Announcements: Symposia and conferences

Listing of upcoming meetings

ICPP 2018: Plant Health in a Global Economy

Location: Boston, U.S.A.
Dates: 29 July - 3 August 2018
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.
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

XIII International Plant Biotechnology Symposium

This symposium will cover a wide range of topics related to plant biotechnology such as, tissue and organ culture, plant-microbe interactions, functional genomics and proteomics, conservation of phytogenetic resources, and public perception of biotechnology. There will also be a workshop on the contribution of biotechnology to the management of Fusarium wilt in Musa.
Location: Cayo Santa María, Cuba
Dates: 8-11 May 2018
Official languages: Spanish and English
Abstract submission deadline: 20 February 2018
Contact: simposio@ibp.co.cu
For more information: https://simposio.ibp.co.cu (in Spanish)

Acorbat International

The next Acorbat International Banana Congress gathering scientists, producers, traders, agronomists and technicians from around the world will take place in Miami, USA.
Location: Miami Airport Convention Center
Dates: 2-4 May 2018
Registration form: Excel file (415 kB)
Contact person: mparedes@expoplaza.ec
For more information: https://www.expoplaza.ec/en/acorbat-2018/​