The deadline has been extended to submit an abstract for the 2nd African Symposium on Mycotoxicology (ASM), which will be held 24 to 27 June 2018 in Mombasa, Kenya under the auspices of the International Society on Mycotoxicology (ISM). The conference will be held at the Leisure Lodge Resort in Mombasa, Kenya. The conference theme “Mitigating mycotoxin contamination in the African food and feed chain” aims to create awareness on the importance of mycotoxins in food and feed safety, human and animal health and the economic impact on the African continent.

The date for the submission of abstracts has been extended to 28 February 2018.

Confirmed keynote speakers include Prof. R. Krska, president of ISM; Dr. A. Ayalew, president of PACA; Dr. D. Ameyaw, senior director of the International Centre for Evaluation and Development; Prof. S. de Saeger, MYTOX-SOUTH coordinator; Dr. A. Moretti of CNR and ISPA; Mr. S. Muchiri of the East African Farmers Association; Dr. H. Wassef of the WHO; Mr. F. Stepman of PAEPARD; and Dr. R. Rachaputi of University of Queensland.

The early registration deadline is 21 February. Go to the African Symposium on Mycotoxicology website for more info or to register.