Optional Tours

    We are excited to announce that ISBR2023 participants will be able to take part in complimentary tours to Bayer Crop Science or The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.
    Because of time limitations, these tours will run in parallel following completion of the symposium on Thursday 4 May. Places are limited to 60 participants for each tour and pre-registration is required.
    Buses will depart from Union Station Hotel at 2 pm Thursday 4 May and lunch boxes will be provided.

     We are updating the registration system so that you will soon be able to reserve your seat for either the Danforth or Bayer tour when you register for ISBR2023 or, for existing registrants, by logging back into your registration portal and reserving your seat. 

    Danforth Center Tour

    The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is the largest independent, nonprofit plant science research institute in the world. It is uniquely positioned to help feed the world and heal the planet, with a mission to improve the human condition through plant science.

    This immersive tour of the facilities at the Danforth Plant Science Center in St Louis will provide insight into their extensive research activities aimed at creating a world where all people have enough food and energy while preserving a livable, sustainable environment.

    Further information about the Danforth Center tour is available here

    Bayer Crop Science Tour

    Bayer Innovation Experience: A firsthand look at the past, present, and future of agriculture.

    Housed in their North American Crop Science Research and Development Headquarters in Chesterfield, Missouri, the Bayer Innovation Experience offers an immersive and engaging look into the research and breakthroughs that are shaping the future of agriculture. This experience provides a comprehensive look into how innovations in agriculture benefit humanity and the planet as a whole, combining the many historic and ongoing developments that nourish our growing world.

    Further information about the Bayer tour is available here.

    Important Dates


    January 13, 2023

    Letters of acceptance/rejection for open call abstracts send out


    January 31, 2023

    Registration deadline for all plenary, topic-specific parallel session & workshop presenters


    February 3, 2023

    Accepted authors to confirm participation


    February 17, 2023

    Registration deadline for all accepted oral and poster presenters


    March 10, 2023

    Deadline for ISBR2022 Photo Contest


    March 11, 2023

    Deadline for Early bird registration


    April 29, 2023

    Deadline for regular registration


    April 30, 2023

    Symposium begins