Bid for WSRC XI

Invitation to submit bids for World Soybean Research Conference XI

The next World Soybean Research Conference, WSRC XI, will be held in 2021. This is an invitation to submit bids to organize and host this Conference.

Procedures and deadlines for submitting a bid to host WSRC XI

Potential hosts should submit the following information by July 21, 2017.
  1. Host organizations including details of the academic institutions involved
  2. Location of the Conference
  3. Tentative dates (season or month is sufficient)
  4. Conference logistics – tours, accommodations, conference facilities
  5. Travel logistics – access via air, train, bus, and ground
  6. Tentative program (main topics, forums, workshops, tentative schedule)
  7. Previous experience in hosting international conferences
  8. A list of advisory board members and their affiliations.
  9. Letters of support from local organizations, municipalities, state and federal governments as required
  10. Each bid should be accompanied by a clear and concise rationale for why you should host the World Soybean Research Conference XI

An electronic version of all of the information must be sent by e-mail to the chairman of the Continuing Committee ( or and a hard copy must be sent to the address below.

a) The information will be reviewed by members of the WSRC Continuing Committee.

b) The Committee will select and notify potential host candidates based on the information submitted.

c) Representatives from these host candidates should attend the Conference and must make a presentation to the WSRC Continuing Committee, during one of its scheduled meetings during the WSRC X in Savannah, Georgia, USA (10-15 September 2017).

d) The WSRC Continuing Committee will select the host for WSRC XI and announce it during the Closing Ceremony of WSRC X.

Dr. Ricardo Vilela Abdelnoor
Chairman WSRC Continuing Committee
Brazilian Agriculture Research Corporation – EMBRAPA SOJA
Rod. Carlos Joao Strass, sn
Distrito de Warta
Londrina, PR, Brazil 86001-970