Mycological Meetings

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

January 27-292016

An ECMM transdisciplinary workshop on Antifungal Stewardship will be held in Wesel, Germany, 27-29 January, 2016. Click here for information.

February 5-62016

11th Annual Fungal Update Meeting 5th & 6th February 2016 – The Great Hall, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London Agenda & Registration:

February 14-162016

The next ECMM Educational Symposium dedicated to 'Ecology and Mycology: from the Environment to the Patient's Bed' will be held in Tel Aviv, Israel, 14-16 February 2016. The program can be seen here.

February 14-272016

The FEBS advanced practical course 'State-of-the-art infection models to study molecular mechanisms of human fungal infections' will be organized in Jena, Germany, 14-27 February, 2016. See here for information.

February 26-272016

The next Meeting of Serbian Society of Medical Mycology will be organized in Belgrade, Serbia, 26-27 February,  2016. This is the announcement.

March 3-52016

The 7th Advances Against Aspergillosis international conference will be held from 3-5 March, 2016 in Manchester, UK.  Details can be found at

March 7-82016

Scientific discussion meeting: Tackling emerging fungal threats to animal health, food security and ecosystem resilience Organised by Professor Matthew Fisher, Professor Neil Gow and Professor Sarah Gurr
The Royal Society 6 – 9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG | Website | Flyer |

March 18-202016

You are invited to the 11th National Conference of the Society of IndianHuman and Animal Mycologists (SIHAM) to be held 18-20 March, 2016 at Kufri, India. Full information can be found here.

April 3-62016

The 13th European Conference on Fungal Genetics will be held in Paris, France, 3-6 April, 2016; click here for info. Among the satellites is a workshop on Fusarium, and one on Aspergillus.

April 9-122016

The 26th ECCMID (European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious diseases) has been moved from Turkey and will now be held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 9-12 April, 2016. This is the website. 

April 13-172016

The 13th ASM Conference on Candida and Candidiasis will be held 13-17 April, 2016 in Seattle, USA. Latest advances and ideas about the diagnosis and treatment of Candida infections, antifungal drug resistance, the genomics and epidemiology of the fungus, the molecular mechanisms that underpin Candida pathobiology, and the immunological responses of the host to the fungus will be treated. For info, click here.

April 14-152016

The Next CBS Spring Symposium entitled "Fungi and Global Challenges"  will be organized in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 14-15 April, 2016. Information can be found here.

May 10-132016

MEEGID XIII (International Congerence on Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics of Infectious Diseases) will be organized in Antwerp, Belgium, 10-13 May, 2016. For information, click here.

May 20-212016

The first Argentinian Conference on Mycetoma will be held in Santiago del Estero, Argentina, 20-21 May, 2016. More information will follow in due course.

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 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


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


The next Workshop of the ISHAM Working Groups on Black Yeasts and Chromoblastomycosis will be held in Viterbo, Italy, 15-18 September, 2016. Click here for information and registration.


The 5th meeting of the ISHAM Working Group on Scedosporium Infections will be held in Bilbao, Spain, 5-6 October, 2016. Click here for information and registration.


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 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.

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.


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

June 30-42017

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!

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 2-6 2018

As venue for the 20st ISHAM Congress, 2-6 July 2018, Amsterdam in The Netherlands has been chosen by the ISHAM membership.