Welcome to the IOBC-WPRS WG Meeting “Integrated Protection and Production in Viticulture” 20-22 October 2015


New Convenor Elected

Carlo Duso (University of Padua, Italy) has been elected convenor of the working group by the IOBC-WPRS members. Congratulations!

Poster Award Winner Announced

Stefano Bedini (University of Pisa, Italy) has been awarded the prize for best poster of the conference representing G. Flamini, F. Cosci,  R. Ascrizzi, P. Cioni, C. Loriatti, B. Conti, A. Lucchi for their work on
“Repellency of aromatic plants essential oils towards Drosophila suzukii”. Congratulations!
The award was sponsored by Biohelp.   

Joint Symposium


We are pleased to invite you to the Conference of the IOBC/WPRS Working Group  “Integrated Protection and Production in Viticulture” that will take place at the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES) in Vienna, Austria. 
This international 3-day conference (20 - 22 Ocober 2015) aims to bring together scientists, researchers and students working on biological control and integrated protection in viticulture. This conference offers opportunities to share ideas and to discuss current research findings and their importance for applied viticulture.
We invite participants to attend this conference and to present their latest research results.

We hope you enjoy the conference in Vienna at AGES!

The Organising Committee

The Symposium will be organised under the auspices of the International Organisation for Biological and Integrated Control (IOBC). It will be organized by the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES).


The final version of the programme is now online: FIND OUT MORE

Impressions of IOBC-WPRS 2015

Please find pictures of the conference here:


Organising Committee: Gudrun Strauß (AGES) and Agnès Calonnec (INRA)

Conference topics

The conference will cover the following topics:

• Biological – biotechnological control methods
• Biology and epidemiology of grapevine pathogens
• Biology and population dynamics of arthropod pests
• Vectors of diseases
• Insects and disease management outside Europe
• Climate change and future risks for IP in viticulture
• Models and decision support systems

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Key dates

opening of registration
call for papers and posters
1 April 2015
deadline submission of abstracts31 July 2015
deadline payment of registration fees24 August 2015
submission of manuscript for the IOBC/WPRS Bulletinperfectly for the time of the meeting, at the latest December 2015

The organiser:

Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES)
AGES is a state owned agency in charge of the supervision of public health, food security and food safety. Over 1400 staff is involved in the business areas human health, animal health, food security, food safety and medical product control. As part of the tasks, AGES supervises growing media and compost production and marketing and is engaged in related research projects.

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