Mycological Meetings

Edited by: Sybren de Hoog (Westerdijk Institute, Utrecht, The Netherlands) .


The online registration system for ImResFun2017, a conference to discuss our current state-of-the-art knowledge concerning the molecular basis of fungal pathogen-host interactions, is now open. You may start your registration process here. ImResFun will take place from September 3-7, 2017 in Innsbruck, Austria.


The ISHAM Working Group on Sporothrix and sporotrichosis will organize its Second International Meeting  on 11-12 September 2017 in Guanajuato, Mexico. Details about this can be found at the website.


A specialization course in medical mycology will be held 11-21 September 2017 in Leuven, Belgium. For info and registration, contact Katrien Lagrou Katrien Lagrou.


The 2nd International Clinical Mycology Master Class, entitled  Challenges in Diagnosis and Management of Invasive Fungal Diseases will be held 23-25 November 2017 in Izmir, Turkey. For registration and more information, click here.


IMMC9, the 9th International Medicinal Mushrooms Conference, will be held in Palermo, Italy, 24-27 September 2017. The website will be opened soon. Flyer IMMC9


Mycology 2017, with the theme “Impact of Mycology and Mushrooms in addressing ultimate global health challenges”, will be held in Chicago, USA, 25-26 September, 2017. For information, click here.


The 8th Trends in Medical Mycology (TIMM) will be held in Belgrade, Serbia, on 6-9 October 2017. Click here for the website.


A short course on diagnosis and therapy of fungal diseases will be held on  9 and 10 October 2017 in Belgrade, Serbia, as a post-congress activity of TIMM-8. For information and registration, click here.


The 5th Diagnosis and Therapy of Fungal Diseases (5th DTFD) will be organized as post TIMM 8th event on 10 October 2017 in Belgrade, Serbia. For the TIMM website, click here.


The 10th European Meeting on Molecular Diagnostics (EMMD 2017) will take place in Noordwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, 11-13 October 2017. Full information can be found here.


The  13th International Meeting on Paracoccidioidomycosis will be held at Foz de Iguaçu City, Brazil on 22-25 October, 2017, in parallel with the Brazilian Society for Microbiology meeting. This is the website.


The Radboud Center for Infectious Diseases (RCI) in collaboration with EURO-CMC organizes the first Frontiers International Conference on Disease Mechanisms Underlying Fungal Infections and Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis, 25-27 October 2017. An international group of experts in the field will present their work and young scientists are given the opportunity to speak. Best oral and poster presentation prizes will be given. Click here for the flyer.


The Annual Congress on Fungal Infections, Diseases & Treatment is planned November 16-17, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A., organized by Pulsus Group Inc. This is the website.


The ISHAM Working Group Veterinary Mycology will organize its 3rd course in veterinary mycology in Maisons-Alfort, France, 18-22 December 2017. For registration, click here.


The 8th AAA (Advances Against Aspergillosis) will be held 1-3 March 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. For futher information please visit


The ISHAM Working Group Veterinary Mycology will organize a pre-congress workshop in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 27-28 June, 2018. Detailed information will follow in due course. Note that Nijmegen-Amsterdam by train takes only 1.5 hour.

June 27-28 2018

On 27 and 28 June, 2018 a meeting of the ISHAM Working Group on Dermatophytes is scheduled in Utrecht, The Netherlands. One of main topics will be large-scale genome sequencing of dermatophytes.


On 29 June, 2018, a one-day course on histopathology will be given by Henrik Jensen as a pre-congress activity of the 20st ISHAM congress in Amsterdam.  This is a unique opportunity to study this area, the course will be given at the Utrecht University Hospital.


Prior to the ISHAM congress in Amsterdam, a Young ISHAM Day will be organized on 29 June 2018. The organizers are looking forward to have not only Y-ISHAM members during the Y-ISHAM day; it will be open to the entire ISHAM community. Speakers at the Y-ISHAM day will also have the possibility to present their work, orally or as a poster, during the main congress.

June 30-4 2018

The 20st ISHAM Congress in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 30 June – 4 July 2018 will cover maximally wide range of exciting topics on human and animal health for. A lot of pre- and post-congress activities will be organized. Don’t miss this major event!

July 5-6 2018

The next meeting on Black Yeasts and Chromoblastomycosis will be organised as a post ISHAM-20 congress activity on 5-6 July 2018, in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

July 16-21 2018

MC11, the congress of the International Mycological Association, to be held in San Juan, Puerto Rico, 16-21 July, 2018 is now calling for symposia and workshop proposals. This is the website.