Andrej Simončič, Director of the AIS, the host of the 18th EWRS symposuim
Lectures in the Marmorna Hall, Exhibition and Convention Centre, Ljubljana
Thanks to sponsors
The participants tasted the Slovenian food
Between 17 and 21 of June 2018 the 18th European Weed Research Society Symposium took place in Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre. The symposuim was organized by the Agricultural Institute of Slovenia (AIS) under the auspices of the European Weed Research Society.
Slovenia hosted the EWRS symposium for the first time and welcomed 263 participants from 40 countries.
240 scientific abstracts, of which 76 oral presentations were included in the symposium programme. The program was divided into 13 sessions, 12 working group meetings, poster section and workshop.
In addition to a rich educational programme, there were also interesting excursions around Slovenia and a rich social programme.
The symposuim was organised in the collaboration with the Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry and Food, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, City of Ljubljana, Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Food Safety, Veterinary Sector and Plant Protection, Biotechnical Faculty of University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences of University of Maribor, Plant Protection Society of Slovenia and Agricultural Institute of Slovenia.
The supporters and sponsors of the symposuim: Acies Bio d.o.o., Adama Agan Ltd., Albaugh TKI d.o.o., A2S d.o.o., BASF Slovenija d.o.o., Bayer d.o.o., Belchim crop protection d.o.o., Burleigh Dodds, Farme Ihan KPM d.o.o. – Meso Kamnik d.d., GIZ – Kranjska klobasa, GIZ – Kraški pršut, Karsia Dutovlje d.o.o., Ljubljanski potniški promet, Panvita d.d., Perutnina Ptuj, d.d., Picount d.o.o., SPAR Slovenija d.o.o., Syngenta Kft. ter Syngenta Agro d.o.o.
You can read more about the programme on the event's website www.ewrs2018.org.