Universität Innsbruck

ATSPB 2023: Plants in the context of food security, biodiversity and climate change.

13th to 15th April 2023 in Hall in Tirol, Austria

The 24th conference of the Austrian Society of Plant Biology (ATSPB) will take place from 13th to 15th of April 2023 in Hall in Tirol, organized by the Department of Botany of the University of Innsbruck.

The ATSPB, as part of the FESPB (Federation of European Societies of Plant Biology), seeks to promote all aspects of plant biology, from cell biology and biochemistry to ecophysiology.

The 24th conference of the ATSPB is dedicated to the importance of plants in the context of food security, biodiversity and climate change. Contributions on any topic related to plant biology are welcome!

Conference venue: the Salzlager, Hall in Tirol
Registrations are opened until the 20th of February 2023 via ConfTool.
Organising committee: Erwann Arc, Barbara Beikircher, Andrea Ganthaler, Andreas Holzinger, Ilse Kranner, Stefan Mayr, Gilbert Neuner, Charlotte Permann, Gregor Pichler, Thomas Roach, Matthias Stegner

A detailed program will be communicated soon
Preliminary schedule:

13th April

  • Optional: guided tour in Hall in Tirol in the morning
  • Registration will be opened from 12:00, the conference will start at 14:00
  • Oral and poster presentations until 18:30

14th April

  • Oral and poster presentations from 9:00 to 18:30
  • Conference dinner

15th April

  • Oral and poster presentations from 9:00 to 12:30
  • Optional: excursion in the afternoon
The conference is open to ATSPB members as well as interested guests and students.

Click here to register and/or submit a contribution

Abstracts for oral and poster presentations have to be prepared using the following template:

Template for abstracts for oral and poster presentationsto be uploaded as a “.docx” file during the submission.

Conference fees:

  • Free participation for all ATSPB members
  • 70 € for non-ATSPB members (the participation comes with an included 2 years ATSPB membership)
  • Reduced fee of 30 € for students (also including a 2 years ATSPB membership)

The fee should be payed to the ATSPB as per the instruction provided here.

Deadline for abstract submission – 20th of February 2023

Contributions on any topic related to plant biology are welcome!

The conference will take place in the "Salzlager" in Hall in Tirol, about 10 km from Tyrol’s capital city Innsbruck. With its long history, the lively town of Hall has one of the most beautiful old towns in Austria, owing its special charm to the mixture of medieval character and modernity, against a spectacular mountain backdrop.

Salzlager, Saline 18, Hall in Tirol

  • By public transport:
    • Train: 5-10 min walking distance from the main train station (Bahnhof Hall)
    • Bus: Several bus stops available within 10 min walking distance (see )

  • By car: From the A12 motorway via the Hall Mitte exit or directly via the B171. Free parking spaces are available on-site


Participants are requested to book their own accommodation. Hotels in Hall are listed here.

Contact: ATSPB-2023@uibk.ac.at

We warmly welcome you to the 24th conference of the ATSPB!

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