miCROPe 2017 symposium *4 – 7 Dec 2017*

Posted on 9. Januar 2017 By

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“We are happy to announce the international miCROPe 2017 symposium – “Microbe-assisted crop production – opportunities, challenges & needs”, which will take place in Vienna, Austria, 4 – 7 December 2017.
miCROPe 2017 will address key issues related to the application of microbial products in crop production and encompass aspects ranging from basic understanding to commercial application. We welcome participants from academia, industry as well as from the public and farming sector and look forward to discuss latest developments in this field.

Enjoy the miCROPe 2017 symposium and the unique Vienna Christmas atmosphere!

We look forward to welcome you in Vienna,
Angela Sessitsch, Birgit Mitter and Alexandra Khassidov

SAVE THE DATE for the
International miCROPe Symposium 2017
MICROBE-ASSISTED CROP PRODUCTION – OPPORTUNITIES, CHALLENGES & NEEDS“,
from December 4 to 7, 2017
Vienna, Austria

MAIN TOPICS
Successful microbial products
Microorganisms for rural development
New mechanisms involved in beneficial plant-microbe interactions
Plant understanding and improvement of beneficial interactions with microbes
The holobiont plant: multitrophic interactions
The holobiont plant: microbiome understanding
Application technologies & formulations
Future of microbial products & regulatory issues
Phytobiomes Alliance Session

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS
Esperanza Martínez-Romero, National Autonomous University of Mexico, MX
Jürgen Köhl, Wageningen University, NL
Ian Sanders, University of Lausanne, CH
Alia Rodriguez, National University Colombia, CO
Paola Bonfante, University of Turin, IT
Laure Weisskopf, University of Fribourg, CH
Barbara Reinhold-Hurek, University of Bremen, DE
Corné Pieterse, Utrecht University, NL
Leo van Overbeek, Wageningen University, NL
Gabriele Berg, Graz University of Technology, AT
Yvan Moenne-Loccoz, University of Lyon, FR
Devin Coleman-Derr, USDA / UC Berkeley, US
Birgit Mitter, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, AT
Anant Patel, University of Bielefeld, DE
Claudia Preininger, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, AT
Willem Ravensberg, Koppert & IBMA, NL
Rusty Rodriguez, Symbiogenics, US
Kellye Eversole, Eversole Associates, US

The miCROPe 2017 conference journal is Phytobiomes
This was miCROPe 2015

THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Angela Sessitsch – AIT Austrian Institute of Technology
Birgit Mitter – AIT Austrian Institute of Technology
Alexandra Khassidov – Austrian Association of Molecular Life Sciences and Biotechnology”

 

 

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