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First International Conference
on Agri-Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology

September 20-22, 2011, Budapest, Hungary


Hungarian Academy of Sciences (photo Akos Komives)

The conference will be held in the main building of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) in the country's capital Budapest from September 20 to September 22, 2011. The conference is organized by the Plant Protection Institute, HAS and the Research Institute for Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, HAS, and sponsored by governmental, academic, and private organizations that are active in agriculture, health care, and environmental protection.

Conference Chairs are Prof. John E. Casida (University of California, Berkeley, USA) and Prof. Tamas Nemeth (General Secretary, HAS).

The conference will focus on the theoretical and practical aspects of the fate and effects of pollutants in agri-chemical environments. Basic research together with field applications will be emphasized, along with laboratory, pilot, and modeling studies leading to innovative approaches. Platform and poster presentations will be selected by the technical program committee from abstracts submitted for consideration.

Abstracts are due June 30, 2011.

A sample abstract is readable here.

The number of participants is limited to 90 (the beautiful Reading Room of the HAS cannot accommodate more participants) - we advise you to register early.

A Registration Form is downloadable here.

Selected presentations will be published in a special volume of the prestigious journal of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences "Acta Phytopathologica et Entomologica".

Therefore, please fill in the Registration Form and send it with the Abstract of your presentation to Dr. Andras Bittsanszky via e-mail not later than June 30, 2011. Fees will be due only upon receipt of confirmation of participation by the Organizing Committee.

Reading Room - Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Registration fee includes get-together party, three luncheons, list of participants, and book of abstracts.

Additional features of the Conference will include a field trip and a student paper competition.

Local Organizing Committee

Tamas Komives, Plant Protection Institute, HAS, Hungary
Attila Anton, Research Institute of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, HAS, Hungary
Andras Szekacs, Plant Protection Institute, HAS, Hungary

As Organizers, we gladly announce that eminent scientists accepted our invitation to chair each conference topic. 

The Third Circular of the conference is readable here.

The Scientific programme of the conference is readable here.

The Book of Abstracts of the conference is readable here.

Registration fees

€ 350.- Early registration (before July 1, 2011)
€ 400.- Registration after July 1, 2011
€ 120.- Accompanying Person Registration
€ 250.- Student Registration

If you have questions or comments or would like to be added to the mailing list, please contact the symposium organizers at abit@nki.hu or call +36-1-487-7512.


Dear Participant,

Once again, we thank you for your participation at the First International Conference on Agri-Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology, 20-22 September 2011, Budapest, Hungary.

If you intend to publish your presentation in a special volume of Acta Phytopatologica and Entomologica Hungarica please inform us via e-mail not later than 15 October, 2011.

The deadline of the full paper submission is 1 December, 2011.

The length of the manuscript should not exceed the 8 page limit.

General instructions for authors are readable here.

A Sample Paper is readable here.

Please send an electronic copy of your manuscript directly to us via e-mail.

In order to review the manuscripts in due time please meet this deadline and send us your paper on time.

For further information please visit the journal website.

We are looking forward to hearing from you.

Yours sincerely,

The Organizers

Dear Participant,

Please read the kind report of Professor John Casida and his wife Kati on their visit to Hungary.




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