CONGRESS HISTORY

The International Symposium on Marine Natural Products (MaNaPro) happened for the first time in 1975 in the city of Aberdeen, Scotland. The European Conference on Marine Natural Products (ECMNP) occurred for the first time in 1997 in Athens, Greece. MaNaPro and ECMNP have triennial and biennial frequency respectively. The first MaNaPro & ECMNP joint meeting occurred in 2013 in Galicia, Spain. After 6 years the second joint meeting in will take place in Peniche, Portugal, 1-5 September 2019MaNaPro and ECMNP meetings have been very successfully, with a primary focus on different aspects of marine chemistry, such as ecology, dereplication, structure elucidation, biosynthesis, synthesis, chemical biology, drug discovery and development, and marine biotechnology. Over the past 44 years there have been 16 editions of MaNaPro and 11 editions of ECMNP held in several countries:

MANAPRO

1975 – I International Symposium on Marine Natural Products, 8-11 September, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, organized by Ronald H. Thomson

1978 – II International Symposium on Marine Natural Products, 12-15 September, Sorrento, Italy, organized by M. Piattelli

1980 – III International Symposium on Marine Natural Products, 16-19 September, Brussels, Belgium, organized by B. Tursch and J.C. Braekman

1982 – IV International Symposium on Marine Natural Products, 26-30 July, Tenerife, Spain, organized by A.G. Gonzáles and J. D. Martín

1985 – V International Symposium on Marine Natural Products, 2-6 September, Paris, France, organized by Y. Kashman and R. H. Dodd

1989 – VI International Symposium on Marine Natural Products, 3-7 July, Dakar, Senegal, organized by Jean-Michel Kornprobst

1992 – VII International Symposium on Marine Natural Products, 5-10 July, Capri, Italy, organized by L. Minale

1995 – VIII International Symposium on Marine Natural Products, 10-15 September, Tenerife, Spain, organized by J. D. Martin

1998 – IX International Symposium on Marine Natural Products, 5-10 July, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, organized by Bruce F. Bowden

2001 – X International Symposium on Marine Natural Products, 24-29 June, Okinawa, Japan, organized by Tatsuo Higa

2004 – XI International Symposium on Marine Natural Products, 4-9 September, Sorrento, Italy, organized by Ernesto Fattorusso, Guido Cimino and Raffaele Riccio

2007 – XII International Symposium on Marine Natural Products, 4-9 February Queenstown, New Zealand, organized by John Blunt and Murray Munro

2010 – XIII International Symposium on Marine Natural Products, 17-22 October, Phuket, Thailand, organized by Khanit Suwanborirux

2013 – XIV International Symposium on Marine Natural Products, 15-20 September, Galicia, Spain, organized by Carmen Cuevas

2016 – XV International Symposium on Marine Natural Products, 29 August-2 September, Fortaleza, Brazil, organized by Leticia V. Costa-Lotufo


ECMNP

1997 – I European Conference on Marine Natural Products, 2-6 November, Athens, Greece, organized by Vassilios Roussis

1999 – II European Conference on Marine Natural Products, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, organized by Ricardo Riguera

2002 – III European Conference on Marine Natural Products 15-20 September, Elmau, Munich, Germany, organized by Thomas Lindel and Mattias Köck

2005 – IV European Conference on Marine Natural Products, 12-16 September, Paris, France, organized by Marie-Lise Bourguet-Kondracki and Ali Al-Mourabit

2007 – V European Conference on Marine Natural Products 16-21 September, Ischia, Naples, Italy, organized by Angelo Fontana

2009 – VI European Conference on Marine Natural Products, 19-23 July, Porto, Portugal, organized by Anake Kijjoa

2011 – VII European Conference on Marine Natural Products, 14-18 August, Strömstad, Sweden, organized by Lars Bohlin

2013 – VIII European Conference on Marine Natural Products, 15-20 September, Galicia, Spain, organized by Carmen Cuevas

2015 – IX European Conference on Marine Natural Products, 24-29 August, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, organized by Ruangelie Edrada-Ebel

2017 – X European Conference on Marine Natural Products, 3-7 September, Kolymbari, Crete, Greece, organized by Efstathia Ioannou and Vassilios Roussis