Candidate conferences for ITC Grants

This page lists upcoming conferences for which ITC Conference Grants can be requested. ITC Conference Grants are intended to support the participation of Phd Students and  Early Career Investigators[1] from participating Inclusiveness Target Countries[2] at international conferences. As soon as we receive an expression of interest, we will launch an official call for application. All applications will then go through selection by the STSM Committee. 
Successful applicants will receive an ITC Conference Grant from the EuroXanth COST Action. ITC Conference Grants are fixed financial contributions to the overall travel, accommodation and meal expenses of the selected Grantee, which take into consideration the budget request of the applicant and the outcome of the evaluation by the STSM Committee. ITC Conference Grants do not necessarily cover all of the expenses related to participating in a given conference. Please consult the COST Vademecum for more details on eligibility for application and the reimbursement rules. Please be aware that you need to provide all travel documents and relevant receipts (registration fee) within 4 weeks after return from the conference in order to receive the ITC Conference Grant.
If you are aware of other conferences with relevance to the EuroXanth COST Action, please feel free to share your suggestions with us so that we can include them in future Conference Grant calls.
Conference Site Date Abstract deadline Registration deadline
14th International Conference on Plant-Pathogenic Bacteria (ICPPB) Assisi (Italy) Jun 6-11, 2021 not available not available
7th Xanthomonas Genomics Conference (XGC) Clearwater Beach, FL (USA) June 13-17, 2022 not available not available
16th Congress of the Mediterranean Phytopathological Union Limassol (Cyprus) Apr 20-22, 2021 Jul 12, 2020 Feb 28, 2021 (early bird)
VIII Congress on Plant Protection Zlatibor (Serbia) Nov 25-29, 2019 passed passed
XIX International Plant Protection Congress Hyderabad (India) Nov 10-14, 2019 passed passed
Second European conference on Xylella fastidiosa Ajaccio, Corsica (France) Oct 29-31, 2019 passed passed
Fifth Symposium on Bacteriophages Grenoble (France) Oct 8-10, 2019 passed passed
18th International Congress on MPMI Glasgow (UK) Jul 14-18, 2019 passed passed
4th International Symposium on Biological Control of Bacterial Plant Diseases Viterbo (Italy) Jul 9-11, 2019 passed passed
8th FEMS Congress of European Microbiologists Glasgow (UK) Jul 7-11, 2019 passed passed
1st International Molecular Plant Protection Congress Adana (Turkey) Apr 10-13, 2019 passed passed
11th International Congress on Plant Pathogens (ICPP) Boston (U.S.A.) Jul 29-Aug 3, 2018 passed passed
European Conference on Xylella fastidiosa Palma de Mallorca (Spain) Nov 13-15, 2017 passed passed
4th Conference of Cereal Biotechnology and Breeding Budapest (Hungary) Nov 6-9, 2017 passed passed

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.

With kind regards,
Katarina Gašić (ITC Conference Grant Coordinator)
Ralf Koebnik (Chair)
Isabelle Sciacco (Grant Holder Administrator)

[1] An individual who is within a time span of up to 8 years from the date they obtained their PhD/doctorate (full-time equivalent).

[2] Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (countries in red did not join the EuroXanth COST Action yet and are therefore not eligible for support by this COST Action).