The international movement for the medicinal mushroom industry marked an important milestone when the International Journal of Medicinal Mushroom (IJMM) was launched in 1999 by Begell House Inc. (USA). This then led to the inaugural International Medicinal Mushroom Conference (IMMC) held in Kiev, Ukraine, in 2001 when it was agreed that there would be an IMMC every two years. The IMMC2 was held in Pattaya, Thailand in 2003; The IMMC3 was held in Port Townsend, USA, in 2005; and the IMMC4 was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, in 2007. The IMMC5 was held in Nantong, China, in 2009. In 2011 the IMMC6 was held in Zagreb, Croatia. The IMMC7 will be held in Nantong, China, in 2013 due to the wonderful job that was done four years prior.
The city of Nantong, situated in a central section of China’s coastline, and on the north flank of the developed Yangtze River Delta, is the only city of the Jiangsu Province facing the Yangtze River and the Yellow Sea.
Nantong has a wonderful economy, outstanding regional conditions, a profound culture, and prospective future development. Nantong is known as the Home of Longevity and is one of three places where Chinese people enjoy the longest lifespan. Known for the healthy, scenic, comfortable, and harmonious environment.
The theme of the conference: Medicinal mushrooms and their products into global healthcare systems in the 21st Century
Organized by: China Chamber of Commerce of Import and Export of Foodstuffs Native Produce and Animal By-Products Nantong Municipal People's Government
Co-organized by: Nantong Economic & Technological Development Area Administration Committee Jiangsu Alphay Bio-Technology Co., Ltd. Jiangsu Institute of Microbiology Co., Ltd. Edible Fungi Association of Jiangsu Province
Date and Location The 7th International Medicinal Mushroom Conference (IMMC7) will be held in Nantong Jiangsu, China, July 7 - 10, 2013. Registry date: July 6, 2013
Programs of the conference A. Scientific Forum on Medicinal Mushrooms 1. Recent Scientific Advances in Medicinal Mushrooms; 2. Potential value of Medicinal Mushroom Products; 3. Regional Initiatives; Science and Technology ; 4. New Development in Dietary Supplements; 5. Quality Control and Regulations; 6. Industrial Production and Marketing; 7. Satellite Symposia: a. Medicinal mushrooms: HIV/AIDS and CANCERS b. Ganoderma spp: perspectives and challenges c. Cordyceps spp.: perspectives and challenges d. Taiwanofungus camphoratus : perspectives and challenges
B. International Industrial Exhibition of Medicinal Mushrooms and Mushroom Products Offering 50-80 standard stands (3 m*3m) to exhibit mushroom products and the latest research
Call for papers Abstract We invite contributions from interested authors that pertain to the conference topics. Abstracts should focus on current issues relevant to scientific progress and/or to industry, and should have scientific and/or technical content.
Abstracts should clearly define the objectives of the presentation, topics covered, key conclusions reached, and potential benefits for scientific developments and for industry. At least 500 words are required for Abstracts.
The abstracts will be accumulated into a Book of Abstracts, which will be printed and distributed to the participants at the meeting. Additionally, an electronic version of the Abstract Book will be available at the symposium’s web page.
The electronic version must be prepared in Microsoft Word for Windows Format and in the required IMMC7 2013 Abstract Form (download from www.immc7.com). It should be sent as an attached file by e-mail before December 31, 2012 to: email@example.com
Full paper Some excellent papers of IMMC7 will be published in the International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms (IJMM). Please send the full paper according to journal format of IJMM before March 31, 2013 if the IMMC7 Secretary informs you of your abstract acceptance.
Organization Local Organizing Committee Honorary Chairmen: Prof. S. T. Chang and Prof. S. P. Wasser Chairman: Prof. Yu Li Executive Chairman: Mr. Hui Chen Vice Chairman: Mr. Zhenhu Bian, and Mr. Dawei Ding Members: Mr. Shengjun Yang Secretary: Mr. Ziqiang Liu
International Scientific Committee Prof. S.T. Chang(Australia/Hong Kong) Prof. S.P. Wasser(Israel/Ukraine) Prof. Yu Li(China) Prof. Zhibing Lin(China) Prof. Keto E. Mshigeni(Tanzania) Dr. Ivan Jakopovich(Croatia) Prof. Franc Pohleven(Slovenia) Prof. L. J. L. D. van Griensven(the Netherlands) Dr. John Holliday(USA) Prof. Omon S. Isikhuemhen(USA/Nigeria) Prof. Naohito Ohno(Japan) Prof. Ulrike Lindequest(Germany) Prof. Ha Won Kim(Korea) Dr. Hui-Chen Lo(Chinese Taipei) Dr. Vinay K. Varshney(India) Prof. Peter C.K. Cheung(Hong Kong, China) Dr. Paul Stamets(USA) Dr. Nadezda V. Psurtseva(Russia) Prof. Vikineswary Sabaratnam(Malaysia) Dr. Angela Amazonas(Brazil) Ms. Carmenza Jaramillo(Colombia) Prof. Chii-Hyun Song(Korea) Dr. Sheng-Hua Wu(Chinese Taipei) Prof. Burtan Yang(Canada) Prof. Hirokazu Kawagishi(Japan) Prof. Yijian Yao(China) Prof. Hexiang Wang(China) Dr. Jinsong Zhang(China) Prof. Xiaotong Yang(China)
Prof. S.P. Wasser(Israel/Ukraine) Prof. Yu Li(China) Dr. J.A. Buswell(China) Dr. Mingjie Chen(China) Prof. Xiaotong Yang(China)
Conference fees and Meal fees Conference fees US$420 for regular attendees US$300 for students (with student card) and accompanying person US$490 for late registrants (after 31 March 2013) On-line registration forms will be available starting 30 April 2013 on the conference website: www.immc7.com. Conference fee includes: admission to all scientific sessions, free entrance to the conference exhibition, conference bag and registration documents, including printed program and book of abstracts, book of proceedings, scientific excursion, and coffee breaks.
Meal fees US$180 for all attendees The meal fee for a delegate covers the following: Welcome reception Lunches and dinners during the conference River Hao He cruise Closing Ceremony
Exhibition fees Offering 50-80 standard stalls (3m*3m) to exhibit mushroom products and the latest research. Every standard stand fee is US$1,200.00, including one attendee’s conference fee.
The official language of the conference is English.
Deadlines 30 September 2012 Return the preliminary registration form 31 December 2012 Submission of abstracts 28 February 2013 Notification of authors on abstract acceptance 31 March 2013 Early registration fee payment 1 April 2013 Hotel reservation
For more information visit http://www.immc7.com
Accommodation There will be several hotels of different categories available in Nantong. For more information visit the conference website at http://www.immc7.com
Weather in Nantong Average temperature in July is around 25-35°C.
Transport The city of Nantong is 200 kilometers from Shanghai Pudong International Airport, 130 kilometers from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport. It's only about one and a half hour drive from Nantong to Shanghai.
Airport: Nantong Airport has flights to Beijing, Guangzhou everyday. On Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday the flights are to Qingdao, Shenyang, and Xiamen. On Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, the flights are to Chengdu and Wuhan. On Monday, Thursday, and Saturday the flights are to Shenzhen and Tianjin.
Train: At Nantong Railway Station, one can travel by train to Beijing, Taiyuan, and Chongqing and two trains leave to Nanjing every day.
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4/29/2013 1:22:41 AM It would have been an interesting event for me to present my findings on Ganoderma and the flu. Will i be allowed to sub,it my abstracts, now that i am already late? Dr. Shamaki B. Usman, Nigeria
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