Meetings and Activities related to IOBC-WPRS: Time-Table

Last update: 28.11.2022
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Date,
Event, Place
07-09 December 2022:
HPIS 2022, International Hemipteran-Plant Interactions Symposium, Melbourne, Australia.
Aims &
Topics
HPIS 2020, International Hemipteran-Plant Interactions Symposium, 02-04 December 2020, Melbourne, Australia.
The HPIS is an interdisciplinary, international congress, bringing together researchers who study phytophagous piercing/sucking insects, their complex interactions with their host plants, environment and pathogen transmission.
The congress will bring together entomologists with expertise on phytophagous hemipteran insects (Orders Hemiptera and Thysanoptera) and their endosymbionts, plant biologists and physiologists with expertise on plant defences and responses to hemipteran feeding, and plant pathologists with expertise on transmission of plant pathogens by hemipterans. It will facilitate an exchange of ideas and foster collaborations across disciplines, countries to strengthen our understanding of hemipteran biology, ecology, spread and economic importance.
Information Website: http://hpis2020.com

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Date,
Event, Place
13-15 March 2023:
GSB 2023: The 3rd Global Soil Biodiversity Conference
, Dublin, Ireland.
Aims &
Topics
GSB 2023: The 3rd Global Soil Biodiversity Conference, 13.-15.03.2023, Dublin, Ireland.
The Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative, launched in 2011, is a major stakeholder in the development of soil biodiversity policy, and the accelerating scientific knowledge underpinning the vast biological diversity contained in terrestrial soils worldwide. Among its various activities, the GSBI launched the Global Soil Biodiversity Conference held in Dijon (France, 2014) and more recently in Nanjing (China, 2017).
The 3rd Global Soil Biodiversity Conference to be held in Dublin (Ireland) in 2023 will expand on previous GSBI conferences and convene the world's leading experts in this interdisciplinary field of soil biodiversity science to present and discuss recent advances addressing the urgency of meeting global challenges which link to human, animal and plant health and a more sustainable world. The conference will be the top meeting for all scientists, technologists, experimentalists and modellers, students and practitioners working on any aspects of soil biodiversity science and its linkages to the functioning of our global biosphere. The conference will provide the latest updates on soil biodiversity research and knowledge for scientists, policy makers, regulators, environmental agencies, conservationists, land user managers and other stakeholders in the sustainable use and conservation of soil biodiversity.
Information Website: https://gsb2023.org

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Date,
Event, Place
07-12 May 2023:
ISBCW: XVI International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds
, Puerto Iguazú, Misiones, Argentina.
Aims &
Topics
ISBCW: XVI International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, 07-12 May 2023, Puerto Iguazú, Misiones, ArgentinaThe ISBCW for the first time in South America
The International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds (ISBCW) was first organised in 1969, and has been the most important international meeting for weed biocontrol scientists since. During these meetings scientists from all over the world get together to exchange advances in the discipline, renew ties of friendship and collaboration, and discuss the way forward. The ISBCW takes place every four years, and this is the first time it will take place in South America.
Information Website: https://isbcw-iguazu.com

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Date,
Event, Place
06-09 June 2023:
XVI Meeting of the IOBC-WPRS Working Group "Biological and Integrated Control of Plant Pathogens",
Wageningen, The Netherlands.
Aims &
Topics
XVI Meeting of the IOBC-WPRS Working Group "Biological and Integrated Control of Plant Pathogens", 06-09 June 2023, Wageningen, The Netherlands.The theme of the conference will be the 'Biocontrol needs and challenges in future cropping systems'. We will discuss how biological control can contribute to the future transformation of our food production systems in a changing world. How can we utilize the knowledge on the role of microbiomes in disease suppression and biological control solutions to achieve high resilience to plant diseases in our food crops? We wish to bring together students, experts, researchers and stakeholders to discuss potential improvements of biological control and its integrated use. We expect approximately 150-200 participants from around de world to attend this meeting and will stimulate contributions of young scientists.
Main Topics:
1. Role of biocontrol in novel resilient cropping systems
2. Biocontrol in climate change
3. Harnessing microbial diversity and shaping microbiomes for resilient crop production
4. Strain evolution and breeding for better biocontrol agents
5. Microbial ecology and population dynamics of biocontrol agents
6. Mechanisms behind plant-microbe interactions and microbial connectivity
7. Product development
8. Integrated use of biocontrol in disease management
9. Economics and risk assessment of future biocontrol solutions
10. Promote acceptance and use of biocontrol products by growers
Contact Technical secretary: iobc-wprs-wur2023@wur.nl
Convenor: Jürgen Köhl, Liaison: Marc Bardin
Information Download: First Announcement (pdf),
Website: https://event.wur.nl/iobc_wprs_wur_2023

