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Cuban Urban, Suburban, and Family Agriculture Congress, April 18 to 21, 2017, International Conference Center, Havana, Cuba

Cuban Urban, Suburban, and Family Agriculture Congress, April 18 to 21, 2017, International Conference Center, Havana, Cuba
English Announcement
(Full Spanish Announcement Coming)

Urban, Suburban and Family Agriculture
3rd International Congress
April 18th to 21st, 2017
International Conference Center
Havana, Cuba
www.ausc.co.cu (Spanish Language Website of the INIFAT Suburban, Urban, and Family Agriculture Project)

Dear Colleague:
The Institute for Fundamental Research in Tropical Agriculture "Alejandro de Humboldt" (INIFAT in Spanish) is pleased to invite you to the 3rd International Congress on Urban, Suburban and Family Agriculture, to be held from 18 to the 21st of April, 2017, at the Havana International Conference Center, Cuba, together with the 15th Scientific Meeting of INIFAT.
This Congress is aimed to provide a perfect setting to exchange knowledge and experiences among researchers, professors, businessmen, students and producers linked with farming science. It would be a great honor for us to have your presence in the Congress.
Adolfo Rodriguez Nodals, Dsc.
Chairman of the Organizing Committee
INIFAT
MINAG
Organized by:
Institute for Fundamental Research in Tropical Agriculture "Alejandro de Humboldt," INIFAT
Ministry of Agriculture, Cuba
Havana International Conference Center, Cuba

Scientific Program: During the Congress, delegates will have the opportunity of attending different modalities of presentations such as: master lectures, workshops, round tables, oral and poster presentations; as well as pre-Congress courses which will be given by very experienced professors and researchers.

Main Topics:
Urban Agriculture and Climate Change
Local Food Production
Management, preservation and use of genetic resources
Seed Production as biodiversity base
Agroecology
Disease and Pest management

Submission of Abstracts:
Abstracts must be emailed, in digital format, to the Scientific Committee (congreso2017@inifat.co.cu),
before January 15th, 2017. They should not exceed 250 words and must be written by using in 12 point Ariel font and letter size paper. Their structure must meet the following: title, authors, institution, address, city, country, and email. The Scientific Committee will inform the authors whether their papers were accepted or not and define the corresponding modalities of presentations for papers.

Working Languages:
Spanish and English


Registration Fee:
Delegate 250 CUC
Undergraduate Student 150 CUC
Accompanying Person 80 CUC
Pre-Congress Course: 30 CUC

Scientific and Commercial Exposition: In line with the Congress, a scientific-commercial exhibition will be held in the main lobby of the Havana International Conference Center. In this occasion, companies, institutions and other entities will have an excellent opportunity for exhibiting and marketing their products, technologies or services related to the topic of the event.

The price of the modular stand is 110.00 CUC per square meter. Within the exposition there will be an order to receive application for space rental. For further information please contact.

Mr. Raul Gonzalez Castro
Professional Organizer of Fairs and Exposition
Phone: 53 (7) 208 7541, 2026011 ext. 1507
Fax: 53(7)202 8283
E-mail: raulg@palco.cu

For further information on the Congress, please contact:

Organizador Committee:
Dra. C. Amelia Capote Rodriguez
Vice-President
Phone: 53 (7) 683 0093
E-mail: dircientifiica@inifat.co.cu

Msc. Griesel Ejeda Gonzalez
Development Direction INIFAT
Phone: 53(7) 683 2896
e-mail: dirdesarrollo@inifat.co.cu

Havana International Conference Center:
Lic. Katia Medina Reyes
Professsional Congress Organizer
Phone: 53(7) 203 8958, 202 6011 al 19 ext. 1511
E-mail: katia@placo.cu
Website:www.eventospalco.com

Hotel Offers:
Ing. Arlene Alvarez Rey
Business Specialist Cubatru
Cubatur Travel Agency
Phone: 53 (7)-836-40-37 y (7)-835-50-95
Email: arlene.alvarez@central.cbt.tur.cu
Website: www.cubatur.cu

Participating Organizations
Palacio de Convenciones de La Habana
Cubatur


Spanish

III Congresso Internacional
Agricultura Urbana, Suburbana y Familiar
18 al 21 de abril 2017, Palacio de las Convenciones de la Habana, Cuba
www.ausc.co.cu
Estimados colegas:

EL Instituto de Inestigaciones Fundamentales en Agricultura Tropical "Alejandro de Humboldt" (INIFAT) tiene el placer de convocario al III Congresso Internacional de Agricultura Urbana, Suburbana y Familiar que tendra lugar del 18 al 21 de abril del 2017 en el Palacio de Convenciones, La Habna, Cuba, coinciddiendo en esta ocasion con las XV Jornada Cientifica del INIFAT. Es objetivo del Congreso brindar un escenarion propicio para el intercambio de conocimeintos y experiencias entre investigadores, empresarios, estudiantes, y productores realcionados cone las ciensias agricolas, con enfasis en un enfoque agroecologico. El Comite Organizador se complace en darles la beinvenida y reitera su satisfaccion por compartir con nosotros los logros alcanzados en las ciencias agricolas en Cuba, asi como propiciar intercambios con otras experiencias en diversos paises.

Dr. C. Adolfo Rodriguez Nodals
Presidente del Comite Organizador

INIFAT MINAG


Organizan:
Instituto de Investigaciones Fundamentales en Agricultura Tropical
Alejandro de Humboldt (INIFAT)
Ministero de la Agricultura, Cuba
Palacio de Convenciones de La Habna, Cuba

Program Cientifico: EL evento sesionara en las modalidades de conferenceias magistrales, talleres, mesas redondas, persentaciones orales, poster y paneles. Asimismo, se ofreceran cursos pre y post-congresosd con profesores e investigadores de gran experiencia.

Tematicas prinicpales:
Agricultura urbana ante el Cambio climatico
Gestion de la produccion local de alimentos
Manejo, conservacion y utilizacion de los Recursos geneticos
Produccion de semillas como base de la biodiversidad
Agroecologia
Manejo de plagas y enfermedades en condiciones tropicales

Envio de resumens:
Los resumenes se enviaran al COmite Ceintifico (congreso2017@inifat.co.cu) en formato digital antes del 15 de enero de 2017. El resumen no excedera las 250 palabras, letra tipo Arial 12 puntos, en tamano carta. Debe incluir titulo en espanol, nombre de los autores, institucion, direccion completa, coreeo de contacto y hast cinco palabras claves. SOlo se podra enviar un trabajo como primer autor. El Comite Cientifico informara la aceptacion o no de los tabajos y su forma de presentacion.

Idiomas oficiales:
Espanol y ingles.

Cuotas de Inscricion:
Delegados: $250.00 CUC
Estudiantes de pregrado: $150,00 CUC
Acompanantes: $ 80,00 CUC
Cursos pre y post-congresos: $30,00 CUC

Exposicion asociada cientifico-comercial en el proprio Palacio de Convenciones, en la cual las empresas, institutos y entidades relacionadas con las tematicas podran exponar sus productos, technologicas o servicios, con el fin de posibilitar las negociaciones entre los participantes.

To  be Continued....


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