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The tenth IAPTC&B Congress, Plant Biotechnology 2002 and past, was once held June 23-28, 2002, at Disney's Coronado Springs inn, in Orlando, Florida, united states. It was once attended via 1,176 scientists from fifty four international locations. the easiest and brightest stars of overseas plant biotechnology headlined the clinical software. It incorporated the hole tackle by way of the President of the IAPTC&B, 14 plenary lectures, and 111 keynote lectures and contributed papers awarded in 17 symposia overlaying all elements of plant biotechnology. greater than 500 posters supplemented the formal software. the celebrated audio system defined, mentioned and debated not just the simplest of technology that has been performed or is being performed, but in addition how the facility of plant biotechnology may be harnessed to fulfill destiny demanding situations and wishes. this system was once concerned with what's new and what's fascinating, what's state-of-the-art, and what's at the leading edge of technological know-how and expertise. in line with the foreign mandate of the IAPTC&B, seventy three of the a hundred twenty five audio system have been from outdoors the us, representing 27 nations from each quarter of the area. The tenth IAPTC&B Congress was once a very world-class occasion. The IAPTC&B, based in 1963 on the first overseas convention of plant tissue tradition equipped via Philip White within the usa, presently has over 1,500 participants in eighty five nations. it's the greatest, oldest, and the main finished foreign expert association within the box of plant biotechnology. The IAPTC&B has served the plant biotechnology neighborhood good via its many lively nationwide chapters during the global, by means of preserving and disseminating a club checklist and an internet site, by means of the booklet of an respectable magazine (formerly the Newsletter), and by means of organizing quadrennial overseas congresses in France (1970), the uk (1974), Canada (1978), Japan (1982), the U.S. (1963, 1986, 2002), The Netherlands (1990), Italy (1994), and Israel (1998). furthermore, the IAPTC&B has an extended culture of publishing the court cases of its congresses. separately, those volumes have supplied authoritative quadrennial stories of the prestige of overseas plant biotechnology. jointly, they record the historical past of plant biotechnology through the twentieth century. they're certainly a helpful source. we're happy to proceed this practice via publishing this lawsuits quantity of the tenth IAPTC&B Congress. unfortunately, we aren't in a position to submit seven of the lectures in complete (only their abstracts are included). the yankee and Canadian chapters of the IAPTC&B, the Plant component of the Society for In Vitro Biology, and the collage of Florida hosted the tenth IAPTC&B Congress. The Congress was once a real partnership among academia and undefined, and used to be generously supported via either teams (see record of donors/sponsors on again cover). a couple of sought after overseas biotechnology businesses and publishers participated within the very winning technological know-how and expertise express (see accompanying checklist of exhibitors) The IAPTC&B offered eighty four fellowships to younger scientists from 31 nations (see accompanying record of fellowship recipients) to aid their participation within the Congress.