Previous Events

To find out more about these previous events please click on the links below. 

16 Oct 2020 9am - 4 Mar 2021 5pm
As part of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) the Royal Society of Biology, Fera Science Ltd, DEFRA, APHA, CK Consulting, CreativeConnection, UKRI-BBSRC and Defra’s Chief Plant Health Officer Nicola Spence are collaborating to arrange an innovative ‘Plant Health Summit for Future Leaders’
27 Sep 2020, 9am - 5pm
During the UK Plant Health Week (part of the UN's International Year of Plant Health) the PHC will be launching our 'Key Principles to minimise plant health risks in Scotland' and bringing these principles to life through a series of stand-alone news pieces, each highlighting the importance of plant health to some of Scotland's iconic plant-based assets.
21 Sep 2020, 3pm - 5pm
The President Elect of the British Society for Plant Pathology, David Collinge, is presenting at a live webinar on Biocontrol followed by a panellists’ discussion with Dick Shaw (CABI), Sabrina Sarrocco (University of Pisa, Italy) Dan Funck Jensen (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) and Michael Shaw (University of Reading, UK).
21 Sep 2020, 11am - 12pm
The Bacterial Plant Disease Coordination Team will introduce the objectives of the BPD program as well as providing an overview of the nine BPD projects with a ‘coffee-time’ webinar as part of the UK’s Plant Health Week.
24 Aug 2020 9am - 28 Aug 2020 5pm
In recognition of the ongoing COVID-19 situation, Fruit for the Future is going virtual for 2020, with updates about new research and varieties delivered through online videos over the course of a week, starting on Monday 24th August.
13 Aug 2020, 9am - 5pm
CANCELLED for 2020 due to COVID-19

Potatoes in Practice is the largest field-based potato event in the UK. The event brings together variety demonstrations, research and trade exhibits in one place making it an essential date in the potato industry calendar.
2 Jul 2020, 9am - 10pm
Due to Covid-19, Arable Scotland moved to a virtual format this year. There was a series of webinars, videos, podcasts, articles, press coverage and resources delivered online to continue to deliver the important messages and content of this key industry event. This year’s theme was ‘alternative crops’ covering novel crops, pulses, intercropping and oats.
1 Jul 2020 9am - 2 Jul 2020 5pm
The Treescapes2020 conference will now take place on the 30th June and 1st July 2021 at the University of Birmingham. This unique event brings together the research and woodland practitioner communities with the aim of capturing priorities and concerns of stakeholders.
20 Apr 2020 9am - 21 Apr 2020 5pm
‘Our Plants, Our future’ is a 2-day scientific conference at the Royal Society to mark the International Year of Plant Health 2020 and showcase the best of UK plant health science to a national and international audience of invited scientists and key influencers. Gerry Saddler (Scotland's Chief Plant Health Officer) and Ian Toth (Director of the Plant Health Centre) will present at the conference.