About the International Society for Plasma Medicine
Founded in 2009, the purpose of the International Society for Plasma Medicine (ISPM) is the promotion of scientific activities, the organization and implementation of scientific meetings and presentations - in particular the International Conference on Plasma Medicine (ICPM), as well as educational/training activities and the recognition of excellence in the area of Plasma Medicine.
The conference is held every 1.5 to 2 years at altering locations, guaranteeing its internationality. With the ICPM-3 in Greifswald, Germany in 2010, the presidency of the society was transferred to the host of the conference, Prof. Klaus-Dieter Weltmann. The ICPM-4 will take place in Orléans, France in June 17th - 21st 2012. Further plans include holding the conference in Japan, in 2014.
Every conference so far was an immense success and was attended by plasma and life scientists from all over the world: the ICPM-3 in Greifswald, for example, was visited by 21 different nationals.
As of 2010, a new journal was announced: "Plasma Medicine" will be published by Begell House. It is the official publication of the International Society for Plasma Medicine