Welcome to the IWEMM9 2017 in Texcoco, Mexico

Mushrooms, humans and nature in a changing world

IWEMM is the major international convention that brings together the experts on diversity, ecology, biotechnology and cultivation of truffles and other edible fungi ectomycorrhizal worldwide since 1998.

The previous editions of the International Conference of Edible Mycorrhizal Mushrooms have been held in five continents in the following places and dates:

1 st           1998 in Uppsala, Sweden 2 ND           of 2001 in Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND
3 rd           2003 in Victoria, Canada 4 th           2005 in Murcia, SPAIN
5 th           2007 in Chuxiong, CHINA             6 th          2011 in Rabat, Morocco
7 th          2013 in La Antigua, GUATEMALA 8 th          2016 in Cahors, France

International assistance for IWEMMs usually includes participants from 20 to 30 countries . With the philosophy of changing continents from one meeting to another, from July 10-14, 2017 we will have the unique opportunity to have this event in Texcoco, Mexico!


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KEY DATES:

Registration and application for abstracts opens on January 1, 2017

Submission of abstracts (oral presentations) May 15 (Closed)

Selection for oral presentations submitted, maximum on May 10 May 15. Due to the fact that we are still receiving some summaries from around the world, the FINAL DECISION of selection of oral presentations will be given maximum on May 31. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Submission of abstracts (for posters) closes on May 20. NEW DATE: Due to International request it will close on Sunday June 4.

Early registration and deadline payment: May 20

IWEMM9: July 10-14, 2017


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CONFERENCE AT A GLANCE:

Monday, July 10: Registration 10 am-5 pm (or some classes if necessary).

Tuesday, July 11: Opening Ceremony. Premiere of the audiovisual “Mushrooms in Mesoamerica”. Key Note Lecture. Oral presentation and poster session 1. International contest of Photography.

Wednesday, July 12: Oral presentation and poster session 2. Cultural activity in Mexico City.

Thursday, July 13: Mycological walk to the oak, pine and spruce forests near Texcoco and contact with local wild mushroom gatherers; or visit the 2,000-year-old city of Teotihuacan.

Friday, July 14: Oral presentation session 3. Biocultural Fair and fungi. Display of fresh mushrooms. Youth and children’s mushroom workshop. International traditional clothing. Commercial exhibition. Museographic exhibition “Codices and mushrooms”. Closing Key Note Lecture. Closing Ceremony. Gala dinner.


We hope to greet you at the 9th International Workshop on Edible Mycorrhizal fungi in Texcoco, Mexico!

If you wish to receive future updated information, please contact:

Jesus Pérez Moreno | jesus.micorriza@gmail.com  | www.facebook.com/IWEMM9/

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