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63rd Plenary Meeting

Mumbai, India
28 November - 03 December, 2004

Enhancing Cotton Competitiveness

Statement of the Meeting (**K PDF)
Plenary documents
Online Registration
Printable registration forms (94K PDF)
Agenda (34K PDF)
Invitation booklet (143K PDF)
Welcome message from the organizing committee
Organizing committee web site (external link)
Additional information

Site of the Meeting

The 63rd Plenary Meeting of the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) will be held during the week of 28 November, 2004 at the Hilton Towers Hotel (meeting contact: tel +91-22-5632-6505, fax +91-22-2204-3133) in Mumbai India. Opening ceremonies, plenary sessions, meetings of the Steering and Drafting committees and the offices of the Secretariat will be located at this hotel.

Registration will begin in May. Approximately 400 participants from as many as 40 countries and 8 international organizations are expected to attend. The meeting is being organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Textiles on behalf of the Government of India.

The theme of the 63rd Plenary Meeting will be Enhancing Cotton Competitiveness. Twelve general sessions and four breakout sessions are envisioned, including the subjects of Government Measures and current developments in the WTO, Trading Cotton on an Instrument Based Classing System, New Developments in Biotechnology in Cotton, the Outlook for Cotton Prices, and other subjects. There will be a technical seminar on How to Improve Yields and Reduce Pesticide Use.

An extensive social program is being prepared, including dinners with cultural themes and a trip to a tourist site and Hindu temple of national significance to the heritage of India. In addition, conference lunches, as well as tea and coffee breaks, will be provided each day.

Additional Information

If you have any questions about the plenary meeting, please email your comments to mumbai-info@icac.org.


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