You are warmly invited to the inaugural lecture of Prof. dr. Gerben Messelink upon taking up the position of Special Professor of Biological Pest Control in Greenhouse Production Systems at Wageningen University & Research, titled:
Teambuilding in biocontrol
The lecture will be preceded by a symposium on Biological Pest Control with the following programme:
13:30 Opening Prof. Dr. Marcel Dicke (Wageningen University)
13:35 Prof. Dr. Joop van Lenteren (Wageningen University): A "green deal" dream became reality
13:50 Dr. Arne Janssen (University of Amsterdam): The true story about pesticides
14:05 Dr. Erik Poelman (Wageningen University): Biodiversity and biocontrol
14:20 Dr. Tom Groot (Koppert Biological Systems): Criteria for new biological control agents
14:35 Prof. Dr. Bart Lievens (KU Leuven): Entomopathogenic fungal endophytes as potential biocontrol agents of pest insects
14:50 Dr. Roos Buitenhuis (Vineland Research and Innovation Centre): Biocontrol in the Canadian Greenhouse industry
Both the inauguration and symposium can be followed online.
For in person attendance of the inaugural lecture and/or symposium, we kindly ask you to indicate your attendance by filling in this form.