Annual symposium: Steering plants and connecting them to people.
Hogeschool Inholland – Delft, The Netherlands, 31 October 2014
This year the annual symposium of the BeNeLux Society for Horticultural Science (BNL SHS) will be entitled: Horticulture – Steering plants and connecting them to people. It will be held on Friday, 31 October 2014 at Hogeschool Inholland, Rotterdamseweg 141, 2628 AL Delft, The Netherlands. Convener is Olaf van Kooten.
This symposium is meant for both scientists and professionals in horticulture; the language will be English.
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 for the 2014 BeNeluxSHS Symposium to firstname.lastname@example.org
not later than 17 October 2014.
We hope we may have the pleasure of welcoming you on 31 October in Delft.
BeNeLux Society for Horticultural Science
Robert J. Bogers – President
Monique Bodson – Secretary
Hector Willocx – Treasurer
Johan Van Huylenbroeck – Board Member
Leon Wietor – Board Member
Olaf Van Kooten – Convener