General information



Plants in a Changing World: 6-8 November 2019


Helsinki Congress Paasitorni
Paasivuorenkatu 5 A
FIN-00530 Helsinki

Helsinki Congress Paasitorni. Photo by Mika Levälampi/ Visit Finland


Poster boards will be 103 cm width x 220 cm height (fabric surface area: width 96 cm, height 117 cm). A0 size portrait format is recommended.

The boards will be available in the Sirkus foyer for mounting the posters from Wednesday 6 November, 19:30.  All the materials necessary for fixing posters will be available at the poster boards. Please see the number of your poster in our abstract book. Presenters should be available for questions and discussion near their posters during the coffee breaks and evening poster session as much as possible. Authors are kindly asked to dismount their posters on Friday 8 November after the poster session or at the end of the meeting.

The Best Poster prize consisting of a certificate and freely chosen antibody from Agrisera will be announced during the final remarks at the end of the conference.


The recommended file type to be used for all presentations is PowerPoint.                                                                                                                                                  We kindly ask our speakers to embed all images, videos and fonts in the ppt, pttx file.

Please bring your presentation on a USB stick and save a copy in your email so that it is stored online.

Please save your presentation as “Name Of Presenter_Date_Time_First four words of Title” (e.g. Smith_24August_0900_ Regulation of photosynthetic light.pptx (or .ppt)).

Speakers are requested to upload their presentation on to the session PC and report to the session chair 15-30 minutes before the start of the session and/or during the coffee breaks. Session chairs will be in the room to assist with technical issues and to help uploading presentations onto the computer.

All PCs available during the event operate on Windows system. Use of your own laptop with the conference projection system is strongly discouraged.

Wifi Access

Free of charge. Details of the network will be available in the abstract book (published online shortly before the meeting).


Due to much of the data being presented being unpublished, and to protect attendee privacy, there is no photography or videotaping allowed at this event.

Contact Information

For any queries related to the meeting please contact the organisers at:

About Helsinki

Helsinki is the capital of Finland, a thriving Nordic city and is well connected to the rest of Europe, Asia and North and Southern America by convenient flights. To plan your trip and to make the most of your stay in the city please visit the website: Coming to a conference.