Skede, LATVIA, Sep 22–26, 2014

Latvian Mycological Society Latvian Museum of Natural History Latvia University of Agriculture University
of Latvia
Latvian State Forest Research Institute
BASF - The Chemical Company

MedPro Nutraceuticals

Latvian Country Tourism Association



The Organizing Committee has a pleasure to invite you to participate in the XIX Symposium of the Baltic Mycologists and Lichenologists.

It will be held in Latvia, few km outside the town of Talsi, on September 22-26, 2014.

Venue, accommodation

The Symposium will be held at the Skede (Šķēde) Forest Research Station "Mežmāja" 120 km to the West from Riga and 7.5 km from the nearest town of Talsi, in an area rich of forests (spruce, birch and pine, plus introduced species). For accommodation, two options will be available: either at the venue, or at the hotel "Talsi" within the town of Talsi. The venue can be reached by car or by bus. A special bus from the Museum of Natural History in Riga will be arranged

Important dates

June 10, 2014 Early bird registration deadline  


September 1, 2014 Submission of full papers
August 25, 2014 Registration deadline September 22-26, 2014 Symposium


Oral presentations will consist of 10 min lectures with 5 additional min allocated for questions.
Posters should be displayed during the Symposium. Posters should be mounted during the registration on Monday evening or Tuesday morning. Poster size should be A0. Each poster must be headed with its title, and the name(s) and address(es) of author(s). The text and illustrations should be easily readable from a distance of 2 m. Materials for fixing posters will be provided. The staff will be available to assist you with poster mounting. Poster presenters should attend the session on Tuesday evening.


Participants are invited to submit full papers to the special edition of journal “Proceedings of the Latvia University of Agriculture”. The Guidelines for Authors are available here. The manuscripts will be peer-reviewed before publishing. They will be published in 2015.


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