IAL Symposium

The IAL arranges the International Lichenological Symposium, a major international meeting covering all aspects of lichenology, to be organised every fourth year.


The next symposium will take place in:

2020 Ninth International Lichenological Symposium IAL9, Bonito, Brazil


Former IAL symposia were held in:

2016 Eighth International Lichenological Symposium IAL8, Helsinki, Finland
Visit the home page of the IAL8.
2012 Seventh International Lichenological Symposium IAL7, Bangkok, Thailand
2008 Sixth International Lichenological Symposium IAL6, Asilomar, USA
Visit the home page of the IAL6.
2004 Fifth International Lichenological Symposium IAL5, Tartu, Estonia
Symposium report on the IAL 5 (pdf).
2000 Forth International Lichenological Symposium IAL4, Barcelona, Spain
1996 Third International Lichenological Symposium IAL3, Salzburg, Austria
1992 Second International Lichenological Symposium IAL2, Båstad, Sweden
1986 First International Lichenological Symposium IAL1, Münster, Germany