Meetings 2016

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 and Workshop on Supporting Capacity Building for Evaluation of Feasibility of a Progressive Control Programme for New World Screwworm (under Regional TC Project RLA5067), 11 – 15 January, 2016, Juazeiro, Brazil.
Technical Officers: W. Enkerlin
→ First Coordination Meeting of the Regional Technical Cooperation project RAS 5072 on “Enhancing the Use of Salt Affected Soils and Saline Water for Crop and Biomass Production and Reducing Land and Water Quality Degradation in ARASIA States Parties”, 7 - 11 February 2016, Dubai, UAE.
Technical Officers: Mohammad Zaman
→ Regional AFRA Training Course on Farmer Participatory Plant Breeding Approach for Dissemination of Mutant Varieties, RAF/5/066, 29 February – 4 March 2016, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Technical Officer: F. Sarsu
→ Third Research Coordination Meeting of the CRP D1.20.12 on “Optimizing Soil, Water and Nutrient Use Efficiency in Integrated Cropping-Livestock Production Systems”, 14 - 18 March 2016, Buenos Aires Argentina.
Technical Officers: Karuppan Sakadevan
→ FAO/IAEA Consultants Meeting on Integration of the SIT with Biocontrol for Greenhouse and Other Confined Insect Pest Management, 14 – 18 March 2016, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: A. Parker
→ Coordination Meeting of the regional Technical Cooperation project RAS 5070 on “Developing Bioenergy Crops to Optimize Marginal Land Productivity through Mutation Breeding and Related Techniques”, 15 – 18 March 2016, Vienna Austria.
Technical Officers: Mohammad Zaman
April - June
→ FAO/IAEA First Coordination Meeting of Regional Project Strengthening Fruit Fly Surveillance and Control Measures Using the Sterile Insect Technique in an Area-wide and Integrated Pest Management Approach for the Protection and Expansion of Horticultural Production (under Regional TC Project RLA5070), 4 – 8 April, 2016, Guatemala City, Guatemala.
Technical Officers: W. Enkerlin
→ FAO/IAEA First Coordination Meeting of Interregional Project Sharing Knowledge on the Sterile Insect and Related Techniques for the Integrated Area-Wide Management of Insect Pests and Human Disease Vectors (under Regional TC Project INT5155), 4 – 8 April, 2016, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officers: J. Gilles and R. Cardoso Pereira
→ Eleventh Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures, International Plant Protection Convention, FAO, 4 – 8 April 2016, Rome, Italy.
Technical Officers: R. Cardoso Pereira
→ Third Meeting of the Tephritid Workers of Europe, Africa and the Middle East (TEAM), 11 – 14 April 2016, Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Technical Officers: R. Cardoso Pereira
→ Workshop on Dormancy Management to Enable Insect Mass-rearing, 15 – 17 April 2016, Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Technical Officers: R. Cardoso Pereira
→ First Regional (AFRA) Coordination Meeting on Improving Crops Using Mutation Induction and Biotechnology through a Farmer Participation Approach, RAF/5/076, 18 – 22 April 2016, Dakar, Senegal.
Technical Officer: F. Sarsu
→ Second RCM on Dormancy Management to Enable Mass-rearing and Increase Efficacy of Sterile Insects and Natural Enemies, 18 – 22 April 2016, Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Technical Officer: R. Cardoso Pereira
→ FAO/IAEA Regional Training Course on Taxonomy and Identification of Fruit Fly Pest Species for Southeast Asia (under Regional TC Project RAS5067), 25 – 29 April 2016, Bangkok, Thailand.
Technical Officers: R. Cardoso Pereira
→ Mid-Term Review Meeting of RAS5069 on “Complementing Conventional Approaches with Nuclear Techniques towards Flood Risk Mitigation and Post-Flood Rehabilitation Efforts in Asia”, 3 - 6 May 2016, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officers: Lee Heng
→ Regional (AFRA) Training Course on Field Experimental Design and Data Analysis in Mutation Breeding, RAF/5/066, 9 – 14 May 2016, Cotonou, Benin.
