Raquel Izquierdo de Santiago (EUROPATAT)

“Europatat is excited to bring the Annual Congress back to Brussels, right at the heart of the city and its famous Grand Place. A careful selection of speakers will assess the economic, environmental, health and social challenges currently facing the potato sector.”

Jos Muyshondt (President, EUROPATAT)

“For long an early adopter of the best industry practices the potato sector continues to respond to increased consumer and legislative demands in the areas of health, sustainability and CSR. The Europatat Congress provides the ideal platform for assessing the state of play and communicating industry priorities.”

Europatat Commission meetings & AGM

Programme Thursday 3 May

Hotel Amigo

09h30 – 10h30

Welcome coffee & registration of participants

10h30 – 12h30

Europatat Commission meetings: Early potatoes, Ware potatoes & Packers

Guest speakers:

  • Katrien De Nul, VLAM
  • Cedric Porter, World Potato Markets

12h30 – 14h00


14h00 – 16h00

Europatat Commission meetings: Seed potatoes, Technical and Regulatory issues & RUCIP

Guest speakers:

  • Gerard Meijerink, International Seed Federation (ISF) and Chairman of the Industry Advisory Group, ePhyto Hub Project
  • Françoise Munaut, Plant Health, European Commission
  • Rosalinda Scalia, Plant Health, European Commission

16h00 – 16h30

Coffee break

16h30 – 18h00

Europatat General Assembly (Europatat Members only)


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