1. JUNE 7-9 2017: The 2nd Biocontrol Asia Conference & Exhibition, Bangkok, Thailand. The conference program committee is pleased to invite speakers from the commercial, research, extension, government, regulatory and farming sectors to send proposals and abstracts for oral and poster presentations at the conference. For more information, please click here, https://www.newaginternational.com
2. OCTOBER 23-25 2017: The 12th Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting International Biocontrol Manufacturers' Association (IBMA) & the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, Basel, Switzerland. For further information, www.abim.ch.
3. NOVEMBER 27-30 2017: The Third International Congress on the Use of Biostimulants in Agriculture. Organized by New Ag International. It will take place in Miami, USA at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center. The call for papers is open. The whole exhibition space (80 stands) has been booked, but organizers are working on adding more stands to satisfy an already substantial waiting list. In the meantime, there remains some meeting rooms that are available on a first come-first serve basis. For more information, please browse http://www.biostimulantsworldcongress.com.
Bernard Blum Award for Novel Biocontrol Solutions
ABIM 2015: Many Positive Drivers for Coinciding with the 20th Anniversary of IBMA, the 10th ABIM Conference has gathered more than 800 participants in Basel last October. Nice celebrations indeed, with a very good mood among delegates! The expected growth of the Biocontrol market ranges between 12 and 15% per year, with companies becoming stronger and many products innovations. M. Loison reports