Local time Monday 21 Tuesday 22 Wednesday 23 Thursday 24 Friday 25
8 am Acreditation Welcome Day 2 Welcome Day 2 Day 4 Day 5
Matt Back Potato cyst
nematode management using biofumigants
Peter-Jan Jongenelen
Research in cover crop mixes and soil biodiversity,  particularly pathogens
Transfer to La Plata (beguns 6 am aproximately) Visit to horticultural farms in Jujuy and Salta
Dale Gies. Practical
applications of biofumigation in farming
Giampiero Patalano –
Biofumigant meals/liquids – innovative applications of biofumigation
9 am Welcome Speech
Q&A session Q&A session
Luis Wall. Soil microbiome and its interaction with biofumigation, green manure and cover crops 
Coffee Break Coffee Break
10 am Miguel De Cara. Biosolarization for the Agroecological Transition of Protected Crops Visit to La Plata Green belt
Oral Presentations (including Q&A Session) (5 presentations 120 minutes) Oral Presentations (including Q&A Session) (4 presentations 90 minutes)
Q&A session
11 am
Coffee Break
Oral Presentations (including Q&A Session) (3 presentations – 80
minutes)
Closure of the event &
Group photograph
12 am
Lunch Lunch Lunch
13 pm Lunch
Posters session 2:
Green manures and cover crops (Posters remains standed the rest of the
days)
Visit to Nestor Paolinelli in Zarate and strawberry farms, and return
(80 km from Symposium Place)
Transfer to Buenos Aires (ends Day 4)
14 pm Posters session 1:
Biofumigation
(Posters remains standed the rest of the days)
Visit to INTA San Pedro Experimental Station and field trials, and
return (20 km from Symposium Place)
15 pm
16 pm
17 pm
Extras Boat trip on Paraná river Visit to historic centre in San Pedro Buenos Aires City tour
Dinner and Tango Show
Flight to Jujuy
Overnight San Pedro San Pedro Buenos Aires Jujuy

 

Confirmed Keynotes:

  • Luis Wall (Argentina) Soil microbiome and its interaction with biofumigation, green manura and cover crps
  • Peter-Jan Jongenelen (Netherlands) Research in cover crop mixes and soil biodiversity, particularly plant pathogens.
  • Dale Gies (USA) Practical applications of biofumigation in farming.
  • Matt Back (England) Potato cyst nematode management using biofumigants
  • Giampiero Patalano (Italy) Biofumigant meals/liquids – innovative applications for biofumigation

 

Fees and Discounts

Payment collection is available from March 1st, 2024 through ArgenINTA Foundation. More info in https://bit.ly/biopayment 

 

First deadline may 31st

After may 31st

 


Presential


Virtual


Presential


Virtual


General fee


450 USD *


100 USD


550 USD *


150 USD

(*) It includes 3 lunches and 3 coffee breaks from 21st to 23rd October

  • Discounts are not cumulative and do not include lunches
  • Graduate students (with regular student certificate) 20%.
  • Undergraduate students (with regular student certificate) 50%
  • A limited number of scholarships will be awarded. 

Fees only include registration, meals, breaks and technical tours during the academic programme that will take place from October 21st to 23rd. Visits to the horticultural belt of La Plata and Argentina North West are optional and at the participant’s expense. In the next newsletter we will provide information about programme, transfer prices and hotels in each place.

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