22-23 January 2023, Les Diablerets (VD) Switzerland.

PhD students and postdoc fellows working in a Swiss university are invited to present and discuss their latest findings with peer young researchers in a supportive atmosphere in the Swiss mountains.

Topics cover plant biology from ecology, evolution to molecular mechanisms.

Participants exchange ideas and build collaborative networks with peers.

The meeting addresses PhD students approaching the end of their project and postdoc scholars. Two senior members of the community will attend as mentors.

The SwissPLANT Next Generation Meeting will consist of talk and poster sessions distributed over the afternoon of January 22nd and morning of January 23rd.
Each attendee will present a poster and a short talk.

Attendees are invited to submit an abstract by 04/Dec/2022. Selection will be based on the submitted abstracts.

During the SwissPLANT Early Career Meeting, participants will select 2 speakers from among themselves to give a presentation at the following SwissPLANT Conference (23–25 January 2023, Les Diablerets).

All Early Career Meeting participants are strongly encouraged to attend the subsequent SwissPLANT Conference.

  • Henry Janse van Rensburg, Dept of Environmental Sciences, University of Basel
  • Wojciech Wietrzynski, Biozentrum, University of Basel



  • Christian Fankhauser, University of Lausanne, president of the Swiss Society of Plant Biology
  • Klaus Schläppi, University of Basel, Sci. committee member SwissPLANT 2023

Start: Sunday, 22 January 2023, 14h00
End: Monday, 23 January 2023, around 13h00 (after lunch)

Eurotel Victoria, Les Diablerets, http://www.eurotel-victoria.ch/diablerets/

• Oral presentation
The length of an oral presentation is limited to 10 minutes, followed by a 5-minute discussion. There will be no parallel sessions.

• Poster contribution
Bring along a A0-portrait size poster. Each poster is allotted one board.

Swiss Society of Plant Biology with financial support by SCNAT.