Congress of the Italian Society of Plant Biology


We are pleased to invite you to the Congress of the Italian Society of Plant Biology (International Plant Science Conference) which will be held in Bari during 11-14 September 2023. 

The Congress will host international keynote speakers who are experts in various fields of plant biology and physiology and will take place at the University of Bari at the Department of Bioscience, Biotechnologies and Environment. We hope that the Congress of the Italian Society of Plant Biology 2023 will represent an opportunity for scientific exchange involving transversally senior scientists, researchers, doctoral students, and post-docs. 

The following topics will be covered by the congress: 

  1. From signaling to development 
  2. Novel Technologies for multiscale levels of investigation in plant physiology 
  3. Plant adaptation to climate changes  
  4. Biotechnological Approaches for Circular BIO-Economy  and Sustainability
  5. Plant Immunity  
  6. Improving carbon assimilation for plant production   

The official language of the Congress will be English. 


Abstract Submission 
When you submit your abstract via the submission form you can choose to apply for an oral presentation or a poster prestation. The Scientific Committee, in charge of the scientific program also serves as the abstract selection committee i.e. select the abstracts which will be invited to give an oral presentation. 
Each author may only be present one abstract. The abstract must be prepared in English, which is the official conference language. The title and text of the submission must be written in lowercase. Authors’ names and contact information must be in the following format, separated by commas. 
L. ROSSI (1), M. BIANCHI (2), G. FERRARI (1-2), …..
(1) Institution, Address, Postal Code City, Country
(2) Institution, Address, Postal Code City, Country

The text of the abstracts should have a maximum of 1500 characters (excluding title, authors and affiliations).
Standard abbreviation does not need explanation. Otherwise, abbreviations must be defined when first used in the text.

Abstracts submission will open on April 1 and will close on June 30 July 15. After this date, it won’t be possible de submit, change, and/or delete any abstract. 
Authors will be notified if they have been selected for an oral presentation on date to be confirmed. 

 Registration Fees 


Early Bird Rates –

until July 15, 2023

Standard Rates –

from July 16 to September 4, 2023

SIBV Senior Member 

 250€ VAT included

 270€ VAT included

SIBV Junior Member 

 200€ VAT included

 220€ VAT included

PhD Student Non-SIBV Member 

 200€ VAT included

 220€ VAT included

Non-SIBV member 

 270€ VAT included

 290€ VAT included

Social Dinner  55€ VAT included  55€ VAT included


Closing date 
Registration closes September 4, 2023. 

In Bari, during that period, the hotels are particularly crowded. We therefore recommend all participants to book the accommodation as soon as possible. 

Furthermore, due to organizational difficulties related to the uncertainty about the number of participants, everyone is gently invited to make conference registration by 30 June 2023. 

Suggested Accommodations





Campus Hotel

Hotel ***

Via Celso Ulpiani, 11


Blackboard House

Guest House

Via A. Bertolini, 10


Mimì Maison Bari

Guest House

Via S. Jacini, 21


Relais Petruzzelli


Via Unità d'Italia, 58


CconfortHotels R&B dolci risvegli


Via De Nicolò, 7


Le Gemelle appartamento

Guest House

Via F. Lattanzio, 115


Tiny House in centro

Guest House

Via P. Petroni, 12



Guest House

Via Pasubio, 62


Interno2 Bari Centrale

Guest House

Via G. Petroni, 4


Travel B&B

Guest House

Piazza A. Moro, 8


Due to the high season, we invite you to book the hotel as soon as possible to avoid difficulties in finding available rooms.


We look forward to seeing you in Bari. 


Locandina SIBV 2023 (1770,75 kb)