Venue, Logistics and Abstracts - 2017 Annual Meeting



The meeting will held on the ICRISAT campus in Hyderabad, India.


Lodging and Meals

Out of town participants will be provided lodging on the ICRISAT campus in Hyderabad.  Meals and local transportation will be provided to all participants.  



All participants should arrive before Monday evening and depart after dinner on Thursday or on Friday.  If you have not made flight arrangements, please do so to accommodate this schedule.



A preliminary agenda is listed on this website at 2017 Agenda.  The meeting will feature a limited number of plenary talks to highlight project outcomes to date. Most presentations will be accommodated in poster sessions with short verbal presentations related to the posters.  In addition, we will have planning sessions for the coming year.



All participants are encouraged to submit abstracts and bring posters. We are requesting that abstracts be submitted by November 15. Abstracts should be limited to 1 page maximum.



Plenary talks will be by invitation for which abstracts will also be expected. 


Short Manuscripts

All students are required to submit an extended written description of research (short manuscript).  Other participants may also submit a short manuscript in addition to the abstracts listed above but are not required to do so. Manuscript format should be abstract (no longer than 250 words), introduction/background, results, discussion and references. The manuscript is limited to four pages single space text (12 point, Times New Roman, 1 inch margins). Methods, tables and figures may add up to two additional pages.



Please start the process to obtain your travel visa, and let us know if you do not have a letter of invitation.  Visa information can be found on this website at Visa Requirements


Registration and Fees - see webpage Registration