Previous BSPP Sponsored Conferences
BSPP 2019: Arms race: Evolution of plant pathogens and their hosts
University of West England, Bristol. 2nd – 3rd September 2019
President: Dawn Arnold | Final proceedings
BSPP 2018: What lies within? Imaging Plant Microbe Interactions
Scarman House, University of Warwick, 10th–11th December
President: Murray Grant | Final proceedings
BSPP 2017: Fungal Exploitation and Fungal Control
University of Nottingham Jubilee Campus, 11th September 2017 – 13th September 2017.
President: Richard Oliver | Final proceedings
MBPP 2017: Molecular Biology of Plant Pathogens
St. Aidan’s college, Durham, UK., 29 to 30 Mar 2017
Grand Challenges in Plant Pathology Interdisciplinary Study Group 2016
St Hugh’s College, Oxford, 14 to 16 Sep 2016
BSPP 2016: Food Security Biosecurity & Trade – The Role of Plant Health
St Hugh’s College, Oxford, UK, 12 to 13 Sep 2016
President: Julie Flood | Final proceedings
BSPP 2015: The Impact of Plant Pathogens on Everyday Lives
University of Bristol, 13 to 15 Sep 2015
President: Gary Foster | Final proceedings
BSPP 2014: Presidential Meeting – Some like it hot
St Andrews University, 01 to 02 Sep 2014
President: Lesley Torrance | Final proceedings
BSPP 2013 Presidential Meeting: Visions of plant disease management in 2050
University of , Birmingham, 17 to 18 Dec 2013
As well as invited speakers and contributed posters, this meeting will provide extended opportunities for group discussion and brainstorming of the issues involved, looking to the future of applied plant pathology and improving networking.
President: Mike Shaw | Final proceedings
Protecting our woodlands: tackling tree pests and diseases
University of Reading, 16 to 17 Sep 2013
This meeting will focus on the scientific work that is currently investigating the many pest and disease threats to our woodlands. As well as talks on a wide range of relevant topics there will also be opportunities to discuss issues on a more informal basis.
BSPP 2012: Fitness Costs and Trade-offs in Plant-Parasite Interactions
Norwich UK, 16 to 18 Dec 2012
The BSPP 2012 Presidential Conference will focus on fitness costs and trade-offs involved in plant disease. It will cover a range of areas from molecular biology and physiology to ecology and evolution, as well as the relevance of fitness costs to disease control.
President: James Brown | Final proceedings
BSPP 2011: The Impact of Bioactive Small Molecules in Plant Pathology
Clare College, Cambridge, UK, 15 to 16 Dec 2011
The meeting will address how microbes use small molecules in their assault on plants, how plants retaliate with their own molecular arsenal, and how bioactive molecules may be exploited in disease control.
President: | Final proceedings
BSPP 2009: Darwin to Disease; Crops and their pathogens
Oxford University Museum, 22 Sep 2009
Celebrating Darwin’s 200th birthday, this special event was held in the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Speakers included Robert Zeigler, Nick Talbot, Gero Steinberg, Ralph Panstruga, Paul Birch, Howard Atkinson, Ian Toth, Peter Dodds, Franck Takken, Jurriaan Ton and James Brown.
President: Sarah Gurr | Final proceedings
BSPP 2008: Cereal Pathosystems
Queen Mary College, London, 16 to 17 Dec 2008
Two-day joint meeting with HGCA (www.hgca.com), providing an exciting and wide-ranging view of current understanding of cereal pathosystems.
President: Graham Jellis | Final proceedings
BSPP 2007: Attack and Defence in Plant Disease
University of Bath, 12th-14 September 2007
President: Dr Richard Cooper | Final proceedings
BSPP 2006: Sustainable disease management: the European perspective
KVL – The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Copenhagen from 13-17 August
Joint meeting with EFPP.
President: Prof. Peter Mills
BSPP 2006: BSPP 25th Anniversary Meeting
Abstracts, downloads and related articles
BSPP 2005: Plant Pathology with a Purpose
Jubilee Campus, University of Nottingham, UK from 19-21 December
President: Prof. Phil Russell
BSPP 2004: Discovery, Development and Delivery in Plant Pathology (joint EFPP 2004 meeting)
Old Aberdeen Campus, University of Aberdeen, Scotland from 5-10th September
President: Dr Stuart Wale.
BSPP 2003: Plant Pathogen Genomics – From Sequence To Application
Jubilee Campus, University of Nottingham, UK from 15-18 December.
President: Prof. John Lucas
BSPP 2002: Plant Pathology and Global Food Security
Imperial College, London, UK from 8-10 July.
President: Prof. Roger Plumb
BSPP 2000: Plant-pathogen interactions: understanding mechanisms of resistance and pathogenicity for disease control
Wye College, 18-20 December 2000
President: Prof. John Mansfield
BSPP 1999: Biotic interactions in plant-pathogen interactions
Hertford College, Oxford, 19-22 December 1999
President: Prof. Mike Jeger
BSPP 1998: Detection, isolation and manipulation of soil and rhizosphere micro-organisms
University of Warwick, 15-17 December 1998
President: Dr David Ingram
BSPP 1997: Plant Pathology – Global perspectives of an applied science
University of York, 15-18 December, 1997
President: Dr Nigel Hardwick
BSPP 1996: Unlocking the future: Information technology in plant pathology
University of Kent, 16-19 December, 1996
President: Dr Peter R Scott