Join International Blueberry Days and Blueberry School the 2nd - 3rd of May 2023 in Italy

International Blueberry Days will open with a preview at Marche Polytechnic University, in Ancona,Italy, on Tuesday the 2nd of May, 2023.

It's called Blueberry School, an entire day reserved for young researchers and technicians on the main scientific topics of the blueberry: genetics, plant nurseries, nutrition, cultivation techniques, nutritional and biomedical aspects.

Speakers are top experts in the sector on the world scene, with interventions from various parts of four continents.

Moderated by Bruno Mezzetti, of Marche Polytechnic University, taking part in the event are : Susan McCallum of The James Hutton Institute (Great Britain); Maurizio Rocchetti, Costa Group (Australia); Nesibe Ebru Kafkas, Çukurova University (Turkey); Pedro Brás de Oliveira, Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária (Portugal); Stefano Predieri, CNR – IBE (Italy); Heng Liu, Liaoning Academy of Agricultural Sciences (China); Jorge Duarte, Hortitool Consulting Lda (Portugal); James Olmstead, Driscoll's (USA); Lara Giongo, Edmund Mach Foundation (Italy).

"Unlike the Symposium - declares Prof. Bruno Mezzetti - the Blueberry School - which is part of the training program planned for the H2020 Breeding Value project and the National Agritech Center, supported by the PNRR - represents a unique opportunity, reserved for a small group of participants, to be able to interface directly with some of the world's leading experts in the sector. The 'Blueberry school', as well as the 'Blueberry Days' at Macfrut, aim to create an important moment for researchers, technicians, and sector operators to discuss all the aspects concerning the blueberry production chain in the world.”

The full program of the Blueberry school is available at this link. For more information and registration please contact:

On Wednesday the 3rd of May, the International Blueberry Days moves to Macfrut at the Rimini Expo Center until Friday the 5 th of May, in three days hosting the Symposium, the event dedicated to Global Players and technical visits in the test field at the fair. More Info at International Blueberry Days