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Plenary Speakers

Prof. James H. Tumlinson
Pennsylvania State University, USA
Prof. Wilhelm Boland
Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Germany
Prof. Hiroshi Kudoh
Kyoto University, Japan
Prof. Yongping Huang
Shanghai Institute for Biological Sciences, China

Presentation time

Keynote lectures
30 minutes
General presentations
15 minutes


  • Characterization of Semiochemicals: Analysis and Synthesis
    Organizer: Paulo H. G. Zarbin (Federal Univ. of Parana, Brazil) & Jun Tabata (National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Japan)
  • Plant perception and response
    Organizer: Consuelo De Moraes (ETH Zürich, Switzerland) & Naoki Mori (Kyoto Univ., Japan)
  • Ecological omics: genome to the field
    Organizer: Gen-ichiro Arimura (Tokyo Univ. of Science, Japan) & Wilhelm Boland (MPI Chemical Ecology, Germany)
  • Semiochemicals in social interactions
    Organizer: Toshiharu Akino (Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan) & Patrizia d'Ettorre (Univ. of Paris 13, France)
  • Pheromone communication
    Organizer: Hidefumi Mitsuno (Univ. of Tokyo, Japan), Takeshi Sakurai (Univ. of Tokyo, Japan), Takeshi Fujii (TUAT, Japan) & Zsolt Kárpáti (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary)
  • Plant-plant communication
    Organizer: Kaori Shiojiri (Ryukoku Univ., Japan) & Richard Karban (UC Davis, USA)
  • Plant-animal interactions
    Organizer: Gary W. Felton (Pennsylvania State Univ., USA) & Kotaro Konno (National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Japan)
  • Multitrophic interactions
    Organizer: Ted Turlings (Univ. of Neuchâtel, Switzerland), Junji Takabayashi (Kyoto Univ., Japan) & Yooichi Kainoh (Univ. of Tsukuba, Japan)
  • Chemical ecology of forest ecosystem
    Organizer: Zhen Zhang (Chinese Academy of Forestry, China), Junheon Kim (National Institute of Forest Science, Korea) & Kiyoshi Nakamuta (Chiba Univ., Japan)
  • Aquatic chemical ecology
    Organizer: Michiya Kamio (Tokyo Univ. of Marine Science and Technology, Japan) & Kye Chung Park (The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited, New Zealand)
  • Microbial chemical ecology
    Organizer: Paolina Garbeva (The Netherlands Institute of Ecology, the Netherlands) & Ikuro Abe (Univ. of Tokyo, Japan)
  • Utilization of semiochemicals in pest management
    Organizer: Junwei (Jerry) Zhu (USDA-ARS, USA), Tom Baker (Pennsylvania State Univ., USA) & Rikiya Sasaki (Fuji Flavor Co., Ltd., Japan)
  • Chemical ecology of invasive species
    Organizer: Jocelyn G. Millar (UC Riverside, USA), Kiyoshi Nakamuta (Chiba Univ., Japan) & Max Suckling (The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited, New Zealand)
  • Plants, microorganisms: next generation insecticides
    Organizer: Kazuhiko Matsuda (Kindai Univ., Japan) & Ke Dong (Michigan State Univ., USA)
  • General chemical ecology
    Organizer: Junji Takabayashi (Kyoto Univ., Japan) & Jeremy N. McNeil (Western Univ., Canada)