Conference hosts and venue

The conference will be co-organized by IOBC-WPRS, Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL), Julius Kühn Institut (JKI), and German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR).

Venue of the meeting is the BfR campus in Berlin, Marienfelde (Diedersdorfer Weg 1, 12277 Berlin). Travel instructions can be found -> here.

We plan for an in-person meeting, but we will also provide an online option for attendants that cannot travel to Berlin.



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Registration fees

Conference package (needed for on-site and online participation)
  • IOBC/JKI/BVL/BFR-members: free
  • Non-members: 120 €
Catering package (needed for on-site participation)
  • Early registration (until 31 July 2022): 150 €
  • Late registration (1-28 August 2022): 180 €
Catering package includes
  • Lunch and coffee during the workshop (3 days)
  • Get together
  • Conference dinner
Please register ->here

Benefit from the free conference package when you become a member of IOBC-WPRS for 90 € per year. Reduced membership fees of 50 € apply for students and for scientists from selected countries from the southern part of WPRS. Check the IOBC-WPRS website for all benefits of being a member!


  • To become member of IOBC-WPRS now, click here for online membership application.

Abstract submission

We encourage participants to apply for oral and poster presentation. Abstracts can be submitted after registration. The conference language will be English.

Abstracts (max. 350 words) must be submitted online until 31 July 2022. Only abstracts submitted by registered participants will be considered.

Conference proceedings

Each presenting attendant is encouraged to publish an extended abstract or a short paper in the meeting proceedings (IOBC-WPRS Bulletin). Submissions are accepted until 30 October 2022. Please follow the guidelines when preparing your submission and send your manuscripts to michael.meissle@agroscope.admin.ch.

Travel Grants

A limited number of presenting students from the WPRS region can be supported financially. We will waive registration costs and cover parts of the travel cost. If you are interested, please contact us for further details.

Applications should include
  1. Title and abstract of the planned presentation (max. 350 words)
  2. Short biographical sketch and description of scientific interests and goals (max. 1 page)
  3. Verification of your student status (e.g. confirmation letter of supervisor or university student card)

Deadline for application: 31 July 2022


Each participant is responsible for accommodation booking. Berlin is always a busy city with many events, so we recommend to book accommodation early.

A list of recommended hotels can be found here.