International Horticultural Congress (IHC) in Angers in 2022

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IHC 20022

IHC 2022, a major event dedicated to science and innovation in horticulture around the world

Organised every 4 years since 1959 on a different continent and under the aegis of the ISHS (International Society for Horticultural Science), the International Horticultural Congress (IHC) is the most important scientific event on these themes. With more than 7,000 members around the world, ISHS aims to promote and foster research and education in the field of horticultural sciences and to facilitate cooperation and knowledge transfer on a global scale. After Lisbon in 2010, Brisbane in 2014 and Istanbul in 2018, it is now the turn of Angers, France's leading green city and plant capital to host the 31st edition of the International Horticultural Congress from August 14 to 20, 2022 in convention center in a hybrid format.

Through its training and research themes in horticulture, Agrocampus Ouest is particularly involved in the organization of this congress.

IHC 2022, horticulture for a world in transition on the programme for this edition

This 31st edition has 3 objectives:

  1. discuss topics of high scientific level and of global interest:
    - competitiveness and skills for the horticultural sectors
    - food, health & well-being
    - production systems and sustainable development
    - adaptation to climate change
  2. connect and promote the research-education-industry triptych
  3. develop international collaboration, particularly between the South and the North

During a week, participants will meet under the sign of discovery and interaction during plenary sessions, symposiums, an exhibition, networking, BtoB meetings, an exceptional social programme of conviviality. and visits.


More than 3000 participants, members and non-members of ISHS, from all over the world are expected at IHC2022.

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Scientists, engineers, technicians, industrialists, producers, consultants, students, representatives of commercial and consumer organizations, the media, political decision-makers, save the date and do not miss this major international event from August 14 to 20, 2022!

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