Mycological Meetings

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

September 29-22015

The 6th European Conference on Prokaryotic and Fungal Genomics (ProkaGENOMICS) will be held in Göttingen, Germany, 29 September - 2 October, 2015. For information and abstract submission (deadline 20 April, 2015), click here.


October 9-12 2015

The next biannual Trends in Medical Mycology (TIMM2015), under auspices of ECMM and EORTC, will be organized in Lisbon, Portugal, 9-12 October, 2015. This is the website


October 12-13 2015

a post-graduate training course ‘Paediatric Mycology’ will be organized in Lisbon, Portugal, 12-13 October, 2015, by the European Paediatric Mycology Network (EPMyN) and supported by the ESPID, ECCM and EFISG. This training course will be held following the Trends in Medical Mycology congress (TIMM). For information, click here


October 14-16 2015

The 9th European Meeting on Molecular Diagnostics (EMMD 2015) will be held October 14-16,  2015 in Noordwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands. The meeting will be covering the full spectrum of Human Molecular Diagnostics with a strong emphasis on new technological developments and novel clinical applications.

October 17-25 2015

The Chinese edition of the CBS Course Medical Mycology will be organized in Shanghai, China, 17-25 October, 2015. The course is a joint effort of Chinese Medical association, Chinese Society of Microbiology (CSM) and the CBS Fungal Biodiversity Centre. Most lectures will be in the Chinese and English. For information, click here.

October 26-28 2015

The Fungal Cell Wall 2015 meeting, unifying both human and plant pathogenic fungi, will be held 26-28 October, 2015 in Paris at the Institut Pasteur.  Details can be found at

October 26-30 2015

The 2nd course on veterinary mycology will be organized in Turin, Italy, 26-30 October, 2015 by the ISHAM Working Group Veterinay Mycology. Click here for information.

October 30 2015

The 30st meeting of the KNPV working group on Fusarium will be held on 30 October 2015, in Utrecht, The Netherlands. The meeting will cover topics on agriculture to clinical infections. Contributions are welcome. For more information contact Anne van Diepeningen.

November 5-7 2015

The next Infocus meeting will be held in Cordoba, Argentina, 5-7 November, 2015. Click here for information.

November 19 2015

The next meeting of the Belgian Medical Mycological Society will take place in Saintes, Belgium, on 19 November 2015. This is the program.

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.

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 82016

A discussion meeting 'Tackling emerging fungal threats to animal health, food security and ecosystem resilience' will be held on 8 March, 2016, in London, U.K. For information, click here.

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 2-122016

The next ECCMID, the congress of the European Society of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, 2-12 April 2016. This is one of the major congresses in medical microbiology. All 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 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.


The next Workshop of the ISHAM Working Group Black Yeasts will be organised 15-16 September, 2016, in Viterbo, Italy. The workshop will combine extremophilic fungi with themes of medical interest. To be updated on this event, follow the website of the Working Group.

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.

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.