Preliminary program

Sunday, 20th January   Registration and welcome cocktail 
Monday, 21st January   Oral and poster sessions
Tuesday, 22nd January   Oral and poster sessions
Wednesday, 23rd January   Mid-Conference excursion*
Thursday, 24th January   Oral and poster sessions & social dinner 
Friday, 25th January   Oral and poster sessions, business meeting & closing
Saturday, 26th January   2-days Post-conference excursions**
Sunday, 27th January    

*Mid-Conference excursion will be to the Alentejo region, it includes a visit to Herdade do Esporão, an estate with vineyards and olive groves using organic methods and integrated production, including a tour to the cellars and wineries, and a visit to the historical city of Évora - UNESCO World Heritage.

**The excursion programmes and conditions can be downloaded here.



For reservations please contact:  

Abreu Events
Tel.: (+351) 214 156 121


Confirmed invited speakers


Prof. John Pickett, Cardiff Univ., UK (Plenary speaker)
Prof. Thomas Baker, Penn. State Univ., USA
Prof. Olle Anderbrandt, Lund Univ., Sweden
Dr. Rui Cardoso Pereira, FAO/IAEA 
Dr. Carlos Frescata, (BIOSANI); Portugal
Prof. Meta Virant-Doberlet, NIB, Slovenia
Prof. Lara Maistrello, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Dr. Cornel S. Adler, JKI/ÖPV, Germany
Prof. Max Suckling, DSIR, HortResearch, New Zealand