Invited Speakers

Plenary Presentations

Opening Plenary Presentation
Walter J. HORST
Hannover University - Germany

Closing Plenary Presentation
Jian-Feng MA
Okayama University - Japan

Keynote Speakers
SESSION: Rhizosphere Process, Root Biology and Nutrient Acquisition
Chair: Ellis HOFFLAND (Wageningen University - The Netherlands)

Hans LAMBERS
University of Western Australia - Australia

Philippe HINSINGER
INRA, Montpellier - France
SESSION: Nutrient Uptake, Transport and Storage
Chair: Toru FUJIWARA (University of Tokyo - JAPAN)

Jan K. SCHJOERRING
University of Copenhagen - Denmark

Philip J. WHITE
Scottish Crop Research Institute - UK
SESSION: Nutrient Functions, Signaling and Source-Sink Relations
Chair: Naoko NISHIZAWA (Ishikawa Prefectural University - Japan)

Patrick BROWN
University of California-Davis
USA

Nathalie VERBRUGGEN
Free University of Brussels
Belgium

Nicolaus von WIREN
Inst. for Plant Gen. & Crop Plant Res.
Germany
SESSION: Mineral Nutrition and Abiotic/Biotic Stress
Chair: Richard BELL (Murdoch University - Australia)

Anna AMTMANN
University of Glasgow
UK

Leon KOCHIAN
Cornell University
USA

Sergey SHABALA
University of Tasmania
Australia
SESSION: Element Toxicity and Remediation
Chair: Rufus CHANEY (USDA-ARS - USA)

Peter RYAN
CSIRO - Australia

Fangjie ZHAO
Nanjing Agricultural University - China
SESSION: Nutrient Management and Fertilizers in Crop Production
Chair: Sylvester OIKEH (African Agric. Tech. Found. - Kenya)

Roel MERCKX
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Fusuo ZHANG
China Agricultural University - China
SESSION: Nutrient Cycling, Ecosystems and Climate Change
Chair: Sylvie BROUDER (Purdue University - USA)

Andreas BURKERT
Kassel University - Germany

Heinz RENNENBERG
University of Freiburg - Germany
SESSION: Plant Nutrition, Food Quality and Human Health
Chair: Ross WELCH (Cornell University - USA)

Howarth BOUIS
HarvestPlus
USA

Martin BROADLEY
Nottingham University
UK

Michael GRUSAK
USDA-ARS -
USA
Potassium Special Session
Chair: Dilek ANAC (Aegean University - Turkey)

Zed RENGEL
University of Western Australia - Australia

Volker RÖMHELD
University Hohenheim -Germany