The 20th ISMS International Congress on the Science and Cultivation of Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms (ISMSC) will be a face-to-face live event held in conjunction with the 26th North American Mushroom Conference (NAMC) in Las Vegas, USA on 26-29 February 2024.

The Congress will involve concurrent sessions of live oral presentations (12 min presentation with 3 mins for questions), dedicated poster sessions, as well as invited keynote presentations (25min presentation with 5 mins for questions) over a two-day period on the 26th and 27th of the joint event.

Registration Information

Conference registration entitles delegates to attend all four days of the combined NAMC and ISMSC event. The registration fee covers all scheduled meals, access to the Expo floor, and receptions. All authors that have had their abstract submissions accepted will need to have paid their registration fee for the event by 15 December to have their abstracts published in the Congress Book of Abstracts (see Information for Authors and Presenters section below for more details).


Standard (non-member) Registration Fees

  • Early bird (17/03/23 to 31/07/23) $1395
  • General (from 01/08/23 – 30/12/23) $1495
  • Late booking (from 31/12/23 – 24/02/24) $1595

ISMS Member pricing (select member price on the registration page):

  • Early bird (17/03/23 to 31/07/23) $895
  • General (from 01/08/23 – 30/12/23) $995
  • Late booking (from 31/12/23 – 24/02/24) $1095

As an additional incentive for ISMS members, those who are students, research institutions scientists or university personnel can also use a special promotional code to receive a further $100 discount. This code will be emailed to ISMS members in a separate email in the near future. If you are a member and do not receive the code, contact [email protected].

Note - ISMS membership is free. Visit the ISMS website membership page to become a member.

For more information and to register for the Congress, visit



JW Marriot Las Vegas Resort & Spa, Address: 221 North Rampart, Boulevard, Las Vegas

The cost per night is US189/night plus tax. The hotel has limited availability of double occupancy rooms so early bookings are encouraged. For more information and to book your room, click here. There are many alternative accommodation options near the conference venue but delegates will need to research and organise these themselves.

Sponsorship / Exhibition inquiries

For sponsorship and expo inquiries contact the American Mushroom Institute at [email protected].