Workshop information

Workshop includes over 50 presentations by world-renowned scientists.


Special Issue on Plasma Agriculture in the Plasma Medicine Journal
Guest Editors: Masafumi Ito, Masaharu Shiratani, Eun Ha Choi, Gregory Fridman
Submission Deadline: August 31st, 2016

Download Special Issue submission instructions (PDF).

Scientific Program

Download PDF of the program and PDF of all abstracts as of May 8th, 2016.

Photos from the workshop

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Workshop topics

• Food safety
• Plant growth
• Plant yield
• Germination
• Pathogen resistance of plants
• Food storage and transportation

International Organizing Committee

Alexander Fridman
Gregory Fridman
Masaru Hori
Masafumi Ito
Eun Ha Choi
Satoshi Hamaguchi
Suk Jae Yoo
KD Weltmann
Masaharu Shiratani

Local Organizing Committee

Alexander Fridman
Vandana Miller
Danil Dobrynin
Gregory Fridman *
Yelena Alekseyeva *
Alla Skorokhod

* Please contact Gregory or Yelena with any questions related to the workshop.

Workshop location

Workshop will take place at the A.J. Drexel Plasma Institute located at:

200 Federal Street, Suite 100
Camden, NJ 08103

Social events

Sunday, May 15th, evening: Arrival, Registration, and Welcome Reception

Wednesday, May 18th, afternoon: Half-day Excursion

Thursday, May 19th, evening: Banquet

Friday, May 20th, afternoon: Farewell party

Abstract submission

Deadline for abstract submission is February 20th, 2016.  Please use this template for your abstract and please send Word or PDF file by email to

VISA information

If you need help with getting VISA to participate in our workshop, please contact Yelena Alekseyeva.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is in close proximity to the conference and is filled with charming attractions and an exciting nightlife!
The city has been appointed the nation’s first World Heritage City because of its significant role in American history and its impact on human events.

  • Reading Terminal Market: Famous indoor foodie market filled with local culinary cuisine.
  • Independence National Historical Park: Check out the birthplace of America’s democracy. It includes Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell.
  • The Philadelphia Zoo: America’s first zoo containing 42 acres of lush gardens filled with over 1,300 animals-many rare and endangered.
  • Longwood Gardens: Longwood boasts 1,077 acres, including 40 indoor and outdoor gardens including dazzling displays in the art of horticulture.
  • The Franklin Institute: The region’s premier science museum, home to the Tuttleman IMAX Theater and the renowned Fels Planetarium.
  • Franklin Square: One of the original five squares in William Penn’s plan for the city, it is now a family park, with a Philly-themed miniature golf course, a restored marble fountain, playgrounds and an old-fashioned carousel featuring famous Philly horses.
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art: The museum is filled with an astounding art collection and is home to the famous Rocky statue and steps.

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