International Federation of Palynological SocietiesThe International Federation of Palynological Societies (IFPS) is a federation of regional, national, linguistic, and specialist palynological organizations of the world. Its goals are to advance knowledge in palynology and related subjects by promotion of international cooperationand sponsorship of regular meetings between palynologists of all countries and regions. IFPS publishes the WORLD DIRECTORY OF PALYNOLOGISTS irregularly, and PALYNOS Newsletters semiannually.
The IFPS meetings, INTERNATIONAL PALYNOLOGICAL CONGRESSES, are held at intervals of four or five years, and their venues are chosen by vote of the IFPS council, based on invitations submitted by affiliated societies.
Our next congress, IPC14, will be 2016 in Salvador, Brazil. The International Federation of Palynological Societies is affiliated with the International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS) and the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS).
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