Program

    The current version of the full conference schedule is available here.

    Sunday

    14:00 – 22:00 Registration
    15:00 – 17:00 Welcome reception (coffee/tea)
    16:00 – 17:45 Early Stage Career Researchers Meet the Expert
    18:00 – 19:00 Conference opening Lecture
    19:00 – 21:00 Apéro riche

    Monday

    08:15 – 08:30 Welcome address by CSF
    08:30 – 10:00 Session 1Diversity of diapause as phenomenon
    10:00 – 10:30 Tea & Coffee
    10:30 – 12:00 Session 2Embryology of diapause
    12:00 – 14:00 Lunch
    14:00 – 15:30 Session 3Physiology of diapause
    15:30 – 16:00 Tea & Coffee
    16:00 – 17:30 Poster session
    18:00 – 19:30 Dinner
    20:30 – 21:30 Public lecture – “Pregnancy in Waiting”

    Tuesday

    08:30 – 10:00 Session 4: Molecular biology of diapause
    10:00 – 10:30 Tea & Coffee
    10:30 – 12:00 Session 5Environmental regulation of diapause
    12:00 – 14:00 Lunch
    14:00 – 19:00 Joint activity – Mountain trip (with optional hike) above Lago Maggiore
    19:00 – 20:30 Dinner
    20:30 – open end Free evening

    Wednesday

    08:30 – 10:00 Session 6: Hormonal control of diapause
    10:00 – 10:30 Tea & Coffee
    10:30 – 12:00 Session 6: Lactational and further endogenous factors regulating diapause
    12:00 – 14:00 Lunch
    16:30 – 17:30 Session 9: Application of diapause to biological processes
    17:30 – 17:45 Poster Awards and CSF Award Ceremony
    17:45 – 18:15 Closing lecture – Future directions for studies of diapause
    19:00 – 22:00 Banquet

    Thursday

     09:00 Departure