This Friday, Nov. 10, is the last day to pre-register for the 2006 National Soybean Rust Symposium, to be held Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2006, in St. Louis.

Registrations made after Nov. 10 must be made onsite, and will cost $200 vs. the $150 fee offered this week.

To register, download and complete the registration form and fax it to the American Phytological Society headquarters at 651-454-0766.

The technical committee, co-chaired by Anne Dorrance of Ohio State University and John Rupe of the University of Arkansas, has lined up a packed program as outlined in this PDF. Don Hershman, University of Kentucky, is the overall coordinator for the symposium, which is presented by the APS in cooperation with related organizations and sponsors.

The symposium Web site carries the latest event information and has a place to sign up for symposium updates.

SOURCE: News release and Web-site information from the American Phytological Society.