Meetings 2015

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
→ Coordination Meeting on “Developing Effective Practices for Combating Desertification (ARASIA)“ - RAS5068, 15 - 19 February 2015, Dubai, UEA.
Technical Officers: Mohammad Zaman
→ Consultants Meeting on Mosquito Male Trapping Methods to Monitor the Efficacy of SIT Programme in the Field, 16 – 20 February 2015, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: J. Gilles
→ Second RCM on Exploring Genetic, Molecular, Mechanical and Behavioural Methods of Sex Separation in Mosquitoes, 9 - 13 March 2015, Juazeiro, Brazil.
Technical Officer: J. Gilles
→ Third Research Coordination Meeting of the CRP D1.50.13 on Approaches to Improvement of Crop Genotypes with High Water and Nutrient Use Efficiency for Water Scarce Environments, 9 – 13 March 2015, Mexico City, Mexico.
Technical Officers: Karuppan Sakadevan
→ Consultants meeting on application of nuclear and genetic tools for animal selection to improve productivity, 9 - 13 March 2015, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: Mohammed Shamsuddin
→ Coordination Meeting with directors of veterinary laboratories in Asia that are supported by the Peaceful Uses Initiative (PUI), 23 - 25 March 2015, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: Gerrit Viljoen
April - June
→ FAO/IAEA Consultants Meeting on Improved Field Performance of Sterile Moths to Enhance SIT Application, 13 - 17 April 2015, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: M. Vreysen
→ Third Research Coordination Meeting of the CRP D1. 50.12 on Soil Quality and Nutrient Management for Sustainable Food Production in Mulch-based Cropping Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa, 4 - 8 May 2015, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Technical Officers: Mohammad Zaman
→ Training Course on Nitrogen Management, 4 – 15 May 2015, Seibersdorf, Austria.
Technical Officers: Mohammad Zaman
→ FAO/IAEA Training Workshop on "Method Validation for pesticide residue Testing", 6 − 8 May 2015, Santiago, Chile.
Technical Officers: B. Maestroni and A. Cannavan
→ Training Course on Water Management and Use of AquaCrop Simulation Model, 26 May – 12 June 2015, Seibersdorf, Austria.
Technical Officers: Ammar Wahbi
→ FAO/IAEA Consultants Meeting on A Generic Approach for the Development of Genetic Sexing Strains for SIT Applications, 1 – 5 June 2015, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: K. Bourtzis
→ Final RCM on Resolution of Cryptic Species Complexes of Tephritid Pests to Overcome Constraints to SIT Application and International Trade, 1 - 5 June 2015, Saint Pierre, France.
Technical Officers: J. Hendrichs
→ 4th RCM on the Development of Irradiated Foods for Immuno-compromised Patients and Other Potential Target Groups (D62009-CR-4), 1 − 6 June 2015, Vienna.
Technical Officers: C. Blackburn and Y. Henon
→ 1st RCM on the Development and Strengthening of Radio-Analytical and Complimentary Techniques to Control Residues of Veterinary Drugs and Related Chemicals in Aquaculture Products (D52039-CR-1), 1 − 6 June 2015, Vienna
Technical Officers: J. Sasanya
→ Coordination Meeting with directors of African veterinary laboratories supported by African Renaissance Fund (ARF) and Peaceful Uses Initiative (PUI), 16 - 18 June 2015, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: Gerrit Viljoen
→ First RCM on Comparing Rearing Efficiency and Competitiveness of Sterile Male Strains Produced by Genetic, Transgenic or Symbiont-based Technologies, 22 - 26 June 2015, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: K. Bourtzis
→ Fourth Research Coordination Meeting (RCM) on Climate Proofing of Food Crops: Genetic Improvement for Adaptation to High Temperatures in Drought Prone Areas and Beyond, D2.30.29, Vienna, Austria, 22 – 26 June 2015.
Technical Officer: F. Sarsu
July - September
→ RCM on development of molecular and nuclear technologies to diagnose and control foot-and-mouth disease, 6 - 10 July 2015, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: Gerrit Viljoen
→ First RCM on Comparing Rearing Efficiency and Competitiveness of Sterile Male Strains Produced by Genetic, Transgenic or Symbiont-based Technologies, 6 – 10 July 2015, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: K. Bourtzis
→ Consultants Meeting to develop a new CRP; Food irradiation as a risk management proceedure against foodborne pest and parasites (D6-CS-51248), 7 − 11 September 2015, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officers: C. Blackburn and D.H. Byron
→ Final RCM on genomic analysis to characterize resistance to parasites, 28 September - 2 October 2015, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: Mohammed Shamsuddin
October - December
→ Meeting of the Technical Panel on Pest Free Areas and Systems Approaches for Fruit Flies (TPFF), 12 – 16 October 2015, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officers: R. Cardoso Pereira
→ FAO Technical Meeting LINKTAD – second progress meeting, 15 - 16 October 2015, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: Ivancho Naletoski
→ FAO Technical Meeting LINKTAD – 4th laboratory workshop organized by FAO and hosted by IAEA, 15 - 16 October 2015, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: Ivancho Naletoski
→ FAO Technical Meeting LINKTAD-WP5-policy event 1 and WP8-dissemination event 2, organized by FAO and hosted by IAEA, 16 October 2015, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: Ivancho Naletoski
→ FAO–IAEA Training Workshop on “Food Safety, Quality and Traceability”, 19 − 23 October 2015, Senegal.
Technical Officers: J. Sasanya and B. Maestroni
→ 1st RCM on the Development of New Applications of Machine Generated Food Irradiation Technologies (D61024-CR-1), 19 − 23 October 2015, Vienna.
Technical Officers: C. Blackburn and Y. Henon
→ Workshop on Microbial and Processing Criteria for Industrial Production of Probiotics or Bacteria as Source of Protein to Improve Fruit Fly Quality and SIT Efficiency, 23 – 25 October 2015, Guatemala City, Guatemala.
Technical Officers: C. Caceres
→ Third RCM on Use of Symbiotic Bacteria to Reduce Mass-rearing Costs and Increase Mating Success in Selected Fruit Pests in Support of SIT Application, 26 – 30 October 2015, Antigua, Guatemala.
Technical Officer: C. Caceres
→ First RCM on Mosquito Handling, Transport, Release and Male Trapping Methods, 23 – 27 November 2015, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: R. Argiles and J. Gilles
→ Training course on transboundary animal diseases diagnosis: sequencing and bioinformatics analysis of animal pathogen genomes, fourth quarter of 2015, Seibersdorf, Austria.
Technical Officer: Adama Diallo and Charles Lamien
→ Final RCM on evaluation the use of enzymes to improve fibrous feeds, fourth quarter 2015, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Technical Officer: Mohammed Shamsuddin