present a business card or ID with your full name. We will also accept registrations onsite, payment via credit card.
    Location: Pre-Function 3
    View in Program

    22 September 2023 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Plenary Talks, Chair: Parwinder Kaur

    8:45 AM
    "Leveraging Base Pair Constraint from 240 Mammals to Understand Genetic Variation and Disease"
    Jennifer Meadows, Senior Research Scientist, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Location: Grand Ballroom 1 & 2
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    9:30 AM
    "Convergent Evolution of Vertebrate Pregnancy and the Placenta"
    Camilla Whittington, Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney, Australia
    Location: Grand Ballroom 1 & 2
    View in Program

    22 September 2023 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM
  • Exhibits and Poster Areas Open

    There will be an expo of tabletop exhibits with companies offering equipment, services, and publications related to plant and animal genomics, and a poster gallery where all attendees of the conference are welcome to present their research.
    Location: Grand Ballroom/Pre-Function 3/Eucalypt
    View in Program

    22 September 2023 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Coffee Break/Exhibits/Posters

    Recharge with a coffee break and take the opportunity to visit the expo, view posters, and network with other attendees and industry professionals.
    Location: Grand Ballroom/Pre-Function 3/Eucalypt
    View in Program

    22 September 2023 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
  • Workshops: 7

    There will be approximately 4 scientific workshops/industry workshops for attendees to choose from.
    Location(s): See program for Friday, September 22, 2023

    22 September 2023 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Lunch Break

    Enjoy a buffet lunch while networking with fellow attendees and exchanging ideas and experiences.
    Location: Grand Ballroom/Pre-Function 3/Eucalypt
    View in Program

    22 September 2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Workshops: 8

    There will be 4 scientific workshops/industry workshops for attendees to choose from.
    Location(s): See program for Friday, September 22, 2023

    22 September 2023 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM
  • Coffee Break/Exhibits/Posters

    Recharge with a coffee break and take the opportunity to visit the expo, view posters, and network with other attendees and industry professionals.
    Location: Grand Ballroom/Pre-Function 3/Eucalypt
    View in Program

    22 September 2023 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Workshops: 9

    There will be approximately 4 scientific workshops/industry workshops for attendees to choose from.
    Location(s): See program for Friday, September 22, 2023

    22 September 2023 4:30 PM - 6:15 PM