5th International Rice Congress


15 October 2018 - 17 October 2018


Location: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Region: Asia


The 5th International Rice Congress (IRC2018) is the biggest gathering of thought leaders, scientists, policymakers, agriculture experts, and technology providers from the world of rice research.

Participants are invited to a side session on rice fortification on Wednesday, 17 October, from 14:30 to 18:00. The main topics will be:

  • Rice fortification evidence and technology
  • Program experiences and opportunities

Held every four years, it provides a venue for all players in the rice industry to meet, share, and learn about the latest game-changing innovations, cutting-edge technologies, and crucial policies shaping the future of the globe's most important staple crop.

IRC 2018 features the International Rice Research Conference (IRRC 2018) and the 8th Rice Genetics Symposium (RG8).

The International Rice Research Conference (IRRC 2018) revolves around the following themes:

  • Systems Physiology

  • Genetic Improvement

  • Disruptive Technologies and Innovations

  • Sustainable and Equitable Farming Systems

  • Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability

  • Pathways to Health and Nutrition

  • Social Inclusion and Gender Equality

  • Food Systems for the Future


How to Register

Visit this page to register.


Click here to view the program.

Contact Information

Becky Tsang