International Symposium on Urban horticulture: from vertical farming to planting design Bucharest (Romania), May 12-16, 2024

International Symposium on Urban horticulture: from vertical farming to planting design Bucharest (Romania), May 12-16, 2024

The European Horticulture Congress will take place in Bucharest, Romania 12-16 May 2024 under the auspices of the International Society for Horticultural Sciences.

This symposium brings together scientists and professional experts in the broad field of Urban Horticulture and Landscape design, all eager to promote horticulture and circular solutions as a way for a sustainable future and food security for all. Horticulture is much more than food, it also holds keys to reduce CO2 emissions, to mitigate climate change and finding ways for sustainable circular cities with aesthetic values to promote physical and psychological health and well-being.

Main topics
Vertical farming
• how to control quantity and quality of plant food by controlling the
environment of the vertical farm
• Physiology of plants in relation to environmental conditions.
• Breeding for vertical farming
• Climate control
• Energy saving
• Automation
• Economics
• Architecture
• Integration in the urban area
• Circularity

Planting design
•How to use native plants in our public and private landscapes
• Resilient planting design
•Urban ecosystems
•Urban landscape
• Low resources consume and water saving
• Low maintenance plant
•New aesthetical models
• Climate control
• Economics
• Participatory design

As part of the scientific programme of the symposium, we are offering very interesting general lectures and keynote lectures – as well as contributions from well-known scientists and experts from all over the world.
By the way, we would like to inform you that we also offer a very interesting programme of technical tours showing natural, contemporary and historical parks around Bucharest, but also other spectacular historical and tourist sites. See “Programme” section at the Congress/Symposium website

Participation in our symposium in Bucharest is also an excellent opportunity to learn about the history, culture and spectacular present day of Bucharest and Romania, now a modern member country of the EU (since 2007) and NATO (since 2004).

We are pleased to inform you that abstract submission and registration are still open!

We look forward to welcoming you to Bucharest in May 2024!

Cof.dr.arch. Ioana Tudora, Leo Marcelis and Prof.Dr.Scient. Trine Hvoslef-EideTrine Conveners

IFLA Europe
VESTRE Hunter Industries

IFLA Europe

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1040 Brussel, Belgium GSM: +32  492 319 451 Skype ID: ifla.europe Contact

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