The CGIAR Research Program on Grain Legumes is organizing a one day Open Forum on Science in Grain Legumes on 6th July 2014. This is an independent meeting organized alongside the IFLRC VI and ICLGG VII meetings in Saskatoon in Canada.

Open Forum on Science in Grain Legumes
The Open Forum on Science in Grain Legumes is a one day open meeting organized by the CGIAR Research Program on Grain Legumes that aims to promote and highlight the best science conducted within this program. The open forum will have presentations from various scientists and researchers working in the CGIAR Research Program on Grain Legumes. For tentative agenda, please click here (http://sdrv.ms/J9PMZd )

Confirmed Speakers

  1. Dr Noel Ellis, ICRISAT-India
  2. Dr Steeve Beebe, CIAT
  3. Dr Micheal Ghanem, ICARDA
  4. Dr Patrick Okori, ICRISAT-Malawi
  5. Dr SK Chaturvedi, IIPR
  6. Dr Manuele Tamo, IITA-Benin
  7. Dr Shiv Kumar Agrwal, ICARDA
  8. Dr Poornan Gaur, ICRISAT-India
  9. Dr Rajeev Varshney, ICRISAT-India

Who can attend?
Anyone with interest in grain legume research and science can attend this meeting.

Free Registration
The participation in the Open Forum is free. But for logistical reasons prior registration is required to attend the meeting. Please fill in the online registration form here (http://sdrv.ms/1esvjh2 ) by 15 June 2014.

Venue
The Open Forum is organized in the Salon C of TCU Place, Saskatoon’s Arts & Convention Centre. Click here for map and directions (http://goo.gl/98T3Yp).
Please note that the IFLRC VI and ICLGG VII is also organized in the same venue.

For more details and queries, please write to n.satish@cgiar.org

About CGIAR Research Program on Grain Legumes
The CGIAR Research Program on Grain Legumes is an ambitious new international program to improve eight crops that are vital to the health, prosperity and resilience of hundreds of millions of poor people across the developing world. The program is led by ICRISAT in partnership with CIAT, ICARDA, IITA and public and private institutes and organizations, governments, and farmers worldwide.