The symposium will be held at Montpellier SupAgro: Montpellier SupAgro counts 1669 students, 88 teacher-researchers and 321 staff members. It offers a full range of training courses from Bachelor (professional) degree to PhD, as well as several excellent engineer training curricula. Its main purpose is initial and continuing training, research, international scientific and technical cooperation, and development represent the main missions. Agriculture, food, environment and rural territories are at the heart of its concerns.

It is located close to the centre of Montpellier.