International Mango Conference at Fairchild

International Mango Conference at Fairchild

When: Friday, July 13, 2018 9:00 AM to Friday, July 13, 2018 5:00 PM

Fairchild's International Mango Conference features expert speakers focusing on the latest research and development in the Mango industry. Ticket price is per person. Lunch is included on Friday.  Ticket includes entry to the 26th Annual International Mango Festival.

International Mango Conference – 2018 Program

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Location: Rose & McQuillan Arts Center, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Center

The mango world continues to evolve and we are facing a number of important challenges in order to remain profitable in the mango business.

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden will hold the International Mango Conference on July 13, 2018. This 1-day event, as part of the International Mango Festival, allows for the opportunity to network with growers and to take an in-depth look at quality mango production worldwide. Registration for the International Mango Conference will also provide entry to both days of the International Mango Festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Coral Gables.

Please join us this summer, as we continue to address the challenges facing mango growers worldwide.

Registration fee: $80.00
Members: $65.00

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More information about the International Mango Festival.


9:00 a.m. — Registration
9:30 a.m. — National Mango Board, Manuel Michel
10:20 a.m. — Current Status of Mango Industry in the Eastern Hemisphere with Emphasis on Spain, Dr. Victor Galan, Spain
11:10 a.m. — The Mango in Haiti, Ena P. Derenoncourt, Mango Growers Association, Haiti
12:00 — Lunch
1:00 p.m. — The Mango in the Americas, Dr. Noris Ledesma, FTBG
1:40 p.m. — Mango Production in China, Dr. Ping Lu, ISHS Mango Working Group of International Society for Horticultural Science
2:30 p.m. — Mango Production in South Africa, Pieter Buys, SAMGA, South Africa
3:20 p.m. — Mango Production in Israel, Dr. Yuval Cohen, Volcani Research Center, Israel
4:10 p.m. — Mango Forum
5:00 p.m. — First Look and Discussion of “Mangos of the World Display”
6:00 p.m. — Mango Festival Kickoff Party

Travel Information

The Growers' Summit and Mango Festival take place at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, located in Coral Gables, Florida, about 10 miles south of Miami International Airport, detailed driving directions can be found here. Nearby hotels include Sonesta Coconut GroveThe Biltmore Hotel and the Miami Marriott Dadeland

Sponsored by the National Mango Board

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Please Note: To ensure the safety of our guests, there will be no tram tours during this event.