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Date,
Event, Place
06-07 June 2023:
Biopesticides Europe 2023
, Brussels, Belgium.
Aims &
Topics
Biopesticides Europe 2023, 6-7 June 2023, Brussels, BelgiumBoth the global and European biopesticides market has been growing steadily in recent years. Following new regulations and a growing demand for sustainable agricultural practices, biopesticides are expected to continue expanding – fast becoming an essential biocontrol tool for farmers and growers all over Europe. Nonetheless, restrictive regulations and complex registration processes continue to pose a significant challenge for product commercialisation.
The two-day event will bring together key industry stakeholders, researchers and representatives from regulatory bodies to discuss current challenges and future opportunities within the industry.
The conference will also provide updates on market growth along with significant advances in new and innovative technologies as well as R&D projects.
Join this event in Brussels to gain further insights into how the producers of biopesticides are rising to meet industry challenges and engage in excellent networking opportunities.
Early Confirmed speakers include: CropLife Europe, Oro Agri, CHR Hansen, Marrone Bio Innovations, Solasta Bio, Atlantica Agricola and more!
Contact Rohan Baryah, Marketing & Delegate Sales, e-mail: rbaryah@acieu.net, phone: + 48 (0)61 646 7022
Information Website: https://www.wplgroup.com/aci/event/biopesticides-europe

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Date,
Event, Place
12-16 August 2023:
Plant Health 2023 – APS Annual Meeting
, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Aims &
Topics
Plant Health 2023 – APS Annual Meeting, 12.-16.08.2023, Denver, Colorado, USA.Plant Health 2023 theme, "LINKS to a Sustainable Future." LINKS was coined by UNESCO and stands for Local and Indigenous Knowledge Systems. This meeting will feature programming that shows the interconnectivity of local and indigenous knowledge to the future of global agriculture.
Information Website: https://www.apsnet.org/meetings/annual/PH2023/Pages/default.aspx

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Date,
Event, Place
20-25 August 2023:
ICPP2023: 12th International Plant Protection Congress, "ONE HEALTH for all plants, crops and trees"
, Lyon, France.
Aims &
Topics
ICPP2023: 12th International Plant Protection Congress, "ONE HEALTH for all plants, crops and trees", 20-25 August 2023, Lyon, France.This meeting will give the opportunity to share recent advances in plant pathology and plant health research. It will bring together scientists from academic institutions and private industries, representing a broad spectrum of countries, topics, research approaches, crops, agricultural practices and innovative solutions focusing on plant disease management. ICPP2023 is based on invited keynote lectures, more than 60 concurrent sessions, several round-tables and multiple posters viewing sessions. About 20 satellite meetings will complement the ICPP2023 programme.
Information Website: https://www.icpp2023.org

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Date,
Event, Place
27-31 August 2023:
IOBC-WPRS Working Groups
"Integrated Control in Protected Crops, Temperate Climate"
and
"Integrated Control in Protected Crops, Mediterranean Climate"
, Brest, France.
Aims &
Topics
IOBC-WPRS WG "Integrated Control in Protected Crops, Temperate and Mediterranean climate", 28.-31.08.2023, Brest, France.

This meeting aims to increase the exchange of knowledge between colleagues from Mediterranean and Temperate climate. It also gives the opportunity to visit horticulture and vegetable greenhouses in one of France's main greenhouse production areas, where biocontrol is the major pest control strategy.
The prospective themes are:
  • New natural enemies
  • New pests
  • Food supplementation
  • Role of the plant in IPM (induced and/or genetic plant resistance, plant nutrition)
  • Biocontrol:
    • Research impact: adoption rate (% growers using, why, why not, economic approaches)
    • Microbes (biopesticides, biostimulants)
  • IPM and environment (light etc.)
  • Microbiotes around roots, plants or parasites which help plants to defend themselves.
Contact Local organizer: Laure Dreux, laure.dreux@astredhor.fr
Convenors: Carmelo Rapisarda, Bruno Gobin
Information Download: First Announcement (pdf)
SAVE THE DATE! Very soon, additional information and the link to a dedicated website will be given with the second circular. We look forward to welcome you in Brest.

