20th ISMS Congress and 26th NAMC Early Bird Tickets close on 31st July.

Full details below.

Upcoming ACS webinar - ERGO: A Potential Answer in Mushrooms to Healthy Aging?



June 29, 2023 @ 2:00 PM EDT

Join Robert Beelman, Professor Emeritus of Food Science and Director of the Center for Plant and Mushroom Foods for Health at Penn State University as he discusses how ERGO is a potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent believed to prevent or mitigate chronic diseases of aging. Register now to discover more about this possible “longevity vitamin” and the current research regarding how ERGO in the diet might improve long-term health outcomes and increase life expectancy.

This ACS Webinar is moderated by Brian Guthrie of Cargill and is co-produced with the ACS Division of Agricultural & Food Chemistry.

Free to Register with ACS ID. The slides will available for download on the day of the event

Register here.


20th International Congress on the Science and Cultivation of Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms

26–29th February 2024, JW Marriot Las Vegas Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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 in 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.

REGISTER to attend the ISMSC and NAMC by 31 July to receive Early Bird pricing.

Authors - you do not need to submit your abstracts now to register - abstract submissions can be made by 30 September.


Registration Information

Conference registration entitles delegates to attend all four days of the combined NAMC and ISMSC event. The registration fee covers the book of abstracts, all scheduled meals, access to the Expo floor, and official 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.


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

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

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. Contact ISMS Secretariat at [email protected] to receive the code.  

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 https://mushroomconference.org/.


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

Expo spaces are filling up! There are a limited number of Expo spaces available, and slots are on a first-come, first-served basis. Each Expo space includes one (1) business registration worth $3,000 (for members)/$3500 (for non members), good for all four days of the Conference. Access more information here.

With levels to fit all budgets, sponsors receive key recognition throughout the event. Interested in standing out with a custom sponsorship? Contact Lori Harrison for details lharrson@americanmushroom.org.  

Information for Authors and Presenters

Preparation of Abstracts

The abstract submission platform is now open and will remain open to authors until 30 September.

Please note the the abstract and presentation timeline has changed slightly. Information on the preparation of abstracts, how to submit, and the new timeline, is provided here.