Visitors from New Zealand, Australia, the US, South Africa, the UK, Scandanavia and a number of other countries will meet at the Lyrath Estate Hotel, Spa & Convention Centre.
Speakers include representatives from John Woods Nurseries, Brinkman, Bord na Mona, ProVar, Delamore, Valkplant and Certis.
Former Horticulture Week editor Jim Deen will be reporting for HW from the conference.
On 16 September, 100 delegates will visit FitzGerald Nurseries and the trials field where the official tree-planting ceremony will take place. Visits to local nurseries in Kilkenny, Waterford and Tipperary are planned and the full schedule of events can be found at www.ipps.org.uk/conference.html.
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