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Scientific program

Symposium scheduling (updated 07th August, 2017)

Sunday, 1st October

Arrival at Bari airport, Transfer to Foggia

18.00-21.00 Welcome party and registration at University of Foggia (Aula Magna “Valeria Spada”, Via Caggese 1, Foggia)

Monday, 2nd October - University of Foggia (Aula Magna “Valeria Spada”, Via Caggese 1, Foggia)

8.30 Registration and Poster Display

9.00 Symposium Opening

9.30 Morning Sessions: Overview, Economics and Statistics. Genetic Resources & Variety Novelties.

15.00 Afternoon Sessions: Innovation in Plant Protection. General Discussion

Presentation of Candidates to Host 9th ITGS

Tuesday, 3rd October - University of Foggia (Aula Magna “Valeria Spada”, Via Caggese 1, Foggia)

8.30 Registration and Poster Display

8.30 Morning Sessions: Biology & Physiology of Production. Improved Cultural Techniques (I). General discussion

14.00 Afternoon Sessions: Improved Cultural Techniques (II). Updating in Post Harvest. General Discussion

Voting for Host of 9th ITGS

Wednesday, 4th October

7.30 Technical Tours in Apulia

20.30 Social Dinner in Bari (Hotel Palace, Via Francesco Lombardi 13, Bari)

Thursday, 5th October – Hotel Palace (Via Francesco Lombardi 13, Bari)

8.30 Registration

9.00 Opening

9.30 – 12.30 Roundtable: Table Grape and Fresh Produces at International Challenge

13.30 Transfer to Bari airport (1st shuttle), flight to Palermo at 15.35

17.00 Transfer to Bari airport (2nd shuttle), flight to Palermo at 19.40

Friday, 6th October - University of Palermo (Aula Magna Dip. Scienze Agrarie e Forestali, Viale delle Scienze 11, building 4, entrance H, Palermo)

8.30 Registration

9.00-13.00 Morning Session: Improved Cultural Techniques (III and IV)

14.30 Visit to Mugavero Company and S. Anastasia Abbey Winery

19.00 Dinner at S. Anastasia Abbey Winery

Proclamation of 9th ITGS Host Country

Saturday, 7th October - University of Palermo

7.30 Technical Tours in Sicily

20.30 Farewell Dinner at Villa Niscemi (Piazza dei Quartieri 2, Palermo)