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Genomics and Phenomics for Model-based Maize and Sorghum Breeding

XXIIIrd EUCARPIA Maize and Sorghum Conference

Genomics and Phenomics for Model-based Maize and Sorghum Breeding

10-11 June 2015 and 12 June 2015 Le Corum - Montpellier - France

Important dates

→ Friday, February 27th 2015 : registrations opening & abstracts submission.
→ Friday, April 17th 2015 : registrations closure & end of abstracts submission.

The venue

The meeting will take place at "Le Corum" Conference Center, enjoying a central situation in Montpellier, only a 10-minute walk away from the main train station.
Palais des Congrès – Opéra Berlioz
Esplanade Charles De Gaulle
BP 2220
34000 Montpellier

Tel.: +33 0(4) 67 61 67 61

Registration fees

To organize your travel, here are the prices of registration fees:

  • student registration fees are 162€ (including VAT).
  • other people registration fees are 234€ (including VAT).

These prices include coffee breaks and 2 lunches (Wednesday the 10th and  Thursday the 11th).

Registration for the gala dinner is closed.

From Wednesday the 29th of April, only the payment by credit card is possible.


Please note that each participant will be in charge of making his/her own reservation.

Montpellier being a very pleasant city at this time of year, we strongly recommend early booking.

♥ Some rooms were pre reserved in the following hotels:

Hôtel d'Aragon   (3 nights Eucarpia conference attendees, please use the code promotion « INRA15 » for 5% offer)

Hôtel Colisée-Verdun

Hôtel Le Mistral

Hôtel de la Comédie

♥ Here are two other nice addresses :

Hôtel Ulysse Montpellier

Ibis Montpellier Centre

♥ And find more addresses on the tourism office website.

Several online hotel portals (e.g.,, etc.) make bookings easy and offer flexible rates/conditions.

Lunches and Gala dinner

1- Lunches (on Wednesday and Thursday)

All coffee breaks and 2 lunches are included in the registration fees.

Lunch will be provided in the Antigone 2 room, where the posters will be displayed.

2- Gala dinner (Wednesday, June 10th, 19:30)

For those of you who registred to the dinner, it will held at:

  • restaurant Le Petit Jardin
  • 20 rue Jean-jacques Rousseau
  • 34000 Montpellier
  • Tel: 04 67 78 78
  • access

Abstract submission

Submission of abstracts for talks and poster is warmly encouraged.

During the submission process you will have to indicate:

- wether you would like to give an oral presentation (depending on time slots availability, subject to selection by the scientific comittee);

- which session you consider the most relevant (may be modified by the scientific comittee).

Guidelines for abstracts

- Abstracts should not exceed 300 words.

- Authors and institutions should follow the format of Maydica, see, as an example:

                  Domagoj Šimić1, Alain Charcosset2
               1Agricultural Institute Osijek, HR-31103, Osijek, Croatia
                2Génétique Quantitative et Evolution - Le Moulon,  INRA - Université Paris-Sud - CNRS - AgroParisTech, Ferme du Moulon, F-91190, Gif-sur-Yvette, France

Poster information

Format for poster is free but cannot exceed 930 mm width x 1170 mm height.

Material for hanging (strips) will be provided.