Keynote Speakers (examples)

  • H. Alexander, C. Malmstrom (University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA)
    Plant-virus interactions in switchgrass
  • Y. Bai (Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, the Netherlands)
    Genetics of resistance in wild Solanum spp. against powdery mildew
  • J. K. M. Brown (John Innes Institute, Norwich, UK)
    Integrating ecology and genetics in plant-parasite coevolution
  • J. Burdon, P. Thrall (CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, Australia)
    Integrated evidence for co-evolution in natural host-pathogen associations
  • M. – L. Desprez-Loustau (INRA, Bordeaux, France)
    Changes in the host-pathogen-environment triangle and emergence of disease: some insights from the oak powdery mildew pathosystem
  • E. Holub (University of Warwick, Wellesbourne, UK)
    Following Biffen’s footsteps with insights from Arabidopsis-Albugo candida interactions
  • M.J. Jeger, N. Salama, F. van den Berg, F. van den Bosch (Imperial College London, UK)
    Effects of plant pathogens on population dynamics and community composition in grassland ecosystems
  • M. Jeuken (Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, the Netherlands)
    Genetics of resistance of Lactuca saligna against Bremia lactucae
  • L. Kiss (Plant Protection Institute, Budapest, Hungary)
    Mycoparasites: surprise elements in plant-fungal interactions
  • L. Kiss (Plant Protection Institute, Budapest, Hungary)
    Powdery mildew fungi as super-invasive plant pathogens
  • A. – L. Laine (University of Helsinky, Helsinky, Finland)
    Life-history, evolutionary potential and environment as determinants of pathogen dynamics in a large natural metapopulation
  • B. McDonald (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
    The role of effectors in the emergence of host-specialized fungal pathogens: a phylogeographical perspective
  • R. K. Meentemeyer, S. E. Haas and T. Vaclavik (University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA, and Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic)
    Landscape epidemiology of emerging infectious diseases in ecological communities
  • K. Petrzik et al. (Institute of Plant Molecular Biology, České Budějovice, Czech Republic)
    Lichens – new source or host of higher plant viruses?
  • M. W. Shaw (University of Reading, UK)
    The population dynamics of disease on short and long time-scales
  • M. Thines (J. W. Goethe University, Frankfurt (Main), Germany)
    Phylogeny, evolution and diversity of oomycetes – a global perspective
  • J. Walsh et al. (University of Warwick, Wellesbourne, UK)
    Plant – virus co-evolution in wild brassicas