Technical Officer: F. Sarsu
→ New approaches and applications of radiation hybrid mapping for development of animal genetic tools in the genomic era, 24 - 27 May 2016, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: Mohammed Shamsuddin / M.G. Podesta / K. Periasamy
→ Workshop on Bioinformatics Approaches for Microbiota Profiling Based on Amplicon Sequencing Data, 30 May – 1 June 2016, Lyon, France.
Technical Officers: A. Abdalla
→ Workshop on Tissue Localization and Analysis of Insect Endosymbionts by Fluorescence Microscopy: Theoretical Background and Practical Applications, 2 – 4 June 2016, Lyon, France.
Technical Officers: A. Abdalla
→ Third RCM on Enhancing Vector Refractoriness to Trypanosome Infection, 6 – 10 June 2016, Lyon, France.
Technical Officers: A. Abdalla
→ Second Research Coordination Meeting on the Early and Rapid Diagnosis and Control of African Swine Fever, 20 – 24 June 2016, Vienna.
Technical Officer: H. Unger
July - September
→ Workshop to Standardize Sampling and Bioassay Methods for Assessing Field Performance of Sterile Male Lepidoptera, 2 – 3 July 2016, Durban, South Africa.
Technical Officers: M. Vreysen
→ First Research Coordination Meeting on the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Network ("VETLAB Network") to prevent and control Transboundary Animal Diseases (TADs), 11 – 15 July 2016, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: Ivancho Naletoski
→ FAO/IAEA First Coordination Meeting of Regional Project 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), 11 – 15 July, 2016, Maputo, Mozambique.
Technical Officers: R. Cardoso Pereira
→ FAO/IAEA Regional Workshops on Harmonization of Surveillance Systems Against Non-native Fruit Flies and Emergency Response Capabilities (under Regional TC Project RLA5070), 18 – 22 July, 2016, Guatemala City, Guatemala.
Technical Officers: W. Enkerlin
→ FAO/IAEA Regional Workshop to Present Respective Experiences with Fruit Fly Activities and Synergize Future Activities (under Regional TC Project RER5021), 25 – 29 July, 2016, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officers: R. Cardoso Pereira
→ Third Research Coordination Meeting (RCM) on Integrated Utilization of Cereal Mutant Varieties in Crop/Livestock Production Systems, D2.30.30, 1 – 5 August 2016, Darkhan, Mongolia.
Technical Officer: L. Jankuloski
→ First Meeting of the Tephritid Workers of Asia, Australia, and Oceania. (TAAO), 15 – 18 August 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Technical Officers: R. Cardoso Pereira
→ FAO/IAEA Second Coordination Meeting of Regional Project Integrating Sterile Insect Technique for Better Cost-Effectiveness of Area-Wide Fruit Fly Pest Management Programmes in Southeast Asia (under Regional TC Project RAS5067), 15 – 19 August, 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Technical Officers: R. Cardoso Pereira
→ First RCM on Improved Field Performance of Sterile Male Lepidoptera to Ensure Success in SIT Programmes, 22 – 26 August 2016, Durban, South Africa.
Technical Officer: M. Vreysen
→ Meeting of the Technical Panel on Phytosanitary Treatments (TPPT), International Plant Protection Convention FAO, 29 August – 2 September 2016, Tokyo, Japan.
Technical Officers: R. Cardoso Pereira
October - December
→ First Research Coordination Meeting on Application of Nuclear and Genomic Tools to Enable for the Selection of Animals with Enhanced Productivity Traits, 3 - 7 October 2016, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: Mohammed Shamsuddin
→ Third RCM on Exploring Genetic, Molecular, Mechanical and Behavioural Methods of Sex Separation in Mosquitoes, 10 – 14 October 2016, Pereybere, Mauritius.
Technical Officer: J. Gilles
→ Early and rapid diagnostic tools and platforms, 24 - 25 November 2016, Vienna, Austria.
Technical Officer: Ivancho Naletoski / G. Viljoen / C. Lamien
→ Second RCM on Comparing Rearing Efficiency and Competitiveness of Sterile Male Strains Produced by Genetic, Transgenic or Symbiont-based Technologies, 12 – 16 December 2016, Panama City, Panama.
Technical Officer: K. Bourtzis