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Posted by on Jan 27, 2019 in Frontpage |

The High Council & Atlas Publishing, LLC Will Organize the “Fifth International American Moroccan Agricultural Sciences Conference—AMAS Conference V on June 15—17, 2020 in Tangier, Morocco


By Abdelmajid Kasem


The High Council of Moroccan American Scholars and Academics (HC-MASA;, Atlas Publishing, LLC (, and tentatively the University of New England, Tangier Campus (Prof. Anouar Majid) are Co-Organizing the Fifth International American Moroccan Agricultural Sciences Conference (AMAS Conference V) on June 15—17, 2020 at the University of New England, Tangier Campus, Tangier, Morocco. This Co-Organization of AMAS V Conference is in Collaboration with INRA, and Institut Agronomique et Veterinaire (IAV) Hassan II, Rabat, Morocco.


The conference organizers Prof. Khalid Meksem, Southern Illinois University, USA (Council’s President) and Prof. My Abdelmajid Kassem, Fayetteville State University, USA (Council’s VP-USA) and the rest of the Organizing and Scientific Committees are calling all students, faculty, and scientists in Morocco and around the world to attend and present at this international event.


The conference welcomes abstracts from all fields of Agricultural and Plant Sciences from students, faculty, and scientists around the world. Prizes for the best student posters and oral presentations will be awarded.


It is noteworthy to mention that the conference gained international recognition and its attendance increased every year since its start in 2013. The first edition (AMAS Conference I) was organized on March 18—19, 2013 in Rabat, Morocco; AMAS Conference II was organized on October 18—20, 2014 in Marrakech, Morocco; AMAS Conference III was organized on December 13—16, 2016 in Ouarzazate, Morocco; and AMAS Conference IV was held on May 9—11, 2018 in Meknes, Morocco. During AMAS Conference V, 76 oral presentations and 176 posters have been presented by attendees from countries including Morocco, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Ghana, UAE, France, The Netherlands, Germany, and USA. These are published in:


Kassem MA, A Walters, K Midden, and K Meksem. Proceedings of the Fourth International American Moroccan Agricultural Sciences Conference – AMAS Conference IV, May 9-11, 2018, Meknes, Morocco. Atlas Journal of Biology 2018, pp. 422–545. 


The organizers expect that the fifth edition (AMAS Conference V) will be attended by over 400+ attendees from across the world. This first edition of this international conference (AMAS I) was held on March 18–19, 2013 in Rabat, Morocco; the second edition (AMAS II) was held on October 20–22, 2018 in Marrakech, Morocco; and the third edition (AMAS III) was held on December 13–16, 2016 in Ouarzazate, Morocco.