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.

W1 : What alternative uses for horticultural products?

Moderator : Laure Dreux, Astredhor, France

W2 : Differences between scientific and empirical research, why it matters and how it Affects your career?

Moderator : Ted DeJong, UC Davis, USA

w3 : What sustainable post-harvest solutions for enhancing the quality of ornamental products?

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

w4 : How to perform research on Food Systems environmental, social and economic sustainability?

Moderator : Francesco Orsini, Bologna University, Italy

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

w6 : Technological risk assessment and public acceptance in plant tissue culture

Moderator:  Jorge Canhoto, Coimbra University, Portugal

w7: The role of mineral nutrition in future fruit production

Moderator:  Elmi Lötze, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

w8: Automated fixed spray systems for horticultural crop protection: scoping the global technology adoption needs

Moderator: Lav Khot, Washington State University, USA

w9: Towards a consensus for terminology and basic characteristics to be considered in scientific works on growing media?

Moderators: Jean Caron, Laval University, Canada ; Youbin Zheng, Guelph University, Canada ; Jean-Charles Michel, Institut Agro, France

More workshops to come!