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
→ 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
→ First RCM on Integrated Radiometric and Complementary Techniques for Mixed Contaminants and Residues in Foods, 19 − 23 June 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officers: J. Sasanya
→ Regional Technical Coordination Meeting on Improving Sustainable Cotton Production Through Enhanced Resilience to Climate Change, RAS5075, 27 – 30 June 2017, Hangzhou, China.
Technical Officer: L. Jankuloski
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
→ IAEA/RCA Coordination Meeting to Review the Progress of the Field Trials, Developing Bioenergy Crops to Optimize Marginal Land, Productivity thought Mutation Breeding and Related Techniques, 3 – 7 July 2017, Hanoi, Vietnam.
Technical Officer: F. Sarsu
→ Regional Training Course on The Use of Advanced Nuclear and Related Tools for Agricultural Water Management and Advance Use of Crop Simulation Model (AquaCrop) under the Regional Technical Cooperation Project RAF5071 ‘Enhancing Crop Nutrition and Soil and Water Management and Technology Transfer in Irrigated Systems for Increased Food Production and Income Generation’, 3 - 14 July 2017, Seibersdorf, Austria.
Technical Officer: Ammar Wahbi and Lee Heng
→ Second Meeting of the Phytosanitary Measures Research Group, 10 – 13 July 2017, Wageningen, the Netherlands.
Technical Officers: R. Cardoso Pereira
→ Regional Training Course on ‘Soil sampling strategy, harmonization of the sampling procedures and radionuclide analyses’ of Regional Technical Cooperation Project RAF5075 ‘Enhancing Regional Capacities for Assessing Soil Erosion and the Efficiency of Agricultural Soil Conservation Strategies through Fallout Radionuclides’, 17 - 28 July 2017, Rabat, Morocco.
Technical Officer: Emil Fulajtar
→ 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
→ Second Research Coordination Meeting on the Early Detection of Transboundary Animal Diseases to Facilitate Prevention and Control through a Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Network (VETLAB Network), 7 – 11 August 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: Ivancho Naletoski / C. Lamien
→ FAO/IAEA Regional Workshop on Geographical Information Systems, Databases and Information Analysis (under Regional Latin America Project RLA5070), 7 - 11 August, Belmopan, Belize.
Technical Officers: W. Enkerlin
→ Coordination Meeting with Directors of Veterinary Laboratories in Africa and Asia that are Supported by the African Renaissance Fund and the Peaceful Uses Initiative, 8 – 11 August 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: C. Lamien
→ IAEA/RCA Regional Training Course on Advanced Mutation Techniques for Induction and Screening of Green Traits in Crops, RAS/5/077, 14 – 18 August 2017, Beijing, China.
Technical Officer: S. Nielen
→ FAO/IAEA Latin America Workshop on Strengthening Regional Capacity in Latin America and the Caribbean for Integrated Vector Management Approaches with a Sterile Insect Technique Component, to Control Aedes Mosquitoes as Vectors of Human Pathogens, particularly Zika Virus (under Regional Latin America Project RLA5074), 16 – 18 August 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officers: K. Bourtzis
→ Meeting on ‘Strengthening Capacities for Surveillance, Data Management and Reporting of Emerging or Re-emerging Zoonotic Diseases (EZDs), including Ebola Virus Disease’, RAF0042, 21 – 25 August 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: Ivancho Naletoski and M. Shamsuddin
→ Consultancy Meeting on Nuclear and Nuclear-derived Techniques for Early Pregnancy Diagnosis in Cattle, 22 – 25 August 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: M. Shamsuddin
→ FAO/IAEA Europe Regional Training Course on Field Procedures for Mosquito Population Surveillance, Detection and Quantification (under Regional Europe Project RER5022), 4 – 15 September 2017, Tirana, Albania.
Technical Officers: K. Bourtzis
→ FAO/IAEA Regional Training Course on Non-native Fruit Flies of Quarantine Significance (under Regional Asia Project RAS5076), 11 – 15 September 2017, Seibersdorf, Austria.
Technical Officers: W. Enkerlin
→ Regional Training Course on ‘Advanced Techniques for Detection and Differentiation of Avian Influenza Viruses, in the Light of Current Outbreaks of Avian Influenza in Europe’, RER9137, 11 – 22 September 2017, Seibersdorf, Austria.
Technical Officer: Ivancho Naletoski and H. Unger
→ Technical Meeting on Plant Mutation Breeding, 4 – 7 September 2017, Bali, Indonesia.
Technical Officer: L. Jankuloski
→ Training Course on the Diagnosis of Transboundary Animal Diseases: Early Detection and Characterization, 25 September - 6 October 2017, Seibersdorf, Austria.
Technical Officer: C. Lamien
→ Regional Training Course on ‘Health Management of Small Ruminants, including Parasites Control’, RLA5071, 25 – 28 September, Lima, Peru.
