11th World Potato Congress 2021

The World Potato Congress is the premier networking organisation for the global potato value chain.

Mon, May 31 – Jun 03   |   09:00 h
RDS Main Arena, Ballsbridge Dublin 4, Dublin, Ireland

The World Potato Congress Inc. creates a value chain network to lead sustainable growth and development of the potato to meet increased global use and demand. The 11th World Potato Congress will be hosted by The Irish Potato Federation. The 2021 proposed theme of "The Changing World of the Potato" reflects the dynamics of change within the food industry and how the potato industry must address the challenges and opportunities at hand.
The 11th World Potato Congress welcomes partners from across the globe to support research in this sector, while making vital connections on a global stage. WPC2021, the eleventh World Congress, will take place at the historical RDS Venue www.rds.ie from the 31 May - 3 June, 2021.

WPC2021 programme will provide a platform to present, engage, analyse and develop the potato industry while discussing key trends and involving all stakeholders.

Preliminary Topics

Global Trends
• Food Security
• Climate Change
• Sustainability
• Legislation/Trade Barriers

Production / Value Chain
• Processing/Production Innovation
• Value Chain Optimisation
• Business Development and International Trade
• Business-to-Business Workshop

Consumer Trends
• Changing Demographics
• Healthy Eating and Obesity
• Tomorrow’s Shopping Basket
• Understanding Consumer Attitudes

• Smart Agriculture
• Genetics/Biodiversity/New Varieties
• Combatting Diseases/Pests
• Crop Management

A diverse sector will be in attendance representing all areas of the potato industry including:
• Key Stakeholders in the Potato Business
• Potato Growers
• Machinery providers
• Technology providers
• International Speakers
• Food Manufacturers
• Environmental Groups
• Global Potato Associations
• Legal Advisors
• Government and Policy Decision Makers
• Academics and Researchers

The Congress will provide an excellent opportunity for the potato industry to network, make new business connections, engage with the global audience and secure contracts whilst attending WPC 2021.


Early Rates from: EUR 585.0,
Student Rates from: EUR 385.0,
Less Developed Countries Rates from: EUR 385.0


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