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The International Society for Plant Pathology is pleased to announce that the 12th Congress will be held in Lyon, France from 20-25 August 2023, hosted by the French Society for Plant Pathology (SFP). The theme of ICPP2023 will be "One health for all plants, crops and trees". For Announcement see here.

The Jakob Eriksson Prize for Plant Pathology 2018 - Call for Nominations - Extended to 15 January 2017

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" (mauritz.ramstedt@mail.com). The call for nominations will close on January 15 2017. More information is available here.
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Submissions are now open through December 9, 2016 for the ICPP 2018 Concurrent Sessions (Invited Talks).
For more information and to submit a proposal: http://www.icpp2018.org/Pages/submissions.aspx

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