2019 ESP-IUPB World Congress

Barcelona (Spain), 25-30 August 2019

This first global congress on light and life will provide a comprehensive international forum for the dissemination of the most recent research and technological developments in the photobiological sciences and in photomedicine, and it will offer a unique opportunity for presentation of the latest breakthroughs, exchange of new ideas, and for establishing global and far-reaching collaborations.

The broadest possible coverage of the photobiological sciences will be achieved through 60 symposia featuring 540 presentations, 5 plenary and 18 keynote lectures, complemented by poster sessions and applied photobiology sessions. An unprecedented number of speaking opportunities will enable a large fraction of the delegates to disseminate and discuss their research thereby increasing its impact. In addition, there will be the opportunity to contribute and participate in interactive poster sessions. There will be fellowships available to encourage the active participation of young scientists in the congress program.

Congress Chairs:
Prof. Santi Nonell
President, European Society for Photobiology
IQS School of Engineering, University Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain
Prof. John L. Spudich
President, International Union of Photobiology
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA


European Society for Photobiology (www.photobiology.eu)
International Union of Photobiology (www.iuphotobiology.org)

Organizing Committee:
Santi Nonell (Barcelona, Spain), John Spudich (Houston, USA), Rex M. Tyrrell (Bath, UK), Evelyne Sage (Paris, France), Francesco Ghetti (Pisa, Italy),
Franz Trautinger (St. Pölten, Austria)

Web site is at www.photobiology2019.org

Photodynamic Therapy and Photodiagnosis Update 2018

Kochel Am See (Germany), 19-22 September 2018

Following the tradition initiated in 1996 by Giulio Jori and Herwig Kostron, the 2nd post Brixen (Italy) Symposium PDT & PD Update 2018 will bring together students, researchers and clinicians working in all fields of photodynamic therapy (PDT) and photodiagnosis (PD) to foster the scientific developments in this field thus contributing to widespread use. While presenting interdisciplinary lectures and posters the Brixen-Spirit could be tasted and experienced during your intercultural discussions bringing young and elder attendees together, new friendships and relations can be founded.

Organising Committee: Wolfgang Bäumler, Céline Frochot, Herwig Kostron, Lothar Lilge, Tim Maisch, Serge Mordon, Kristjan Plätzer, Angelika Rück, Adrian Rühm, Ronald Sroka, Herbert Stepp.

Scientific Program Committee: Kristian Berg, Christian Betz, Arjen Bogaards, Julia Buchholz, Céline Frochot, Tayyaba Hasan, Peter Hillemanns, Colin Hopper, Mladen Korbelik, Serge Mordon, Santi Nonell, Angelika Rück, Adrian Rühm, Mathias Sen0ge, Ronald Sroka, Herbert Stepp, Georges Wagnières, Xiuli Wang, Georg Widhalm.

Local Organising Committee:
Laser-Research-Laboratory (LFL) / LIFE Center at Urology Department of Klinikum der Universität München
Gerhard von Bültzingsloewen, Congress Organiser (PCO)
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU), Congressconsulting

Web site is at http://pdt2018.com/