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World Potato Congress 2015

Yanqing County, Beijing, China: Congress Site

WORLD POTATO CONGRESS TO BE STAGED AT BASE OF GREAT WALL IN 2015!

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David Thompson, President of World Potato Congress Inc., announced recently that Yanqing County, Beijing City, China has been selected as the site of the 9th International World Potato Congress to be held in July 2015.

It is the first time the Congress will be held in the Beijing Region of China and will be hosted by the People’s Government of Yanqing County. It’s expected more than 900 delegates from developing and developed countries, including growers, researchers, producers, traders, processors and manufacturers, will attend the conference.

The Beijing Badaling (Great Wall) International Conference and Exhibition Centre will be the main venue, with delegates participating in a variety of seminars, presentations by industry leaders, and scientific dialogues. 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.

Watch for updates coming soon!

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.