The ICAR conference is centered on all aspects of modern plant biology using thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana) as a model system. The conference regularly brings together over 800 scientists from all corners of the world for five days to discuss all aspects of molecular plant science from research on plant growth and development to improving plant tolerance to adverse environmental conditions. Price: Standard participant: EUR 650. Speakers: Alison Smith, Tetsuya Higashiyama, Dominique Bergmann. Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm.