MONOCOTS V: 5th International Conference on Comparative Biology of Monocotyledons

Bronx, New York
Sunday, July 07, 2013
MONOCOTS V: 5th International Conference on Comparative Biology of Monocotyledons
Sunday, July 07, 2013 7:00 AM -
Saturday, July 13, 2013 12:00 PM (Eastern Time)

The New York Botanical Garden & Fordham University
2900 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, New York 10458
United States

Map and Directions

                 Croomia pauciflora Torr. (Stemonaceae). Illustration by Bobbi Angell.

MONOCOTS VI: The deadline to submit a proposal to host Monocots VI is 18 October 2013 (23:59 EST). The deadline to vote for a venue for Monocots VI is 17 November 2013 (23:59 EST). The call for proposals and voting instructions can be found HERE.

Proposals submitted:  UFRN, Natal, Brazil Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

Instructions to Contributors to the Monocots V Proceedings. New submission deadline: 16 Feb 2014, 12 AM EST.

The Program and Abstract Book are now available. 

Please join us for
MONOCOTS V: 5th International Conference on Comparative Biology of  Monocotyledons (incorporating the 6th international symposium on grass systematics and evolution)
July 7-13, 2013

The New York Botanical Garden & Fordham University. The scientific program will include symposia, contributed papers and posters, and workshops. Optional activities will include a ticketed banquet, tours of the science campus of The New York Botanical Garden, and post-conference field trips to botanically interesting sites in the region. 
Air-conditioned dormitories will be available at the
Rose Hill Campus of Fordham University across the street from the Botanical Garden.

February 1, 2013 at 12:00 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - Online registration commences at this website, with early bird rates. To register, click on the "Register Now" button in the upper right corner of this page.
April 30, 2013 at 11:59 PM EST - Early bird registration ends.
May 1, 2013, 12:00 AM EST - July 6, 2013, 11:59 PM EST - Regular registration period.
July 7, 2013, 12:00 AM EST - July 12, 2013, 8:30 AM EST - Onsite registration period.
Registration Rates
Refund Policy
Important Notes on Using the Online Registration System

Monocots V Program Overview
Monocots V Program
Abstract Book
Banquet Address by P. Barry Tomlinson
Number of Abstracts Allowable
Call for Symposia IS NOW CLOSED.  Accepted Symposia.  Accepted Symposia Schedule by Day.
February 1, 2013 , 12:00 AM EST- April 15, 2013, 11:59 PM EST - Abstract submission period for accepted symposia presentations, contributed papers (not part of accepted symposia) and posters via the online registration program. Contributed papers that are not part of accepted symposia will be organized into sessions by topic. Example abstractAbstract format.
Notice of Acceptance of Submitted Abstracts
Poster Presentation Guidelines
Poster printing is not available at the conference but is available at a Staples store near to the Fordham University campus.

Join the region's foremost field botanists on all-day explorations of the Hudson Highlands of New York or the Pine Barrens of New Jersey

Fordham University Residence Halls, across the street from The New York Botanical Garden. Air-conditioned accommodations will be available for booking via online registration during the period February 1, 2013, 12:00 AM EST - May 31, 2013, 11:59 PM EST. No accommodations in the Fordham residence halls can be booked via registrations submitted after May 31, 2013 AT 11:59 PM EST.
Area Hotels

 Food During the Conference and Area Eateries

Printed Abstract Book
  Conference T-shirt

Addresses for Fordham University and The New York Botanical Garden
Travel Instructions from New York City Airports
Metro-North Railroad, Harlem Line (commuter rail), running between Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan and points north of New York City, has stops at both Fordham University's Rose Hill Campus ("Fordham" station) and The New York Botanical Garden ("Botanical Garden" station).
 Weather in New York City in July

October 15, 2012, 11:59 PM EST - Deadline for symposia proposals.
December 2012 - Notifications of acceptance or rejection of symposia proposals will be sent to proposers.
February 1, 2013, 12:00 AM EST - Online registration, abstract submission, and reservation of accomodations in the Fordham University residence halls opens at this website.
April 15, 2013, 11:59 PM EST - Deadline for abstract submissions.
April 30, 2013, 11:59 PM EST - Early-bird registration ends.
May 31, 2013, 11:59 PM EST - Reservations for accommodations in the Fordham dormitories closes.
July 6, 2013, 11:59 PM EST - Regular regisration period ends.
July 7, 2013, 12:00 AM EST - July 12, 8:30 AM EST -- Onsite registration period.


Monocots V Organizing Committee
 If you need an invitation letter
Information for using The New York Botanical Garden Steere Herbarium
 Offerings & Events at The New York Botanical Garden in July 2013
 ILOVENY - Visiting New York City in July 2013

This site will be updated as the conference dates approach.


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