7th International Conference on Silicon in Agriculture
Tentative Program Schedule
Tuesday
24, October 2017
Wednesday
25, October 2017
Thursday
26, October 2017
Friday
27, October 2017
Saturday
28, October 2017
14:00
Visit to UAS, Bangalore
9:00 to 10:00
Registration
Sub theme IV Role of Si in
abiotic stress
management
Field trip
Sub theme VII
Influence of Si on
plant growth and
development
10:00 to 11:00
Inaugural function
9:00 to 9:30
Keynote
Dr. Yongchao Liang
Dr. Miroslav Nikolic
9:00 to 9:30
Keynote
Dr. Rivka Elbaum

11:00 to 11:30
Tea break

9:30 to 11:00
Short Orals

11:30 to 12:00
Plenary speaker I
Dr. J D Meunier

11:00 to 11:15
Tea break

9:30 to 11:00
Short Orals

12:00 to 12:30
Plenary speaker II
Dr. Ravin Jugdaohsingh

11:15 to 12:30
Short Orals

11:00 to 11:15
Tea break

12:30 to 13:30
Lunch break

12:30 to 13:30
Lunch Break

11:15 to 12:30
Short Orals

Sub theme I Chemistry
of analysis of Si in Soils,
plants & fertilizers
Sub theme II
Bigeochemistry of Si
cycle in agriculture

Sub theme V
Role of Si in biotic stress
management

12:30 to 13:30
Lunch break
13:30 to 14:30
Poster Presentation
17:00 onwards
Registration at
conference venue

13:30 to 14:00
Keynote
Dr. Brenda S. Tubana

13.30 to 14:00
Keynote
Dr. Richard Belangar

14:30 - 16.00
Panel Discussion:
Future Scenario of
Si in Agriculture -
Dr. Lawrence E. Datnoff

14:00 to 15:30
Short Orals

14:00 to 15:30
Short Orals

16.00 to 16:30
Tea break

15:30 to 16:30
Tea break
(Poster presentation)

15:30 to 16:30
Tea break
(Poster presentation)

Sub theme III
Mechanism of Si
uptake and accumulation
in plants

Sub theme VI Si fertilizers
on performance of plants

16:30 to 17:00
Keynote presentation
Dr. Naoki Yamaji

16.30 to 18:30
Short Orals

17:00 to 18:30
Short Orals

18.30 to 19.00
International Steering
Committee Meeting

16.30 to 17:30
Valedictory function

19:00 to 20:00
Cultural programme

19:00 Conference Dinner