The International Hybrid Rice Symposium, organized by the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Indonesian Center of Rice Research (ICRR) and the Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development (IAARD) will be held on 27-28 February - 1 March 2018 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
The symposium will gather hybrid rice researchers and other experts and representatives from the public and private sectors and provide a platform for discussion among these stakeholders, specifically on issues related to hybrid rice. Topics covered will include hybrid rice development and seed production, applications of molecular technology, crop and resource management, and economics.
The 4-day program will feature keynote lectures, paper presentation sessions, workshops, a field visit, and a hybrid-rice technology exhibit.
By joining the symposium, participants will enrich their knowledge on hybrid rice, keep abreast of recent developments in science and industry, learn about cutting-edge research, and meet and network with experts and various stakeholders in the rice industry.