Invitation letter from the Chair of the International Mycotoxin Conference - 2014
Dear Colleagues and Friends,
It is with great pleasure that l warmly invite you to attend the International Mycotoxin Conference to be held in Beijing Friendship Hotel, Beijing during 19th to 23rd May, 2014. The theme for lSM2014 is ”Perspectives on the Global Prevention and Control of Mycotoxins".
lSM2014 provides a unique opportunity for researchers from all over the world to meet and discuss the issues on mycotoxin research and provide an update on the recent developments in it. The events will include invited lectures, oral and poster presentations.
The key topics are:
Major prevention strategies on mycotoxin at global level
Pre-harvest mycotoxin control
Post-harvest mycotoxin control
Molecular pathways on mycotoxin production
Toxicology & impact of mycotoxins in humans
Mycotoxin reduction/detoxi?cation in food & feed
Analytical based detection of mycotoxin
Role of biomarkers in mycotoxin detection
Mycotoxin detection in beverages and medicinal herbs
Genomics on toxic fungi
We look forward from you to participate and present your papers in different areas, to make the program more broader and exciting way. You can visit www.ism2014.0rg for more information.
I invite you to join lSM2014 in China. Look forward to meet you in Beijing in May 2014.
Prof. Dr. Yang Liu
Chair of |SM2014 China
Phone/ Fax: +86-10-628296454
Dates and Venues
Beijing is located on the western coast of China on the Pacific Ocean. Beijing stands at the northern tip of the North China Plain. Beijing lies at approximately the same latitude as Philadelphia in the U.S. and Madrid in Spain. The city is 39% flat land and the other 61% is quite mountainous area. Beijing is surrounded by the Yanshan Mountains on the west, north and east while the small alluvial plain of the Yongding River lies to its southeast. Beijing faces the Bohai Sea, and the area is also called the Beijing Bay.
May is a golden season in Beijing, with an average temperature of 12? to 28?.
Time used in Beijing and all over China is called Beijing Standard Time. It is 8 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT + 8).
The electric voltage in China is 220V/50Hz and the standard wall socket has three-connectors (L, N and E).
Tipping is not expected by service attendants in China, except for tour guides, hotel porters and housemaids.
Greater Beijing has an area of 16,808 sq km.
Registration fee (in Chinese currency RMB):
The registration fee entitles the individual to:
Attendance at all scientific sessions and exhibition
Bag with the abstract book and compliments
4 Lunches & Coffee breaks
Accompanying person fee entitles to:
4 Lunches & Coffee breaks
Registration Refund Policy and Cancellation Charge:
A written notification of cancellation from attendees must be received and confirmed by the conference secretariat before a refund can be issued. An administrative charge and all bank charges will be deducted from the amount according to the date the cancellation letter is received:
Please note that, all refunds will be made after the conference, and all bank service charges will be deducted from the refunded amount.