It is our pleasure to invite you to the 16th triennial meeting of the Virology Section of the European Association of Potato Research (EAPR), which will be combined with the 8th annual meeting of PVYwide organization. The meeting will be held from May 31st till June 3rd 2016 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

The programme consists of plenary talks, oral presentations, poster sessions and scientific excursion. The meeting will cover different aspects of virus research in potatoes, ranging from diagnosis and detection to plant-virus interactions. We encourage scientists, students, growers, seed potato producers and plant health officers to attend this meeting.


Welcome to Ljubljana!



Adrian Fox,

on behalf of the Virology Section of EAPR


Christophe Lacomme,

on behalf of PVYwide organization


Maruša Pompe-Novak,

on behalf of Organizing committee





Days to go: 230

Important dates

  • 31st January 2016:
    Deadline for the application for PhD students support
  • 29th February 2016:
    Decision of the scientific board on PhD students support
  • 30th March 2016:
    End of early bird registration 
  • 30th March 2016:
    End of reservation and special rated rooms at City hotel 
  • 30th March 2016:
    End of abstract submission 
  • 15th April 2016:
    Decision of the scientific committee on oral and posters presentations
  • 15th May 2016:
    End of regular registration
  • 31st May – 3rd June 2016: 
    16th Meeting of EAPR Virology Section combined with 8th Meeting of PVYwide organization