It is with great sadness that we have to announce that the 20th Joint Section Meeting of both Associations cannot be held in Niğde, Turkey, this November as originally planned. The area east of Niğde has been hit terribly by the earthquake and its aftermath and so many people have died, incl. many faculty staff of the neighbouring universities, and the reconstruction of the cities may take several years. We express our sincere condolences to Mehmet Çalışkan and his local organising team, who luckily are all well.
Since both the General Congress of EUCARPIA as well as the Triennial Meeting of EAPR are scheduled for 2024, we propose to shift the 20th Joint Section Meeting to 2025. For obvious reasons, Mehmet and his team cannot offer their hospitality for this new date, so we are currently looking for a new conference venue. Volunteers for hosting the conference may please get in touch with us, thanks!
Domenico Carputo (Chair EAPR Section Breeding and Varietal Assessment, email@example.com)
Vanessa Prigge (Chair EUCARPIA Section Potatoes, firstname.lastname@example.org)