IOBC-WPRS is one of six Regional Sections of the International Organisation for Biological Control. IOBC was established in 1955 to promote environmentally safe methods of pest and disease control in plant protection.
Members of WPRS are individual scientists, governmental, scientific or commercial organisations from 24 countries of Europe, Mediterranean region and the Middle East. IOBC-WPRS encourages collaboration in promoting feasible and environmentally safe methods of pest and pathogen control. Find out more about the aims and objectives of IOBC-WPRS.
Corona Virus (COVID-19) Update: Several IOBC-WPRS meetings had to be postponed due to the current COVID-19 situation. More information see Meetings & Activities page.
Recently Postponed Meetings and New Meeting Announcements:
ICE2020Helsinki, 26th International Congress of Entomology, Helsinki, Finland, has been postponed to 18.-23.07.2022.
12th International IOBC-WPRS Workshop on Pome Fruit Diseases, IOBC-WPRS Working Group "Integrated Plant Protection in Fruit Crops", Sub Group "Pome Fruit Diseases", Plovdiv, Bulgaria, has been postponed to 13-16 June 2022.
Biopesticides Europe 2021, 09.-10.06.2021, Brussels, Belgium.
Important Approaching Deadlines:
IOBC-WPRS WGs "Integrated Control in Protected Crops, Temperate and Mediterranean Climate", 30.08.-03.09.2021, Brest, France.
Deadline for submission of full papes and extended abstracts: 31.01.2021
Plant Biology Europe 2021 (PBE 2021), 28.06.-01.07.2021, Turin, Italy.
Deadline for submitting of oral abstracts: 31.01.2021
72nd International Symposium on Crop Protection (ISCP),18.05.2021, Ghent, Belgium (fully online event).
Deadline for abstract submission: 14.02.2021
ICBC2, Second International Congress of Biological Control, 26.-30.04.2021, Davos, Switzerland:
Deadline your payment of the early registration fee: 15.02.2021
16th Congress of the Mediterranean Phytopathological Union: "Safeguarding Mediterranean Plant Health", 23.-27.03.2020, Limassol, Cyprus.
Deadline for early registration: 28.02.2021
We had a great time in Belgrade with great people, inspring discussions, fruitful brainstormings and lots of fun!
More information: Programme, Convenor Activity Reports, Presentations, Photos and Video
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