Meetings 2017

This webpage lists the meetings being planned by the Joint FAO/IAEA Programme as well as the Training Courses and Workshops under the IAEA's Technical Cooperation Programme for which the Division has scientific and technical responsibility.

Attendance at these events is by invitation only. Further information may be obtained from the Programme and through the linked IAEA Meetings Calendar and General Information about IAEA Scientific Meetings.

January - March
→ FAO/IAEA Regional Training Course on Mosquito Identifications, Surveillance and Trapping Methods for Area-Wide Integrated Mosquito Management in the European Area (under Regional Europe Project RER5022), 23 – 27 January 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officers: F. Balestrino
→ FAO/IAEA Regional Workshop on the Practical Use of GPS/GIS to Improve Management of Fruit Fly Trapping Networks (under Regional Asia Project RAS5076), 30 January – 2 February 2017, Arava, Israel.
Technical Officers: W. Enkerlin
→ Mid-Term Review Meeting of Regional Technical Cooperation Project RAS5073 on “Climate Proofing Rice Production Systems (CRiPS) Based on Nuclear Applications, Phase II”, 6 - 10 February 2017, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.
Technical Officers: Lee Heng
→ Consultants Meeting on Development of a Protocol for the Planning and Implementation of a Pilot Trial Using the Sterile Insect Technique against Codling Moth in Selected European Target Areas, 13 – 17 February 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer:M. Vreysen
→ Project Coordination Meeting on Promoting the Application of Mutation Techniques and Related Biotechnologies for the Development of Green Crop Varieties (RCA), RAS/5/077, 20 – 24 February 2017, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.
Technical Officer: S. Nielen
→ Third Research Coordination Meeting of the Coordinated Research Programme D1.50.15 on “Nuclear Emergencies Affecting Food and Agriculture” 20 - 24 February 2017, Vienna, Austria
Technical Officers: Gerd Dercon
→ FAO/IAEA Regional Training Course on Free Open Source Software for Geographic Information System (GIS) and Data Management Applied to Fruit Flies in Southeast Asia (under Regional Asia Project RAS5067), 6 – 10 March 2017, Bangkok, Thailand.
Technical Officers: R. Cardoso Pereira
→ Regional Training Course on Biotic Resistance and Plant Pathology (Latin America and the Caribbean), RLA/5/068, 6 – 10 March 2017, San Jose, Costa Rica.
Technical Officer: S. Nielen
→ Regional Training Course on the Interdisciplinary Application of Isotope Hydrology and Soil-Related Isotopic Techniques for Flood Risk Mitigation and Post-Flood Rehabilitation in Asia Organised Under the Regional Technical Cooperation Project RAS5069 “Complementing Conventional Approaches with Nuclear Techniques Towards Flood Risk Mitigation and Post-Flood Rehabilitation Efforts in Asia” 20 - 24 March, Chicago, USA.
Technical Officer: Emil Fulajtar
→ Seventh Annual Chapman Phytosanitary Irradiation Forum, 21 – 22 March 2017, Orange, California, USA.
Technical Officers: G. Hallman
→ Coordination Meeting of Regional Technical Cooperation Project RAS5072 “Enhancing the Use of Salt Affected Soils and Saline Water for Crop and Biomass Production and Reducing Land and Water Quality Degradation in ARASIA”, 26 - 30 March 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Technical Officers: Mohammad Zaman
→ Mid-Term Review Meeting of Regional Technical Cooperation Project RAF5071 on “Enhancing Crop Nutrition and Soil and Water Management and Technology Transfer in Irrigated Systems for Increased Food Production and Income Generation (AFRA)”, 27 - 31 March 2017, Dakar, Senegal.
Technical Officers: Lee Heng
→ Second RCM on Comparing Rearing Efficiency and Competitiveness of Sterile Male Strains Produced by Genetic, Transgenic or Symbiont-based Technologies, 27 – 31 March 2017, Panama City, Panama.
Technical Officer: K. Bourtzis
→ 2nd RCM on the Development of Electron Beam and X-Ray Applications for Food Irradiation, 27 − 31 March 2017, Strasbourg, France.
Technical Officers: C. Blackburn
April - June
→ FAO/IAEA Regional Training Course on Non-native Fruit Flies of Quarantine Significance (under Regional Asia Project RAS5076), 3 – 7 April 2017, Amman, Jordan.
Technical Officers: W. Enkerlin
→ Regional Training Course: Mosquito Detection, Surveillance, Data Recording and Analysis for Area-Wide Integrated Mosquito Management in the European Area (under Regional Europe Project RER5022), 3 – 7 April 2017, Valencia, Spain.
Technical Officers: F. Balestrino
→ FAO/IAEA Regional Workshop on Establishment and Harmonization of Fruit Fly Trapping Surveillance Networks and Quality Control (under Regional Latin America Project RLA5070), 24 – 28 April 2017, Santiago de Chile.
Technical Officers: W. Enkerlin
→ Second RCM on Mosquito Handling, Transport, Release and Male Trapping Methods, 24 – 28 April 2017, Valencia, Spain.
Technical Officers: R. Argiles
→ Regional AFRA Training Course on Improving Resilience to Drought through Mutation Breeding, RAF/5/076, 24 – 28 April 2017, Tsumeb, Namibia.
Technical Officer: F. Sarsu
→ IAEA/AFRA Workshop on Improving Selected Seed Propagated Crops Using Mutation Breeding in Africa, RAF/5/076, 3 – 5 May 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: F. Sarsu
→ Regional Training Course on Induced Mutations and Supportive Biotechnologies for Cereal Breeding, RAS/5/074, 8 – 9 May 2017, Seibersdorf, Austria.
