ISMS Congress Update – March 2023
Abstract submissions and Delegate Registrations Now Open
20th International Congress on the Science and Cultivation of Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms
26–29th February 2024, JW Marriot Las Vegas Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
The 20th ISMS International Congress on the Science and Cultivation of Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms (ISMSC) will be a face-to-face live event held in conjunction with the 26th North American Mushroom Conference (NAMC) in Las Vegas, USA in February 2024.
The Congress will involve concurrent sessions of live oral presentations (12 min presentation with 3 mins for questions), dedicated poster sessions, as well as invited keynote presentations (25min presentation with 5 mins for questions) over a two-day period on the 26th and 27th of the joint event.
Conference registration entitles delegates to attend all four days of the combined NAMC and ISMSC event. The registration fee covers the book of abstracts, all scheduled meals, access to the Expo floor, and official receptions. All authors that have had their abstract submissions accepted will need to have paid their registration fee for the event by 15 December to have their abstracts published in the Congress Book of Abstracts.
ISMS Member pricing (select member price on the registration page):
- Early bird (17/03/23 to 31/07/23) $895
- General (from 01/08/23 – 30/12/23) $995
- Late booking (from 31/12/23 – 24/02/24) $1095
Standard (non-member) Registration Fees
- Early bird (17/03/23 to 31/07/23) $1395
- General (from 01/08/23 – 30/12/23) $1495
- Late booking (from 31/12/23 – 24/02/24) $1595
As an additional incentive for ISMS members, those who are students, research institutions scientists or university personnel can also use a special promotional code to receive a further $100 discount. This code will be emailed to ISMS members in a separate email in the near future.
Note - ISMS membership is free. Visit the ISMS website membership page to become a member.
For more information and to register for the Congress, visit https://mushroomconference.org/.
JW Marriot Las Vegas Resort & Spa, Address: 221 North Rampart, Boulevard, Las Vegas
The cost per night is US189/night plus tax. The hotel has limited availability of double occupancy rooms so early bookings are encouraged. For more information and to book your room, click here. There are many alternative accommodation options near the conference venue but delegates will need to research and organise these themselves.
Sponsorship / Exhibition inquiries
For sponsorship and expo inquiries contact the American Mushroom Institute at [email protected].
Information for Authors and Presenters
Preparation of Abstracts
The abstract submission platform is now open and will remain open to authors until 30 September.
Please note the the abstract and presentation timeline has changed slightly. Information on the preparation of abstracts, how to submit, and the new timeline, is provided here.