Plenary Sessions

Plenary Sessions

Monday 21 august
08:30-10:30; Amphitheather
Chaired by: ISPP President Jan LEACH, SFP President Sylvie GERMAN-RETANA, and ICPP2023 Congress President Valerie VERDIER

Presentation of the 13th Jakob Eriksson Prize 2023 for Plant Pathology:
Dan FUNCK-JENSEN, Chair of Eriksson Commission, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SWEDEN and Jan LEACH, ISPP President, Colorado State University, USA
The 13th Jakob Eriksson Prize is awarded to Professor Silvia Restrepo of the Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia for her pioneering international work in mycology and plant pathology, with a focus on diseases that impact crops important to the developing world such cassava and potato.

Jakob Eriksson Prize Oration:
My Journey Studying Plant Pathology in Colombia: More Rewarding Than Challenging


Silvia RESTREPO, Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia

Plenary Wrap-Up and Announcements:
ISPP Congress Vice Presidents Nathalie POUSSEREAU and Mathias CHOQUER

Friday 25 August
11:00 - 12:30; Auditorium Lumière

Chaired by: SFP President Sylvie GERMAN-RETANA

Closing Plenary Presentation:
The Future of Plant Pathology in a One Health World


Monica HÖFTE, University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium







State of ISPP and Awards Ceremony:
ISPP President Jan LEACH

Future of ISPP and Invitation to ICPP2028:
Incoming ISPP President Yong Hwan LEE and Vice President Andrew GEERING Australasian Plant Pathology Society

Closing Remarks:
ISPP Congress Vice Presidents Nathalie POUSSEREAU and Mathias CHOQUER, SFP President Sylvie GERMAN-RETANA