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When May 29, 2016 - Jun 3, 2016
Where Edirne, Turkey
Abstract Registration Due Dec 18, 2015
Submission Deadline Apr 1, 2016
Notification Due May 1, 2018
Final Version Due Apr 1, 2016
Categories    crop science   oil crops   genetic   agriculture

Call For Papers


General Information
The conference is being organized by International Sunflower Association (ISA) and Trakya University (TU) in Edirne, Turkey. The conference is intended to present scientific subjects of broad interest to the sunflower community by providing an opportunity to present their work as oral or poster presentations that can be of great value for global sunflower production and trade.
As ISA and TU, we intended to bring together three communities, namely science, research, and private investment in a friendly environment of Edirne, Turkey to share their interests and ideas and to benefit from interaction with each other.

The Conference will take place in Balkan Congress Center in TU, Edirne, Turkey.. /balkan-conference-venue

Conference Program
The Conference will have concurrent sessions based on the participant’s presentations about different aspects of sunflower with relevant topics from genetic to genomics to production to trade. The presentations will take place over three days, Monday through Wednesday. Thursday morning will be a technical tour and the afternoon will be Edirne city excursion. On Friday, there will be a full day post conference excursion to Istanbul including a city tour and Bosphorus Yacht Tour with an evening dinner.

Production, Agronomy, Breeding and Genetics, Genomics, Genetic Resources, Physiology, Biology, Biotechnology, Plant Protection, Trade and Economy.

Official Conference language is English.

Registration Fees
Registration fee covers attending all conference sessions, conference materials (bag, CD, etc.), all lunches, dinners, transfers between the congress center and hotels during the conference (May 30th – June 1st), technical tour and Edirne city excursion, coffee breaks, and gala dinner on Thursday June 2nd.

Instructions for Abstract Submission
Abstracts should be in English and not exceed 250 words written in MS Word format. State the name(s) of author(s) [presenting author should be underlined], address, and email address and should be sent via e-mail as an attached file.
Abstract submissions will start on July 1, 2015 and will end December 18, 2015 Abstract evaluation will be finish by January 15, 2016. Corresponding author should indicate whether they want their presentation to be oral or a poster. The author shall register for the conference within 15 days after acceptance their presentation; otherwise, the presentation will not be included in the program.

Review of the Abstracts
Abstracts will be reviewed by members of the Scientific Committee. The review process will take two weeks. If the author has already made a selection between oral or poster, it will be considered by the Committee. If submissions are not accepted as an oral presentation, the corresponding author will have the opportunity to either accept a poster presentation or withdraw their submission. The review process will take two weeks. Maximum of two papers are allowed per participant.

Full Manuscripts
Full papers should be sent by April 1, 2016 and not exceed 10 pages. All accepted papers will be published in a special Conference Book on a CD or a flash drive. The final program will be posted on website 15 days before the Conference.

Please contact the Organizing Committee with any questions via e-mail ( Or call +90 284 226 12 18 int. # 1310 to Bilge AFSAROGLU. Further information and registration form will be available on the Conference website

All travel and conference organizations will be performed by SSC Tour, Istanbul.

See you in Turkey…

Assoc Prof Dr Yalcin KAYA

ISA President
Head of Organizing Committee

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