Mycological Meetings

Edited by: Gioconda San Blas (Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas, Caracas, Venezuela) and
Sybren de Hoog (Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures, Utrecht, The Netherlands) .

June 13-152016

The 7th European Dermatology Congress, June 13-15, 2016, Alicante, Spain will also include sections on cutaneous fungi. Information can be obtained here.

June 16-202016

ASM Microbe, the largest meeting on microbiology, will be held in Boston, U.S.A., 16-20 June, 2016. Click here for the website.

June 19-242016

The next Gordon Conference on Cellular & Molecular Fungal Biology, with the theme “Dynamic Interactions Across Scales from Single Molecules to Fungal Communities” will be held in Holderness, U.S.A., on 19-24 June, 2016. This is the website.

June 21-242016

The next congress of the European Veterinary Parasitology College will take place in Bari, Italy, 21-24 June 2016, with a session on fungal infections. Check here for information and registration.

July 3-82016

The 14th International Conference of Indoor Air Quality and Climate will be organized in Ghent, Belgium, 3-8 July, 2016. Here is the website.

July 13-152016

The 2nd EMBO workshop on AIDS-related Mycoses will be organized in Cape Town, South Africa, 13-15 July, 2016. A flyer can be found here, and further information can be obtained from T Bicanic


August 8 – 13 a summer school will take place in Nijmegen, the Netherlands entitled ‘Azole resistance in Aspergillus fumigatus: from fungicide to bedside’. The course brings together experts in environmental mycology and human fungal diseases and will address all aspects of azole resistance selection in A. fumigatus, including adaptation strategies in Aspergillus, the role of its reproduction mode, resistance mutations and compensatory evolution and fitness. Furthermore, the epidemiology of azole resistance and dynamics related to migration of resistance will be discussed as well as the clinical implications. More information


The Turkish Society above organizes its 2nd International Masterclass "Challenges in Diagnosis and Management of Invasive Fungal Diseases" in Izmir, Turkey, 1-3 September, 2016. For information, contact Macit Ilkit Macit İlkit.


The Joint Symposium the Japanese Society of Veterinary Sciences, the ISHAM Working Groups Veterinary Mycology and Medical Phycology will be held in Fujisawa, Japan, on 8 September, 2016. For information, see here.


The Joint Symposium the Japanese Society of Veterinary Sciences, the ISHAM Working Groups Veterinary Mycology and Medical Phycology will be held in Fujisawa, Japan, on 8 September, 2016. For information, see here.


The German-language Society for Mycology (DMYKG) will have its yearly meeting in Essen, Germany, 8-10 September, 2016. For information, click here.


The International Conference Mycology & Mushrooms will be held in San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A., September 12-14, 2016.


The next Workshop of the ISHAM Working Groups on Black Yeasts and Chromoblastomycosis will be held in Viterbo, Italy, 15-17 September, 2016. Click here for information and registration.


The Inaugural MSGERC Biannual Meeting will be organized at Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, U.S.A., on 21-23 September 2016. Click here  for information; early registration is recommended.


A one-day Mycological Update will be organized in Utrecht, the Netherlands, on 22 September 2016. This is the flyer with info.


The 5th meeting of the ISHAM Working Group on Scedosporium Infections will be held in Bilbao, Spain. Click here for information and registration.


The 2016 Joint Symposium of the International Society for Companion Animal Infectious Diseases (ISCAID) and the International Feline Retrovirus Research Symposium (IFRRS) will be held Bristol, U.K., 16-19 October, 2016. Registration and abstract submission is now open at  For more information about the Veterinary Mycology session, you can contact Vanessa Barrs (


The next CBS Course Medical Mycology will take place in Utrecht, The Netherlands, 17-28 October, 2016. Important themes this year are barcoding, novel nomenclatural rules, and the entirely changed taxonomy of dermatophytes and systemic pathogens. Hands-on molecular methodology will be offered. For information and registration, click here.


The 6th Meeting of the Asia Pacific Society for Medical Mycology (APSMM) will be held in Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, on 20-22 October, 2016. Click here for all info and registration.


A one-day meeting on Fusarium, with some medical aspects, will be held in Utrecht, The Netherlands, on 26 October, 2016. Click here for info.


The taxonomy of dermatophytes is going to change fundamentally. A CME activity, with lectures by experts and hands-on microscopy and diagnostics, is organized in Utrecht, The Netherlands, on 28 October, 2016. Click here for information and registration.


A workshop on dermatophytes will be organized by the ISHAM Working Group on dermatophytes following the above educational day on 29-30 October, 2016 in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Click here for information.


INFOCUS 2016 will be organized in Santiago, Chile, 13-15 November 2016, jointly with the meeting of the International Society of the Immunocompromised Host (ICHS). Visit the website for all info.ll be organized by the ISHAM Working Group on dermatophytes following the ab

March 26-302017

The 10th International Conference on Cryptococcus and Cryptococcosis will be held 26-30 March, 2017 in Foz do Iguacu, Brazil. Information will be provided in due course.

April 22-252017

The next Congress of European Medical Microbiologists (ECCMID) will be organized in Vienna, Austria, 22-25 April, 2017. This is the website.


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


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

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.

July 30-4 2018

Although still early, we appreciate to have your alerts for exciting developments that in your vision need space in the 20st ISHAM Congress in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 30 June - 4 July, 2018. Here is the website, feel free to contact us any time!