5-6 June 2024

Biopesticides Europe 2024

Barcelona, Spain

Biopesticides Europe 2024, 5th - 6th June 2024, Barcelona, Spain

Biopesticides represent a revolution in pest management. Unlike traditional chemical pesticides, these natural alternatives harness the power of biology such as plants, animals, bacteria, and fungi to protect crops, safeguard ecosystems, and ensure a healthier future. In the ever-evolving landscape of agriculture and pest management biopesticides are a transformative solution in biocontrol of crops. This innovative alternative is redefining the way we protect our crops, ensuring sustainable agriculture practices, and minimizing the ecological footprint of pest control.

ACI's Biopesticide Europe 2024 conference will be taking place on the 5th & 6th of June 2024 in Barcelona, Spain. The two-day event will bring together industry leaders, researchers, innovators, and stakeholders from around the world and aims to explore the exciting advancements, challenges, and opportunities shaping the Biopesticide industry. ACI's Biopesticide Europe 2024 conference will serve as a platform for thought-provoking discussions, knowledge sharing, and collaboration among a diverse range of businesses and stakeholders.

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17-20 June 2024

Plant BioProTech & IOBC-IR:
Joint symposium of the Plant Bioprotech and te IOBC-WPRS WG "Induced Resistance in Plants Against Insects and Diseases" (IOBC-IR)

Castellon de la Plana, Spain


Joint symposium of the Plant Bioprotech and the IOBC-WPRS WG “Induced Resistance in Plants Against Insects and Diseases” (IOBC-IR), June 17-20th, 2024 in Castellon de la Plana, Spain.

The plant BioProTech and the IOBC-WPRS Working Group "Induced Resistance in Plants Against Insects and Diseases" (IOBC-IR) are joining forces to build an exceptional symposium next June 17-20th, 2024 in Castellon de la Plana, Spain.

The joint symposium will gather expert from both scientific and industry sector to exchange and build collaboration in the sector of agriculture and in particular, in the development, formulation and distribution of bioproducts (e.g.: elicitors, biocontrol agents, biostimulants). The new edition of the events represents an ideal moment, for researchers and industrials, to meet, discuss and share their latest results, developments and innovations and build tomorrow's partnerships.

Topics particularly targeted:

  • Plant response to biotic or abiotic stresses
  • Beneficial microorganisms & plant growth promotion
  • Elicitors & plant innate immunity
  • Microbial sensing & induced resistance
  • Biocontrol & climate change
  • Synthetic biology



24 June 2024, 10 h (just prior to the start of ICBC3)

IOBC General Assembly

San José, Costa Rica

IOBC General Assembly at the 3rd International Congress of Biological Control (ICBC3), 24 June 2024, San José, Costa RicaThe General Assembly of the IOBC will be held on Monday, 24th of June from 10h00, just prior to the start of the ICBC3 congress (see below). This is an important meeting, and all individual and institutional members are stronlgy urged to attend. It is at this meeting that the Executive Committee of the IOBC-Global who will steer the organization for the next four years will be unveiled.
Get the news about the election of the new Executive Committee at first hand and attend meeting!

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24-27 June 2024

Third International Congress of Biological Control (ICBC3)

San José, Costa Rica

Third International Congress of Biological Control (ICBC3), 24 - 27 June 2024, San José, Costa Rica

The 2024 congress, co-organized by CABI and IOBC-Global, builds on the 1st International Congress of Biological Control (Beijing, 2018), the 1st International Conference of Biological Control (Bengaluru, 2018) and the 2nd International Congress of Biological Control (Davos, 2021).
ICBC3 will provide a platform for multi and inter-disciplinary biological control research and application. This congress will be co-organized locally by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of Costa Rica which promotes the use of biological control approaches as a sustainable method for the management of key indigenous and introduced pests.

This congress is unique in serving as a meeting point for scientists and practitioners who are working on a wide breadth of biological control targets including insect pests, plant and animal diseases, weeds and invasive vertebrates whether they use importation, augmentation or conservation as approaches and whether they are interested in basic science related to biological control or in improving applications.

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11-15 August 2024

12th International Mycological Congress (IMC12)

Maastricht, Netherlands


12th International Mycological Congress (IMC12), 11-15 August 2024, Maastricht, NetherlandsThis World Congress represents a unique opportunity for mycologists from around the world to get together and enjoy excellent science in one of Europe's most impressive cities.

This four-day meeting will include keynote lectures by scientific leaders, bridging sessions and workshops in seven themes: Cell biology, biochemistry and physiology; Environment, ecology and interactions; Evolution, biodiversity and systematics; Fungal pathogenesis and disease control; Genomics, genetics and molecular biology; Applied Mycology and Nomenclature.

Biological control research will be presented and discussed at several sessions of this congress.

The main aims of the International Mycological Congress are to engage the youth, facilitate face-to-face meetings, and to organize hands-on workshops in mycology.



25-30 August 2024

27th International Congress of Entomology (ICE2024)

XXVII ICE Congress 2024, International Congress of Entomology, 25-30 August 2024, Kyoto, Japan (event logo)Kyoto, Japan


Since the first conference was held in Brussels, Belgium in 1910, it has been held almost every four years, except during the turmoil of World War II. The first congress to be held in Asia, was the 16th ICE in Kyoto, Japan in 1980. It has been decided that the 27th Congress in 2024 will be held at the Kyoto International Conference Center, sponsored by the Japan Insect Science Association.





22-26 September 2024

XXIX Brazilian Congress of Entomology (CBE 2024)

XXIX Brazilian Congress of Entomology (CBE 2024), 22-26 September 2024, Uberlândia - MG, BrazilUberlândia - MG, Brazil


The Brazilian Entomological Society (SEB) promotes between the 22nd and 26th of September 2024, in Uberlândia - MG, the XXIX Brazilian Congress of Entomology (CBE 2024) and the XIII Latin American Congress (CLE). The CBE is the largest Brazilian Entomology event and with each edition it becomes more consolidated as the meeting point for the main opinion makers in the area. The event aims to provide a unique opportunity for coexistence, discussion, innovation, collaboration and exchange of experiences between scientific agents, industry, Brazilian society, Latin America and other parts of the world.





08-13 March 2026

XVII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds (ISBCW 2026)

Rotorua, Aotearoa New Zealand


XVII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds,, 8 - 13 March 2026, Rotorua, Aotearoa New ZealandThe International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds (ISBCW) is the most important event for weed biocontrol scientists from all over the world. Approximately every four years, this gathering provides an opportunity for participants to exchange advances, renew ties of friendship, develop new collaborations, and discuss the way forward.

Since its inception in 1969, the symposium has become an essential meeting point for all those involved in weed biocontrol activities.

Join us for the next symposium and be part of this vibrant exchange of ideas, innovations, and developments.










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