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Sixth International Conference on Plants & Environmental Pollution


Jointly Organized by

International Society of Environmental Botanists (ISEB)
CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute
Lucknow (India)

Prof. Girish Sahni, Director General, CSIR, Govt. of India, New Delhi - Chief Patron

Prof. Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, DST, Govt. of India, New Delhi - Patron

Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary, DARE & Director General, ICAR, N. Delhi - Patron

Chairman, Organizing Committee
Prof. S.K. Barik
(Director CSIR-NBRI & President ISEB)

Dr. K. J. Ahmad
Secretary ISEB

Organizing Secretaries, ICPEP-6

Dr. R.D. Tripathi

Dr. Nandita Singh Dr. Vivek Pandey
Emeritus Scientist
Addl. Secretary, ISEB
Consultant Scientist
Joint Secretary, ISEB
Senior Principal Scientist
Joint Secretary, ISEB
Co-Sponsored / Supported by

International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS)

International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO)

National Biodiversity Authority, India

Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, New Delhi

Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, New Delhi

Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi

Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi

Forests-Open Access Journal of Forestry, Switzerland

 Conference Date: 27 - 30 November 2018

Venue: CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, India

 For More Information Contact;
Organizing Secretaries, ICPEP-6,
International Society of Environmental Botanists,
CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute,
Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow 226001, India
Tel: +91-522-2297821/2297825/2297931/2297929
Fax: +91-522-2205836/2205839
E-mail: icpep6@gmail.com

There will be a special session on
"Ecology and Silviculture of Sub-tropical and Tropical Oaks under Global Change"
International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO), Vienna, Austria
Contact: Dr. Satyanarayan Jena
E-mail: satyanarayanjena2005@yahoo.co.in)

Contact: For Abstracts
Dr. P.A. Shirke, CSIR-NBRI, Lucknow, India
E-mail: publicationsicpep6@gmail.com

The last date for the receipt of the abstract/Registration form
has been extended to
16th October 2018

Contact:  For Early Bird Registration Organizing Secretaries, ICPEP-6
E-mail: icpep6@gmail.com / isebnbrilko@gmail.com
Last date 31 August, 2018

Contact: For Accommodation
Dr. T.S. Rana, CSIR-NBRI, Lucknow, India
E-mail: guest.house@nbri.res.in

IUBS Grant for young Scientists:
More Information


ICPEP-6 Circular
with Registration Form
(pdf Format)

Registration Form
(pdf Format)

Registration Form
(doc Format)

Please send duly filled form to
Organizing Secretaries, ICPEP-6;

Past International Conferences Organised by ISEB

Keeping in view its objectives, ISEB in collaboration with National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI), Lucknow, India has been organising International Conferences on Plants & Environmental Pollution (ICPEP) and has till date organised five very successful conferences.

Click on links below to read more about these conferences organised so far;


ICPEP-1 (1996)


ICPEP-2 (2002)


ICPEP-3 (2005)


ICPEP-4 (2010) - Report and Recommendations


ICPEP-4 (2010) - Book of Abstracts (pdf)


ICPEP-5 (2015) - Report and Recommendations


ICPEP-5 (2015) - Book of Abstracts (pdf)


ICPEP-5 (2015) - Souvenir


ICPEP-5 (2015) - Directory of Delegates (pdf)
Note: The directory can be viewed directly from above link. However it is a large file to download  (45 MB). If smaller file is desired then please download from the link given below;
ICPEP-5 (2015) - Directory of Delegates without photos of Delegates (pdf) (Smaller size 9 MB)

ISEB Fellowship Award Scheme

International Socie ty of Environmental Botanists (ISEB) has introduced the Fellowship Award Scheme to recognize significant contributions made by its Life Members and a few selected eminent plant scientists from India and abroad. The Society has framed rules and regulations governing the election to the fellowship of ISEB from 2018 onwards.

Initially, the Society has awarded the fellowship for the year 2017 to its Founder Life Members and the Fellows of INSA, NASI, NAAS, IASc. Click here to view the List of Founder Fellows.

Any Life member of ISEB willing to be considered for the award of ISEB fellowship will send his/her nomination on the prescribed proforma duly signed by any two Fellows of ISEB. A Fellow of ISEB can propose/second not more than two persons in a calendar year. The last date for receiving nominations by ISEB for the year 2018 is 30th April, 2018.

The nomination papers should be sent to the Joint Secretary & Convener (Fellowship Affairs), International Society of Environmental Botanists, CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow-226001.

IUBS Grant For Young Scientists

IUBS, Paris, which is co-sponsoring ICPEP-6 Conference has released some financial assistance for disbursement among young scientists, who are participating in ICPEP-6 conference and presenting a research paper (oral/poster) at the conference.

Normally, delegates who hold Ph.D degree and are below 35 years of age are eligible to avail the grant which can be used for travel purpose, while those who do not hold Ph.D delegates yet, but are doing research work for the Ph.D degree and have published some papers are also eligible to avail this grant.

The grant is basically meant for travel purpose but can be used for other purposes also. Which delegates from SAARC Countries (India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka) can be considered for a maximum financial assistance of Indian Rs. 20,000.00. Those from other countries can be given a maximum of INR 50,000.00.

Those delegates who are interested in availing this grant should urgently apply on plain paper (preferably by email: icpep6@gmail.com) to organizing Secretaries ICPEP-6, CSIR- National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow-226001, India, giving their CV and other particulars. The application should accompany, duly filled in registration form of ICPEP-6 (provided in enclosed circular) and abstract of the paper, to be presented at the conference (poster/oral). Foreign delegates must provide their passport details in the registration form. The application should be submitted urgently, preferable before, 31st August 2018. Delegates may log on to our website isebindia.com or contact us on telephone +91-522-2297821 or email icpep6@gmail.com  for any other information.

Those young scientists who are eligible to apply for this grant should have an active participation (poster or oral presentation) in this conference. The grant can sponsor their registration/travel/accommodation. They will have to send a summary of their presentation and acknowledge IUBS. The young scientists sponsored by IUBS will be required to use IUBSs logo in their presentations during the Conference. They will also have to write a short paragraph about their presentation that will be posted on IUBS Website.

IUFRO-Satellite Session
Sub-tropical and Tropical Oaks

International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO), Vienna is co-sponsoring a satellite session on "Ecology and Silviculture of Sub-tropical and Tropical Oaks under Global Change" under the aegis of ICPEP-6 during the Conference at CSIR-NBRI Lucknow, India. (November 27-30, 2018)

IUFRO (SPDC) is also providing two full sponsorships for early or mid career scientists from eligible countries.

For details of application please visit http://www.iufro.org/science/special/spdc/sap/

Click here to download the flyer of IUFRO Oak Session

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