National & International Symposia Information

Seminars and Symposia are held annually at the society Head Quarters or at any one of the other places to provide a platform for the young scientists to hear the delebration made by eminent scientists and to discuss with them their individual problem. Young scientists are also allowed to deliver their work.
IMS has conducted 12 National Symposia and 2 International Symposia uptil now.

Past Symposia Organized by the Society

Mentioned below is a brief outline of some of the major National and International Symposia organized by the Society in chronological order.

  • 1st National Symposium (on Silver Jubilee Celebration) on "Recent advances in Mycology and Plant Pathology".
    22-23 September, 1979
    Kennedy Hall, Institute of Jute Technology Kolkata - 700019
  • 2nd National Symposium on "Interaction of Plant Pathogen in the host"
    25-26 February, 1983
    Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, Kolkata - 700019.
  • 3rd National Symposium on "Tropical Mycology in the 21st Century"
    8-10 February, 2001
    Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, Kolkata - 700019.
  • 4th National Symposium on "Frontier Studies in Microbes and Host Microbes Interaction"
    2-3 February, 2002.
    Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, Kolkata - 700019.
  • 5th National Symposium on "Current Trends in Research on Microorganisms"
    15-16 February, 2003
    Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, Kolkata - 700019.
  • 6th National Symposium on "Microorganisms in Relation to Agriculture Forestry and Industry"
    20th March, 2004.
    Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, Kolkata - 700019.
  • 7th National Symposium (in collaboration with Dept. of Life Sciences, Manipur, University of Manipur) on "Ecology and Sustainable Development"
    25-26 March, 2004.
    Dept. of Life Sciences, University of Manipur.
  • Inaugural Programme of Golden Jubilee (1954-2004)
    17th Sept., 2004
    Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, Kolkata - 700019.
  • 8th National Symposium (in collaboration with Dept. of Pathology, O.U.A.T., Bhubaneswar) on "Perspective of Plant Disease Management in 21st Century"
    1st October, 2004
    O.U.A.T., Bhubaneswar.
  • 1st International Symposium (Golden Jubilee Celebration) on "Agriculturally important Microorganisms Conservation, Utilization, Bioremediation and Ecological significance"
    23-25 February, 2006
    The Golden Park, 13 Ho Chi Minh Sarani, Kolkata - 700071.
  • 9th National Symposium (in collaboration with Dept. of PLant Pathology, B.C.K.V., Mohanpur, Nadia, W.B.) on "Microbial Diversity and Plant Health"
    29-30 Nov., 2007.
    Farmer's Training Center (Lake Hall), B.C.K.V., Kalyani, Nadia, W.B.
  • 10th National Symposium
    03-05 December, 2009
    Department of Botany, University of Calcutta
  • 11th National Symposium
    2-4, February, 2012
    Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, Taraknath Palith Siskha Prangan,
  • 2nd International Symposium - IMSS 2014
    20-22nd, February, 2014
    Science City, J.B.Halden Avenue, Kolkata-700046
  • 12th National Symposium on Microbial Diversity and its impact
    18-19, February, 2016
    Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, Taraunath Palit Sikha Prangan, 35, B.C. Road, Kolkata 700019