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PROGRAMME AT GLANCE

Due to a coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic the 21st EAPR Triennial Conference has been moved to fall.

The new Conference date is November 2-6, 2020.


 

Sunday 1st November 2020

 

16:30-19:00 Registration
17:00-18:00 Extraordinary EAPR Council Meeting 
18:00-19:00 Meeting of Country Representatives and EAPR Council 

 

Monday 2nd November 2020

 

08:00 Registration
08:30-10:00 Opening session
08:30-09:00

Welcome 

Jadwiga Śliwka

09:00-09:30

Keynote Lecture 1

The potato program of the International Potato Center (CIP): successes, challenges and the way forward

Ian Barker 

09:30-10:00

Keynote Lecture 2

The Upotato Plan-genome design of  potato diploid hybrid with true seeds Sanwen Huang

10:00-10:30
Coffee break
10:30-12:00 Plenary session
10:30-11:00

Keynote Lecture 3

Acrylamide Mitigation Strategies in Fried Potato Products

Vural Gökmen 

11:00-11:30

Keynote Lecture 4

How to tackle late blight? Insights in the biology and pathology of Phytophthora infestans

Francine Govers

11:30-12:00

Keynote Lecture 5 - TBC

Potatoes in organic farming – perspectives, challenges and constraints

Christian Bruns

12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:10 Parallel sessions
Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4
13:30-13:50 Quarantine diseases & pests  part 1

Resistance breeding

part 1

Organic production & bioagents 

part 1

Bacterial & fungal diseases

part 1

13:50-14:10
14:10-14:30
14:30-14:50
14:50-15:10
15:10-15:40 Coffee break
15:40-17:00 Parallel sessions
Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4
15:40-16:00 Quarantine diseases & pests part 2

Resistance breeding

part 2

Organic production & bioagents

part 2

Bacterial & fungal diseases

part 2

16:00-16:20
16:20-16:40
16:40-17:00
17:10-19:00 EAPR General Assembly
19:00-20:30 Welcome Cocktail in Hilton Hotel

 

Tuesday 3rd November 2020

 

8:00 Registration
08:30-10:00 Plenary session
08:30-09:00

Keynote Lecture 6

Potato wart disease management and resistance breeding: a genomics approach

Jack Vossen

09:00-09:30

Keynote Lecture 7

TBA

09:30-10:00

Keynote Lecture 8

Genetic approaches to increasing disease resistance in potato

Jonathan D. G. Jones

10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11:50 Parallel sessions
Session 5 Session 6 Session 7 Session 8
10:30-10:50 Seed production part 1

Viral diseases

part 1

New techniques & hybrid breeding part 1

Disease control strategies

part 1

10:50-11:10
11:10-11:30
11:30-11:50
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:10 Parallel sessions
Session 5 Session 6 Session 7 Session 8
13:30-13:50 Seed production part 2

Viral diseases

part 2

New techniques & hybrid breeding part 2

Disease control strategies

part 2

13:50-14:10
14:10-14:30
14:30-14:50
14:50-15:10
15:10-15:40 Coffee break
15:40-17:00 Poster session 1
17:00-18:00 EAPR Sections Meetings
17:00-18:00 AGRONOMY & PHYSIOLOGY BREEDING & VARIETAL ASSESSMENT PATHOLOGY & PESTS POST HARVEST

 

Wednesday 4th November 2020

 

8:00 Registration
09:00-10:00 Plenary session
09:00-09:30

Keynote Lecture 9

Using genome-wide markers to assess and advance potato breeding at the 4x and 2x level

David Douches

09:30-10:00

Keynote Lecture 10

TBA

10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11:50 Parallel sessions
Session 9 Session 10 Session 11 Session 12
10:30-10:50

Genetics & genetic resources

part 1

Late blight

part 1

Climate change (drought & heat resistance)

part 1

Storage technology

part 1

10:50-11:10
11:10-11:30
11:30-11:50
         
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:10 Parallel sessions
Session 9 Session 10 Session 11 Session 12
13:30-13:50

Genetics & genetic resources

part 2

Late blight

part 2

Climate change (drought & heat resistance)

part 2

Storage technology

part 2

13:50-14:10
14:10-14:30
14:30-14:50
14:50-15:10
15:10-15:40 Coffee break
15:40-17:00 Poster session 2
from 19:00 Conference Dinner

 

Thursday 5th November 2020

 

8:00 Registration
09:00-10:00 Parallel sessions
Session 13 Session 14 Session 15 Session 16
9:00-9:20 Engineering, DSS & precision agriculture Processing (old & new products) Physiology Virology Section Meeting
9:20-9:40
9:40-10:00
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-12:00 Final plenary session
10:30-11:00

Keynote Lecture 11

​Potato crop nitrogen status monitoring with spectral sensors : last decade developments and implementation for N fertilisation management

Jean-Pierre Goffart

11:00-11:30

Keynote Lecture 12

Can marker-assisted selection for drought tolerance in Solanum tuberosum replace selection on yield in arid environments?

Karin Köhl

11:30-12:00 Closing ceremony
12:00-13:30 Lunch

 

Friday 6th November 2020

 

Excursions