IHC2018 will provide a platform for scientists, technicians, students, consultants, engineers, extension agents, growers, industry, trade and consumer organizations, policy makers and other professionals having an interest in horticulture. IHC2018 will have a scientific program to allow a diffuse interaction among scientists as well as instutions. The symposia will have different formats tailored according to the topic. Additionally, there will be Colloqia and Workshops, ad hoc training sessions and technical tours. Technical tours will be accompanied by Turkish experts and include historical and cultural components.