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Confirmed Speakers

We are pleased to announce the following invited speakers:

Dr. Henrike Brust, Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology, Germany
"Plasma-derived nitrogen-species: Fertilizers or signalling factors in plant growth and development?"

Prof. Dr. Vittorio Colombo, Università di Bologna, Italy
"Plasma activated water as novel resistance inducer for plants in greenhouse and open field"

Prof. Dr. Vladislav Curn, Faculty of Agriculture, University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic
"Can plasma and biological treatments enhance the yield of crops? From laboratory to large scale field experiments."

Prof. Dr. Uroš Cvelbar, Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
"On the plasma decontamination efficiency of naturally occurring toxins in agriculture"

Prof. Dr. Gregory Fridman,AAPlasma, LLC, USA
"Scale-Up of Non-Equilibrium Pulsed Discharge for Sanitation of Whole and Cut Fresh Fruits and Vegetables"

Prof. Dr. Alexander Fridman, Drexel University, USA
"Physics and Plasma Chemistry of Fresh Produce Washing and Misting"

Ass. Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Hashizume, Nagoya University, Japan
"Plasma efficacy on plant cultivation"

Prof. Dr. Masafumi Ito, Meijo Unversity, Japan
"Plasma enhanced biorefinery"

Prof. Dr. Toshiro Kaneko, Tohoku University, Japan
"Plant pathogen control using in-situ spray of plasma irradiated solution"

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Kolb, Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology, Germany
"Degradation of Residual Agrochemicals by Non-thermal Plasma"

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zdenko Machala, Comenius University, Slovakia
"Plasma activated water for plant growth enhancement in direct application and in combination with NH3"

Prof. Dr. Vida Mildažienė, Vytautas Magnus University Kaunas, Lithuania
"Long-term observations as a tool for gaining information on plant response to seed treatment with cold plasma"

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nevena Puač, University of Belgrade, Serbia
"Changing the plant tissue morphology and physiology by plasma treatment"

Prof. Dr. Stephan Reuter, École polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
"Scaling Plasma-Liquid Systems – Diagnostic Means to Meet the Needs"

Dr. Eric Robert, GREMI laboratory, at the University of Orléans, France
"Plasma-treated substrates using atmospheric jet and multi-jets for agricultural purpose"

Prof. Kazunori Koga, Kyushu University, Japan
"Influences of Plasma Treatment of Seeds on their Molecular Responses"

Social events

Sunday, 28th February, evening: Arrival, Registration and Welcome Reception

Tuesday, 2nd March, evening: Conference Dinner

Wednesday, 3rd March, afternoon: Half-day Excursion



09th November 2020
Abstract Submission Deadline

03rd December 2020
Notification of Acceptance

14th December 2020
Early Registration Deadline

01st February 2021
Regular Registration Deadline



Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology e.V. (INP)
Felix-Hausdorff-Str. 2
17489 Greifswald, Germany

Local Organizing Committee IWOPA 2020
Tel.: +49 3834 - 554 3897
Fax: +49 3834 - 554 301





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