Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative
The Cucurbitaceae conferences are held every other year, alternating between Europe (as EUCARPIA conferences) and the U.S.
U.S. conferences were at Cornell University, New York (1980),
Charleston, South Carolina (1989), South Padre Island, Texas (1994),
Asilomar, California (1998), Naples, Florida (2002), Asheville, North
Carolina (2006), Charleston, South Carolina (2010) and Petoskey,
EUCARPIA-Cucurbitaceae conferences were in France (1988), Poland
(1992), Spain (1996), Israel (2000), the Czech Republic (2004),
Avignon, France (2008), Antalya, Turkey (2012) and Warsaw, Poland
In addition, there are other cucurbit conferences such as the International ISHS Symposium on Cucurbits in Turkey (1997), Japan (2001), Australia (2005), China (2009) and Spain (2015), and the 1st International Oil Pumpkin Conference in Austria (1999).