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We are pleased to announce the opening of registrations for RESISTANCE ’15

This, the next in a series of meetings, will be held 14th – 16th September 2015 in the new Conference Centre at Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts, AL5 2JQ, UK,  and will bring together scientists from academia, the agrochemical industry and end users involved in implementing crop protection policy and practice. We already have sponsorship agreed by the three ‘Resistance Action Committees’ which we are very grateful for.


Achim Dobermann the Director of Rothamsted Research will open the meeting, Sir Mark Walport, Government Chief Scientific Adviser in the United Kingdom, will give the plenary address and the following are confirmed invited speakers:


  • Ralf Nauen, Bayer Crop Science
  • Phil Batterham, University Melbourne
  • Hilary Ranson, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.


  • Steve Powles, University of Western Australia
  • Christophe Délye, INRA, France
  • Deepak Kaundun, Syngenta


  • Gerd Stammler, BASF
  • Jim Adaskaveg, University of California
  • Neil Paveley, ADAS

Agenda and Programme

The Full Programme For The Meeting Is  Now Available Here


Registration, which includes attendance at the meeting, refreshment breaks, lunches, dinners (wine reception and buffet on the 14th and conference dinner at Luton Hoo Hotel on the 15th), transport to and from accommodation and a copy of the book of abstracts is just £250.00 plus VAT. Eventbrite - Resistance 2015 September 14th- 16th 2015

The closing date for registrations is end May 2015. The event is likely to be oversubscribed and places are allocated on a ‘first come first served’ basis.


You can also book accommodation at either Luton Hoo Hotel or the de Havilland campus at the University of Hertfordshire when booking your conference registration. We have negotiated conference rates at both venues which are the prices shown when booking your accomodation with your conference registration and includes transportation to and from the conference location from the hotel accomodation during the conference.

More Information

Agenda and Programme

The confirmed list of oral presentations is now available for download. 


Accommodation is available at the  Luton Hoo Hotel or  De Haviland Campus and can be booked at the time of registration.