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World Potato Congress 2024

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In person only
The 12th World Potato Congress (in 2024) will be held in Adelaide, South Australia.
In 2024, this global event will be organized by the Potatoes Australia, a company limited by guarantee. It’s constitution has been developed to ensure representation across the whole of the potato industry value chain in Australia.

Since its inception in 1993, the World Potato Congress has been held 10 times with the first Congress being held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Canada. Other Congress locations include:
  • 1994  Harrogate, England
  • 1997  Durban, South Africa
  • 2000  Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2004  Kunming, China
  • 2006  Boise, Idaho, United States of America
  • 2009  Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 2012  Edinburg, Scotland
  • 2015  Yanqing, China
  • 2018  Cusco, Peru
  • 2022  Dublin, Ireland
WPC 2024 Plenary Speakers

It is envisaged that 1,000 delegates, from developing and developed countries across the globe, including growers, researchers, producers, traders, processors and manufacturers, will attend the Congress.

World Potato Congress Inc. is a non-profit organization supported by a group of volunteer directors representing potato jurisdictions around the world. Congress Events are hosted in partnership with local host committees.
World Potato Congress Inc. is a premier global networking organization which creates opportunities by facilitating communication and information sharing throughout the world potato community.