International conferences take place in every even-numbered year and last for 3 days. Conferences are hosted in those countries which are willing to organize these wonderful gatherings.
Until 2016, there have also been 2-days-conferences (mainly for European country members) in every uneven-numbered year.
Flashback on our blackcurrant conferences
The inaugural International Blackcurrant Conference was held in Christchurch New Zealand in November 2008. For photos and information, visit host country website http://www.blackcurrant.co.nz/conference08.html
For photos and information on the European Blackcurrant Conference, held Copenhagen, Denmark in June 2009, see http://www.blackcurrant.dk .
The second International Blackcurrant Conference was held in Beaune, France in May 2010.
Goes, Netherlands, hosted the European Blackcurrant bi-annual Conference from Thursday 26th to Friday 27th May 2011.
The third International Blackcurrant Conference took place in Dundee, Scotland from Wednesday 16th to Friday 18th May 2012.
From 14th to 16th June 2016, Ashford, United Kingdom, has been the place to be for every blackcurrant professional.