Program


Daily Congress Program

Daily Congress Program will be available for download in the Download section

Saturday, 1 June 2019
General set-up: opening ceremony, trading, Exhibition, private meeting rooms
Phytosanitary Committee (Invitation only)
Forage & Turf  Crops Section Board (Invitation  only)
Coffee break
Meeting of Secretariats of National and Regional Associations (Invitation only)
Lunch
Registration
Coffee break
Dinner of Secretariats of National and Regional Associations (Invitation only)
Sunday, 2 June 2019
Registration
Golf Tournament
Executive Committee (EC Members only)
Plant Breeding Innovation Working Group Meeting (Invitation only)

Subcommittee Seed Health Meeting

Coffee break

Lunch
ISF Board of Directors (Invitation only)
Coffee break
President’s Dinner (Invitation only)
Monday, 3 June 2019
Registration
Internet Corner
Media Corner
VO Section Board (Invitation only)
Seed Applied Technologies Committee (Invitation only)
Opening Ceremony
Coffee & Water stations
Trading Floors – Reserved tables
Trading Floors – Unreserved tables
Exhibition
Private Meeting Rooms
Lunch
Open Meeting of the Breeders Committee
Coffee break
Welcome Party
Tuesday, 4 June 2019
Registration
Gala Dinner table reservation
Internet Corner
Media Corner
Trading Floors – reserved tables
Trading Floors – unreserved tables
Exhibition
Private Meeting Rooms
Open Meeting of the Phytosanitary Committee
Coffee & Water Stations
Coffee break
Open Meeting of the Trade and Arbitration Rules Committee
Lunch
Vegetable and Ornamental Crops Section Meeting
Coffee break
Wednesday, 5 June 2019
Gala Dinner table reservation
Registration
Internet Corner
Media Corner
Trading Floors – reserved tables
Trading Floors – unreserved tables
Exhibition
Private Meeting Rooms
Forage and Turf Crops Section Meeting
Coffee & Water Stations
Coffee break
Field Crops Section Meeting
Lunch
Open Meeting of the Seed Applied Technologies Committee
Coffee break
ISF General Assembly
Trading floor, Exhibition and Private Meeting Rooms dismantling
Gala Dinner
Thursday, 6 June 2019
Thematic Day
WG Vegetable Seed Production (Invitation only)
Coffee break
Lunch


Invitation

See you in Nice

The International Seed Federation and the French Seed Federation warmly invite you to attend the ISF World Seed Congress 2019 in Nice, France from 3-5 June.


  • Eduard Fitó – President – International Seed Federation


  • Frank Berger, Chair of the National Organizing Committee


Social Events

Only Congress registered participants are eligible to attend the Social Events. For more information about the eligibility visit the Registration

Opening Ceremony

A formal and warm welcome to all attendees and guests of the ISF World Seed Congress 2019

Date: Monday 3 June 2019

Time: 09:00 – 10:30
Venue: Nice Acropolis – Esplanade John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 06000 Nice
Tel: +33 4 93 92 83 00
Dress code: Business

Welcome Party

A fun and informal get-together to enjoy local culture and network opportunities

Date: Monday 3 June 2019

Time: 20:30 – 23:00
Venue: Nice Acropolis – Esplanade John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 06000 Nice, France
Dress code: Business Casual

Welcome Party Sponsor

Gala Dinner table reservation

ISF onsite registration desk:

Tuesday 4 June, 2019 – 08:00 – 18:00
Wednesday 5 June, 2019 – 07:00 – 12:00

Please bring your Gala Dinner invitation with you in order to be able to book your seat.
Should you wish to book seats also for your colleagues, please collect their Gala Dinner
invitations and bring them along.

 

Gala Dinner

A formal event to celebrate defining moments with elegance and rythm

Date: Wednesday 5 June 2019

Time: 20:30 – 01:00
Venue: Nice Acropolis – Esplanade John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 06000 Nice, France
Tel: +33 4 93 92 83 00
Dress code: Black-tie / Business suit



Golf Tournament

Get involved! Join the fun!
The golf tournament will be held on Sunday 2 June 2019
Timing and venue are to be advised at a later stage.

Golf Tournament and Golf Clinics
If you have always been “afraid” of joining the Golf Tournament, this year you will be able to enjoy the sport whether you are an amateur or a pro. If you sign up to our Golf Clinics, you will receive a series of golf lessons and discover more about this activity. The basic package consists of a green fee, lunches and transport. Club rental, caddies or anything else related to this fantastic sport can be rented or bought on site according to your needs.

Prizes
Incotec will provide cash prizes to the top male and top female golfers. These will be donated to the winner’s favorite charity. In addition, there will be prizes for hole-in-one, closest to the pin and longest drive.

Registration
Register to the Golf Tournament or Golf Clinics of the ISF World Seed Congress 2019 upon submitting your registration to the Congress. Please indicate your handicap by emailing the ISF Secretariat at register@worldseed.org after submission of your Congress registration request.

 

Price for registered golfer is to be advised including green fees, transportation, lunch and shared golf cart

A limited number of golf clubs can be rented as follows:
Golf Club Full Set  – either Titleist – Taylormade or Callaway  to be advised

Cancellation Policy
For information on cancellation requests and refunds, refer to the Cancellations section.

Dress Code
Ladies: tailored pants/shorts – skirts – collared shirt – anklet sport or full length socks – clean golf shoe or flat soled sport shoe (no metal spikes)
Gents: tailored long pants/shorts (including cargo) – collared shirt/ mock style golf shirt – anklet sport or full length socks  – clean golf shoes or flat soled sport shoes (no metal spikes)

The 2019 Golf Tournament is generously sponsored by:



Thematic Day

Enlighten your mind and embrace sustainable agriculture

Thursday 6 June 2019, 8:00 – 17:00
Agrobiotech Sophia Antiopolis Institute, Sophia Antiopolis, France

Join us for an enlightening Post-Congress Thematic Day on the latest innovations in agriculture and how they are tackling climate change.
Expert speakers involved in public and private research will share insider knowledge to ensure that it flows to all participants on 6 June 2018.
With local visits, group discussions and poster presentations, this special event is the ideal way to end your stay in France.
Invest in knowledge and sign up for the Thematic Day today!

Registration fee: EUR 110.-
Transport and lunch/coffee breaks are provided.

Persons who are interested in joining the Thematic Day have to register on a separate form.

The Thematic Day is open to non-members. Please contact the ISF Secretariat.


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