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Invitation to attend the 21st EAPR Triennial Conference; abstract submission now open

The President of the European Association for Potato Research (EAPR), Prof Jadwiga Åšliwka, invites you on behalf of the Organizing Committee, to attend the 21st Triennial Conference of the EAPR. The meeting will take place 6-10 July 2020 in Poland. “We look forward to welcoming you in Warsaw, the capital of Poland and a city of rich history, culture and science,” she says.

Prof Jadwiga Åšliwka

Prof Śliwka 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.

“We plan to prepare an inspiring program and bring together a wide and diversified range of potato specialists from all over the world. 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,” she says.

She expresses the hope that during the Conference, scientists will find new questions and challenges to solve, while representatives of the international industry will have an opportunity to learn about the newest scientific discoveries.

The Conference will be organized in Hilton Warsaw Hotel And Convention Centre, in the very heart of Warsaw, with an excellent access to all means of transport, as well as to many tourist attractions, museums and the Old Town.

Abstract submission is now open and will close on March 15, 2020. Visit the EAPR 2020 website for full details on the meeting, program, venue, sponsorship opportunities, abstract submission and more:

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