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The IUPAC 2019 Next Generation Programme

It’s Here! It’s Open! It’s Exciting! 

After months of planning and consultation, we are pleased to announce the launch of the website for the IUPAC 2019 Next Generation Programme! The new site is available and can be accessed here

Our goal with this new website is to provide visitors with an easy way to learn about IUPAC 2019 International Congress the IUPAC 2019 Next Generation Programme. When you visit the site you can find out more about how to apply for a fully sponsored trip to Belgium, care of CropLife International, to attend the IUPAC 2019 Next Generation Agri Summit and to be a Next Generation champion. 

We will be constantly updating our content with helpful information, news, announcements, and applications. We look forward to you visiting the site and to receiving your application for the IUPAC 2019 Next Generation Program. 

About the IUPAC 2019 Next Generation Programme

In 2019, the 14th IUPAC International Congress of Crop Protection is being held in Ghent, Belgium from 19-24 May. The theme of the Congress is “Crop Protection: Education of the Future Generation”. As the academic institution and host of the conference, Ghent University aims to involve the next generation of plant protection leaders and showcase their crucial role in the future of agriculture. In partnership and consultation with global agricultural youth organizations – IAAS and YPARD there will be two exciting elements in the IUPAC Next Generation Programme:

The Next Generation Agri Summit (19-23 May 2019) 

Sponsored by CropLife International, the Agri Summit will offer an innovative program developed by and for young agricultural students and researchers interested and engaged in all aspects of crop protection. It will run parallel with the IUPAC International Congress, offering a unique opportunity to engage with world-renowned leaders in plant protection as well as engage in topics specifically wanted by youth. 

N-GAGE champions 

N-GAGE (Next Generation Agricultural Innovators) is an IUPAC 2019 pilot project to select up to 5 promising young agricultural innovators to join the Agri Summit, receive seed funding for their project idea and one-year of mentorship and training opportunities.


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