20th International Sunflower Conference

June 22 to 25, 2020 in Novi Sad, Serbia


1st announcement

Thank you for the interest to present your work and all the submitted abstracts!

The paper submission is now open!

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Welcome to the

20th International Sunflower Conference, 2020

On the behalf of the International Sunflower Association (ISA), we would like to invite you to the 20th International Sunflower Conference (ISC2020) to be held on 22-25 June, 2020 in Novi Sad, Serbia. This conference is organized by the Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops Novi Sad (IFVCNS), Serbia in collaboration with ISA. ISC2020 continues the long tradition of conferences on sunflower and provides the opportunity for sunflower people from all over the world to meet once again.

The conference sessions will be designed to attract common interests and create synergy among different disciplines in the sunflower research. They will include presentations and posters on cutting edge sunflower research and cover latest findings in plant breeding, crop protection, climatic stress, seed quality and many other topics. We encourage participants to exchange information and ideas in order to meet potential collaborators and maximize the conference networking potential.
We are looking forward to welcoming sunflower experts from all over the world for an exciting and diverse scientific program.

See you in Novi Sad!

Important dates

June 20, 2019

Start of Early registration and Abstract submission

December 10 , 2019

Deadline for Abstract submission

November 15, 2019

Early-bird Registration ends

December 20, 2019

Notification of Abstract Acceptance and Call for Paper Submission

March, 20, 2020

Deadline for Paper submission


June 22 to 25, 2020 in Novi Sad

Conference Organizers


As a leader in sunflower research in Serbia, IFVCNS celebrated 80th anniversary in 2018 and got the status of Institute of National Importance. The long tradition of scientific achievements and innovations deployed into commercial activities made IFVCNS recognized worldwide.


International sunflower association is made up of individual people or legal bodies interested in promoting research and developing sunflower production. The aim of the Association is to improve international cooperation on the agronomic, breeding, technical and nutritional levels, and to ensure close links between research and workers.

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Become a sponsor

We invite you to partner with us in delivering ISC2020 in Novi Sad. Your support as a sponsor will help optimize this conference and ensure its success. Becoming a sponsor will boost your brand’s profile as a company committed to this field, while sponsoring ISC2020 offers your staff access to the latest information about sunflower.

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Become an exhibitor

We are delighted to be able to provide your company with an opportunity to present your products at the conference. The exhibition stands are to be placed inside the Congress centre Master, within Novi Sad Fair, while field trials will be organized at Rimski šančevi, the Field day location.

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Conference Contact Address

PanaComp Wonderland Travel
Bul. Cara Lazara 96
21000 Novi Sad | Serbia

Dear colleagues,

The congress organizers as well as IFVCNS and the ISA board and management have the pleasure to inform you that Abstract Submission for 20th International Sunflower Conference is now open.

Authors are invited to submit their Abstracts till October 20th. The ISC committee will contact you for further information during the process of selection and for confirmation details. The conference language is English. The program committee will decide upon the acceptance of the contributions based on the abstract. Only participants of the congress may deliver speeches and submit poster contributions. Two Abstracts per one registered author will be accepted. If you require any further information, feel free to contact us at science@isc2020.com

You may find detailed info on Conference Program and Topics here, and Abstract Submission procedure and Abstract Template here.

Best wishes,

The 20th ISC team