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4th ICC Latin American Cereals Conference

11-14 March 2018
In 2018, Mexico will host the Latin American Cereals Conference (LACC) for the first time. This 4th convening of the LACC is hosted by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (known as CIMMYT by its Spanish acronym) and the International Association for Cereal Science and Technology (ICC).
LACC4 is an international conference that promotes scientific and technological knowledge related to the production of grains, cereals and food. LACC4 is aimed at professionals connected to the value chains of grains and cereals, from agricultural production to the food industry.

13th International Gluten Workshop

14-17 March 2018
The 13th International Gluten Workshop will be organized by CIMMYT and held in Mexico City on 14-17 March 2018. The conference will focus on the latest in gluten science and wheat, and related cereals quality. The IGW is designed for all wheat grain quality scientists, breeders, and professionals in the milling and food industry. Researchers from around the world will report on progress made and share knowledge in topics such as equipment and methodologies to analyze wheat quality, grain structural and functional components (with emphasis on storage proteins) and their interactions, genetics and breeding for wheat quality improvement, gluten adverse reactions, industrial uses, etc. IGW is the most important international conference on wheat quality and gluten, and participants can take advantage of this global reach to establish networks and define future projects to face the current challenges in the field.

Plus, following the conferences, attendees are invited to visit the world-class wheat breeding facilities at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, México. March 20-22, 2018.

For more information contact: c.guzman@cgiar.org