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Upcoming MDPI Conferences (4)
1–15 November 2023 The 2nd International Online Conference on Agriculture—Research Achievements and Challenges (IOCAG2023)
We are pleased to announce and invite you to join the 2nd International Online Conference on Agriculture (IOCAG2023). This e-conference is organized by Agriculture (ISSN: 2077-0472, Impact Factor: 3.408 (2021)), a peer-reviewed and open access international journal of MDPI. IOCAG2023 will be held online at IOCAG2023.sciforum.net from 1 to 15 November 2023. Participation in and attendance of IOCAG2023 will be free of charge.
This conference will provide an online open forum for agricultural scientists and engineers to discuss these challenges and share their latest research achievements in agricultural science as well as technology. The topics of the conference will be organized around the following sessions:
S1. Ecosystem, Environment and Climate Change in Agriculture;
S2. Agricultural Systems and Management;
S3. Agricultural Soils;
S4. From Field to Consumers: Challenges and Approaches to High-Quality Agricultural Products;
S5. Agricultural Water Management;
S6. Artificial Intelligence for Advanced Analyses in Agriculture;
S7. Breeding for Sustainable Agriculture Intensification in a Changing World;
S8. Agricultural Economics, Policies and Rural Management;
S9. Crop Production;
S10. Poster Session.
After the conference, all submissions will be published on sciforum.net. Only proceedings papers (3–6 pages) will be published in the MDPI journal Biology and Life Sciences Forum (ISSN: 2673-9976). The publication of proceedings papers is free of charge. In addition, all participants will be encouraged to submit a full paper to one dedicated Special Issue in Agriculture with a 20% discount on the Article Processing Charge (APC).
We look forward to your participation in this exciting event.To find out more about the conference, please visit the following link:
1–15 December 2023 The 2nd International Electronic Conference on Microbiology
We are pleased to announce and invite you to join the 2nd International Electronic Conference on Microbiology (ECM 2023) that is hosted online by: ECM2023.sciforum.net. Participation is free of charge for both authors and attendees.
ECM 2023 will present the latest research related to microorganisms.
Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
S1. Gut Microbiota and Health Disease
S2. Foodborne Pathogens and Food Safety
S3. Antimicrobial Agents and Resistance
S4. Emerging Infectious Diseases
S5. Microbiome and Soil Science
S6. Microbial Characterization and Bioprocess
S7. Microbe–Plant Interactions
Abstract Submission: 30th June 2023
Acceptance Notification: 20th July 2023
Full Paper Submission: 10 September 2023
Final Paper Notification: 20 September 2023
All submitted abstracts will be evaluated by the conference committee. Upon acceptance of their abstract, authors will contribute an extended abstract for the conference proceedings and a slide presentation of their work. The authors of the most outstanding contributions will be invited to submit a full manuscript for potential publication in the Special Issue "ECM 2023" in the journal Microorganisms (Impact Factor 4.926) (submission to the journal is independent of the conference proceedings and will follow the usual process of the journal, including peer review, APC, etc.).
We look forward to your participation in this exciting event.
To find out more about the conference, please visit the following link:
1–15 December 2023 The 4th Electronic Conference on Foods
It is our pleasure to announce that the 4th Electronic Conference on (Foods 2023), chaired by Prof. Dr. Arun K. Bhunia, will be held on https://foods2023.sciforum.net/ from 15–30 October 2023.
This conference will provide a great platform to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing Sustainable Food Systems and has been divided into nine themes:
S1: Food Security and Sustainable Food Supply (with special emphasis on Agri-Food & Food Industry, pandemic, COVID, supply chain, societal elements, etc)
S2: International Trade and Food Economic
S3: Food Sensory and Consumer Choices
S4: Food Physical and Structural Property
S5: Food Chemistry and Biochemistry
S6: Food Analysis, Biotechnology, and Engineering
S7: Food Quality and Safety
S8: Food Microbiology
S9: Functional Foods, Nutrition and Health
Abstract Submission: 7th July 2023
Notification of Acceptance: 20th July 2023
Proceedings Paper Submission Deadline: 14th August 2023
Conference: 15th–30th October
All submitted abstracts will be evaluated by the conference committee. Upon acceptance of their abstract, will be able to upload papers, posters, or presentations (including videos) before the full submission deadline. All accepted proceedings papers will be published in one dedicated volume in the MDPI Proceedings journal Biology and Life Sciences Forum (ISSN 2673-9976). The publication of proceedings papers is free of charge.
