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23rd MARS Conference

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©European Union, 2017
Nov 28 2017
Nov 29 2017
Gormanston, Co. Meath

The JRC, in collaboration with the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI) and the Irish Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM), is pleased to announce the 23rd MARS Conference.

The conference will provide a platform to present and discuss Member States’ experiences and general observations regarding the Integrated Administration and Control System (IACS), including developments in shared management. In particular, it will address:

  • Methodological developments and innovative topics
  • Highlights of the 2018 technical guidance documents
  • Technical aspects triggered by the revision of Implementing Regulation 809/2014 towards monitoring
  • The implementation of the amendment of the Delegated Regulation 639/2014 after the greening review
  • Insights into the CAP 2020 challenges of simplification and innovation


The event will take place in Gormanston, Ireland, on 28 and 29 November 2017, from 9 am to 5 pm.

/jrc/en/file/document/173651Draft agenda 23rd MARS conference

Call for presentations

We continue to welcome requests and proposals for oral presentations and poster presentations.

Please send these to

format (20 slides of 20 seconds each).

Welcome drink scheduled for 27 November, 8 pm, at the CityNorth Hotel

Social dinner offered by DAFM on 28 November, 8 pm, at the CityNorth Hotel


CityNorth Hotel & Conference Centre
Gormanston, Co. Meath
K32 W562.


Please note that all of CityNorth's 128 rooms are now fully booked.

New participants can be hosted at the Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport (room rate B&B €135 single use, €159 double, shuttle service included).

Bookings should be carried out via the venue website; please insert dates, number of people and promotional code (MARS112017) to avail of our special rates.

Please note that guests will only be able to book if 2 nights are entered. The deadline to benefit from the special rates is 13 November.


Registration is now closed.