To commemorate the Golden Jubilee and to analyse the horticultural development in the past and the plan for future, ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru, India under the patronage of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi is organizing ‘International Symposium on Horticulture : Priorities & Emerging Trends’ during 5-8 September, 2017 at ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru, India to discuss various strategies to achieve nutritional security and environmental sustainability and to formulate a road map for increasing productivity and profitability in horticultural crops. We take pleasure in inviting all the stakeholders for effective participation.