33rd Plant Protection Forum, Keszthely – 2024

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Every year, specialists and colleagues interested in plant protection are invited to a meeting at the Plant Protection Forum at Keszthely, which will be held for the 33rd time in 2024.

Employees working in plant production, service, trade, administration, research institutes and higher education institutions can exchange their ideas and experiences at the Keszthely Plant Protection Forum.

Briefly about the Forum

Schedule of the Plant Protection Forum

The detailed program of the Plant Protection Forum is available by click here!
The session program of the Plant Protection Forum is available by click here!

17 January, 2024 (Wednesday)

13:00-16:00  Pre-conference
16:00- Meeting of Plant Protection Institute

18 January, 2024 (Thursday)

09:00-10:00 Registration
10:00-12:30 Plenary session
13:00-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-17:00 Section meetings
17:00-18:00 Meeting of Hungarian Plant Protection Society
19:00- Professional meeting

19 January, 2024 (Friday)

09:00-09:30 Registration
09:30-12:30 Forum
13:00-14:00 Lunch

Application, deadlines, prices and accommodation offer

To apply for the Forum, please fill out the application form.



  • Electronic submission of manuscript: 24 November, 2023
  • Presentation/poster application without submitting a manuscript: 8 December, 2023
  • Online registration for the Forum: 10 January, 2024 (after the deadline, only personal application on-site at the registration desk is possible)


  • Registration fee: HUF 16.000
  • Presentation of posters and advertising materials for companies: HUF 55.000
  • Professional meeting: HUF 18.000
  • Buffet, lunch: HUF 6.000/person/day

Accommodation offer

Accommodation offer for the Plant Protection Forum is available by click here!

– Please note that manuscripts will not be accepted after the deadline!
– Our accounting system has changed: we will issue invoices after the event, based on which the payments can be settled.
– For companies, introduction opportunities are provided for Thursday-Friday with a table, poster, and roll-up placement option in front of the conference venue. Optionally, presentations can also be held in the sections.
– The buffet includes refreshments, coffee, and scones that can be consumed during conference breaks.

Guideline for authors

At the Forum, the authors will have the opportunity to deliver a 10-minute oral presentation followed by a 5 minute discussion. In addition, the material of the lectures and posters of the conference will be published in the first issue of the peer-reviewed journal Georgikon for Agriculture. Manuscripts can be prepared on English maximum 6 pages. If required, the articles will be sent to Acta Phytophatologica et Entomologica Hungarica for proofreading, which can be expected to appear after the acceptance in second volume of the journal at the end of 2024.

The posters will be presented during the entire duration of the Forum. The size of the poster should be 100×160 cm and all the necessary tools for the installation will be provided. Only pre-announced and accepted lectures and posters will be presented at the Forum.

Manuscripts are awaited at the e-mail address novenyvedelmi.forum@uni-mate.hu until 24 November, 2023

For trouble-free proofreading, an exact meeting of the deadlines is respectfully requested.

Georgikon for Agriculture – Guidelines for the authors are available by clicking here!

Acta Phytopathologica et Entomologica Hungarica – Guidelines for the authors are available by clicking here!

Epidemiological measures

Special attention will be paid to hand disinfection and proper air ventilation.

Forum Secretariat

Please use the following contact details for all questions, requests, and correspondence related to the Forum.

András Péter Takács, PhD
Chairman of the Organizing Committee
Phone: +36 83/545-217

Éva Kormos, PhD
organising secretary
Phone: +36 83/545-265

Éva Szolcsányi
organising secretary
Phone: +36 83/545-212

E-mail: novenyvedelmi.forum@uni-mate.hu
Address: H-8360 Keszthely, Hungary, Deák Ferenc str. 16.