Deadline to pre-order: Tuesday 20 June
Party and Open House at the Danforth Plant Science Center
-Associated with the 28th International Conference on Arabidopsis Research
Date: 21 June 2017
Time: 6:30-10:30 pm
Location: Danforth Center. Address: 975 North Warson Road; St. Louis, Missouri 63132.
Donation for Party costs*:
Student/Postdocs: $40 USD
Regular Faculty/Scientist/Non-Profit: $60
HOW TO DONATE FOR YOUR PARTY PARTICIPATION
*Send your donation via PayPal to the meeting organizers to cover your party costs, at the prices above: firstname.lastname@example.org
In PayPal payment: be sure to include (1) your FIRST AND LAST NAME for the VIP list (2) indicate if you want to take a tour of the Danforth Center (optional)
Price includes: food, 2 drink tickets, optional Danforth Center Tours and Open House, and live music with the VO5 Dance Party! 250+ U.S. and international plant scientists that are in St. Louis for the Arabidopsis Conference will be attending for you to mingle and network with. PARTY INFORMATION BELOW!
DUST OFF YOUR 70'S DISCO CLOTHES- THERE MIGHT BE A DANCE COMPETITION!
Get ready to tie up your dance shoes for the 2017 ICAR party in St Louis on Wednesday June 21st. Against the backdrop of the gorgeous atrium of the Danforth Plant Science Center, the nine-piece dance band VO5 (https://www.facebook.com/vo5band/) will be performing a mix of funk, pop, and disco to the likes of the Bee Gees, Abba, Sly & the Family Stone, the Jackson Five, and Earth Wind and Fire. Voted one of the best dance bands in the Midwest, VO5 will definitively get your ‘boogie’ on, along with a great time to socialize and enjoy St. Louis’ finest libations. So be there or be square!!!
- Rick Vierstra, Conference Co-chair
There are several social events during ICAR 2017 to allow informal time for networking, relaxing, and fun!
Monday June 19: 7:30-9:30 pm
Opening Welcome Reception (drinks and snacks; 1 complimentary ticket included in each paid registration)
Wednesday June 21: 7:00 - 8:00 am
“Weed Stampede” 5K Fun Run/Walk adjacent to the Hyatt at the Arch ($5 ticket)
Wednesday June 21: 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Danforth Center: Social hour with industry members and careers session attendees; following Industry session 4:30-5:30 pm ($20 ticket, limited tickets available)
Wednesday June 21: 6:30 - 10:30 pm
Danforth Center: Official ICAR 2017 Conference Party; includes food, drinks, optional Danforth Center Tours, live music (VO5 Dance Party) and more! (Ticket price ranges from $25-$75, limited tickets, available until sold out)