Additionally, participants of this conference are cordially invited to contribute a full manuscript to a dedicated Special Issue in the journal Foods (ISSN 2304-8158, IF 5.561 (2021)). Papers presented at the conference will be granted a 20% discount in the Special Issue.
Note: The submission to the journal is independent of the conference proceedings and will follow the usual process of the journal, including peer review, APC, etc.
For more information about the procedure for submission, peer review, revision, and acceptance of conference proceedings papers, please refer to the section “Instructions for Authors” at https://foods2023.sciforum.net/#instructions
We look forward to your participation in this exciting event.
To find out more about the conference, please visit the following link:
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15–17 January 2024 The 3rd International Electronic Conference on Plant Sciences (IECPS 2024)
Dear scientists, researchers and authors,
It is our pleasure to announce that the 3rd International Electronic Conference on Plant Sciences (IECPS 2024), chaired by Prof. Dr. Adriano Sofo, will be held on https://iecps2024.sciforum.net/ from 15 to 17 January 2024.
This conference aims to provide leading scientists working in the field of plants with a robust common platform in which to share and discuss their latest research and to promote the advancement of this exciting and rapidly changing field. We hope to encourage discovery across the discipline as we cover the following eight themes in sessions, as listed below:
SESSION A. Plant Physiology Signaling and Communication
SESSION B. Plant Ecology, Biodiversity and Developmental Biology
SESSION C. Plant Response to Stresses and Changing Environment
SESSION D. Phytochemistry, Phytoremediation and Plants in Urban Ecosystems
SESSION E. Plant Nutrition and Plant Soil–Microorganism Interactions
SESSION F. Plant Molecular Biology and Plant Genetics, Genomics and Biotechnology
SESSION G. Plant Modeling and Bioinformatics
SESSION H. Plant Ecosystem Services and Public Outreach
During the 3-day event, participants will have the opportunity to present short talks on their work and engage in stimulating discussions. Please submit your abstract before 1st September 2023 in the section “Submit Abstract” and do not miss this chance to win our Best Oral Presentation Award (CHF 500) and Best Poster Award (CHF 500). Authors will be selected to deliver an oral presentation of 10-12 minutes or 5 minutes if it is a poster that they are presenting. You can find out more information about registration fees at https://iecps2024.sciforum.net/#registration.
For information about the procedure for the submission, peer review, revision and acceptance of conference proceedings papers, please refer to the section "Instructions for Authors".
Abstract Submission Deadline: 1st September 2023
Notification of Acceptance Deadline: 30th September 2023
Early Bird Registration Deadline: 20th November 2023
Conference: 15‒17 January 2024
We look forward to receiving your abstracts and welcoming you to this e-conference.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
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Upcoming Partner Conferences (4)
7–9 June 2023 Phytofactories 2023
Phytofactories 2023, an international conference on Plant Molecular Farming, will take place on 7–9 June 2023 in Luxembourg and is organized by the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST).
Phytofactories 2023 is centred on the exploitation of plant diversity using cell and tissue cultures and aims to cover the valorisation chain of plant resources. It will bring together experts in the production and characterisation of specialised plant metabolites, as well as those applying this knowledge in dedicated pilot processes. Therefore, topics such as the establishment and optimisation of plant cell and tissue cultures and metabolite characterisation will be discussed together with the latest innovations in bioprocessing and metabolic engineering.
Plant cell and tissue cultures for speciality molecules and their industrial applications
Plant genome editing and metabolic engineering
Large scale bioprocessing
Germplasm preservation technologies
25–27 September 2023 International Conference on Plant Systems Biology and Biotechnology (ICPSBB 2023)
On 25–27 September 2023, the second edition of the INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PLANT SYSTEMS BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY (ICPSBB 2023) will be held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, gathering scientists from Bulgaria, Italy, Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands, China, New Zealand, South Africa, Germany, Israel, etc.
