28th June – 01st July 2021 – Centro Congressi Lingotto – TURIN, Italy

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the postponement of Plant Biology Europe 2020 congress to 28 June -1 July 2021.
This is not a decision we have taken lightly, but better take it now than later.
However, with the global extent of the virus impact now so severe, we are in concern of all individuals’ health and hope that everyone is taking maximum precautions to keep safe from this outbreak.
Please check the website regularly for updates and official announcements regarding new Abstract and Registration deadlines.
Looking forward to welcoming you in Torino next year,
Best wishes
Prof. Andrea Schubert – Local Organizing Committee PBE2020



15 NOVEMBER 2019: Abstract submission opens

15 NOVEMBER 2019: Registration opens

20 JANUARY 2020: Deadline for submitting oral abstracts for PBE 2020

3 APRIL 2020: Deadline for submitting poster abstracts for PBE 2020

15 APRIL 2020: Early Registration closes


Plant biology is a blooming scientific area where novel developments continuously arise, opening new avenues of research and empowering innovation for agriculture and for food and non-food applications. PBE2020 focuses on delivering the latest scientific developments in plant biology, following an inclusive approach where long-standing research sectors and novel breakthrough topics are showcased, including aspects of science policy and ethics, and fostering participation of young scientists. In the frame of a well-established tradition of biennial congresses jointly organized by FESPB and EPSO, PBE2020 will be hosted by the first capital of Italy, Turin, a friendly city where technological and scientific innovation is a leader asset for sustainable development. We warmly invite plant biology researchers form all over the world to contribute to a vibrant and successful Congress by presenting and discussing their work and results at PBE2020 in Turin.


Centro Congressi Lingotto, Turin, Italy
Built between 1917 and 1922, Lingotto was designed by architect Giacomo Mattè Trucco in a rationalist, innovative style. The building symbolised a turning point in the development of Italian industry, marking the end of one era and the start of another.
Many generations of workers have been employed in the workshops of this great industrial complex, manufacturing not only cars but also aero engines, commercial vehicles and household appliances. [> read more]
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