Announcements: Symposia and conferences

Listing of upcoming meetings

Postharvest management for better food security

The conference is dedicated to state of the art research findings and their practical applications in the area of postharvest biology and technology to facilitate global marketing of fruits and vegetables.
Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
Dates: 05-07 November 2018
Abstract submission deadline: 01 August 2018
Early bird registration deadline: 30 September 2018
For more information: https://www.postharvestvnua.org/

International conference on banana

The theme of the first Bali International Conference on Banana is From basics to fields and industries. The first day will be devoted to presentations and the second day will be a workshop on banana cultivation and postharvest.
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Dates: 12-13 September 2018
Paper submission deadline: 25 June 2018
Contact for sending paper: office@crs.itb.ac.id
Online registration: http://bit.ly/bicbreg2018

ICPP 2018: Plant Health in a Global Economy

The 11th International Congress of Plant Pathology will be a celebration of the Congress' vision to promote an engaged world community of plant health scientists advancing knowledge for a safe, affordable, secure supply of food, feed, and fiber for a growing population. Presentations will cover the full range of research topics from genomics to epidemiology, which affect plant health at a local and global scale. ICPP2018 is organized by the American Phytopathological Society.

Location: Boston, U.S.A.
Dates: 29 July - 3 August 2018
Registration: open
For more information: http://icpp2018.org/Pages/default.aspx

Satellite meetings
Fusarium wilt disease of banana: recurrence of a global menace
Date: 28 July
Time: 08:30-17:30
For more information: https://apsnet.confex.com/apsnet/ICPP2018/meetingapp.cgi/Session/1994

The Vulnerability of Banana to Globally Developing Disease Threats
: 30 July
Time: 10:30-12:30
For more information: https://apsnet.confex.com/apsnet/ICPP2018/meetingapp.cgi/Session/1554