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Date,
Event, Place
05-08 September 2023:
8th meeting of the IOBC-WPRS Working Group "Integrated Control of Plant-Feeding Mites", Belgrade, Serbia.
Aims &
Topics
05-08 September 2023:
8th meeting of the IOBC-WPRS Working Group "Integrated Control of Plant-Feeding Mites", 05-08 September 2023, Belgrade, Serbia.
This meeting invites fellow scientists and professionals from public and private sectors, as well as graduate and postgraduate students dealing with integrated control of mite pests in greenhouse and open field crops.
The Working Group areas of interest include:
  • New developments in biological and chemical mite control
  • Integrated management of mite pests
  • Biology, ecology, and behavior of predatory mites and their prey above and below ground
  • The effects of climate change on mite pest management
Contact Local organizer: Dejan Marčić, dejan.marcic@pesting.org.rs
Convenor: George Broufas
Information Download: First Announcement (pdf)

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Date,
Event, Place
03-05 October 2023:
Meeting of the Working Group "Integrated Protection in Viticulture", Logroño, Spain
Aims &
Topics
Save the date!
Information Further info will soon follow.

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Date,
Event, Place
16-20 October 2023:
XII European Congress of Entomology (ECE2023)
, Cultural Conference Center of Heraklion, Crete, Greece.
Aims &
Topics
XII European Congress of Entomology (ECE2023), 16.-20.10.2023, Cultural Conference Center of Heraklion, Crete, Greece.
The world of entomology faces many problems with the increasing threat of climate change, damaging vector-borne diseases, biodiversity loss and the need to feed an expanding world population. Our goal is to gather scientists from around the globe and provide a unique opportunity to exchange information and to communicate research results on a wide range of topics. The ECE 2023 audience consists of researchers and academics from a diverse range of entomology related fields, as well as policy-makers, field agronomists, crop protection experts, medical practitioners, engineers, social scientists and artists.
The congress program will include invited lectures from international experts, numerous symposia, oral and poster sessions, and satellite seminars. In addition, the congress is undoubtedly the ideal meeting place to network and interact, establishing the starting point for future collaborations and breakthrough innovations in entomology.
Contact ece2023@artion.com.gr
Information Website: https://ece2023.com

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Date,
Event, Place
23-25 October 2023:
ABIM 2023, Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting
, Congress Center, Basel, Switzerland.
Aims &
Topics
ABIM 2023, Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting, Congress Center, Basel, Switzerland, 223-25 October 2023.ABIM is the world leading business meeting for the biocontrol industry. ABIM facilitates the development of biocontrol products in order to make plant protection safer and more sustainable. ABIM provides networking opportunities and up-to-date information to the biocontrol industry. ABIM encourages the exchange between small and large companies as well as between governmental authorities and researchers.
Contact Conference secretary
Information Website: www.abim.ch

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Date,
Event, Place
5-8 November 2023:
Entomology 2023,
National Harbor, Maryland, USA.
Aims &
Topics
Entomology 2023: Insects and Influence: Advancing Entomology's Impact on People and Policy, 05.-08.11.2023, National Harbor, Maryland, USA.
The theme for Entomology 2023 is Insects and Influence: Advancing Entomology's Impact on People and Policy.
Contact ESA Meetings Team, meet@entsoc.org
Information Website: https://entsoc.org/events/annual-meeting/entomology-2023

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Date,
Event, Place
1-5 July 2024:
XX International Plant Protection Congress - Healthy Plants Support Human Welfare
, Athens, Greece.
Aims &
Topics
XX International Plant Protection Congress - Healthy Plants Support Human Welfare, 01.-05.07.2024, Athens, Greece.This is to announce to the International Scientific Community of Plant Protection that the XX IPPC Athens congress instead of 10-15 June 2023 will be moved in 1-5 July 2024.
Information Website: https://www.ippcathens2024.gr/en/

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Date,
Event, Place
25-30 August 2024:
27th International Congress of Entomology (ICE2024)
, Kyoto, Japan.
Aims &
Topics
27th International Congress of Entomology (ICE2024), 25.-30.08.2024, Kyoto, Japan.Since the first conference was held in Brussels, Belgium in 1910, it has been held almost every four years, except during the turmoil of World War II. The first congress to be held in Asia, was the 16th ICE in Kyoto, Japan in 1980. It has been decided that the 27th Congress in 2024 will be held at the Kyoto International Conference Center, sponsored by the Japan Insect Science Association.
Information Website: https://ice2024.org

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