Conference Announcements

IHC-2018

XXX. INTERNATIONAL HORTICULTURAL CONGRESS

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 – Thu, 16 Aug 2018

It is an honor and great pleasure for me to invite you to the XXX. International Horticultural Congress (IHC2018) which will be held in Istanbul, Turkey between 12 - 16 August 2018. As widely known Istanbul is the only city bridging two continents, Asia with Europe, in the world. The motto of IHC2018 is decided as ‘Bridging the World through Horticulture’. It is heavily focused on research and innovation and will have training components related to various fields of Horticulture.

IHC2018 will provide an excellent platform for scientists, technicians, students, consultants, engineers, extension agents, growers, industry, trade and consumer organizations, policy makers and other professionals having an interest in horticulture.

IHC2018 will have a rich scientific program to allow a diffuse interaction among scientists as well as instutions. The symposia will have different formats tailored according to the topic. Now it is the time to announce the Symposia to be held under the IHC2018 which is the backbone of the Congress. Additionally, there will be Colloqia and Workshops, ad hoc training sessions and technical tours. Technical tours will be accompanied by Turkish experts and include historical and cultural components.

Abstract Submission Guidelines

  • All abstracts must be submitted through ROSA - Responsive Online System for Acta Horticulturae submission and review.
  • For more information about how to submit your abstract, see http://www.ishs.org/sites/default/files/page-documents/onlinesubmissionauthorsguide.pdf
  • The official language of IHC2018 is English so only abstracts written in English will be accepted for review.
  • Abstracts should not exceed 300 words and be based on original work. Should give full information on the objective, materials and methods and major results obtained.
  • Abstracts must NOT contain tables, pictures or diagrams.
  • All abbreviations must be spelled out on first use.
  • Abstracts should be thoroughly checked for spelling (English USA) and grammar.
  • Submission is strictly limited to a maximum of one oral and one poster presentation per person.
  • The deadline for abstract submission is 31 October 2017. Abstracts submitted by this date will be considered for evaluation. Authors will be notified of provisional acceptance of abstracts by 20 December 2017 and for the form of presentation as oral or poster presentation. Some poster presenters may be invited to present a speed talk of 3 minutes during an oral session.
  • To be accepted, abstract authors must be registered and paid to attend the IHC2018, by 1 March 2018.
  • All presenters (oral and poster) are expected to submit a manuscript for publication in refereed proceedings, Acta Horticulturae, by 15 May 2018.
  • For guidelines and instructions on how to prepare your manuscript for publication in Acta Horticulturae, see http://www.ishs.org/authors

TURKISH SOCIETY FOR HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE
science@ihc2018.org
Conference Website: http://www.ihc2018.org/en/default.asp
Istanbul Congress Center

Harbiye Mahallesi, Darülbedai Caddesi No:3, 34367 Şişli/İstanbul
İstanbul, İstanbul
Turkey