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ASPB Midwest Section Meeting
March 21-22, 2020
Champaign, Illinois

Abstract Submission Deadlines:

  • Deadline to be considered for a talk: February 14, 2020
  • Deadline to be considered for a travel award: February 14, 2020
  • Deadline to be included in the abstract book: March 13, 2020


The Midwest Section Meeting is intentionally varied in subject in order to encompass a diverse group of scientists who work with plants and agricultural systems, or in a number of related disciplines including soil science, engineering, genomics, and computer science. Scientists from all career stages and diverse positions are invited to attend and encouraged to showcase their research through poster and oral presentations. In particular, the meeting provides early career researchers, including undergraduate and graduate students as well as postdoctoral associates, the opportunity to present their plant-related research efforts in oral and poster formats. If selected, all abstracts submitted on or before February 14, 2020 will be considered for an oral presentation. Abstracts submitted on or before March 13 will be accepted for poster presentations and included in the program book.

Your abstract can be up to 300 words (excluding the title, authors’ names, department and institute affiliations). You can cut and paste or type in your statement into the linked form. If pasting from Microsoft Word, please use the Microsoft Word icon provided on the toolbar. Greek characters can also be found on the toolbar (Ω).

If you are interested in being considered for a travel grant, please select the option on the abstract submission form and answer the indicated questions. To be considered for a travel grant you must submit your abstract by Feb. 14, 2020. 


Maximum poster size :42 inches wide by 36 inches high

Questions: Contact Shoshana Kronfeld