Special Conference Events

Micro Fair

Micro Fair will enable companies manufacturing or distributing chemicals, tools, intellectual know-how used by microbiologists and related disciplines researchers, veterinary or medical practitioners, field experts etc. to present their companies, products and activities to the Congress participants.

This is a great opportunity to establish contacts with the potential new clients from the research community, academia and field experts or to strengthen the relationships with the old ones in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

Micro Fair will be held at the Conference Center of the Hotel Spa Golfer on Thursday, June 16, 2016 from 11:00 – 13:00. The congress organizers will provide the exhibition area facilities including the exhibition stands.

Information on the organization and Micro Fair fee are available directly from prof. dr. Višnja Bačun Družina (visnjabd@pbf.hr) or through the congress official mail (congress2016@hmd-cms.hr).

Confirmed Micro Fair Exhibitors:

A & B AlphaChrom American Society for Microbiology Ansar analitika Asolutic Biosistemi Diagnostica Skalpeli Food Technology and Biotechnology Gorea Plus Hebe Croatian Microbiological Society INEL – medicinska tehnika KEFO KemoLab Labena Merck Noack Olympus Via Zeiss

Microbes in Vineyard


Microbes in Vineyard is a three hour workshop intended for winemakers with lectures covering topics such as wine yeasts and trends in winemaking, health issues of grapevines such as quarantine diseases and grapevine viroses and pest management of vineyards. Lectures are followed by a discussion of the topics.

Confirmed lectures:

  1. Wine yeasts and trends in winemaking
    – Assoc. Prof. Ana Jeromel, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agronomy, Department of Viticulture and Enology
  2. Quarantine diseases of grapevine caused by phytoplasmas and bacteria with a review of national legislation
    – Ivana Križanac, M. Sc., Croatian Centre for Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs – Institute for Plant Protection
  3. Insect vectors of phytoplasmas and integrated pest management of the vineyards
    – Željko Budinščak, Ph. D., Institute for Plant Protection – Croatian Centre for Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
  4. Grapevine viroses, its emerging  diseases and ongoing international projects dealing with related problems
    – Assoc. Prof. Dijana Škorić, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology
  5. Discussion

Full programme coming soon!

Mikrobi u vinogradu


Mikrobi u vinogradu je radionica u trajanju do tri sata namijenjena vinarima i vinogradarima, predavanja pokrivaju teme od vinskih kvasaca i trendova u vinarstvu do mikrobnih bolesti poput karantenskih bolesti i viroza vinove loze do mjera zaštite vinograda. Nakon izlaganja predviđena je rasprava.

Potvrđena predavanja:

  1. Vinski kvasci i trendovi u vinarstvu
    – Izv. prof. dr. sc. Ana Jeromel, Zavod za vinogradarstvo i vinarstvo, Agronomski fakultet u Zagrebu
  2. Karantenske fitoplazmoze i bakterioze vinove loze s osvrtom na zakonsku regulativu
    – Mr. sc. Ivana Križanac-Zavod za zaštitu bilja – Hrvatski centar za poljoprivredu, hranu i selo
  3. Kukci prenositelji fitoplazmoza i integrirana zaštita vinograda
    – Dr. sc. Željko Budinščak,  ZZB-HCPHS
  4. Viroze i emergentne bolesti vinove loze, međunarodni projekti u tijeku vezani uz bolesti loze
    – Izv. prof. dr. sc. Dijana Škorić, PMF, Zagreb
  5. Rasprava o temama 

Puni program uskoro!