The first edition of the international conference on Sustainable Agriculture Biostimulants and Biopesticides will take place in Ghent, Belgium from Tuesday 20th September until 22nd September 2022.
The conference aims to bring together academics, industry, regulatory experts, and policy makers with an interest in plant biostimulants and biopesticides. The conference will focus on non-microbial biostimulant and biopesticide state of the art research. The main topics of the conference are novel Biostimulants and Biopesticides, progress in the mode of action, bioactive ingredients, plant stress, immune response. A workshop on the 22nd of September will give a forum to discuss the implementation, social issues, and agricultural policy around biostimulants and biopesticides. The 22nd there will be an opportunity to visit a 6000 square meter rooftop greenhouse research facility or the Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech research facility.
Confirmed keynote speakers
Patrick Brown, UC Davis, USA
Uwe Conrath, Aachen University, Germany
Vassilis Fotopoulos, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
Giuseppe Colla, University of Tuscia, Italy
Kris Audenaert, Ghent University, Belgium
Pierre Van Cutsem, Université de Namur, Belgium
Corina Vlot-Schuster, University of Bayreuth, Germany
Shane O’Connell, Institute of Technology, Ireland
Federica Locci, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding and Research, Germany
The conference will be held in Block E, a recently built auditorium
with space for 350 participants. It is located at the Campus Coupure,
Bioscience Engineering Coupure links, 653, 9000 Gent. The site is along a
canal in the city of Ghent, with a historic and vibrant center at
Biostimulants and biopesticides
Development and mode of action
Plant stress and immune response
Submission deadline: 15th June
Oral speaker selection: 1st July
A maximum of 350 attendees following a first come policy. Early registration is the best approach to ensure participation!
PhD students: 250€
The registration fee includes access to the premises, drinks, and
lunch (catering). Participation to the greenhouse or research station
visit requires a separate fee (125 Euro)
Companies are offered the opportunity to advertise and get access of
personnel following the sponsoring scheme, bronze, silver, or gold.
To support the attendance of students with limited financial support we offer 10 PhD STUDENTS FREE REGISTRATION based on abstract content and equal opportunity.