Wednesday, December 2, 2020 / Week 49


19 in April, Hotel Monticello Conference Center

Latest trends and innovations of the market were part of the X International Seminar of Blueberries Chile 2018

A fruitful event to update knowledge regarding the current blueberry market scenario resulted in the X International Blueberries Chile 2018 Seminar, held on Thursday 19 in April at the Hotel Monticello Conference Center, San Francisco de Mostazal, an opportunity in which expert lecturers They presented their points of view regarding different topics of interest.

Around 360 attendees, from different nationalities such as Chile, Peru, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina and the United States, among others, who were able to learn about the latest advances in matters such as European market situation and opportunities for Latin America and Chile, disease analysis of the blueberry, factors to consider in the elaboration of nutritional programs to obtain quality fruit, effects of the use of meshes in blueberries, water management to maximize the production and quality of the fruit, effects of calcium in the blueberry and importance of the firmness of Fruit, among other topics.


Opening timesThemesRapporteurs 
8 pm (CET)Current situation and commercial opportunities for the Chilean blueberry in the European marketMr. Holger Brandt
Director of International Business Development
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9 pm (CET)Cranberry diseases: Analysis of the season from the phytopathological point of viewMr. Andrés France.
Ing. Agr. M.Sc. Ph.D.
Phytopathologist, INIA Researcher
International Consultant
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11 pm (CET)Factors to consider in the development of nutritional programs to obtain quality fruit. Case studies in South, Central - South and North Central areas of Chile.Mr. Juan Hirzel.
Ing. Agr. M.Sc.
Researcher INIA, Chile
International Consultant
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12 pm (CET)Round table: Use of blueberry meshes: effects on plant development, quantity and quality of fruitMr. Jorge Retamales.
Ing. Agr. MS. Ph.D.
International Consultant

Mr. Erick Smith
BS Agr. BS Ph. D. in Horticulture
Researcher University of Georgia

Mr. José Ignacio Covarrubias
Ing. Agr. M.Sc. Dr.
U researcher from Chile
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13 pm (CET)LUNCH
California Giant
14 pm (CET)Round of questions tomorrow
Question Round
15 pm (CET)Water management based on blueberry physiology to maximize its production and qualityMr. Rodrigo Ferreyra
Ing. Agr.
Technical & R&D Manager
Morph2o Latin America
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15 pm (CET)Calcium: physiology and effects
as a fruit

Mr. Jorge Retamales.
Ing. Agr. MS. Ph.D.
International Consultant
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17 pm (CET)Round table: Fruit firmness, economic importance, factors and handlingMr. Bruno Defilippi
Ing. Agr. Ph.D.
INIA researcher
International Consultant

Mr. Reinaldo Campos
Ing. Agr. Ph.D.
Researcher, UNAB

Mrs. Claudia Moggia
Ing. Agr. M.Sc. Ph.D. Researcher, U de Talca

Mr. Pablo A. Kiger
Ing. Agr. M.Sc.
Quality Assurance Manager Driscoll's South America
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19 pm (CET)Question round afternoon






The X International Seminar of Blueberries Chile will be held on April 19 at the Hotel Monticello Conference Center, which is located in Panamericana Sur, 57 km south of Santiago and 20 km north of Rancagua, in the town of San Francisco de Mostazal, VI Region.

How to get there:

The seminar will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 19:30 p.m.

Our invitation is to share the newest and most important knowledge regarding the cultivation of blueberries and everything that implies their production and commercialization in the international market together with outstanding international exhibitors and important companies of the industry. We will share experiences and new knowledge of the productive process of this crop, choice of varieties, fertirrigation, nutrition, pests and diseases, pruning and the good use of new technologies. It will also be the opportunity to share information and design strategies regarding the new markets that have been opened for cultivation.

Yes. All those attending the seminar can access a preferential price of accommodation. For reservations and payment you must contact Cristina Hoyuelos by mail seminars@blueberriesconsulting.com or to the following phones: +56 2 29444619 - +56 9 42412089.

