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NAPIA 2015 Biennial Meeting

When and where

Date and time


Marriott Niagara Falls - Gateway on the Falls 6755 Fallsview Boulevard Address Line 2 Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3W7 Canada

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North American Pulse Improvement Association 2015 Biennial Meeting

NAPIA 05-06 November 2015

8am to 6pm Thursday and Friday

Preconference Reception to Celebrate International Year of the Pulse - Wednesday evening 4 November 2015

The NAPIA/BIC biennial meetings and associated meetings will be held 5-6 November 2015 at the Marriott Niagara Falls - Gateway on the Falls, Niagara Falls, Ontario

Marriott Niagara Falls - Gateway on the Falls Hotel Information:

Telephone 503.281.6111

Personalized group website: coming soon

Ask for the BIC/NAPIA Conference Rate of $115-135/night, plus taxes.

Invited Speaker: To be announced

Graduate Student Presentation Competition

Awards for oral and poster presentations

Student must be first author and presenter

Deadline Summary

Abstracts: 1 September 2015

submit to Weidong Chen (

Early Registration: 1 September 2015

Hotel at Conference Rate: 4 October 2015

Abstract Format:

Please follow the following abstract format: A blank line should separate the affiliation from the text. The abstract should be limited to two or three sentences in length. The total abstract should be no more than 6.5” wide and 3.0” high. The presenter should be identified with an asterisk after his/her name. The affiliations should be followed by the email address of the presenter. Abstracts should be typed in Times New Roman font, 12 pt.

NAPIA abstracts should be emailed by Sept. 1, 2015 as a Word document to Weidong Chen at

Indicate whether the presentation is for: ___ Oral or ___ Poster session

and whether the presenter is a student: ___ Student Presenter


Abstracts or a paper (maximum of two pages in length) for each oral and poster presentation is requested for publication in the 2015 issue of Pisum Genetics ( An electronic copy of papers should be provided to Kevin McPhee (, Pisum Genetics editor, by November 15.

For BIC Registration, contact Phil Miklas (