The Irish Potato Federation (IPF) and co-host World Potato Congress (WPC) Inc., cordially invite you to attend the 11th World Potato Congress in Dublin, Ireland, 31st May-3rd June, 2021. http://www.wpc2021.com
The World Potato Congress is one of the world’s leading events for potato professionals, and offers a unique opportunity for delegates to interact with their peers while gaining insights into the future of the potato across all important disciplines and topics. The event will provide researchers with a great opportunity to communicate their research effectively to the wider potato industry. Over 1,000 delegates are expected to attend representing key stakeholders in the industry, including business leaders, potato researchers, producers and agronomists, technology providers, environmental groups, processors, government and policy makers. Internationally recognised plenary speakers will deliver highly stimulating presentations on the major potato topics of the day. A major international trade exhibition will be held adjacent to the Congress hall offering delegates the opportunity to see the latest in innovative technology and machinery.
The theme of the Congress is ‘The Changing World of the Potato’. The major topics will include, sustainability, market trends, the potato in developing countries, mechanisation and automation, new breeding technologies, health and nutrition, disruptive technologies, promotion campaigns, added value products, agronomy, storage and pathology, and latest potato developments in the world’s largest potato producing country, China.
Whatever your involvement with the potato, you can’t afford to miss the 11th World Potato Congress in Ireland. When you come, you will be guaranteed a Céad Mile Fáilte – 100,000 welcomes.
Check out wpc2021.com to keep abreast of developments.
Liam Glennon, Chairperson, Local Organising Committee
About World Potato Congress Inc.
World Potato Congress Inc. is a non-profit organization supported by a group of volunteer directors representing potato jurisdictions around the world. Congress events are hosted in partnership with local host committees.
WPC Inc. wants to be the premier global networking organization creating opportunities by facilitating links of communication and information sharing throughout the world potato community by creating a value chain network to lead sustainable growth and development of the potato to meet increased global use and demand. WPC Inc. is offering a toolbox to inspire new potato value chain projects in developing countries and offers a regular webinar with new visions on the potato sector.
WPC Inc. has its offices in Prince Edward Island, Canada. More info. on www.potatocongress.org.