Early-Bird Registration rate ends on July 1

Early-Bird registration rate ends soonDon’t lose out on discounted registration. Early-bird rate ends soon!

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And don’t forget: Talk Abstracts are due by July 1.
Submit abstracts here: https://app.oxfordabstracts.com/stages/516/submission

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The Scientific Committee is about half way through the process of selecting an exciting line-up of keynote speakers. Learn more @ http://cucurbit2018.ucdavis.edu/keynote-speakers/


  • Three days of oral presentations, themed sessions of invited talks by domestic and international professionals from the public sector and industry to discuss advances and applications for the Cucurbitaceae species
  • Poster and invited speaker sessions
  • Welcome Reception
  • In partnership with Seed Central, squash, olive oil, and honey tasting and Winery/Brewery tours at the UC Davis Robert Mondavi Institute
  • Evening Social co-hosted with Seed Central, to include Networking and Panel Discussion. Proposed panel includes a Culinary Scientist, a Squash Breeder, a Culinary Chef, and a Food Industry Chef
  • Crop-specific sub-meetings for cucumber, melon, squash, watermelon, and melon powdery mildew


July 1: Talk Abstracts due
July 1:
(Early-Bird registration rate ends) | Regular Rate Registration starts ($700 USD)
Oct 1: Late Registration starts ($800 USD)
Oct 1: Poster Abstracts due
Conference registration is required prior to abstract submission