International Strawberry Symposium

The International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) and the Organising Committee of the 7th International Strawberry Symposium (VII ISS) will host the 7th International Strawberry Symposium to be held in the Changping District of Beijing, China, from 18-22 February 2012. Changping is a well-known strawberry growing area and production base in China.

The theme of the symposium is ‘Green, Freshness, Health and Development’, which highlight mankind’s goal for crop products. The symposium, especially its invited lectures and oral presentations, is aimed at providing an effective way to achieve this goal.

The VII ISS will provide an international meeting point for researchers, academics, technicians, students, sales representatives and other professionals from the sector, thus widening professional contact and creating new opportunities, including establishing new collaborations. Besides invited lectures, oral presentations in different sessions and technical visits, the VII ISS will also hold exhibitions on strawberry production and research, including an exhibition of strawberry production equipment and technology from major domestic and international strawberry producers. You can also enjoy social activities of different varieties.

The Organising Committee of the VII ISS is formed by Ministry of Agriculture of the People’s Republic of China, the Chinese Society for Horticultural Science, the People’s Government of Beijing Municipality, Beijing Municipal Commission of Rural Affairs, Beijing Municipal Commission of Science and Technology, Beijing Municipal Bureau of Landscape and Forestry, Beijing Municipal Bureau of Agriculture, Beijing Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences, Strawberry Section of Chinese Society for Horticultural Science, the People’s Government of Changping District, Beijing, and China International Conference Center for Science and Technology.

For further information contact:
Symposium Convener, Dr Yun-tao Zhang, Institute of Forestry and Pomology, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, No. 12 A, Xiangshan Ruiwangfen, Haidian District, Beijing 100093, China
Ph: +86 (10) 82598882/82592157
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