Technical Officer: M. Shamsuddin and M. Garcia Podesta
→ Consultancy Meeting on ‘Stable Isotopes to Study Agricultural-derived Pollutants and Water Quality as a Function of Land Management Practices’, 25 – 29 September 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officers: Joseph Adu-Gyamfi and Lee Heng
October - December
→ FAO/IAEA Regional Training Course on Fruit fly Detection, Surveillance, and Databases and Data Analysis in Africa (under Regional Africa Project RAF5074), 2 –6 October 2017, Nairobi, Kenya.
Technical Officers: R. Cardoso Pereira
→ Third Research Coordination Meeting of the Coordinated Research Programme D1.50.16 on ‘Minimizing Farming Impacts on Climate Change by Enhancing Carbon and Nitrogen Capture and Storage in Agro-Ecosystems’ 7 - 11 October 2017, Madrid, Spain.
Technical Officers: Mohammad Zaman and Lee Heng
→ First Research Coordination Meeting (RCM) on Improving Crop Resistance to Abiotic Stresses through Mutation Breeding for Sustainable Agriculture, D2.30.31, 9 – 13 October 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: F. Sarsu
→ 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
→ Regional Training Course on ‘The Use of Nitrogen-15 Isotopic Technique and Soil Moisture Sensors to New Comers to the Project’, RAF5071, 9 – 20 October 2017, Baraki, Algeria.
Technical Officer: Lee Heng
→ 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
→ Regional Training Course on Genetic Improvement to Enhance the Quality of Crops through Mutation Induction (Latin American and the Caribbean), RLA/5/068, 16 – 20 October 2017, Lima, Peru.
Technical Officer: S. Nielen
→ 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), 23 – 25 October 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officers: R. Cardoso Pereira
→ Regional AFRA Training Course on Methodologies and Mechanisms for Screening of Mutants against Biotic Stresses, RAF/5/076, 23 – 26 October 2017, Yaoundé, Cameroon.
Technical Officer: F. Sarsu
→ Training Course on the Diagnosis of Transboundary Animal Diseases: Early Detection and Characterization, 23 October - 3 November 2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Technical Officer: C. Lamien
→ FAO/IAEA Africa Regional Workshop on the Use of the Sterile Insect Technique Within an Integrated Approach to Control Populations of Mosquito Vectors with Special Reference to Dengue (under Interregional Project INT5155), 23 – 27 October, Mauritius.
Technical Officers: Jeremy Bouyer
→ Regional Training Course on Drought Tolerant Rice: Experimental Design, Phenotyping and Breeding Approaches, RAS5073, 23 – 27 October 2017, International Rice Research Institute, Los Baños, Philippines.
Technical Officer: L. Jankuloski
→ 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
→ FAO/IAEA Europe Regional Workshop to Present Respective Experiences with Fruit Fly Activities and Synergize Future Activities (under Regional Europe Project RER5021), 13 – 17 November 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officers: R. Cardoso Pereira
→ Regional training course on 'Best Practices to Improve Soil Fertility and Water Management under Marginal Lands using Conventional and Isotopic Techniques', RAS 5070, 13 - 24 November, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Technical Officer: Mohammad Zaman
→ FAO/IAEA Regional Training Course on Operation and Maintenance of Remotely Piloted Aerial System for the Release of Sterile Males of Tsetse Flies (under Regional Africa Project RAF5077), 20 - 24 November 2017, Entebbe, Uganda.
Technical Officers: R. Argiles
→ Consultancy Meeting on ‘Stable Isotopes to Study Agricultural-derived Pollutants and Water Quality as a Function of Land Management Practices’, 25 – 29 September 2017, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officers: Joseph Adu-Gyamfi and Lee Heng
→ Fourth RCM on Enhancing Vector Refractoriness to Trypanosome Infection, 27 November – 1 December 2017, Tanga, United Republic of Tanzania.
Technical Officer: A. Abdalla
→ Final Regional Coordination Meeting of RAS/5/074 on Enhancing Wheat and Barley Productivity through Induced Mutation with Supportive Breeding and Related Biotechnology Techniques, Phase III, 27 – 29 November 2017, Safat, Kuwait.
Technical Officer: F. Sarsu
→ IAEA/ARCAL Final Coordination Meeting on ‘Improving Agricultural Production Systems Through Resource Use Efficiency’, RLA5065 , 27 – 30 November 2017, Havana, Cuba.
Technical Officers: Joseph Adu-Gyamfi
→ FAO/IAEA Europe Regional Workshop on Establishing Genetic Control Programmes for Aedes Invasive Mosquitoes (under Regional Europe Project RER5022), 4 – 6 December, Crete, Greece.
Technical Officers: K. Bourtzis
→ Regional Training Course on ‘Precision Technology for Sustainable Agriculture & Measurement of GHG Under Field and Laboratory Conditions’, RAS5073, 4 – 15 December 2017, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia.
Technical Officer: Lee Heng