Mycological Meetings

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


ASM Microbe will take place in New Orleans, USA, 1-5 June, 2017. This is the website.


On 5-6 June 2017 the fourth meeting of the ECMM/ISHAM working group on Fungal Respiratory Infections in Cystic Fibrosis will be held in Osuna, Seville, Spain. More info can be found here, tentative program here and registration form here. There will be a grant to attend the meeting for a young-ISHAM member (being ISHAM member < 40 years old) covering travel and accommodation costs. Submit your abstract and apply for the grant specifying your Y-ISHAM membership in the email before 21 April 2017.


The 2nd International Conference on Antibiotic Resistance (IC2AR) will be held in Costa de Caparica, Portugal, 12-15 June 2017. For information please visit


The 20st Symposium on Infections in the Immunocompromised Host will be held in Athens, Greece, 17-19 June 2018. All information can be found here.


The 1st International Eurasian Mycology Congress (EMC2017), with sessions on medical mycology will be held at Manisa Celal Bayar University, Anemon Hotel in Manisa, Turkey, 3-5 July, 2017. Check the website here.  


The 7th Congress of European Microbiologists (FEMS) will be held in Valencia, Spain, 9-13 July, 2017. All information can be found here.

July 17-212017

The next Congress of IUMS (International Union of Microbiological Societies) will be organized in Singapore, 17-21 July, 2017. Visit the website here.


The 14th meeting of the Nordic Society of Medical Mycology will be organised in Copenhagen, Denmark, 24-25 August, 2017. This is the flyer, and the program can be found here


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.


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 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.


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 February 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 2018

CPAnet will organize its second annual meeting on the 30th of June 2018, in Amsterdam just before the ISHAM congress. CPAnet is a European research network to promote clinically oriented research in the field of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis (CPA).  Everybody interested in CPA will be welcomed to this second meeting. More information will be available soon.

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.