Sponsors

Dear Madame/Sir,

We are pleased to announce that the next IOBC-WPRS meeting of the Working Group “Biological and integrated control of plant pathogens” will be held in Lleida, Catalonia and the theme of the workshop will be “Biocontrol products: From lab testing to product development”. The Congress will take place from the 23th to the 26th of April 2018.

This meeting will provide an important opportunity to present last works on this theme, to share ideas and to discuss common issues. We wish to bring together students, experts, researchers, companies and implementers of biological control and IPM to discuss potential improvements of biocontrol and integrated control.

During the congress, the following main topics will be addressed: New sources and methodologies to isolate and evaluate potential biocontrol agents; Mass production and formulation methods; Effects of microbial factors on biocontrol product efficacy at field scale; Evaluation of risk assessment and impact on microbial community in the rhizosphere and on the plant; Biocontrol and integrated disease management in different environments: successes and problems encountered; Combination with other strategies; Elucidate the mode of action of biocontrol agents; Interaction host-pathogen-biocontrol products; Commercial use of microbial for management of diseases; Industry and government perspective and needs; Molecular tools to study microbial populations in different environments, crops and climate; Microbial ecology; Application of natural substances/microbials against diseases in different environments.

We expect approximately 150-200 participants from many countries to participate in this meeting. The meeting will be accompanied by a specialized industrial participation.

We invite your Company to attend this important biocontrol event. We would welcome participation and sponsorship of key components of the programme as specified below.

We hope to meet you in Lleida. If you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Yours sincerely,

Neus Teixidó
Charo Torres
Josep Usall

Conference chairs

Jürgen Köhl

Convenor

Marc Bardin

Liaison Officer

Sponsorship levels

Includes:

  • 3 full registrations to the congress
  • Including 1 page publicity on the official program book
  • Mentioned through the congress as ‘Principal sponsor’ as in the webpage
  • Including the logo to all the promotional information
  • Possibility to include promotional material inside the bag of the congress
  • Presence of the promotional roll-up inside the conference room and in the Gala Dinner

Contribution: 6.000 €

Includes:

  • 2 full registrations to the congress
  • Including 1/2 page publicity on the official program book
  • Including the logo to all the promotional information
  • Possibility to include promotional material inside the bag of the congress
  • Presence of the promotional roll-up in the poster area and in the hall

Contribution: 3.000 €

Includes:

  • 1 full registration to the congress
  • Including the logo to all the promotional information
  • Possibility to deliver promotional material in the enabled tables

Contribution: 1.500 €