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Dr. Peter VanderZaag appointed to International Advisory Committee of World Potato Congress Inc.

David Thompson, President and CEO of World Potato Congress Inc. announced today the appointment of Dr. Peter VanderZaag, President: SunRISE Potato Ltd, Alliston, Ontario, Canada, to the organization’s International Advisory Committee. President Thompson noted that Dr. VanderZaag brings extensive and valuable experience to the Advisory Committee. “World Potato Congress Inc. consults, on an ongoing basis, […]

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July 28, 2014 - Dr. Peter VanderZaag appointed to International Advisory Committee of World Potato Congress Inc.

David Thompson, President and CEO of World Potato Congress Inc. announced today the appointment of Dr. Peter VanderZaag, President: SunRISE Potato Ltd, Alliston, Ontario, Canada, to the organization’s International Advisory Committee. President Thompson noted that Dr. VanderZaag brings extensive and valuable experience to the Advisory Committee. “World Potato Congress Inc. consults, on an ongoing basis, […]

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July 17, 2014 - Three New World Potato Congress Inc. Directors Appointed

David Thompson, President & CEO, World Potato Congress Inc. (WPC Inc.) today announced the appointment of Mr. Ron Gall, New Zealand; Dr. Nora Olsen, USA; and Anne Fowlie, Canada; as members of the Board of Directors. The three eminent individuals are recognized world-wide for their contributions to the development and growth of the global potato […]

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July 18, 2013 - David Thompson New President of WPC Inc.

Charlottetown, PE, Canada David Thompson Leads World Potato Congress Inc. With forty years experience in the North American and Global Potato Industry, David Thompson has recently been appointed President and CEO of World Potato Congress Inc, (WPC Inc) an organization headquartered in Charlottetown, PEI, Canada and dedicated to promoting the potato industry world-wide. Dave has […]

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June 25, 2013 - WPC President Allan Parker Retires

World Potato Congress Inc., President and CEO Retires Allan Parker recently announced his retirement as President and CEO of World Potato Congress Inc (WPC Inc). “After 13 years as a Director, the last six as President and CEO, I feel it is a good time to step aside and have another person lead the WPC.” […]

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June 21, 2012 - WPC Industry Award Recipients Recognized at Edinburgh Congress

Edinburgh, Scotland   2012 World Potato Congress Award Winners Recognized   The official Closing ceremonies of the 8th World Potato Congress (WPC) at Edinburgh, Scotland, were highlighted by the presentation of the triennial Industry Awards. The awards recognize outstanding personal contribution and leadership, related to development and progress of the global potato industry.   The […]

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May 17, 2012 - AWARD-WINNING WATER SPECIALIST TO SPEAK AT 8th WORLD POTATO CONGRESS

Dr Colin Chartres, director-general of International Water Management Institute (IWMI), based in Colombo, Sri Lanka, is to speak at World Potato Congress 2012 (WPC2012). The water management specialist, whose Institute has just won the 2012 Stockholm Water Prize, the world’s most prestigious prize for outstanding achievements in water related research activities, will be speaking about […]

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November 21, 2011 - Top Chinese potato specialist joins World Potato Congress speaker programme

Dr Qu, vice governor of the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China, will address the congress on Feeding China’s Future.

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October 12, 2011 - WPC Awards Deadline Approaching

Potato Indusrty Awards Application Potato Induustry Recognizes Leaders Potato Industry Innovators Recognized

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September 2, 2011 - World Potato Congress To Support Children In Earthquake Ravished Christchurch, New Zealand.

Glenelg Childrens Health Camp To Be Rebuilt In Christchurch, NZ

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August 8, 2011 - World Potato Congress Industry Award Nominations Open

WPC Industry Awards Scotland Potato Congress

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