Duckweed Organizations and Meetings 
 The International Lemna Association International Steering Committee on Duckweed Research and Applications (ISCDRA) International Conferences

The International Lemna Association (ILA)
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Founded June 2012, the Association has drafted the following statement:

The International Lemna Association (ILA) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the development of commercially-viable markets for renewable and sustainable products derived from duckweed. Its membership consists of people, companies, and organizations across the value chain.

Primary goals of the ILA are to:
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ISCDRA
 International Steering Committee on Duckweed Research and Applications (ISCDRA)

ISCDRA organizes biennial conferences and publishes an informative newsletter, ISCDRA News.



Conferences Organized by ISCDRA

2015 The 3rd International Conference on Duckweed Research and Applications
2015 The 3rd International Conference on Duckweed
              Research and Applications
The 3rd ICDRA will facilitate close interactions and coordination between duckweed researchers and application specialists from industries on a global scale. This workshop will be pivotal for charting a new course of development for this novel, micro-crop system by creating a new sense of teamwork and focus in the duckweed community.  Working together, we can realize the remarkable potential of these plants in terms of biomass production and alleviation of urgent problems facing our planet today like waste water clean-up.
3rd July: Registration and Reception
4th July: Scientific talks and Dinner
5th July: Scientific talks
6th July: Scientific talks, Excursion, and Closing ceremony
Call for Papers:  Contact the Steering Committee (steering-committee@lemnapedia.org) and watch for updates on the conference website.  All submissions will be reviewed and authors notified upon acceptance.
For a listing of past conferences and presentations [ link ]


2013
2nd International Conference


The 2nd International Conference on Duckweed Research and Applications focused on facilitating interactions and coordination between duckweed researchers and application specialists from emerging industries. The Conference served as a demonstration of the vigorous condition of duckweed R&D, both basic and applied. Researchers from around the Globe made over three days of presentations that ran the gamut from the results of pure basic biological research, to directed research aimed at providing critical information needed for design and scaling of duckweed applications, and descriptions of practical development projects.

For the agenda and abstracts, click [ here ].  The presentation slides are available [ here ]  The 1st International Conference was held in  Chengdu, China in October 2011.  The presentation slides are still available at [ here ]. 




Newsletter of the International Steering Committee on Duckweed Research and Applications (ISCDRA News): 

The ICDRA does not have a fixed website, but publishes a newsletter which serves as an informal means of  distributing information to the duckweed community.  The committee indicates that readers should feel free to share this newsletter to others who might be interested.

Links for Newsletters
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Year
Month
Newsletter 1 2013
October
Newsletter 2 2013
December
Newsletter 3 2014
January
Newsletter 4 2014
March
Newsletter 5 2014
June
Newsletter 6 2014
October
Newsletter 7 2015
January
Newsletter 8
2015 March
Newsletter 9
2015 July




 











Revised:  July 03, 2015