12th International IOBC/WPRS Workshop on Pome Fruit Diseases
13-16 June 2022
On behalf of the IOBC/WPRS Working group “Integrated Plant Protection in Fruit Crops” Sub Group “Pome Fruit Diseases”, you are cordially invited to the forthcoming 12th International IOBC/WPRS Workshop on Pome Fruit Diseases that will take place from 13 to 16 June 2022 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
The workshop takes place every 3 years and aims to bring together the latest advances in research of pome fruit diseases, to provide an opportunity for exchange of information and ideas and to stimulate common research and collaboration.
The workshop program includes oral and poster sessions, plenary discussions, a meeting with growers and advisors and a one-day excursion.
The official website is https://iobc-plovdiv2022.eu/
Special attention will be given to poster presentations in plenary discussions during the meeting. There will be a special symposium on sustainable disease management where growers and advisors from Bulgaria and neighboring countries will be invited to attend.
Prior to the 12th International IOBC-WPRS Workshop on Pome Fruit Diseases, a 1-day meeting (Sunday 12 June) will be organized by the “Lenticel rot group”. This is an open discussion group with the main goal to discuss the latest research results related to storage diseases. For details, please contact Michel Giraud, e-mail: Giraud@ctifl.fr. The program of that meeting will be available in the website of the 12th International IOBC-WPRS Workshop on Pome Fruit Diseases.
|Sunday, 12 June 2022||Meeting of the Lenticel rot group.
Arrival and check-in at the hotel. Evening registration. Welcome evening.
|Monday, 13 June 2022||Morning registration for the Workshop, opening. Scheduled oral and poster presentations. Meeting with the industry in the afternoon.
|Tuesday, 14 June 2022||Scheduled oral and poster presentations. Late afternoon: visit to Plovdiv Old Town, Roman Amphitheatre and City Center. Dinner.
|Wednesday, 15 June 2022||Full day excursion to apple and pear orchards. Visit of a rose oil distillery, the valley of the Thracian Kings and tombs near Kazanlak.
|Thursday, 16 June 2022||Scheduled oral and poster presentations. Workshop dinner.
|Friday, 17 June 2022 (Optional!!)||Outside the formal program – excursion to the Medieval Capital city of Bulgaria, Veliko Tarnovo. Visit to Tsarevets Fortress, Old Town and market.
There is no limit on the number of participants. Just another night in the hotel in Plovdiv must be booked, and preliminary confirmation is needed.
The official language is English.
Abstracts must be sent to the local convenor Zvezdomir Jelev (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 30 March 2022. Abstracts will be reviewed for acceptance by the scientific committee, and authors will be notified by 21 April 2022 whether their abstract has been accepted. Submitted abstracts will be printed in the book of abstracts handed out to participants during the meeting.
Authors may express their choice of oral or poster presentation; however, the scientific committee may invite the authors to change this choice.
Publications in IOBC-WPRS Bulletin
The authors of accepted abstracts will be invited to prepare and submit online a full manuscript or a two-page extended abstract, three months after the workshop (15 September 2022). After editing, the manuscripts or extended abstracts will be published in an IOBC-WPRS Bulletin. Delegates who are not members of IOBC-WPRS will have one year membership of IOBC from time of registration. The proceedings published in the IOBC-WPRS Bulletin will be available online only for IOBC-WPRS members. Instructions to authors for the Bulletin manuscripts are available on the IOBC-WPRS website at http://www.iobc-wprs.org/pub/instruction_authors.html.
All participants must complete the online registration form on the website https://iobc-plovdiv2022.eu/. Delegates having submitted an abstract for an oral or poster presentation must register before 30 March 2022 for their abstract to be included in the final program and abstract booklet. The registration fee covers all sessions, workshop materials, IOBC-WPRS Bulletin (e-bulletin), welcome evening, coffee breaks, lunches, social activities, excursions and the workshop dinner.
All rates are in euro (EUR).
|WORKSHOP REGISTRATION FEES||EARLY REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT
(Before 30 March 2022)
|LATE REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT
(After 30 March 2022 and
*IOBC-WPRS membership number is compulsory for registration
|Non IOBC-WPRS Member||450||500|
*Official university letter confirming the full-time student status required
Fees for extra program
1-day meeting in the lenticel rot group, Sunday 12 June: 40 Euro
Spouse excursions, 13, 14, and 16 June (lunches not included): 100 Euro
Post conference excursion, Friday 17 June: 90 Euro (60 Euro for students)
Second announcement, call for papers and posters 15 January 2022
Closing date for submission of abstracts 30 March 2022
Closing date for early registration 30 March 2022
Closing date for late registration 30 May 2022
Submission of manuscript for IOBC-WPRS Bulletin 15 September 2022
The meeting will be held at Agricultural University-Plovdiv (https://www.au-plovdiv.bg/en/) in Plovdiv (http://www.visitplovdiv.com/en/how-to-get-to-plovdiv). Address: 12 Mendeleev blvd., Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria.
A number of rooms are reserved at Park Hotel Plovdiv (https://www.parkhotelplovdiv.com/en) for the meeting participants. The hotel is within 5 min walk to the workshop venue and at a place with convenient city transport connections. There are discounts for workshop participants and the prices per night including breakfast, internet, parking and all fees are:
Standard single room: 30 EUR
Standard double room: 44 EUR
Separate activities/excursions will be organized for spouses during the workshop.
The total fee for the spouse excursions 13, 14 and 16 June will be 100 Euro; lunches are not included.
For no extra charge, spouses are welcome to participate in the visit to Plovdiv Old Town and the Roman Amphitheatre Tuesday 14 June, the workshop excursion Wednesday 15 June and the farewell dinner Thursday 16 June.
|Working Group Convenor||Sub Group Convenor||Local Convenor|
Center for Technology Transfer
Fondazione Edmund Mach
Via E. Mach 1, 38010 S. Michele all’Adige (TN), Italy
Tel.: +39-0461-615 514
Fax: +39-0461-615 500
NIBIO, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research
P.O. Box 115 1431 Ås, Norway Tel.: +47-91183430 Fax: +47-64946110 email@example.com
12 Mendeleev str., Plovdiv, 4000, Bulgaria
Tel. +359 654 234
Fax: +359 32 633157
The scientific committee for the 12th International IOBC/WPRS Workshop on Pome Fruit Diseases includes: Zvezdomir Jelev, Mariana Nakova, Maria Vitanova (Agricultural University-Plovdiv), Cheryl Lennox (Stellenbosch University, South Africa), Marcel Wenneker (Wageningen University & Research Centre, the Netherlands), and Arne Stensvand (Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, Norway)