BPTA and Europatat

Europatat Congress 2010

Around 110 delegates from across Europe and beyond attended the Europatat Congress in Edinburgh during 27th-29th May 2010. The congress which was organised by the BPTA was opened by Richard Lochhead MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment at the Scottish Government. The Congress theme of ‘Potatoes without Frontiers’ was addressed by 7 speakers and during the Congress the Europatat General Assembly approved a new structure for Europatat and welcomed a new Secretary General, Frédéric Rosseneu from Belgium who succeeds Romain Cools.Further details about this can be found on the Europatat website: www.europatat.eu/en/.