The 6th International Medicinal Mushroom Conference (IMMC6)

Venue: Zagreb

Location: Zagreb, Croatia

Event Date/Time: Sep 25, 2011 End Date/Time: Sep 29, 2011
Registration Date: Sep 25, 2011
Early Registration Date: Jun 01, 2011
Abstract Submission Date: Jan 15, 2011
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The International Medicinal Mushroom Conferences are worldwide conferences presenting the latest findings in the fields of medicinal properties of mushrooms and their use as medicinal agents. They have been organized biennially since 2001, gathering on average more than 500 participants from all over the world. The participation of most recognized scientific authorities – from mycologists, ecologists, forestry and agronomy experts, scientists from the fields of genetics, biochemistry and biotechnology, to pharmacists, nutritionists, medical doctors and medicinal sciences experts is a regular and integral part of every such conference. Equally important is the participation of numerous experts and business people working with mushrooms – from growing mushrooms and producing quality mycelia, food industry, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical industry to all other interconnected production and commercial initiatives.
The 1st International Medicinal Mushroom conference has been held in Kiev, Ukraine (2001); followed by Pattaya, Thailand (2003); Port Townsend, USA (2005); Ljubljana, Slovenia (2007) and Nantong, China (2009).
The 6th International Medicinal Mushroom Conference will be held in Zagreb, Croatia, September 25-29, 2011.
Topics include:
1. Systematics, taxonomy, distribution, ecology and fungal culture collections
2. Medicinal and nutritional value of mushrooms and pharmacology of active compounds
3. Mushroom nutraceuticals in theory and practice – production, regulation, promotion and marketing worldwide
4. Fungal physiology, biochemistry and genetics
5. Mycotechnology and cultivation in research and industry
6. Mycoremediation in forestry and agriculture
7. Ethnomycology, traditional and alternative medicines using medicinal mushrooms
8. Special panel discussion:
1. Medicinal mushrooms and cancer, and/or
2. Medicinal mushrooms and viral infections


Additional Information

CONFERENCE FEES € 300 for regular attendees € 100 for students (with student card) € 370 for late registrants (after June 1, 2011)