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ISTA Hands-on Seminar on Seed Image Analysis - FULLY BOOKED

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ISTA Hands-on Seminar on Seed Image Analysis - FULLY BOOKED

Date:

14.10.2014 - 17.10.2014


Location:

Angers, France



Note: The workshop is confirmed to be taking place.

Aim of the seminar

The ISTA Advanced Technologies Committee (ATC) and GEVES, French laboratories in Angers (France), organise an ISTA Hands-on Seminar on Seed Image Analysis. In the hands-on seminar the participants will learn and discuss about (basics of) different imaging technologies that are or may be applied in seed analysis. Hands-on experience with the available equipment will be an essential part as well. Focus will be on imaging technologies and image analysis that are already commercially available and practically applied in research and seed evaluation.


Seminar content

The theoretical background will be given through lectures. Participants of this seminar will be actively involved through group work, discussions and presentations. The ISTA Accreditation Standard will be used during the group work. The seminar language is English.

Sessions

  • General introduction to imaging of seeds
  • Application of imaging in seed quality determination (Seed purity / seed disease / seed germination and seedling quality / seed sorting)
  • Image analysis: from picture to quantification
  • NMR imaging in seed
  • X-ray imaging on seeds
  • Demonstrations of different imaging related technologies
  • Discussion forum:  and hurdles in application of imaging technologies in seed  
Workshops
  • Multispectral imaging: how does it work and what does it tell us?
  • Data analysis from multispectral images : multivariate and PCA
  • Hands-on experiences (Working with images and image analysis / chlorophyll fluorescence / multispectral imaging / 2D and 3D X-ray images)
  • 3-D X-ray (tomography) on seeds, demonstration       

Seminar Organising Committee

Bert van Duijn (ATC), Birte Boelt (ATC), Karima Boudehri (ATC, GEVES)

Organiser Contact:

Bert van Duijn
Leiden University and Fytagoras BV
P.O. Box 546
2300 AM Leiden
Netherlands
Phone: +31 613089955
Fax: +31 715275085
bert.vanduijn@fytagoras.nl


Local Organiser

GEVES SNES
25 rue Georges Morel – F49071 BEAUCOUZÉ France
Contact persons for additional information: Beatrice VÉNUAT-PINON or Bénédicte BRANGEON
Contact mail: beatrice.venuat-pinon@geves.fr and benedicte.brangeon@geves.fr
Phone: +33 (0)241225800 or +33 (0)241225851

Location

The seminar will be held at GEVES in the French National Seed Laboratory, situated at 20 minutes drive from Angers. The hotel accommodation will be in Angers. Transport from the hotel to the laboratory will be provided. Situated in the UNESCO Loire region, Angers is best known for its wine-tourism, natural surroundings and famous history. Awarded "best city for quality of life in France", Angers rests on the beautiful Loire River only ninety minutes south of Paris and London.


Lecturers

Bert van DUIJN, ISTA Advanced Technology Committee Chair
Sylvie DUCOURNAU, ISTA Germination Committee Chair
Fabio GORIAN, ISTA Forest Tree and Shrubs Committee Chair
Birte BOELT, ISTA Advanced Technology Committee Member
Merete OLESEN, Aarhus University
Landry BENOIT, Université Angers
Benoît JAILLAIS, INRA Nantes
Eloïse LANCELOT, INRA Nantes

Sponsor and Equipment Demonstration Options

Gold Package:
  • Demonstration of equipment on Thursday at the seminar
  • Distribution of marketing material to the participants
  • Free advertisement in Seed Testing International (STI) (1/3 page value 500 €). STI is widely distributed and read by all ISTA members, printed in a quantity of 2000 copies and published on the ISTA website (www.seedtest.org/STI)
Price: 750 €

Silver Package:
  • Distribution of marketing material to the participants
  • Free advertisement in Seed Testing International (STI) (1/3 page value 500 €). STI is widely distributed and read by all ISTA members, printed in a quantity of 2000 copies and published on the ISTA website (www.seedtest.org/STI)
Price: 600 €

Bronze Package:
  • Distribution of marketing material to the participants
Price: 150 €

If your company is interested to demonstrate their (imaging) equipment at the seminar and to sponsor the event, please contact Bert van Duijn (bert.vanduijn@fytagoras.nl)


Workshop Programme

PDF can be downloaded at the end of the page.


Participation Fee

ISTA members: 550 €
Non-ISTA members: 825 €

The participation fee includes all literature and supporting material for the seminar, lunches (excl. diner on Thursday and lunch on Friday), coffee breaks, excursion, seminar dinner and transfers between the seminar venue and indicated hotels (except airport transfer).
The participant number is for a minimum of 20 and restricted to a maximum of 26.

If you would like to attend the seminar please fill in the registration form. An invoice will be sent to you, which has to be paid before the participation confirmation will be generated.
You can pay by credit card upon individual request to the ISTA Secretariat.
Registration and payment deadline is 29 August 2014.

Please note:
For cancellations made before 29 August 2014 registration fees are refundable less € 50.00 administration fee.
For cancellations made after 29 August 2014 registration fees are non-refundable.


Accommodation

There are three recommended hotels in Angers:
Participants are invited to do hotel reservation by themselves directly with the hotels. Please indicate 'GEVES-SNES/ ISTA Workshop' when booking to ensure the special room rate, and inform the local organizer.

HOTEL LE PROGRES - 26 rue Denis Papin - 49000 ANGERS
Phone: +33 (0)241 88 10 14 / Fax : +33 (0)241 87 82 93
E-mail: hotel.leprogres@wanadoo.fr / Website : www.hotelleprogres.com
Special Room rates (breakfast included)*: 78 € (single room) / 82 € (double room) (excl. taxes)
Payment: Guests will be required to provide a valid credit card upon booking to guarantee their reservation, and will be responsible for payment of their own room, taxes and incidentals.
* CAUTION: Guest may contact hotel directly by email (hotel.leprogres@wanadoo.fr) to book their reservation.

HOTEL DE CHAMPAGNE - 34 av. Denis Papin - 49100 ANGERS
Phone: +33 (0)241 25 78 78 / Fax : +33 (0)241 25 78 79
E-mail: hotel.champagne@orange.fr / Website : www.hoteldechampagne.com
Special Room rates (breakfast included) *: 87 € (single room) / 100 € (double room) (excl. taxes)
Payment: Guests will be required to provide a valid credit card upon booking to guarantee their reservation, and will be responsible for payment of their own room, taxes and incidentals.
* CAUTION: Guest may contact hotel directly by email (hotel.champagne@orange.fr) to book their reservation.

HOTEL DE France - 8 place de la Gare - 49100 ANGERS
Phone: +33 (0)241 88 49 42 / Fax : +33 (0)241 87 19 50
E-mail: reservation@hoteldefrance-angers.com / Website : www.hoteldefrance-angers.com
Special room rates * (breakfast included): 104 € (single room) / 123 € (double room) (excl. taxes)
Payment: Guests will be required to provide a valid credit card upon booking to guarantee their reservation, and will be responsible for payment of their own room, taxes and incidentals.
* CAUTION: Guest may contact hotel directly by email (reservation@hoteldefrance-angers.com) to book their reservation.

Cancellation on hotel reservation:
Individual guests cancelling their reservation, must contact the hotel directly by mail or telephone.
Cancellation notifications are available on hotel websites.

Rooms are blocked until 29 August 2014.


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