15th WPTC & 17th ISHS
15th WPTC & 17th ISHS
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9 - 12 JUNE 2024
HILTON BUDAPEST
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Agenda - 15th World Processing Tomato Congress

The WPTC Congress provisional program is NOW available in downloadable format

Congress provisional program

Congress sessions will take place all day on Monday, 10 and Tuesday, 11 June and in the morning of Wednesday, 12 June. The program of presentations and roundtable discussions is currently being prepared by the organizers in co-operation with WPTC members, with the following provisional content:

The future of food

  • Keynote speaker on global food systems
  • Keynote speaker on the future of agriculture
  • Keynote speaker on AI & technology

Where are we now

  • The global tomato processing industry in 2024
  • Comparative farm yields and costs of production
  • Trends in global trade: A trader’s view
  • How to ensure fair competition? Roundtable discussion

What does the future look like?

  • Global market trends
  • A supermarket’s view
  • How do we position ourselves to remain relevant and seize opportunities?: Roundtable with branded companies

Technology and innovation

  • What is the next innovation for tomato processing?
  • The era of zero-steam tomato plants
  • Gene editing and GMO

Agriculture and climate adaptation

  • Keynote on climate change and the future of growing tomatoes
  • Breeding for changing conditions: Roundtable with breeders
  • Managing challenges : Roundtable with growers and processors from different regions

Interpretation service of Congress lectures

The official language of the Congress and the Symposium is English. All presentations should be delivered in English, regardless of the presentation format, whether oral or poster.

Spanish and Italian-speaking participants are hereby informed that Congress presentations (10-12 June), held in the Ballroom of Hilton Budapest, will be translated into Spanish and Italian. Questions during the Q&A session should be asked solely in English, as the interpretation is only provided for the talks.

The scientific presentations of the ISHS Symposium, located in Corvina Hall, will not be translated. No interpretation service will be available in this hall.

Spanish:

El idioma oficial del Congreso y del Simposio es el inglés. Todas las presentaciones deben ser realizadas en inglés, independientemente del formato de presentación, ya sea oral o de póster.

Se informa a los participantes que hablan español e italiano que las presentaciones del Congreso (10-12 de junio), que se llevarán a cabo en el Salón de Baile del Hilton Budapest, serán traducidas al español e italiano. Las preguntas durante la sesión de preguntas y respuestas deben hacerse únicamente en inglés, ya que la interpretación se proporciona solo para las ponencias.

Las presentaciones científicas del Simposio de ISHS, ubicadas en la Sala Corvina, no serán traducidas. No habrá servicio de interpretación en esta sala.

Italian:

La lingua ufficiale del Congresso e del Simposio è l'inglese. Tutte le presentazioni devono essere svolte in inglese, indipendentemente dal formato di presentazione, che sia orale o poster.

I partecipanti che parlano spagnolo e italiano sono informati che le presentazioni del Congresso (10-12 giugno), che si terranno nella Sala da Ballo dell'Hilton Budapest, verranno tradotte in spagnolo e italiano. Le domande durante la sessione di domande e risposte devono essere fatte esclusivamente in inglese, poiché l'interpretazione è fornita solo per le relazioni.

Le presentazioni scientifiche del Simposio ISHS, situate nella Sala Corvina, non saranno tradotte. Non sarà disponibile alcun servizio di interpretazione in questa sala.

Latest news

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02/04/2024
The list of sponsors and the exhibition floor plan of the 15th World Processing Tomato Congress and 17th ISHS Symposium are updated.
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08/02/2024
The Agenda on the 15th World Processing Tomato Congress and 17th ISHS Symposium are updated.
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08/02/2024
The Call for papers on the 17th ISHS Symposium is updated.
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08/02/2024
The information on Grants & awards of the 17th ISHS Symposium is updated.
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02/02/2024
Information on interpretation service on the 15th World Processing Tomato Congress posted.
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02/02/2024
The Social Events and the Accompanying persons’ program on the 15th World Processing Tomato Congress posted.
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14/07/2023
The registration fees and the Call for Sponsorship on the 15th World Processing Tomato Congress posted.
15th WPTC & 17th ISHS
9 - 12 JUNE 2024
HILTON BUDAPEST
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15th WPTC & 17th ISHS