World Potato Congress 2015
Yanqing County, Beijing, China: Congress Site
9th WORLD POTATO CONGRESS FEATURES WORLD CLASS KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Five internationally renowned speakers will deliver timely and relevant keynote addresses to delegates attending the Beijing 2015 World Potato Congress.
This is the first time the Congress will be held in the Beijing Region of China. It is anticipated more than 900 delegates, from developing and developed countries; including growers, researchers, producers, traders, processors and manufacturers, will attend the conference.
Keynote addresses will be delivered by:
Dr. Dongyu Qu: Vice Chairman of Ningxai Autonomous Region
Percy Misika: FAO Representative in China
Ke Bingsheng: President of China’s Agricultural University
Barbara Wells: Director General CIP
Cedric Porter: Managing Editor World Potato Markets
Delegates will also have opportunities to visit local growing and producing facilities. Numerous pre and post Congress tours will offer delegates unique opportunities for exposure to the Beijing Region as well as numerous other exotic locations such as Hangzhou, Shanghai, Chengdu, Yangshou and Lijiang.
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The Congress functions to promote sharing of information on all aspects of the potato industry. Delegates represent industry sectors in both developed countries and countries with developing potato industries.