8th International Conference on Wild Silkmoths (ICWS-2018) scheduled to be held at Guwahati,during 22nd to 24th January, 2018.

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Announcement

The Central Silk Board (CSB), Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India and International Society for Wild Silk moths (ISWS), Japan take great pleasure in announcing the prestigious, VIII International Conference on Wild Silkmoths (ICWS-2018) scheduled to be held at Guwahati, the Gateway of North-East India from 22nd to 24th January, 2018. The Conference is the only international forum committed exclusively for wild silk industry that provides access to progress made in science and technology, current knowledge of the field, and the prevailing global business environment for wild silks. The theme of ICWS-2018 is “Un-explored horizons of wild silks”. The following are the 5 scientific sections of the Conference:

 

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Section

Theme

Tasar silkworm

All aspects and areas concerning  Tasar, including food plants silkworm, by- product and other utilities of tasar silkworm and silk.

Eri and Muga silkworm

All aspects and areas concerning  Eri and Muga, including food plants silkworm, by- product and other utilities of Eri and Muga silkworm and silk.

Other wild silkworms & domesticated silkworms

All aspects and areas concerning other wild silkworms and silk, its use and application in various areas and all domesticated silkworms and its related activities.

Post-cocoon Technology 

Reeling, cocoon preservation, silk quality, gradation, weaving, product diversification, marketing, export, etc.

Gene Technology

Silkworm as a biological model, genetics, physiology, biochemistry, genetic-engineering, molecular biology, developmental biology, and genomics.

 

Dates to Remember

1)      Contributions (submission of Research Papers)                     - 15th November 2017

2)      Completed Registration Forms with Registration Fee           - 15th November 2017

3)      Late Registration with late registration fee                           - 15th December 2017

Interested persons may obtain further details of the Conference from the following address:

 

Coordinator- ICWS- 2018,

Central Silk Board- Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India,

Silk Board Complex, BTM Layout, Madiwala,

Bangalore-560 068, INDIA

e-mail : wildsilkmothconference2018@gmail.com

Tel: 00 91 80 26680162; Fax: 00 91 80 26681663

Mobile: 00 91 9036536134

Date: 
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 08:30 to Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 18:00