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Join us June 17-21, 2019 at the Hotel Indigo in Traverse City for the Second International Symposium on Fire Blight of Rosaceous Plants.

The meeting will cover all the aspects of fire blight research, presenting the latest advances in relevant fields such as host and pathogen genetics/genomics, host-pathogen interactions and plant breeding, disease epidemiology and ecology, pathogen identification, chemical/biological control and disease management strategies.

The 2019 conference for the Fire Blight community will be hosted by Michigan State University in Traverse City, Michigan.

Hotel Location

Hotel Indigo
263 West Grandview Parkway
Traverse City, MI 49684

Call for Abstract Submissions

The Fire Blight Program Committee welcomes your abstract submissions for workshops, oral papers, panel presentations, and research posters.

KEY DATES                                                                         

  • Abstracts due: May 15, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. EST

PRESENTATION REQUIREMENTS                                                                              

  • Presenting authors are responsible for registration, travel, and hotel costs.
  • Any presenter who is unable to attend should arrange for another qualified individual to present the paper/poster in question. If such a change is necessary, please notify our conference team.

Abstract Submission for Second International Symposium on Fire Blight of Rosaceous Plants is open.
Abstract Submission closes at 11:59 p.m. on May 31, 2019.

Participant Registration

Registration for Second International Symposium on Fire Blight of Rosaeous Plants is open.
Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on June 9, 2019.


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For information regarding abstract submission or other technical aspects please contact ANR Event Services at or 517-884-7081.