January 6-11, 2013 in New Delhi (India) will be the 7th International Conference on the Study of Mycorrhiza (ICOM7). Theme of the conference: “Mycorrhiza for all: the underground revolution.” As the organizers convince, it was not chosen by chance, because this conference can become the epicenter of a new revolution in the industry and bring changes that will help minimize the use of chemical fertilizers and, therefore, will cause as little damage to the environment.
ICOM provides an international forum for workers in all scientific and applied fields regarding the study of the symbiosis of mycorrhiza. The conference aims to present the current state of research in this area to the international community. It includes a number of symposia and workshops dealing with current issues related to fundamental biology of symbiosis, forestry, agronomy and gardening.
– provide a platform for the transfer of knowledge and professional development;
– to facilitate collaboration between different scientific working groups engaged in research in this field;
– promote a range of new business opportunities.
Scientists, academics, technologists, foresters, industrialists, and many other specialists interested in the sustainable development of organic agriculture are invited to participate in the conference.
Among others, such well-known scientists as:
Dr. Francis Martin Dr Francis Martin, INRA-Nancy, France);
Dr. Ian Dick (Dr Ian Dickie, Landcare Research, New Zealand);
Dr. Uwe Neil (Dr Uwe Nehls, Bremen University, Germany);
Dr. Andre Forti (Dr J André Fortin, Université Laval, Canada).
The International Conference on the Study of Mycorrhiza (ICOM) is an official event of the International Association for the Study of Mycorrhiza and provides researchers with an excellent opportunity to interact with various scientific groups working in this direction. The conference is held every three years. Previous meetings were held in Berkeley (USA – 1996), Uppsala (Sweden – 1998), Adelaide (Australia – 2001), Montreal (Canada – 2003), Granada (Spain – 2006), Belo Horizonte (Brazil – 2009).
According to the materials of the site http://www.teriin.org/events/