France and the France-Flanders-Wallonia Euroregion, and more specifically the Littoral Côte d’Opale University (ULCO) have been invited  to organize the 12th EFPP (European Foundation for Plant Pathology) conference, which will take place in Dunkerque-Malo-les-Bains, France, in 2017. Dunkerque is located on the French coastal region bordering Belgium, situated opposite the cliffs of South-East England.

This conference is entitled "Deepen knowledge in plant pathology for innovative agro-ecology". It will aim at presenting the most recent advances in the different aspects of Plant Pathology that could contribute to either fundamental or practical progress and to more durable and innovative strategies for control of plant diseases


Please note that registration is still open and that submission of poster abstracts is possible until May, 5th 2017.


Please also note that the conference will:

  • start on Monday 29 May at 2:00 PM;
  • end on Friday 2 June at 12:00 AM.

It will be joint with the 10th SFP (French Society for Plant Pathology) meeting and is also supported by SFP. A joint session is co-organized with the APS (American Phytopathological Society), as well as a focus on the INTERREG V SMARTBIOCONTROL European platform of research and development of tools for biocontrol of phytopathogens.

Looking forward to welcoming you in Dunkirk.

The 12th EFPPP-10th SFP conference Organizing Committee