Early Bird Registration deadline June 15, 2020 Register now

Dear Colleagues and Friends, Welcome to the Canadian Society for Horticultural Science’s national  2020 conference web site. The theme of the conference is Innovation in Canadian Horticulture, and will take place in Halifax, Nova Scotia, at the Lord Nelson Hotel and Suites, 1515 South Park street, Halifax, NS, B3J 2L2 (https://www.lordnelsonhotel.com) from August 27 to 29, 2020. Halifax is the largest Canadian Atlantic city and is a spectacular  heritage and futurist city to discover and enjoy (https://discoverhalifaxns.com). Its international airport connects easily Europe, USA and the rest of Canada. Halifax is 1h41min   drive from the Annapolis Valley, one of Canada’s best fruit-growing regions (https://www.novascotia.com/annapolisvalley).

The Conference offers a diversified series of four symposia with both oral and poster sessions addressing all aspects of horticulture including a Cannabis and High-Value Plants Symposium, Fruit Symposium, Innovations in Vegetable Production Symposium, as well as an Advances in Organic Science Symposium.

A pre-conference tour will be organized on August 27, 2020 in the Annapolis Valley. It will be focused on visiting Vineyards, cannabis and organic productions facilities across the Valley.

In addition to renowned keynote speakers and scientific talks, many symposia are expected to have a wrap up panel session consisting of industry, government and academia for a targeted discussion on critical issues of importance to that sector.    


The meeting will be consisted of both oral and poster sessions. 

Early bird registration deadline is June 15, 2020

Final deadline for all registrations is Aug 15, 2020

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NOTE:  The CSHS Canadian 2020 Horticulture Conference will be followed by the 12th International Vaccinium Symposium (http://www.dal.ca/ivs), held from Aug 30 to Sept 3, 2020.