Announcements: Symposia and conferences

Listing of upcoming meetings

11th Australasian Soilborne Disease Symposium

ASDS 2020 will be under the banner of “Protecting the roots of plant health”. Pre-symposium workshops and field trips will feature topics such as, pathogen-plant-microbe interactions, overcoming Fusarium wilts, and on-farm biosecurity practices.
Location: Cairns, Australia
Dates: 24-27 November 2020
Abstract submission: from 30 March - 1 July 2020
For more information: http://asds2020.w.yrd.currinda.com/

International Conference on Banana 2020

ICAR-National Research Centre for Banana is organizing, in partnership with Bioversity International and the Society for the Promotion of Horticulture, the International Conference on Banana under the theme Innovations in Sustainable Production and Value Chain Management in Banana. It will provide an interdisciplinary forum for researchers, entrepreneurs and other stakeholders to discuss the opportunities and threats faced by the banana industry, help to develop mitigating strategies and solutions, and identify research gaps.
Location: Tiruchirappalli, India
Dates: 22-25 February 2020
Deadline for abstract submission: 10 January 2020
Abstract submission: http://www.icb2020.in/abstract
Registration: http://www.icb2020.in/registration
For more information: http://www.icb2020.in/

Acorbat XXIII International Congress

The upcoming Acorbat International Banana Congress, which brings together representatives of the global banana trade from around the world, will be held at the Miami Airport Convention Center.
Location: Miami, USA
Dates: 29 April - 1 May 2020
For more information: https://www.expoplaza.ec/en/acorbat-2020/