27th IWGO Conference

Hotel Bellevue Terminus, Engelberg, Switzerland
Monday 14 October to Wednesday 16 October 2019

Excursion on Thursday 17 October 2019
(Proposed arrival: Sunday 13 October 2019; proposed departure: Friday 18 October 2019)

Dear Colleagues,

It is a pleasure to inform you that you may now register online from 8th of May onwards to attend the 27th IOBC-Global IWGO Conference in Switzerland. Please take the opportunity to register early so that you can profit from the reduced early registration fee.

Please note that we have a special registration rate available for students. We also would like to inform you that the International Organisation for Biological Control (IOBC) is providing a total of 5,000 Euros to support travel of early career researchers to the Conference. Award amounts are typically in the range of 500 Euros (maximum 1,000) per attendee. Please find the criteria and more information under the icon IOBC Travel Award on this webpage.

Now that the scientific session topics have been agreed on and the session organizers have been nominated, we cordially invite you to submit your planned contribution to IWGO (oral presentation and/or poster) via the online submission platform. The deadline for submissions is 30 June 2019.

We are looking forward to arranging a stimulating IWGO conference and hope that you will contribute through your active participation.

If you have questions about the conference or require an invitation letter for visa application purposes, please do not hesitate to contact us at Many thanks,

The IWGO Convenors:

Ulli Kuhlmann
Convenor IWGO
Delémont, Switzerland
Tom Sappington
Co-Convenor IWGO
and Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50014; Iowa
Prof. Wang Zhenying
Co-Convenor IWGO
Institute of Plant Protection, CAAS
No.2 West Yuanmingyuan Road
Beijing 100193, China