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Newsletter - May, 2017

posted 24 May 2017, 05:21 by Silvia Cavalletto   [ updated 5 Jun 2017, 00:21 ]
Scientific Program Ready Now!

We are pleased to announce that the International Scientific Committee completed the evaluation of 90 scientific/technical communications (oral and poster presentations) submitted to 8th ITGS by attendees from 18 Countries.
Basing on the communication contents, the following sessions have been defined: Overviews, Economics & Statistics, Biology and Physiology of Production, Genetic Resources & Variety Novelties, Innovation in Plant Protection, Updating in Post Harvest Applications, Improved Cultural Techniques.
“Oeno-one” (open access peer-reviewed journal) has shown interest in publishing a special issue reserved to the best papers presented at the 8th ITGS.

Oral presentations will be scheduled as follows.
Monday, 2 October - University of Foggia
Morning Sessions - Overview, Economics and Statistics. Genetic Resources & Variety Novelties (I).
Afternoon Sessions - Genetic Resources & Variety Novelties (II). Innovation in Plant Protection.
At the end of the day, next meeting venue (9th ITGS) candidatures will be presented.
Tuesday, 3 October, University of Foggia
Morning Sessions - Biology & Physiology of Production; Improved Cultural Techniques (I)
Afternoon Sessions - Improved Cultural Techniques (II). Updating in Post Harvest.
Friday, 6 October - University of Palermo
Morning Session - Improved Cultural Techniques (III).

Poster presentations will be displayed for two days (2 and 3 October) at the Aula Magna of the University of Foggia.

Technical tours to leader farms for table grape production, packaging, plastic cover manufacturing, postharvest techniques, commercialization, and special growing technique applications are offered.
Apulia - Wednesday, 4 October: 4 or 5 itinerary choices will be available.
Sicily – Saturday, 7 October: 2 itinerary choices will be available.

The Round table discussion will be held in Bari on Thursday 5 October. It will provid a platform to discuss, together with internationally renowned experts, problems of market, quality and commercial/logistic of table grapes.

Social events
Welcome party: Foggia, Sunday, 1 October
Social dinner: Bari, Wednesday 4 October
Farewell dinner: Palermo, Saturday 7 October.

The third registration deadline is now approaching.

We encourage to visit the Symposium web site and to complete your registration soon.
Harry up and join us at the 8th International Table Grape Symposium in Italy!

The Promoter Committee
Silvia Cavalletto,
5 Jun 2017, 00:17