Social Events

Welcome Reception

Sunday, April 30, 2022
From 18:30h to 20:30h

We will be delighted to welcome you to St Louis with a Special Opening reception on Sunday, April 30, 2023. Light snacks, limited drinks and cash bar will be available.

During the welcome reception, you can already pick up your documentation at the registration desk!

Symposium Dinner

Wednesday, May 3, 2023
From 19:00h to 22:00h
Cost: $100 per person (limited seats, book early to avoid disappointment)

A wonderful Symposium Dinner is being planned for the evening of Wednesday 3 May! The dinner will include local entertainment, St. Louis-style barbecue and limited drinks with a full cash bar. Join us in networking and kindling old and new friendships.
Please book and pay for your tickets by logging back into your registration profile and updating your social event requirements.

CropLife International Reception

Following the optional site tours, CropLife International invites you to a reception at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel to connect with fellow ISBR attendees 6-8pm on Thursday May 4. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. All ISBR attendees are welcome to join.

Time: 6-8pm, Thursday May 4
Location: St. Louis Union Station Hotel, New York/Illinois Central Room
Dress Code: Business Casual

RSVP: Please RSVP by April 12 by emailing

Optional Tours - FULLY BOOKED!

Thursday May 4, 2023
14:00h to 17:00h

Optional (no cost) tours are offered to the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center or the Bayer Research and Development Center on May 4. Pre-registration is necessary and can be booked by logging back into your registration profile  click here to register

Please find more information here.


St Louis has many interesting attractions for visitors. Here are a few suggestions:

Explore St Louis & Find Fun Attractions, Good Food & More

Itineraries - Explore St. Louis

Tourism information with pics

Cahokia Mounds in Discover STL. 

Important Dates

January 13, 2023

Letters of acceptance/rejection for open call abstracts send out

January 31, 2023

Registration deadline for all plenary, topic-specific parallel session & workshop presenters

February 3, 2023

Accepted authors to confirm participation

February 17, 2023

Registration deadline for all accepted oral and poster presenters

March 10, 2023

Deadline for ISBR2022 Photo Contest

March 11, 2023

Deadline for Early bird registration

April 29, 2023

Deadline for regular registration

April 30, 2023

Symposium begins