Program – day by day

Day 1
03 Jul 2022
Day 2
04 Jul 2022
Day 3
05 Jul 2022
Day 4
06 Jul 2022
Day 5
07 Jul 2022

Registration on site

Registration and poster set up (UL Academic Centre, the House of Nature) Save PDF

Opening session of the IBGS13

Opening session of the IBGS13 with addresses of representatives of LOC, IOC, the Institute of Agricultural Resources, the Latvia Ministry of Agriculture. Save PDF

Session 1 The barley genome: from reference genome to structure and function.

Dr. Martin Mascher, IPK Gatersleben, Germany – Keynote lecture: Pangenomics in barley and beyond
Dr. Martin Mascher
10:30 - 11:00

Coffee break

Session 2 Biotic stresses under Climate Change

Keynote speaker PhD Brian J. Steffenson, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota, USA   Keynote lecture: Pan-genome enabled disease resistance gene discovery in wild barley   Save PDF
Ph.D. Brian Steffenson
12:30 - 13:30


Session 3 Abiotic stresses under Climate Change

Keynote speaker Phd Sergey Shabala, School of Agricultural Science, University of Tasmania, AU Keynote lecture: Cell-based phenotyping approach for improving abiotic stress tolerance in barley Save PDF
PhD Sergey Shabala

Session 4 Barley breeding and New Breeding Techniques: a way forward?

Keynote speaker Dr. Jochen Kumlehn, IPK Gatersleben, DE Keynote lecture Site-directed genome modification in barley – methods and applications Save PDF
Dr. Jochen Kumlehn

Evening Workshop 1

Beyond the Horizon 2020: future and funding of a barley research agenda.  Moderator: Dr. Alan Schulman, University of Helsinki, Finland Save PDF
19:30 -


Session 5 Barley breeding: success stories

Keynote speaker M.Sc. Birger Eriksen, Sejet Plant  Breeding, DK Keynote lecture: Barley cultivar development in Europe – success in the past and possible changes in the future Save PDF
M.Sc. Birger Eriksen
10:00 - 10:30

Coffee break

Session 6 Genetics and breeding of biomass (Resources use efficiency/RUE)

Keynote speaker Dr. Daniel Julio Miralles, University of Buenos Aires, AR Keynote lecture: What were the physiological attributes modified by the breeders Save PDF
Dr. Daniel Miralles
12:00 - 13:00


Session 7 Barley end use: food, feed, and novel products

Keynote speaker Prof. Henrik Brinch Pedersen, Aarhus University, Denmark Keynote:  New potentials of the barley grain.  Save PDF
Dr. Henrik Brinch-Pedersen
14:30 - 15:00

Coffee break

Session 8 Flash and dash presentations

Up to 10 talks by PhD students and postdocs selected from submitted abstracts Save PDF

Evening Workshop 2

Barley Genetic Resources (worldwide). Presentations from genbanks and of smaller mutant collections etc. Moderator: Dr. Søren K. Rasmussen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Save PDF
19:30 -


Session 9 Barley end use: cheers for malting, brewing, and beverages

Keynote speaker Dr. Christoph Dockter, Carlsberg Research Laboratory, DK   Keynote lecture: To be announced Save PDF
Dr. Christoph Dockter
10:00 - 10:30

Coffee break

Session 10 Genetic and database resources: harnessing diversity

Keynote speaker Prof. Dr. Nils Stein, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK), Germany Keynote lecture: At the dark side of barley diversity – the gap between...
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Prof. Dr. Nils Stein
12:00 - 13:00


Session 11 Morphology, phenology, and development

Keynote speaker Dr. Maria von Korff,  Institute of Plant Genetics, Heinrich-Heine-University, Düsseldorf, DE   Keynote lecture: Feeling the heat: how barley development adapts to high temperature. Save PDF
Dr. Maria Von Korff Schmising
14:30 - 15:00

Cafee break

Session 12 Baltic and Nordic barley: a regional perspective

Keynote speaker Dr. Therése Bengtsson, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp, SE   Keynote lecture: Together we are stronger- United forces to promote Nordic pre-breeding in spring barley Save PDF
Dr. Therése Bengtsson

Evening Workshop 3

BGS Bussiness session.  Sharing of memories about coryphaeus of barley research. Notice about the next IBGS meeting. Moderator: Dr. Mats Hansson, Lund University, SE; Save PDF
19:30 -


Field day

Field presentations and demonstrations (refreshments available) Save PDF


Transfer to town of Cesis and guided town tour.   Save PDF

Farewell party

Farewell party at the Castle of Cēsis Save PDF


Return to Riga Save PDF