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Annual symposium: Steering plants and connecting them to people

The BeNeLux Society for Horticultural Science organizes the Annual symposium: Steering plants and connecting them to people

on Friday, 31 October 2014

Hogeschool Inholland
Rotterdamseweg 141
2628 AL Delft
The Netherlands
Convener is Olaf van KootenThis symposium is meant for both scientists and professionals in horticulture; the language will be English.Programme:

  • 09:00 – 10:00 Registration (coffee or tea)
  • 10:00 – 10:10 Opening
  • 10:10 – 10:50 Leo Marcelis (Wageningen University): Greenhouse Crop Growth Modelling – the State of the Art
  • 10:50 – 11:30 Kathy Steppe (Universiteit Gent): TomTalk: tale of a tomato plant about energy-efficient greenhouse conditions
  • 11:30 – 12:10 Peter Kamp (Priva BV): Steering the crop through water management
  • 12:10 – 12:30 Plenary discussion
  • 12:30 – 13:30 Lunch and BNL-SHS General Assembly
  • 13:30 – 14:05 Olaf van Kooten (Hogeschool Inholland and Wageningen University): Green eyes, connecting grower and scientist
  • 14:10 – 14:40 Marcel van der Hoeven (Van Dijk Flora BV): Connecting growers with retailers
  • 14:40 – 15:00 Tea break
  • 15:00 – 15:35 Eric Egberts (Bloomy Creations BV): Bloomy Creations, connecting consumers with trade
  • 15:35 – 16:10 Robert de Jong (Looije Tomaten BV): Marketing high-quality vegetables
  • 16:10 – 16:30 Plenary Discussion
  • 16:30 – 17:00 Drinks

If you are interested in attending the symposium please register by sending the registration form to [email protected] not later than 17 October 2014.

You will find this form at www.beneluxshs.eu


Rachel Wakefield

Communications Executive and Associate Editor
United Kingdom

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