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EAPR 2020 Conference: 'An inspiring program and diversified range of potato specialists,' says President

The 21st Triennial Conference of the European Association for Potato Research (EAPR) will be hosted in Warsaw, Poland, 6-10 July 2020. The Conference will be organized in Hilton Warsaw Hotel And Convention Centre, in the very heart of the city, with an excellent access to all means of transport, as well as to many tourist attractions, museums and the Old Town.

The theme of the Conference will be “A new age for potatoes“.

Prof Jadwiga Åšliwka, President of EAPR, points out that the main organizer of the Conference, the Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute – National Research Institute (IHAR-PIB) – is the largest Polish research centre in the multi-disciplinary area of crop improvement, biotechnology, germplasm conservation and enhancement.

Prof Jadwiga Åšliwka

“We plan to prepare an inspiring program and bring together a wide and diversified range of potato specialists from all over the world,” Prof Åšliwka says. “The Conference aims to cover all potato-related topics from fundamental and applied research, potato breeding, extension services and technology transfer, to technical and economic issues of potato production, storage and processing.

“We hope that during the Conference, the scientists will find new questions and challenges to solve, while the representatives of the industry will have an opportunity to learn about the newest scientific discoveries and become inspired to launch new projects and boost further cooperation.”

You will find an overview of the programme on this page of the EAPR website. Keynote lecture topics and information on presenters can be found here.

Conference Secretariat provides conference management services for the 21st Triennial Conference of the European Association for Potato Research (EAPR). Go here to find contact details.

The EAPR homepage can be accessed here

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