2018 National Ginger & Turmeric Conference

October 17-19, 2018
Richmond, Virginia

With growing interest in ginger and turmeric, many health professionals, researchers, farmers, and food and beverage professionals are turning their attention toward these healthy spices. In order to cultivate new ideas and further grow the industry, Virginia State University is hosting the first National Ginger & Turmeric Conference in Richmond, Virginia this fall. The three-day conference is targeted at the agricultural, health, and culinary professionals who work or are considering working with ginger and turmeric. It will showcase the latest science and technology related to production, product development and health, as well as feature success stories and marketing strategies.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
Abstracts are now being accepted for oral and poster presentation
Submit your abstract now.

A Conference Proceedings documenting oral presentations and poster displays will be published post-conference.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
▪ Farmers
▪ Horticulturists
▪ Researchers
▪ Health Professionals
▪ Cooperative Extension faculty
▪ Professionals in the Nutrition Supplement Industry
▪ Professionals in the Food & Beverage ▪ Industry
▪ Chefs

WHAT WILL BE INCLUDED
▪ Keynote Speakers
▪ Technical Sessions
▪ Poster & Oral Abstract Presentations
▪ Ginger & Turmeric 101 Workshop
▪ Networking Opportunities
▪ Tours

CONFERENCE LOGISTICS
Conference Registration fee is $250. Lodging is not included in the registration fee. Registration will be open soon

The conference hotel is the DoubleTree Richmond Midlothian. Discounted conference rooms are available now.

Visit the conference website for updated information as it becomes available. You may also contact Dr. Reza Rafie at arafie@vsu.edu or 1-804-712-4600.

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