Dear Colleagues,

The 12th Conference on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Southeast European Countries (CMAPSEEC-2024) will be held at Dokuz Eylül University Rectorate Halls (İzmir-TÜRKİYE) during October 17-19, 2024. 

Topic of the confernce will be

"Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Research from Biodiversity to Bioactivity"





Dear Colleagues and Friends,

We are delighted to invite you to “The 12th Conference on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Southeast European Countries (CMAPSEEC)”, which will take place from October 17 to 19, 2024, in the beautiful city of Izmir, Türkiye. This event will be hosted by the Dokuz Eylül University (Izmir), jointly organized by Gaziantep University and Lokman Hekim University in collaboration with the Association for Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Southeast European Countries (AMAPSEEC). The topic of the conference will be "Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Research from Biodiversity to Bioactivity".

The conference continues the tradition of bringing together researchers, industry experts, and practitioners from around the world to discuss the latest advances, challenges, and opportunities in the field of medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPS). The event will provide a unique platform for networking, sharing knowledge, and exploring collaborations.

Participants can look forward to a diverse scientific program that includes invited lectures, oral presentations, and poster sessions, all focusing on various aspects of MAPs, including:

  • Phytochemistry and pharmacology

  • Plant biotechnology and breeding

  • Cultivation and sustainable use

  • Quality control and standardization

  • Ethnobotany and traditional knowledge

We are excited to host this prestigious event in Izmir, a city known for its rich history, cultural heritage, and vibrant atmosphere. Izmir offers a perfect backdrop for an inspiring conference experience with its stunning coastline, delicious cuisine, and warm hospitality. An attractive social program will also be offered to the participants.

We encourage you to submit your abstracts and share your latest research findings with an international audience. The deadline for abstract submission is September 06, 2024.

Join us in Izmir for what promises to be an enriching and memorable conference. We look forward to welcoming you to CMAPSEEC 2024!

Warm regards,

Chair of the 12th CMAPSEEC

President of AMAPSEEC
Honorary Chair of the 12th CMAPSEEC

Prof. Dr. Nazım ŞEKEROĞLU
President of AMAPMED
Honorary Chair of the 12th CMAPSEEC



Important dates:

Early Registration Fee Payment Deadline   :   16 August 2024
Deadline for Abstract Submission                :   06 September 2024


Symposium contact info:


E-mail: cmapseec2024@gmail.com  


Agricultural Practices of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants (MAPs)
Non-wood Forest Products (NWFPs)
Apiphytotherapeutic Approaches
Aromatherapy & Phytoteraphy & Phytochemistry
BiodiversityBiology & Biochemistry & BiotechnologyBotany & Ethnobotany & Ethnopharmacology
Conservation, Management and Sustainable Uses of MAPs & NWFPs
Essential Oils & Secondary Plant Metabolites
Fermented / Functional Food and Beverages
Honeybee Products
Constituents & Bioactivities
Herbal & Traditional Medicines
Industrial Processing Technologies of MAPs
Legislations on MAPs & NWFPs
Literature on MAPs
Marketing of MAPs and Products
Molecular Cancer Therapeutics
Molecular Modeling and Simulations    
Nanobiotechnology for Natural Products & Phytochemicals
Natural Cosmetics
Non-Governmental & Non-Profit Organizations (NGO & NPO) on MAPs
Pharmacognosy & Phytopharmacology & Toxicology
Standardization and Quality of MAP Products
Traditional & Modern Herbal Products


We would like to wish you all the best and are already looking forward to meeting you in İzmir - Türkiye, in 2024 autumn.


With best regards,

Professor İlkay ERDOĞAN ORHAN, PhD

Chair of CMAPSEEC-2024