17 October 2023
Theme announced for potato conference.
THE 34th CUPGRA Annual Cambridge Potato Conference will take place on December 12th and 13th at Robinson College, with this year's theme being ‘Looking forward to disruptive solutions’.
In the Eric Allen Memorial Lecture 'Understanding how potatoes grow, determines how to grow potatoes', young scientists will share their research and is a free-to-attend event, even for those not registered at the conference.
On Tuesday evening, the Potato Barons’ Christmas Feast will take place in St John’s College Great Hall. After-dinner speaker will be Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner and there will be entertainment by the ‘Gentlemen of London’.
The Wednesday workshops will take place in Robinson College's new state of the art conference centre, the Crausaz Wordsworth Building.
The conference, which is also being registered for BASIS points, regularly attracts more than 200 members of the industry.