19th Triennial Conference of EAPR (European Association for Potato Research)

In July 2014 the 19th Triennial Conference of EAPR (European Association for Potato Research) will take place for the first time in Belgium. ILVO is member of the organizing Committee of the Congress.

EAPR2014 - 19th triennial conference - BrusselsThis important congress is held for the first time in Belgium (Brussels). This congress represents a real opportunity for the Belgian potato industry as well as for research institutions and private companies, who will share their scientific and technical know-how. The scientific topics of the congress focus on all of the classical aspects of the potato sector, especially the latest knowledge about sustainable and innovative techniques. Recent and innovative fundamental research and applied research results will be presented, together with technological transfer and implementation for users.

The conference venue is the CROWNE PLAZA Hotel, in the city center. Located in the heart of Europe, Brussels is easy to reach by flight, train or car.

This event is co-organized by the “Centre wallon de Recherches agronomiques” – CRA-W in Gembloux/Libramont, “Inagro” in Rumbeke-Beitem, and the “Interprovinciaal Proefcentrum voor de Aardappelteelt” – PCA in Kruishoutem. The organizing committee has members from many Belgian scientific and technical institutions including the CRA-W, PCA, Inagro, ILVO, UCL, UGent, FIWAP, Vlaamse Overheid, CARAH and Belgapom.

More information on the congress is available on

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