IHC2022 organizing committee is happy to welcome you to the 31st International Horticulture Congress in Angers, France.
Join us and celebrate this year’s IHC2022 Congress in France. During the Opening Ceremony & Welcome Cocktail take opportunity to enjoy a cultural moment and the charms of France, its culture, gastronomy and fine wines.
Anne ODRU - Master of Ceremony
Christophe BECHU -Minister for Ecological Transition and Cohesion of the Territories
Yves GIDOIN - Vice-President of Angers Loire Métropole in charge of Employment and Economic Development
Dr. Yuksel TUZEL - ISHS president
Dr. François LAURENS - IHC2022 president
Jean JOUZEL - Climate science expert and IPCC Vice Chair
Beth BECHDOL - Deputy Director - General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Christiane LAMBERT, COPA - FNSEA President
Philippe FAURE-BRAC - Master Sommelier
Guillaume GOMEZ - Ambassador of french gastronomy (to the President Emmanuel Macron)
Severine DARSONVILLE - Farmer in Auvergne Rhône Alpes Administrator of the cooperative Limagrain EuropeVEGEPOLYS VALLEY Plant International Cluster President
Doors will open at 15:30 , with the event starting promptly at 16:00.
16:00 - 18:00: Opening Ceremony, Auditorium, Congress Centre, 33 boulevard Carnot, 49100 Angers
18:30 - 22:00: Welcome Cocktail, Jardin des plantes, 39 rue Boreau, 49100 Angers
Photograph credits : Leonard de Serres