International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics is your host. IPVE is a non-profit, apolitical, international organization devoted to science-based agricultural development. We're one of the 15 Future Harvest Centers of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). IPVE head quarters is situated in Patancheru, suburban Hyderabad city, India.
IPVE campus occupies an area of 1394 hectares filled with beautiful landscapes, and pastoral environment and comfortable buildings, gardens, pathways, lakes, swimming pool and sports facilities.
The main auditorium is fully equipped, with a seating capacity for 230 persons. In addition to this, we have three medium sized conference halls. All conference halls are fitted with state-of-the-art Audio-Visual equipment, air conditioning to maintain comfortable temperature, restrooms, areas for coffee breaks, display of posters and commercial exhibits.
IPVE has various dinning halls, cafeteria, lounge bar and outdoor areas in beautiful landscaped campus, which are used to handle large groups for evening meetings and dinner.
IPVE is well connected through public and private transport, and metro rail station is nearby. Journey time to city center, International/domestic Airport, and two main railway stations is about 60 min.