Program: klick here



The International Scientific Committee announces the following topics for the Conference: 

  • Genetic resources and pre-breeding of cereal species
  • Grain yield and quality
  • Biotic and abiotic stress response
  • Environmental adaptation, crop management
  • Molecular approaches and interactions
  • Bioinformatics and genomic selection
  • Future challenges and innovations in cereal research

 Sections will be compiled accordingly.


Welcome Speakers

Prof. Dr. Andreas Börner, Chair of the International  Scientific Committee, EUCARPIA President, IPK Gatersleben, Germany 

Prof. Dr. Zoltan Bedo, Senior Cereal Breeder, Hungarian Academy of Science, Martonvásár, Hungary

Agricultural Ministry, Hungary 


Keynote Speakers and Section Chairs

The members of the International Scientific Committee will serve as keynote- and chair persons.


International Scientific Committee

Prof. Dr. Andreas Börner, Eucarpia President, IPK Gatersleben, Germany  

Prof. Nils Stein, IPK Gatersleben, Germany

Prof. Andreas Houben, IPK Gatersleben, Germany

Prof. Heinrich Grausgruber, BOKU Wien, Austria

Prof. Luigi Cattivelli, CREA, Fiorenzuola d’Arda, Italy

Prof. Geert Haesaert, Ghent University, Belgium

Prof. Dr. Zoltan Bedo, Acad. Hung. Sci., Martonvásár, Hungary

Prof. Dr. Akos Mesterházy, Cereal Res. Ltd., Szeged, Hungary

Dr. Gyula Vida, Centre for Agric. Sci., Martonvásár, Hungary

Dr. Lajos Bona, Cereal Res. Ltd., Szeged, Hungary



On Saturday, May 20, a Satellite Excursion by bus is planned to Gödöllő to see the Royal Palace and Laboratory at the Hungarian University for Agriculture and Life Sciences (MATE). Gödöllő is a green and university (agriculture science dominantly ) area of Budapest with good connection to the BUD Airport.

The moderator of the satellite excursion is Dr. Janos Pauk email:

If you are interested to participate please write email to Janos filling out the attached sheet. Click here please to reach the Sat. Sheet.

You may reach Budapest or Budapest Airport from there after the excursion by public transportation on your own. The booking for this excursion is opened till the first 50 persons did register. The price of the Satellite Excursion is 180 Euro/person that you should pay after you make your registration.


For more info of this preconference Cost-meeting in May 11-12: klick here


THE ORGAN CONCERT program also attached.