To register:

1) You must fill out the following Form with the required information: LINK FORM

2) Make the payment through our available bank accounts.

3) Finally send your proof of payment to seminars@blueberriesconsulting.com indicating the data of the assistant (s).

In case of any doubt you can call us at + 56229444619 or + 56942412089.

We currently have 3 differential prices depending on the date of registration and payment by the assistant:

Presale: 12 February to March 14. Value: $ 132.000 (or USD 220)

General: 15 from March to 18 from April. Value $ 150.000 (or USD 250)

Event day: April 19th. Value $ 180.000 (or USD 300)

Estudiantes: Value $ 80.000 (or USD 135) * Accreditation document (university registration or similar) must be attached

The value of the ticket covers:

  • Access to the entire program and conferences of the day.
  • Access to the commercial area
  • Food, hot and cold drinks from the AM and PM recess
  • Food, hot and cold drinks from Lunch
  • Access to the presentations of the speakers
  • Free parking
  • Internet WIFI)

For the seminar the payment can be made by bank transfer or deposit to our account in Chilean pesos and dollars. In case of any doubt you can contact us by calling +56229444619 or +56942412089.

Bank account Chilean Pesos

  • Bank: Itaú
  • Current account: No. 210485613 
  • Company Name: DyE Consultores Asociados Limitada
  • Ruth: 76.232.846-1
  • Giro: Advertising services, consulting and agricultural consulting
  • Address: Prince of Wales Avenue 5921. 1209 Office. The Queen
  • E-mail: seminars@blueberriesconsulting.com

Bank account Dollars

  • Beneficiary Bank
    • Name: Itaú Bank (Chile)
    • Swift Address: ITAUCLRM
    • Address: Rosario Norte 660, Las Condes, Santiago, Chile
  • Beneficiary Customer
    • Account Number: Nº1200198471
    • Address: Av. Principe de Gales 5921. 1209 Office. The Queen, Santiago, Chile

The deadline to make effective the registration and payment of the seminar is until the day before the event or until the capacity is completed. You can also register and get your ticket the same day of the event (with the possibility that the capacity is already full).

If you can pay at the door with cash but only if there is availability. Keep in mind that the price at the door is always a bit higher. We always recommend paying in advance and ensuring your entry, our seminars are well attended, you could stay out.

Yes. Once payment is made by bank transfer or deposit, you must send your receipt to the mail seminars@blueberriesconsulting.com indicating the data of the assistant. In this way the administration department will send a confirmation email.

Once the payment is received, the administration department sends a confirmation email and an invoice is issued that will be received a few days later.

Indeed, if you do not obtain confirmation of your registration after 72 hours, it means that it was not carried out satisfactorily, therefore you are not registered in the event.

  • If you received an email from the event organization (seminars@blueberriesconsulting.com) means that you are already registered in the Seminar. This message is your confirmation. Now you just have to attend the Seminar with a personal identification or QR code (printed or digital) and present it at the door to enter.
  • The email may be in your spam or spam tray.
  • You can communicate with us through seminars@blueberriesconsulting.com or call +56229444619 or + 56942412089.

It is not exclusively necessary to print your ticket to enter the Seminar. We will already have your name registered at the registration desk. You only need to carry a personal identification or QR code on your mobile device.

Surely you can transfer it, you must send us the Name, a Last Name and the main e-mail of the person who will attend your place to seminars@blueberriesconsulting.com. You must also send us the First and Last Name of the person who paid and bought the original ticket. You can make this change only up to 2 days before the seminar.

If the person cannot attend for personal reasons, the possibility of returning the money is provided only after justification until two days before the event.

Yes, for those who attend and request a certificate of participation through seminars@blueberriesconsulting.com, they will be sent electronically through this medium.

Entrance will be allowed until the capacity of the rooms where the seminar will take place or until 19:30 hrs.

You must visit our web portal blueberriesconsulting.com and access in the menu the tab "Seminars" → "Seminars 2018" → "X Seminar Chile 2018". Then choose the desired presentation and enter the access code that was sent to you by e-mail after the Seminar.


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