09.03.2021 - 11.03.2021 – Virtual

4th International Symposium on Horticulture in Europe

Dear colleagues,

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to the IV. International Symposium on Horticulture in Europe (SHE), the V. International Humulus Symposium (IHS), the VIII. International Symposium on Human Health Effects of Fruits and Vegetables (FAV Health) and the Annual Convention of the German Society for Horticultural Science that will take place virtual from 9-11 March 2021.

The combined symposia theme ‘Advancing together: Enhancing quality of life through HortScience’ reflects the many exciting achievements in horticultural science for the benefit of societies of today and tomorrow that were realized through a strong academic – industry research partnership.

The 3-days event includes plenary presentations of world leading scientists, panel discussions with renowned companies, industry stakeholders and legislators, short oral and poster presentations on fundamental and applied research, exhibition of products and services. 

The symposia will provide a unique platform for moving onward together to advance progressive values and to build a brighter future for generations to come. Our common goals are to beautify the planet through horticulture and to secure safe, healthy and sustainably produced food for everyone.

The symposia are organized under the auspices of the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture and the International Society for Horticultural Science.

The conference is organised by the staff of the Institute of Crop Physiology of Specialty Crops at the University of Hohenheim and INTERPLAN Congress, Meeting & Event Management AG, in close collaboration with the ISHS.

Looking forward to meet you virtual in March 2021.

Jens Wünsche, Michael Hagemann


Conference Website


EPPN2020 has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 731013