The 5th International Medicinal Mushroom Conference (June 2009, P.R. China)
18−21 June 2009 Nantong, China
The international movement for the medicinal mushroom industry marked an important milestone when Begell House Publisher (USA) launched the International Journal of Medicinal Mushroom (IJMM) in 1999. Solomon P. Wasser is the current Editor-in-Chief of the IJMM. The inaugural International Medicinal Mushroom Conference (IMMC) was held in Kiev, Ukraine, in 2001. Afterwards, it was agreed to hold an international conference of medicinal mushrooms every two years. The IMMC2 was held in Pattaya, Thailand, in 2003; IMMC3 was held in Port Townsend, USA, and the IMMC4 was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, in 2007. The IMMC5 will be held in Nantong, China, in 2009.
The city of Nantong, situated in the central section of China's Coastline and on the northern flank of the developed Yangze River Delta, is the only city of Jiangsu province facing the Yangze River and the Yellow Sea.
Nantong has a prosperous economy, outstanding regional conditions, profound culture, and prospective future development. Nantong is known as the Home of Longevity and is one of the three places where Chinese people enjoy the longest lifespan. Known for its healthy, scenic, comfortable, and harmonious environment, this beautiful spot along the river has won a provincial award for high-quality living.
Mycological Society of China
China Chamber of Commerce of Import and Export of Foodstuffs Native Produce and Animal By-Products
Nantong Municipal People's Government
Nantong Economic & Technological Development Area Administration Committee
Jiangsu Alphay Bio-Technology Co., Ltd.
Jiangsu Institute of Microbiology Co., Ltd.
Local Organizing Committee:
Add: No.68-A Zhongyang Road,
Nantong, Jiangsu, China. P.C.:226009