29 Aug-3 Sep 2021 Toulouse (France)

General information



In the context of the Covid-19 worldwide expansion, the organizers and the Plasmid Society board have decided to postpone the ISPB2020 meeting. The Plasmid Biology 2021 will take place on August 29 to September 3, 2021. We will keep you informed about any other change. We wish you all the best during this epidemic period.


  • Conference Overview

 Scientific session topics:

  • Session 1: Spread of Antibiotic Resistance
  • Session 2: Plasmid Transfer
  • Session 3: Plasmid maintenance, Replication and Stability
  • Session 4: Mobile Genetic Elements
  • Session 5: Ecology and Environmental Microbiology of Plasmids
  • Session 6: Evolution of Plasmids and other MGEs
  • Session 7: Genomics/Systems Biology/Synthetic Biology/Other


  • Registration

 FEES AND REGISTRATION : Fees will be known around november 2020

Early Bird - through Mai 30, 2021                  ~425 €

General Registration - after Mai 30, 2021      ~550 €

Companion Fare - includes welcome reception, wine tasting and banquet dinner     ~100 €

Registration fee covers:

• Two years membership to the Plasmid Biology Society
• Access to the Scientific Sessions
• Conference materials
• Welcome reception
• Coffee breaks and working lunches
• Wine Tasting and Gala dinner


- Registration closing date is July 10, 2021 !

- The payment procedure for your registration must be carried through to the end (payment by card preferable) ! Do not interrupt it before it has been completed, otherwise the information will be lost and the process will have to be restarted from the beginning.


Participants will be on their own for dinner on Tuesday, August 31, so that they can explore the city.


Each individual will reserve their housing accommodations individually.  Please see the "Lodging and Travel" tab.

For information about the submission of oral and poster presentation, go to the "Additional information" tab.

The organisation committee must receive written notification of your cancellation by July 27, 2021. A €50 processing fee will be deducted from refund requests received by this date. No refunds will be issued following July 27, 2021. The organisation committee reserves the right to cancel this symposium twenty (20) days prior to the symposium date when a minimum enrollment is not met or for other reasons that prevent the organisation committee from holding the symposium. In such case, each registrant will be notified by telephone followed by written notification and will have a full refund. The organisation committee is not responsible for any other costs incurred such as non-refundable airline tickets or hotel penalties. Contact the organisation committee with questions: call +335 6155 6907 or +335 6133 5906 or email ispb2020@sciencesconf.org


  • Disabilitiy / Accessibility

All the spaces dedicated to the symposium are accessible to people with disabilities. Feel free to contact the organizing committee in advance to better organize your presence at the symposium.


  • Food restriction

Do not hesitate to contact the organisation committee in case of any dietary restrictions. We will manage to provide a meal that meets your dietary needs.



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