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Just 50 days to IRC2014 - here are the plenary talk abstracts

Can you believe it? Less than two months to the Opening Ceremony for IRC2014.

In fact, just 50 days. And to mark that milestone, we are pleased to publish the plenary talk abstracts. 1,267 more words


Paper Planes

In business studies today, we finished the ‘Understanding Business’ unit by looking at how specialised jobs can increase productivity, with particular reference to manufacturing. 

My colleague Tamara Brunskill came up with the idea of getting students to make paper planes, each taking a specific part of the process. 189 more words


Requesting copies of presentations, papers and posters . . .

Already we have received several queries concerning access to papers, presentations and posters. The only information that will be ‘published’ are the abstracts of all papers and posters, and these will be distributed on a searchable USB stick to all IRC2014 delegates. 110 more words

Science Sessions

The program is set, the rooms assigned . . .

With just nine weeks to the start of IRC2014, we have now finalized the program, assigned the rooms at the congress venue at BITEC, and are feverishly tracking down a few remaining speakers who have to confirm their participation in one of the contributed paper sessions. 415 more words


75 days . . .

Yesterday, 14 August, it was just 75 days to the opening of IRC2014 in Bangkok.  And a lot has been happening all this week at IRRI headquarters in Los Baños. 154 more words


Putting the pieces together . . .

SciCom Chair Mike Jackson writes:

I’m traveling to the Philippines this weekend to attend a series of meeting next week of the SciCom Executive, staff from Kenes Asia (the congress organizers), and other members from Thailand and IRRI of the Overall Organizing Committee.  155 more words


Welcome to the discussions...

On this page we will be posting the videos from each plenary session, copies of the response papers and snippets from the ensuing discussion sessions as these occur throughout the week.   19 more words