Keynote Speakers


Valiollah Mozaffarian

Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands, Tehran, Iran

Topic: An overview to Iran vegetation and its ornamental valuable plant species


John Martin Dole

Dept. Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University, United States of America

Topic: Developing new floriculture crops


Johan van huylenbroeck

Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research (ILVO), Belgium

Topic: Introgression of wild germplasm into cultivated ornamental plants


Stephania De Pascale

Department of Agricultural Sciences of the University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Topic: Use and potential of wild plants in floriculture


Jan De Diek

Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research (ILVO) Belgium

Topic: Characterization of wild azalea species and their potential contribution in releasing new cultivars


Rodrigo Barbara Gonzalez

Chair of Workgroup New Ornamentals, Section Ornamental Plants, International Society for Horticultural Science

Topic: Research in ornamental species from Mexico


Yoshikazu Tanaka

Research Institute, Suntory Global Innovation Center, Kyoto, Japan

Topic: Development of new flower varieties for the flower business: from gene isolation to market