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World Potato Congress Inc. is a non-profit organization supported by a group of volunteer Directors and International Advisors representing potato jurisdictions around the world.

World Potato Congress Inc. is a premier global networking organization which creates opportunities by facilitating communication and information sharing throughout the world potato community.

Join us for the 11th world potato congress

31 May - 3 June 2021, Dublin, Ireland

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.

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11TH WORLD POTATO CONGRESS
WPC2021 IRELAND MAY 31 - JUNE 3, 2021

It is envisaged that 1,000 delegates, from developing and developed countries across the globe, including growers, researchers, producers, traders, processors and manufacturers, will attend the Congress. The Irish Potato Federation has also secured the simultaneous hosting of the Europatat Congress, which is the annual congress of the European association of the potato trade. Both events will become a week-long focus on the potato, the third most important food crop in terms of global consumption.

Fuel Your Performance by Attending the 11th World Potato Congress in Ireland in May 2021. The preliminary WPC 2021 programme of speakers and topics along with details on technical tours, excursions and social programme now available on the WPC 2021 website https://wpc2021.com/

The call for abstract submission for WPC 2021 is now open. Authors are encouraged to submit their abstract online: https://wpc2021.com/programme/call-for-abstracts/ @wpc2021Ireland @wpcongress @Europatat #wpc2021 #wpcongress #irishpotatofederation #potato

Privileged to having worked with the leaders of this remote mountain area of China where potatoes are a staple food and part of the culture. World Potato Congress Recognizes Zhaotong as “Potato Plateau Seed Potato Capital of the World” – congratulations! https://potatocongress.org/news/world-potato-congress-inc-recognizes-zhaotong-as-potato-plateau-seed-potato-capital-of-the-world/

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Awards presented by World Potato Congress Inc.

Recognize outstanding contribution and leadership in respect to the development and progress of the global potato industry by nominating for the industry awards. Selected nominees will be awarded at the 2021 11th World Potato Congress in Dublin, Ireland.

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¡Estimule su rendimiento asistiendo al XI Congreso Mundial de la Papa!

September 1, 2020

Bajo el tema “El cambiante mundo de la papa”, el XI Congreso Mundial de la Papa (World Potato Congress – WPC) tendrá lugar en Dublín (Irlanda) del 31 de mayo al 3 de junio de 2021. El WPC Inc. y el Comité Organizador Local se complacen en presentar el programa…

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Fuel Your Performance by Attending the 11th World Potato Congress!

September 1, 2020

Under the theme ‘The Changing World of the Potato, the 11th World Potato Congress (WPC) will take place in Dublin (Ireland) from 31st May to 3rd June 2021. WPC Inc. and the Local Organising Committee are pleased to launch the preliminary WPC 2021 programme of speakers and topics along with…

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World Potato Congress Inc. Recognizes Zhaotong as “Potato Plateau Seed Potato Capital of the World”

August 24, 2020

On August 18, 2020, a meeting was held in Zhaotong city, China. World Potato Congress (WPC) President Roman Cools, Dr. Peter VanderZaag, WPC Secretary and Brian Douglas, General Manager attended virtually. At this meeting, a ceremony was held to recognize Zhaotong as the “Potato Plateau Seed Potato Capital of the…

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The World Potato Congress Inc. Industry Award Nominations are Now Open

August 10, 2020

The President and CEO of the World Potato Congress Inc. (WPC), Mr. Romain Cools, Belgium and the Chairman of the WPC Industry Awards Committee, Mr. Tamas Houlihan, Executive Director of the Potato & Vegetable Growers Association, Wisconsin, USA are pleased to announce that nominations are now being called for the…

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¡Estimule su rendimiento asistiendo al XI Congreso Mundial de la Papa!

September 1, 2020

Bajo el tema “El cambiante mundo de la papa”, el XI Congreso Mundial de la Papa (World Potato Congress –…

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Fuel Your Performance by Attending the 11th World Potato Congress!

September 1, 2020

Under the theme ‘The Changing World of the Potato, the 11th World Potato Congress (WPC) will take place in Dublin…

[...]

World Potato Congress Inc. Recognizes Zhaotong as “Potato Plateau Seed Potato Capital of the World”

August 24, 2020

On August 18, 2020, a meeting was held in Zhaotong city, China. World Potato Congress (WPC) President Roman Cools, Dr.…

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The World Potato Congress Inc. Industry Award Nominations are Now Open

August 10, 2020

The President and CEO of the World Potato Congress Inc. (WPC), Mr. Romain Cools, Belgium and the Chairman of the…

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