Technical Officer: F. Sarsu
→ 1st RCM on Field-deployable Analytical Methods to Assess the Authenticity, Safety and Quality of Food, 15 − 19 May 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officers: S. Kelly and A. Cannavan
→ Regional Training Course on 15N Isotope Data Processing and Interpretation Organised Under the Regional Technical Cooperation Project RLA5065 “Improving Agricultural Production Systems Through Resource Use Efficiency”, 15 - 26 May 2017, Havana, Cuba.
Technical Officer: Joseph Adu-Gyamfi
→ Fourth RCM on Use of Symbiotic Bacteria to Reduce Mass-rearing Costs and Increase Mating Success in Selected Fruit Pests in Support of SIT Application, 17 – 21 May 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: C. Caceres
→ RALACA/PUI Meeting on Data Quality and Management, 18 − 19 May 2017, San José, Costa Rica.
Technical Officers: B. Maestroni
→ Meeting on Breeding Invertebrates for Next Generation Bio Control (BINGO), 18 – 21 May 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officers: K. Bourtzis
→ Regional Training Course on Methodologies and Mechanisms for Screening against Abiotic Stresses Using Mutation Breeding and Molecular Markers, RAS/5/070, 22 – 26 May 2017, Bangkok, Thailand.
Technical Officer: F. Sarsu
→ Third FAO/IAEA International Conference on Area-Wide Management of Insect Pests: Integrating the Sterile Insect and Related Nuclear and Other Techniques, 22 – 26 May 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officers: M. Vreysen and R. Cardoso Pereira
→ FAO/IAEA Second Project Coordination Meeting on Enhancing Capacity for Detection, Surveillance and Suppression of Exotic and Established Fruit Fly Species through Integration of Sterile Insect Technique with other Suppression Methods (under Regional TC Project RAF5074) 22 – 26 May 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officers: R. Cardoso Pereira
→ FAO/IAEA Third Project Coordination Meeting on Integrating Sterile Insect Technique for better Cost-Effectiveness of Area-Wide Fruit Fly Pest Management Programmes in Southeast Asia (under Regional Asia Project RAS5067), 22 – 26 May 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officers: R. Cardoso Pereira
→ FAO/IAEA Europe Regional Workshop to Present Respective Experiences with Fruit Fly Activities and Synergize Future Activities (under Regional Europe Project RER5021), 22 – 26 May 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officers: R. Cardoso Pereira
→ Regional Workshop on Implementation Soil Related Nuclear and Isotopic Techniques Used for Post-Flood Watershed Management in Watershed Case Studies organised under the Regional Technical Cooperation Project RAS5069 “Complementing Conventional Approaches with Nuclear Techniques Towards Flood Risk Mitigation and Post-Flood Rehabilitation Efforts in Asia” 12 - 16 June, Nanning, China.
Technical Officer: Emil Fulajtar
→ Third RCM on Dormancy Management to Enable Mass-rearing and Increase Efficacy of Sterile Insects and Natural Enemies, 29 May – 2 June 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: R. Cardoso Pereira
→ 1st RCM on Integrated Radiometric and Complementary Techniques for Mixed Contaminants and Residues in Foods, 19 − 23 June 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officers: J. Sasanya
July - September
→ First RCM on Integration of the SIT with Biocontrol for Greenhouse Insect Pest Management, 3 – 7 July 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: A. Parker
→ Regional Coordination Meeting of Regional Technical Cooperation Project RAS 5070 on “Developing Bioenergy Crops to Optimize Marginal Land Productivity through Mutation Breeding and Related Techniques”, 3 - 7 July 2017, Hanoi, Viet Nam.
Technical Officers: Mohammad Zaman
→ FAO/IAEA Regional Workshop on Geographical Information Systems, Databases and Information Analysis (under Regional Latin America Project RLA5070), 5 – 9 July 2017, Guatemala City, Guatemala.
Technical Officers: W. Enkerlin
→ Second Meeting of the Phytosanitary Measures Research Group, 10 – 13 July 2017, Wageningen, the Netherlands.
Technical Officers: R. Cardoso Pereira
→ FAO/IAEA Regional Training Course on Fruit fly Detection, Surveillance, and Databases and Data Analysis in Africa (under Regional Africa Project RAF5074), 24 – 28 July 2017, Nairobi, Kenya.
Technical Officers: R. Cardoso Pereira
October - December
→ 3rd RCM on the Accessible Technologies for the Verification of Origin of Dairy Products as an Example Control System to Enhance Global Trade and Food Safety, 9 − 13 October 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officers: S. Kelly and A. Cannavan
→ FAO/IAEA Regional Training Course on Quarantine and International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures for Fruit Flies in Southeast Asia (under Regional Asia Project RAS5067), 16 – 20 October 2017, Hanoi, Viet Nam.
Technical Officers: R. Cardoso Pereira
→ Fourth RCM on Enhancing Vector Refractoriness to Trypanosome Infection, 27 November – 1 December 2017, Pretoria, South Africa.
Technical Officer: A. Abdalla
→ FAO/IAEA Interregional Training Course on The Use of the Sterile Insect and Related Techniques for the Integrated Area-Wide Management of Insect Pests (under Interregional Technical Cooperation Project INT5155), 6 November - 1 December 2017, Metapa de Dominguez, Chiapas, Mexico and Antigua / El Pino, Guatemala.
Technical Officers: R. Cardoso Pereira