Workshops and Meetings

The Wheat Initiative promotes the organisation of international workshops and meetings in the field of wheat research.

Information on workshops and meetings organised by the Wheat Initiative this far can be found on this page. The events are classified by year, and in alphabetical order. Please select the event by year from the drop-down menu below.

International Winter Wheat Improvement Program

June 25 - 10:00 am - 2018 to June 29 - 6:00 pm - 2018

IWWIP National Wheat Travelling Seminar and Phenotyping Workshop

Objective: every year visitors come from outside to learn about IWWIP activities and make germplasm selection. This year...

Meeting 3 EWG Wheat Phenotyping to Support Wheat Improvement

June 25 - 10:00 am - 2018 to June 29 - 6:00 pm - 2018

Breeding Methods and Strategies EWG meeting

March 22 - 10:00 am - 2018

EWG Improving wheat quality for processing and health annual meeting

March 17 - 10:00 am - 2018 to March 18 - 6:00 pm - 2018

Durum EWG workshop: Bioinformatics to advance wheat breeding

November 13 - 2017 (All day) to November 14 - 2017 (All day)

The imminent release of the wheat, durum wheat and wild emmer genome assemblies offers an unprecedented opportunity for genomic research, biology and, ultimately, wheat breeding. However,...

Nutrient Use Efficiency Workshop

May 16 - 2017 (All day) to May 17 - 2017 (All day)
United Kingdom

The Expert Working Group (EWG) on Nutrient Use Efficiency in wheat aims to improve international coordination on NUE (Nitrogen and other nutrients) research in wheat, which is presently highly...


December 6 - 10:00 am - 2016 to December 7 - 12:00 pm - 2016

The Wheat Initiative has organised, together with the support of the German government, the 2nd edition of the Expert Working Group Jamboree.Read the report. 

Triticeae Gene Nomenclature

October 11 - 2016 (All day) to October 13 - 2016 (All day)

The Wheat Information System (Wheat IS) and the Improving Wheat Quality for Processing and Health Expert Working Groups organised with the support of the Wheat Initiative a workshop on Triticeae...

Wheat Genomic Resources in a Post-Reference Sequence Era

July 6 - 2016 (All day) to July 7 - 2016 (All day)
United Kingdom

A roadmap for the generation of genomics resources for wheat beyond the reference sequence.

Third Fascination of Plants Day

October 6 - 10:00 am - 2015 to October 7 - 5:00 pm - 2015

An open event with interactive stands featuring the Wheat Initiative, scientists, farmers and industrialists that explored the latest state-of-the-art research and breakthroughs in the plant and agriculture world and presented all the new potential applications and benefits plants can offer!