Schedule

All times Mountain Time

The Potato Expo 2023 will be held January 4-5. Meetings held on January 2-3 are external events and are not included in the registration for the Potato Expo.

To view the full Schedule At-A-Glance, click here.

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Time
Session Name
time
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Potatoes USA Seed Task Force Meeting

Location TBD

For more information, contact Caitlin Roberts at Potatoes USA: caitlinr@potatoesusa.com

time
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Potatoes USA Executive Committee Meeting

Location TBD

For more information, contact Caitlin Roberts at Potatoes USA: caitlinr@potatoesusa.com

time
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Potatoes USA Chip Committee Meeting

Location TBD

For more information, contact Caitlin Roberts at Potatoes USA: caitlinr@potatoesusa.com

time
7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Potatoes USA Winter Meeting

Location TBD

For more information, contact Caitlin Roberts at Potatoes USA: caitlinr@potatoesusa.com

time
8:00 am – 12:00 pm

UPGC Board of Directors Meeting

Location TBD

For more information, contact George Martin at United Potato Growers of America: george@unitedpotatousa.com

time
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Potato Sustainability Alliance (to be confirmed)

Location TBD

For more information, contact John Mesko at PSA: mesko@potatosustainability.org

time
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Potato Expo Registration Open

Aurora Lobby

time
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

UPGA Board of Directors Meeting

Location TBD

For more information, contact George Martin at United Potato Growers of America: george@unitedpotatousa.com

time
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

American Potato Trade Alliance Winter Meeting

Location TBD

For more information, contact Adam Hollowell at Bryant Christie: adam.hollowell@bryantchristie.com

time
7:00 am – 9:00 am

APRE Board Meeting

Location TBD

For more information, contact Caitlin Roberts at Potatoes USA: caitlinr@potatoesusa.com

time
7:30 am – 6:30 pm

Potato Expo Registration Open

Aurora Lobby

time
8:00 am – 11:00 am

UPGA Potato Business Summit

Location TBD

For more information, contact George Martin at United Potato Growers of America: george@unitedpotatousa.com

time
11:00 am – 6:30 pm

Expo Hall Open

Aurora Hall

time
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Baked Potato Bar in the Expo Hall

Aurora Hall

time
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Instant Pot Challenge

Simon Majumdar, world-renowned broadcaster, food writer, author, cook, Food Network judge and TV personality; and, RJ Harvey, RDN, CEC, Culinary Director, Potatoes USA

Aurora Hall

Sponsored by the Little Potato Company

time
2:00 pm – 4:45 pm

Potato Talks

Aurora Hall, Expo Stage

time
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Colorado On Tap Happy Hour in the Expo Hall

Aurora Hall

Sponsored by UPL

time
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Meet the Researchers at the PAA Poster Session

Aurora Hall, Aisle TBD

time
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Kick-Off Reception in the Expo Hall, Featuring the Potato LEAF Auction

Aurora Hall

Sponsored by Syngenta

time
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

PAPAS Advisory Committee Meeting

Location TBD

For more information, contact Caitlin Roberts at Potatoes USA: caitlinr@potatoesusa.com

time
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Beer Garden

Aurora Ballroom

Sponsored by Corteva

time
7:00 am – 8:00 am

Powered by Potatoes Workout

Brought to you by Potatoes USA

time
7:30 am – 9:00 am

Annual Meeting of the Potato LEAF

Location TBD

For more information, contact Mike Wenkel at mikew@nationalpotatocouncil.org

time
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Expo Hall Open

Aurora Hall

time
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Breakout Sessions at The Innovation Hub

Aurora Ballroom C & D

time
9:30 am – 11:30 am

Potato Talks

Aurora Hall, Expo Stage

time
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Baked Potato Bar in the Expo Hall

Aurora Hall

time
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

This Spuds for You – Celebrity Chef Edition

Hosted by Ted Allen, Emmy Award-Winning Host, Chopped & Chopped Junior

Duff Goldman, Pastry Chef, Food Network Personality, and Cookbook Author, and
Jason Morse, CEC, Owner | Executive Chef, 5280 Culinary, National Spokesperson | Grilling Expert, Ace Hardware

vs.

Simon Majumdar, Author, Food and Travel writer, and Food Network Personality, and
RJ Harvey RDN, CEC, Culinary Director, Potatoes USA

Aurora Hall, Expo Stage

Sponsored by Potatoes USA

time
1:40 pm – 4:00 pm

Breakout Sessions at The Innovation Hub

Aurora Ballroom, C & D

time
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Potato Talks

Aurora Ballroom, Expo Stage

time
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Happy Hour in the Expo Hall

Aurora Hall

time
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Closing Party: Apres Ski Village

Aurora Ballroom