This scientific-based organization is of important forums to bring together all the stakeholders in the MAP and/or NWFP sectors. Despite of the fact that the title of the symposium contains “Mediterranean”, this big event welcomes the participants from all climates. MESMAP-3 scientific program covers all related aspects of MAPs and NWFPs. A rich social program throughout the symposium will be also provided for informal interactions, which include welcome reception, gala dinner, congress tour, and closing ceremony. The selected papers will also be published in a distinguished scientific journal after scientific evaluation.