Dear RosEXEC,


Tomorrow’s teleconference has been set up. Call-in details are at the bottom of this message. This is not a free call – you will have to pay for your own long-distance charges to this Washington number. We are still seeking alternatives for future teleconferences.


The agenda for our meeting is below. I sprung lots of the items on those individuals named below, and I appreciate your help in providing these contributions (if you can make the call).



1.     RosEXEC By-Law changes (regarding membership and elections) and 2010 election scheduling (Nahla)

2.     Rosaceae SCRI submitted proposals update (Amy, Bert, Dorrie, Chris, others)

3.     Industry-research perspectives and opportunities for 2009 (Jim McF, Phil)

4.     GRIN Global – need for Rosaceae input (Gayle)

5.     Whole genome sequences update (Dorrie, Bryon, Amit)

6.     GDR update (Dorrie)

7.     RosFORUM (Gennaro)

8.     International perspective, including RGC5 update (International Liaisons)

9.     Published: Genetics and Genomics of Rosaceae book

10.            Upcoming: ASHS Conference, including Standardized Phenotyping workshop, Pyrus CGC meeting (Gayle)

11.            Upcoming: ISHS Markers Symposium (Nahla)

12.            Upcoming: Apple and Prunus CGC joint meeting in October (Cameron)

13.            Other issues?

14.            Next teleconferences for 2009



Call-in details

Date/Time:  Wednesday May 27, 2009 at 11:00 AM America/Los Angeles (2:00 PM EDT)

Length:     90  (minutes)


Phone Number: 509-335-4700


Meeting ID: 6221