International Conference on Sentinel Plantings

09 October 2018

International Conference on Sentinel Plantings

When: 9 - 12 October 2018

Where: Sursee, Switzerland

Registration: website coming soon

From the event organisers:

We would like to draw you attention to an International Conference on Sentinel Plantings that will take place on 9-12 October 2018 in Sursee, Switzerland. Sentinel plantings are a tool for the detection, identification and risk assessment of pests and diseases before arrival, potentially allowing better prevention and management of new alien pest and disease introductions.

More details and preliminary programme will be made available on a dedicated website soon. The programme will include :

  • Keynote lectures by international experts
  • Presentations of the outputs of COST Action Global Warning
  • Scientific sessions – posters and oral presentations

The meeting will be co-organised by COST Action Global Warning (, Botanical Gardens Conservation International (BGCI), the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organisation (EPPO) and the Swiss Federal Research Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape (WSL).

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