Protecting Our Planet Through Plant-Microbe Research

​Now more than ever, local crop production systems are under threat from climate change and political conflict. Our 19th Congress will address major advances in our fundamental understanding of plant-microbe interactions to help us develop more resilient crops.

​​Why​ Attend the 2023 Congress?​

Exciting Program

Exciting Program

Learn about the latest advancements in MPMI research

Groundbreaking Research

Groundbreaking Research

Share and explore recent research through hundreds of talks and​ posters​

Networking Opportunities

Networking Opportunities

Meet scientists and peers from around the world to form new collaborations

Interactive Format

Connect Face-to-Face

Explore Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A.​ at our first in-person meeting in 4 years

​​Reserve your hotel room by June 19!

Booking a room at the contracted hotels under the official IS-MPMI room block benefits you and supports IS-MPMI​. Save $100 on your registration when you stay at one of the official Congress hotels. 



Plenary sessions will feature a diverse set of speakers from 15 different countries addressing major advances in our understanding of immune signaling, pathogenesis, symbiosis, and microbiomes.

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​​​​Join us for special sessions, a plenary program, and all-new concurrent sessions, featuring diverse and engaging formats. Content includes major advances in our understanding of MPMI, spanning from the structural biology of plant immune receptors to ways healthy plant microbiomes are established and maintained -- and everything in between.

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Health & Safety

Our policy aims to safeguard the health and safety of all 2023 IS-MPMI Congress attendees and is based on guidelines from the CDC, our meeting location, and our event venue.

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