Workshops

At the end of each day, after the symposia, some workshops to engage in intensive discussion and activity will be proposed on particular subject or project. The number of participants will be limited and the subscription will be necessary but included in the program. If you  have any suggestion, please contact the scientific committee.

MONDAY 15 AUGUST 2022

W2 : DIFFERENCES BETWEEN SCIENTIFIC AND EMPIRICAL RESEARCH, DOES IT MATTER AND HOW DOES IT AFFECT YOUR CAREER?

Moderator : Ted DeJong, UC Davis, USA

W5 : HOW CAN PLANT MODELLING BE A LEVERAGE FOR CROPPING SYSTEM IMPROVEMENT BY INTEGRATING PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND SMART HORTICULTURE ?

Moderators :  Francisco Domingo Molina Aiz, Almeria University, Spain, and Gerhard Buck-Sorlin, Institut Agro Angers, France

W7: DOES PLANT NUTRITION IN FRUIT PRODUCTION PLAY A ROLE IN FUTURE HUMAN HEALTH?

Moderator :  Elmi Lötze, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

W12: HOW CAN WE REACH ENHANCED CLIMATE RESILIENCE CONSIDERING SUNBURN AND HEAT DAMAGE IN FRUIT AND VEGETABLES PRODUCTION?

Moderators :  Manuela Zude-Sasse, ATB, Germany, and Brunella Morandi, UNIBO, Italy

tuesday 16 august 2022

W6 : IN VITRO TECHNOLOGY : A MARGINAL OR A KEY TOOL TO IMPLEMENT BREEDING AND CONSERVATION STRATEGIES ? 

Moderator :  Jorge Canhoto, Coimbra University, Portugal

W10: WHAT PEDAGOGICAL INNOVATIONS IN HORTICULTURE AND LANDSCAPE TRAINING

Moderator : Philippe Prevost, Agreenium, France ; Kathryn S Orvis, Purdue University, USA

W13: DISSEMINATION OF SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE TO THE SOCIETY : BALANCE BETWEEN ACCURACY AND SIMPLIFICATION ?

Moderator : Delphine Taillez, Aprifel, France

thursday 18 august 2022

W1 : WHAT ALTERNATIVE USES FOR HORTICULTURAL PRODUCTS ?

Moderator : Laure Dreux, Astredhor, France

W3 : HOW TO MAKE THE TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABLE POSTHARVEST QUALITY MANAGEMENT OF ORNAMENTAL PRODUCTS?

Moderators : Çelikel Fisun, Ondokuz Mayis University, Turkey and Ernst Woltering, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

W4 : WHY IS REGULATED WATER STRESS NOT WIDELY USED IN COMMERCIAL HORTICULTURE?

Moderators : Nadia A. Valverdi, Chapman University, California, USA ; Eleinis Avila-Lovera, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama ; Giverson Mupambi, University of Massachusetts, Massachusetts, USA.

W8: HOW TO TRANSITION AUTOMATED FIXED SPRAY SYSTEMS FROM RESEARCH TO COMMERCIAL MARKET FOR HORTICULTURAL CROP PROTECTION ?

Moderator : Lav Khot, Washington State University, USA

W9: GROWING MEDIA TERMS AND DEFINITIONS : WHY, WHICH AND WHAT FOR ?

Moderators : Gerald Schmilewski, Growing Media Europe ; Jean Caron, Laval University, Canada ; Youbin Zheng, Guelph University, Canada ; Beatrix Alsanius, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden, Jean-Charles Michel, Institut Agro, France

W11: HOW TO HARNESS INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR CROP POLLINATION ?

Moderators : Arnon Dag, Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani Institute, Israel ; Matthew Whiting, Washington State University, US

W14: HOW TO MAKE URBAN FARMING ECONOMICALLY VIABLE?

Moderators : Jacopo Monzini, FAO, Italy ;  Nicolas Ancion, University of Liege, Belgium ; Francesco Orsini, University of Bologna, Italy ; Stefania De Pascale, University of Napoli, Italy