Scientific Commitee

Alsanius Beatrix

Affiliation: Chair Professor, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden.

Area of expertise: horticultural microbiology, plant health and microbiological control of plant diseases, and fertility of soil and growing media.


Frercks Birutė

Affiliation: Head of Department of Orchard Plant Genetics and Biotechnology, Institute of Horticulture, LAMMC

Area of expertise: Plant genetics and bioinformatics, microbiological control of plant disease


Gruda Nazim S.

Affiliation:  University of Bonn Germany, and Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena

Area of Expertise: Product quality of Fruit and Vegetables, Soilless Culture and Growing Media, Climate Change and Climate-Smart Agriculture


Orsini Francesco

Affiliation: Full Professor, Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy

Area of expertise: indoor farming technologies, protected cultivation, and urban horticulture.


Samuolienė Giedrė

Affiliation: Head of Laboratory of Plant Physiology, Institute of Horticulture, Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry.

Area of expertise: plant photophysiology; stress physiology; physiology of plant productivity; metabolism.

Vaseva Irina

Affiliation: Associate Professor, Institute of Plant Physiology and Genetics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria

Area of expertise: molecular mechanisms of plant adaptation to abiotic stress, identification and functional analysis of genes associated with plant development and stress tolerance, hormonal signaling and crosstalk.

Viškelis Jonas

Affiliation:  Head of Laboratory of Biochemistry and Technology, Institute of Horticulture, Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry.

Area of expertise: Fruit, berry and vegetable quality, modelling and optimization of storage and processing methods,Chemical composition of fruits, berries and vegetables, biologically active compounds and technological properties, Investigation, modelling and optimisation of storage and processing processes for fruits, berries, vegetables and herbs, allowing maximum preservation of the natural biochemical composition of the raw material, Development of recipes, testing of developed technologies and production of experimental batches at the open access Fruit and Vegetable Processing Technologies Simulation Centre

 Organising Commitee

Frercks Birutė

Naujokienė Gintarė

Samuolienė Giedrė

Viškelis Jonas