Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes

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Early Bird Registration Closing

The early bird deadline is fast approaching!

Registration rates will increase after 17 February 2014 so in order to secure reduced rates, be sure to register before the deadline.

All fees are quoted in Australian dollars and are inclusive of 10% Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Registration Type Early Bird
Before 17 February 2014
After 17 February 2014
ISHS Member Full Registration* $990 $1,210
Non ISHS Member Full Registration $1,100 $1,320
WOCMAP Registration (3 Days) $660 $770
Day Registration (per delegate per day) $300 $300

* To be eligible for the ISHS member rate you must be an individual ISHS Member. All members will be crossed checked for eligibility.

For further information or to register online, visit the Registration page of the website today.


Presenter Registration Deadline

All abstract acceptance letters have now been sent and presenters are required to register and pay to attend the Congress by 17 February 2014 in order to guarantee their presentation/s. Any presentations that are not secured with a registration by this date will not be guaranteed so make sure you don’t miss this deadline. For any registration enquiries please email and for any abstract enquiries please email


Draft Program Now Online

A draft program detailing the days on which oral presentations for each symposium will be held is now available on the website for downloading. A draft program for poster presentations will be available within the next few days. A more detailed program will be available in the coming months once presentations are finalised. Please note the program is subject to change at the discretion of the Scientific Program Committee.


IHC2014 Photographic Competition

We are pleased to announce the launch of the IHC2014 Photographic Competition – A Compendium of Horticultural Images. Here is your opportunity to showcase your photographic skills and be in with a chance to win a category prize. A certificate and a small gift will be awarded for the best entries within each category and an overall people’s choice trophy will also be presented.

Images can be submitted for one of the following categories:

  • Sustaining lives – fruit, vegetables, ornamentals (SLF)
  • Sustaining livelihoods (horticultural enterprises) (SLI)
  • Sustaining landscapes (SLA)
  • Professional horticultural photography (PHP)

The submission form is now open online and entries will close 30 May 2014. Time to get those cameras out! Visit the Photographic Competition page of the website for terms and conditions.


“Like” IHC2014 on Facebook

The IHC2014 Facebook page currently has over 400 “likes” which is fantastic, but we want more! Be sure to check out the page and “like” us to receive regular updates on Congress notifications, handy hints and information on things you might like to do while in Brisbane. The Facebook page can also be used to network with other delegates or to find someone to share accommodation with.

So don’t be out of the loop, visit the page and “like” us today!


Meet the International Scientific Committee

Professor Keizo Yonemori (Japan) is a Professor in the Laboratory of Pomology at the Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Japan. His research specialty is the genetics and breeding of persimmon. He also works on reproductive systems of tropical fruits such as mango and mangosteen.

Professor Jung-Myung Lee (Korea) served as the president of the 27th IHC hosted in Seoul, Korea in 2006 and as one of ISHS Board members from 2002 to 2010. Prof. Lee is currently a member of Korean Academy of Science & Technology. He also conducts research on seed treatment and vegetable grafting with special emphasis on inactivation of seed-borne virus and bacterial diseases in cucurbit vegetables.

Dr Mike Butcher (New Zealand) currently represents the NZ pome fruit sector as their Technical Manager. He is responsible for pome fruit production and crop protection programmes; fruit quality, post-harvest and market access technical advice and input. He also liaises with industry regarding research, food safety and market access requirements. He is an entomologist by training, has previously lectured IPM and has managed private crop protection research organisations.

For information on other members of the International Scientific Committee, please visit the website.


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The 29th International Horticultural Congress | Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes
Brisbane, Australia | 17-22 August 2014 | | Unsubscribe