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The IBBS

The International Biodeterioration Biodegradation Society was formally established in 1969 as an international, multidisciplinary organisation concerned with the biodeterioration of commercially important materials…More.

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Meetings and Events

The Society hosts and promotes a wide variety of meetings and conferences and, after our highly successful 2015 meeting in Winchester, UK, entitled “Water Microbiology – Current and Emerging Issues in Healthcare” and “Microbial Corrosion in Heating and Cooling Systems” in April 2016 we present an international conference on “Biodeterioration and Protection of Cultural Heritage” in Łódź, Poland on 8th/9th September. From 2nd – 5th October we present LABS 9 – the Ninth Latin American Biodeterioration & Biodegradation Symposium in Rio de Janiero, Brazil and the organising committee has just announced that IBBS 17 – the Society’s 17th International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation Symposium will be held from 6th – 8th September 2017 at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Further details here.