ICPSBB 2023 is organized by the Center for Plant Systems Biology and Biotechnology (CPSBB) which is the first Bulgarian Center of Excellence in plant science. It is funded by the European Commission within the PlantaSYST project and under the “Teaming” call of the "Horizon 2020" program, also co-financed by the Bulgarian Operational Programme "Science and Education for Smart Growth".
The conference offers lecture sessions, poster exhibitions and discussion panels covering the following topics:
- Abiotic and oxidative stress in plants;
- Bioinformatics and computer modeling;
- Plant biotechnology;
- Genetics and genomics;
- Molecular biology;
- Plant development;
- Plant systems biology;
- Evolutionary biology, etc.
"We are proud of the opportunity to welcome renowned scientists from all over the world to Bulgaria, sharing knowledge and high-quality scientific expertise. The contribution of CPSBB in this exchange is significant, proving Bulgaria's potential to develop and promote scientific excellence", states Prof. Tsanko Gechev, Director of CPSBB and Chairman of the ICPSBB’s Organizing Committee.
The Organizing Committee is pleased extend a warm invitation to the plant science professionals, scientists, industry and academic representatives, biotechnological companies and young researchers to attend and participate in the 2nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PLANT SYSTEMS BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, 25–27 September 2023, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
About the event:
Deadline for early-bird reservation:
30 April 2023
Deadline for abstract submissions:
15 June 2023
About the lectors:
Program at a glance:
15–30 October 2023 The 3rd International Electronic Conference on Agronomy
We are pleased to announce that the 3rd international electronic conference on agronomy (IECAG2023), chaired by Dr. Gianni Bellocchi, will be held online from 15 to 30 October 2023 at iecag2023.sciforum.net/.
IECAG2023 aims to provide leading scientists working in selected fields with a robust common platform on which to share and discuss the latest research and promote the advancement of exciting and rapidly changing research. Such fields include genetic erosion, rural engineering, grassland-based livestock farming, agricultural digitalisation, agrobiodiversity, post-harvest technology, quality breeding, plant growth promoters, and service crops. This online conference will make your presentation accessible to hundreds of researchers worldwide, with active engagement of the audience in question-and-answer sessions and discussion groups that will take place online.
The conference has been divided into seven themes. Please submit your articles as soon as possible, indicating which theme best fits your submission.
S1. Disease, pest, and weed control in sustainable agriculture;
S2. Agro-ecology innovation to re-invent cropping and grazing systems;
S3. Improving nutrient- and water-use efficiencies;
S4. Digital farming for the evolution of agriculture and agricultural engineering;
S5. Plant breeding, genetics, genomics, and biotechnology;
S6. Horticultural and floricultural crops;
S7. Poster session.
During the conference, you can upload papers, posters, and presentations (including videos), comment on other presentations, and engage with fellow scholars in real-time. In this way, the conference offers a novel opportunity to exchange opinions and views within the scholarly community and to discuss the papers and latest research in a discussion forum.
We hope you will be able to join this exciting event, which is organized and sponsored by MDPI, a scholarly open access publisher (https://www.mdpi.com/), and the journal Agronomy (ISSN: 2073-4395, Impact Factor 3.949 (2021)).
Paper Submission Guidelines:
All accepted proceedings papers will be published in one dedicated volume in the MDPI Proceedings journal Biology and Life Sciences Forum (ISSN: 2673-9976). The publication of proceedings papers is free of charge.
For more information about the procedure for submission, peer review, revision, and acceptance of conference proceedings papers, please refer to the section “Instructions for Authors” at https://iecag2023.sciforum.net/#instructions
Abstract Submission Deadline: 10 July 2023
Abstract Notification Deadline: 31 July 2023
Full Paper Submission Deadline: 28 August 2023
Conference Time: from 15 to 30 October 2023
We look forward to receiving your research papers and welcoming you to the 3rd edition of the e-conference.
24–25 October 2023 Plant Genomics & Gene Editing Congress USA
Raleigh, NC, USA
In 2022, we explored novel strategies and developments in plant genomics and gene editing through a series of case studies and an examination of the latest scientific research. Leaders from academia and industry considered key developments in gene-editing technologies such as CRISPR/Cas9 and TALEN and discussed their application in improving disease resistance, stress tolerance and crop yield. The development of AI and machine learning was also explored.You can access more information by following this link: Plant Genomics & Gene Editing Congress USA (global-engage.com).