The ICAR2015 was held at the Palais des Congrés from July 5 to 9. Approximately 1,000 scientists attended the conference, and studies such as epigenetic regulation and plant-microbe interaction were reported. In addition, a workshop on the establishment of Arabidopsis Information Portal (Araport) was held in the conference.
The Multinational Arabidopsis Steering Committee (MASC) meeting was held during the conference to deepen international collaboration on plant research. Operation and management of MASC as well as future ICAR venues were discussed. The 2014/2015 MASC report is available from the MASC web site.
The ICAR2016 will be held in Gyeongju Hwabaek international Convention Center (Korea) from June 29 to July 3, 2016.