"Take advantage of the facilities set up
during the ICPP2023-Lyon to carry out
your own event in plant pathology!"

*pre-congress satellite conferences, seminars, workshops or meetings.

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1- What is a Satellite Events ?

A satellite event is a symposium or a workshop (halfday, 1, 2 or 3 days) that will take place the week-end just before (or eventually just after) the ICPP2023 on a topic of interest to ICPP attendees related to Plant Pathology or Plant Health, and in order to combine both events into a single trip !

2- Possible dates

From friday 18 to sunday 20 august 2023 (and eventually from saturday 26 to monday 28 of august 2023), in Lyon, France.

3- Benefits

Satellite events will benefit from:

  • The official connection to the International Congress of Plant Pathology (ICPP2023) gathering more than 1500 expected attendees (>2000 in Boston 2018).
  • The patronage of the International Society of Plant Pathology (ISPP; and the French Phytopathological Society (SFP;
  • The logistic of the Professional Congress Organizer Europa Group ( that will take care of space rental, registration management, and catering.
  • The location of the City-Centre Lyon convention center (
  • The promotion by the ICPP2023 Conference webpage (

How to organize a satellite events ?

Comments : Satellite events will be run by independent scientific organizations or groups for example it may be a community of researchers working on the same model of study. Satellite events will have their own registration fees (to be determined with Europa Group) and ICPP/SFP will not provide any financial support.  

If you are considering organizing a meeting that would qualify as a satellite event, please contact with the following informations:

  1. Name of meeting and estimated number of participants;
  2. Proposed dates and how many days? (e.g. halfday, 1, 2 or 3 days);
  3. Scope or content of meeting and organizing society or affiliate;
  4. is this event recurring and with what periodicity?