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SPS - Saclay Plant Sciences

CLAND - SPS Meeting

Postponed - IPS2

Plant responses to climate change : from process knowledge to models

Due to COVID19, this event is postponed to a later date (indeterminate yet).


In the name of the CLAND and Saclay Plant Sciences (SPS) networks, it is a pleasure to invite you to a CLAND-SPS one-day meeting, which will take place on April 21st, 2020, at the Institute of Plant Sciences Paris-Saclay (IPS2, Gif-sur-Yvette).

CLAND ( is a Convergence Institute funded by the French government in 2017 to perform in the next decade the research urgently needed on land-management solutions for managing the ecological and energy transitions of the 21st century. It aims to support the activity of 200 researchers in 12 teams and develop a graduate program across Master and Doctoral schools of the University of Paris-Saclay, in partnership with European and international institutes.

The Saclay Plant Sciences network (SPS, was created through the French “Investments for the Future” program in 2011. It gathers around 50 research teams working on plant sciences in five laboratories from the southern Paris area, as well as several teaching programs, among which a Master program and a Doctoral School entirely dedicated to plant sciences.

The CLAND-SPS Meeting aims at fostering interactions between our two communities in order to promote common research projects.

Two keynote lectures will be given by:
> Jeremy Harbinson (Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands)
> Oskar Franklin (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis - IIASA, Austria)

This meeting will also include discussions on the following potential collaboration topics:
- Photosynthesis, fluorescence
- N / P / K use efficiency
- Water use efficiency
- Development, growth
- Multiscale modeling (transverse topic): metabolism, growth, omic data

A call for a PhD project cofunded by CLAND and SPS and involving teams from both networks will be presented during the meeting.