PROGRAM

Plenary Sessions
Technical Sessions
Workshops

27

MAY

28

MAY

29

MAY

30

MAY

31

MAY

15:00-18:40 Registration at Convention Center
19:30-22:00 Opening Reception at Qorikancha Temple

8:00-8:40 Registration
8:40-10:00 Opening Ceremony WPC – ALAP
Chair: PhD. Miguel Barandiarán Head of INIA and Chair of the Organizing Committee
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
Plenary 1: WPC-ALAP : The Potato. Global Approach
Chair: Romain Cools President & CEO – WPC Inc.
10:30-11:10 Dave Nowell (FAO, Agriculture Officer , FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean): Global Food and Agricultural Issues Trends
11:10-11:50 Barbara Wells (CIP): The Role of Potato in Feeding the Future
10:00-10:15 Questions
10:15-10:30 Coffee Break
Plenary 2: WPC-ALAP : Climate Change // Varietal Development & Biotechnology
Chair: John Griffin Vice President WPC
11:50-12:30 Roberto Ferrise (University of Florence, Italy): Global Effects of Climate Change in the Potato Crop
12:30-13:10 Glenn Bryan (James Hutton Institute, UK): Future of Modern Biotechnology in Varietal Development
13:10-14:30 Lunch
14:30-15:50
Technical Session “A” Climate Change and Potato Agri-food Systems
Chair: Peter Vander Zaag, Sunrise Potatoes // Cochair: David Ramirez, CIP
Technical Session “B” Trends in Potato Consumption & Market
Chair: Ron Gall, Industry Representative Ex Potato New Zealand Business Manager // Cochair: Guy Hareau, CIP
Technical Session “C” Potato Variety Development & Biotechnology
Chair: Ghislain Pelletier, Board Director for the Sustainable Agriculture Initaitive (SAI) Platform and WPC // Cochair: Marc Ghislain, CIP
15:50-16:20 Coffee Break
16:20-17:20
Technical Session “A” Climate Change and Potato Agri-food Systems
Chair: Peter Vander Zaag, Sunrise Potatoes // Cochair: David Ramirez, CIP
Technical Session “B” Trends in Potato Consumption & Market
Chair: Ron Gall, Industry Representative Ex Potato New Zealand Business Manager // Cochair: Guy Hareau, CIP
Technical Session “C” Potato Variety Development & Biotechnology
Chair: Ghislain Pelletier, Board Director for the Sustainable Agriculture Initaitive (SAI) Platform and WPC // Cochair: Marc Ghislain, CIP
17:20-18:40 Poster Session: Technical Sessions A, B and C (Available all day)
18:40-22:00 Free

8:00-8:20 Registration
8:20-8:40 Opening session 1: Ambassador Kenneth M. Quinn (President The World Food Prize Foundation)
Plenary 3: WPC-ALAP : Global Approach // Peru and its Biodiversity
Chair: Juan José Risi Carbone
Vice Minister Agrarian Policies
Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation of Peru
8:40-9:20 Máximo Torero (WB): Potato Technology and Economic World Trends
9:20-10:00 Andre Devaux (CIP) // Miguel Ordinola (CIP): The Role of Potato Diversity in Peru on Food Security, Nutrition and Competitivity
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-11:30
Technical Session “D” Potato Pests and Diseases
Chair: John Jamieson, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Prince Edward Island, Canada // Cochair:
Jan Kreuze, CIP.
Technical Sessions “E” Potato Crop Management
Chair: David Thompson, Director of WPC Inc. // Cochair: Marcelo Huarte Former INTA, Argentina
Technical Sessions “F” Post. harvest & Processing Technology Chair: Nora Olsen, Professor and Potato Extension Specialist, University of Idaho // Cochair: Daniel Caldiz, McCain Foods
11:30-12:30 Technical Session “D” Potato Pests and Diseases
Chair: John Jamieson, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Prince Edward Island, Canada // Cochair:
Jan Kreuze, CIP.

Technical Sessions “E” Potato Crop Management
Chair: David Thompson, Director of WPC Inc. // Cochair: Marcelo Huarte Former INTA, Argentina
Technical Session “G” Potato Biodiversity and its Relation to Breeding
Chair: Daniel Caldiz, McCain Foods // Cochair: Alfonso del Rio, U. Wisconsin
12:15-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:50
Technical Session “D” Potato Pests and Diseases
Chair: Jonathan Jones, The Sainsbury Laboratory UK// Cochair: Jan Kreuze, CIP.
Technical Sessions “E” Potato Crop Management
Chair: David Thompson, Director of WPC Inc. // Cochair: Marcelo Huarte Former INTA, Argentina
Technical Session “H” Potato Biodiversity and its Relation to Nutrition and Health
Chair: Daniel Caldiz, McCain Foods // Cochair: Alfonso del Rio, U. Wisconsin
14:50-15:10 Coffee Break
Plenary 4: WPC-ALAP : Summary and Strategies for Moving the Potato Forward
Chair: Marcelo Huarte Former INTA, Argentina
15:10-15:30 Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network and Commissioner of the ITU / UNESCO Broadband Commission for Development (video conference)
15:30-16:20 Lieve Van Elsen, Region Director Trias Andes // Leoncio Pichihua Quito, Coopagros
Plenary 4: WPC-ALAP : Summary and Strategies for Moving the Potato Forward (wrap up)
Chair: Marcelo Huarte Former INTA, Argentina
16:20-16:40 Romain Cools, President & CEO – WPC Inc., Value Chain Tool Box
16:40-17:00 Oscar Ortíz (CIP) // Miguel Barandiarán (INIA Perú)- Wrap up
17:00-18:00 Poster and Oral Presentations of the technical Sessions Award Ceremony
18:00-19:00 WPC-ALAP Closing & Flag Ceremony
19:00-19:20 Poster Session: Technical Sessions D, E, F, G and H (Available all day)
19:20-20:00 Free
20:00-22:00 Closing Cocktail at San Francisco Convent

8:00-8:20 Registration
8:20-9:40
Technical Session “I” Late Blight global challenge workshop
Chair: Ivette Acuña, National Institute for Agricultural Research, INIA Chile // Cochair: Jorge Andrade, CIP
Technical Session “J” In situ conservation challenges workshop
Chair: Severin Polreich, CIP // Cochair: Stef De Haan, CIAT Colombia
Technical Session “K” Value chain for small farmers and culinary innovations workshop
Chair: Andre Devaux CIP // Cochair: Andrés Casas, UNALM Perú
9:40-10:00 Coffee Break
10:00-11:10
Technical Session “I” Late Blight global challenge workshop
Chair: Ivette Acuña, National Institute for Agricultural Research, INIA Chile // Cochair: Jorge Andrade, CIP
Technical Session “J” In situ conservation challenges workshop
Chair: Severin Polreich, CIP // Cochair: Stef De Haan, CIAT Colombia
Technical Session “K” Value chain for small farmers and culinary innovations workshop
Chair: Andre Devaux CIP // Cochair: Andrés Casas, UNALM Perú
11:10-13:30 National Potato Day: Special Program
(organized by Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation of Peru)
13:30-14:50 Lunch
14:50-20:00 ALAP Meeting Special Program
(organized by ALAP)
20:00-22:00 Free

8:00-18:40
Field Trip, 2 options:
Option 1: Potato Park
Option 2: INIA Agricultural Experimental Station (EEAA) Andenes
18:40-22:00 Free