The European Phycological Congress is a joint meeting by the Federation of European Phycological Societies (FEPS) and the British Phycological Society (BPS). 


Local Organising Committee

Jane Lewis (University of Westminster, UK) – Co-Chair

Elliot Shubert (Natural History Museum, UK) – Co-Chair

John Bothwell (University of Durham, UK)

Geoff Codd ((University of Stirling, UK)

Eileen J Cox (Natural History Museum, UK)

Claire Gachon (SAMS, UK)

John Harburt (Castillonnes, France)

Anne Jungblut (Natural History Museum, UK)

Jerilee Pinto (London and Partners, UK)

Michael Steinke (University of Essex)

Graham Underwood (University of Essex)

Susy Whittaker (London and Partners, UK)

Chris Williamson (Natural History Museum, UK)


Scientific Organising Committee

Peter Kroth (Univ. Konstanz, Germany) – algal cell biology, diatoms (co-chair)

Olivier De Clerck (Ghent Univ., Belgium) – algal diversity, phylogenetics (co-chair)

Jean Paul Cadoret (Ifremer, France) – algal biotechnology

Francisco Arenas (CIIMar, Portugal) – macroalgal ecology and ecosystem functioning

Claire Gachon (SAMS, UK) – algal genomics, cell biology and host pathogen interactions

Marek Elias (University of Ostrava, Czech Republic) – algal genomics and cell biology

Elżbieta Wilk-Woźniak (Institute of Nature Conservation PAS, Poland) – freshwater ecology

Gwenael Piganau (Laboratoire Arago, Banyuls, France) – picoplankton diversity and metagenomics

Graham Underwood (University of Essex, UK) -  biofilms, community ecology, microbial ecology

Fabio Rindi (University of Ancona, Italy) -  algal diversity and phylogenetics