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Call for bids to host the 12th International Congress of Plant Pathology, ICPP2023

Associated Societies of ISPP are invited to present bids to host the 12th International Congress of Plant Pathology in 2023. Traditionally the ICPP is held in August.

ISPP councillors are urged to consider and discuss this opportunity with their Society.

The deadline for receipt of bids is 31 August 2016. They should be sent to the Business Manager of ISPP, with c.c. to the Secretary ISPP, as e-mail attachments and/or Web addresses.  Read more

 
     
 
The Jakob Eriksson Prize for Plant Pathology 2018 - Call for Nominations  

Nominations are invited for the premier award for achievement in plant pathology, the Jakob Eriksson Prize, was established in 1923 to honor the memory of Jakob Eriksson, a prominent Swedish mycologist and plant pathologist who died in 1931. He was a dedicated internationalist who espoused the cause of international cooperation in plant pathology. The Prize will be awarded at the International Congress of Plant Pathology held in Boston Massachusetts USA from July 29 to August 3 2018. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences administers the Jakob Eriksson Prize Fund which provides for a gold medal award at Congresses of the International Society for Plant Pathology.  

Nominees should be candidates who have excelled in research in mycology, in plant pathology, or in virus diseases, or who have produced a particular publication dealing with such subjects, with the understanding that the work being recognized is of a distinct international value and merit.  The following rules apply to those making nominations:
  1. Nominators must provide a curriculum vitae and a short statement (500 words) justifying the selection of nominees
  2. Names of all nominees must be strictly confidential
  3. Individuals cannot nominate themselves and nominators should declare any professional affiliation with the nominee
  4. No correspondence concerning unsuccessful nominations will be entered into
All nominations are to be sent to the Chair of the Prize Commission, in an email headed "Jakob Eriksson Prize Nomination" (ErikssonPrize@ISPPweb.org). The call for nominations will close on November 30 2016. More information is available here.
 
     
 
Food Security: The Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food.

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