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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 […]
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.” […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
October 12, 2011 - WPC Awards Deadline Approaching
Potato Indusrty Awards Application Potato Induustry Recognizes Leaders Potato Industry Innovators Recognized
Glenelg Childrens Health Camp To Be Rebuilt In Christchurch, NZ
August 8, 2011 - World Potato Congress Industry Award Nominations Open
WPC Industry Awards Scotland Potato Congress
Delegates from developing countries may qualify for financial support to attend the 8th WPC in Edinburgh, Scotland, May 27-30, 2012.