IMC11 – open for business!


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Dear Mycologist,

Abstract Submission, Hotel Reservations and Meeting Registration is now open for IMC11! 

Please visit to access the list of symposia and workshops and see our exciting line-up of keynote and plenary speakers.


Abstract Submission deadline:  January 22, 2018.

Decisions from Scientific Program Committee by March 1, 2018

All Travel Award Application deadlines are November 19, 2017.

Early Bird registration closes March 2018. Final registration closes June 2018.

Final program to be published June 2018.

Hotel registration is now open.

Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU) has direct flights from major airports in the United States, Central America, South America and Europe. Skyteam and Copa Airlines offer a 15% discount on airfare for participants of IMC11. Skyteam offer connections throughout the world, and Copa has connections in the Americas. Use Skyteam meeting discount code 3422S; member Airlines are Aeroflot, AerolineasArgentina, AeroMexico, AirEuropa, AirFrance, AlItalia, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Czech Airlines, Delta Airlines, Garuda Indonesia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Korean Air, MEA, Saudia, Taron, Vietnam Airlines and Xiamen Air.
For Copa Airlines, note that the 15% discount on fares from Central North and South America and the Caribbean to San Juan, PR includes internet bookings, so travelers must book by using discount code C7652.

Please visit /picture/202104/202104291521460ej0uho5tvl.cfm for more details and links.
Visas to enter the USA are needed for participants from many countries and waiting times for embassy interviews can be months. If participants anticipate difficulty obtaining a visa, the USDA Forest Service International Programs can assist by pre-vetting applicants prior to their US Embassy/Consulate interview (not more than 90 days before arrival in the USA).

Contact beginning January 2018 if you need help.

Travel Awards
1) 4 travel awards for MSA post-doctoral fellows or non-tenure or tenure track faculty that are conducting research in mycology ($1,500 each). To apply, follow the procedures for International Travel Awards.
2) 8 travel awards for non-MSA early to mid career professionals that are conducting research in mycology ($2,500 each). To apply, follow the procedures for International Travel Awards. Preference will be given to applicants from developing countries and underrepresented groups.
3) 24 travel awards for MSA student members ($1,000 each). To apply, follow the procedures for Mentor Student Travel Awards.
The application deadline for all travel awards is November 19, 2017. If you know a colleague that will be attending the IMC11, please forward this announcement.



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