Symposia

The International Symposia on Microbial Ecology are the world's largest non-profit meetings in its field. The symposia typically attract over 2000 delegates who together represent over 50 countries. ISME symposia are known for their high values and standards and show a very high satisfactory rate in delegate surveys. 
 

Typical ISME Symposium Numbers : Abstracts 2100 | Keynote Presentations 7 | Bird’s Eye View Presenters 1 | Invited Presentations 115 | Round Table Sessions 9 | Contributed Papers selected for Oral presentation 230 | Contributed Papers selected for Poster presentation 1800 | Number of Attendees 2000 | Countries represented 52 | Poster Awards 9 | Society Awards 7 | Travel Awards 80 | 

 

Future symposia

ISME17

Location: Leipzig, Germany
Year:
Theme: Innovations in Microbial Ecology

ISME18

Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Year:
Location: Open for bids and to be decided at ISME17
Year:

Past symposia

Location: Montreal, Canada
Year:
Participants: 2219
Theme: Microbial Ecology
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Year:
Participants: 1600
Theme: Microbes
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Year:
Participants: 2215
Theme: The Power of the Small
Location: Seattle, USA
Year:
Participants: 2042
Theme: Microbes - Stewards of a changing planet

ISME12

Location: Cairns, Australia
Year:
Participants: 1500
Theme: Sustaining the blue planet

ISME11

Location: Vienna, Austria
Year:
Participants: 2006
Theme: The hidden powers-microbial communities in action

ISME10

Location: Cancun, Mexico
Year:
Participants: 2000
Theme: Microbial planet: sub-surface to space

ISME9

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Year:
Participants: 1610
Theme: Interactions in the microbial world

ISME8

Location: Halifax, Canada
Year:
Participants: 1440
Theme: Microbial biosystems: new frontiers

ISME7

Location: Sao Paolo, Brazil
Year:
Participants: 852
Theme: Progress in microbial ecology

ISME6

Location: Barcelona, Spain
Year:
Participants: 1320
Theme: Trends in microbial ecology

ISME5

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Year:
Participants: 1029
Theme: Recent advances in microbial ecology

ISME4

Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Year:
Participants: 950
Theme: Perspectives in Microbial Ecology

ISME3

Location: East Lansing, USA
Year:
Participants: 870
Theme: Current Perspectives in Microbial Ecology

ISME2

Location: Warwick, UK
Year:
Participants: 770
Theme: Contemporary Microbial Ecology

ISME1

Location: Dunedin, New Zealand
Year:
Participants: 380
Theme: Microbial Ecology