Congress Venue – The RDS
The 11th World Potato Congress will convene at The RDS, Ireland. The RDS is located in the heart of Dublin, with easy road access and extensive public transportation links that include bus and tram (Luas) lines. Hotels officially reserved for the Congress are all within a short walking distance from The RDS. There are multiple other hotel options within a relatively short shuttle ride. See the Accommodations page for more information.
The RDS is an iconic, accessible and flexible venue located on a beautiful 42 acre site, close to Dublin City Centre. Complimentary WiFi internet access is provided throughout the building to ensure participants remain connected.
RDS (Royal Dublin Society)
Entering The RDS: Please enter The RDS by the Members’ Club entrance on Merrion Road. Congress participants can then visit the registration desk. To view a map of the area please click here.
Internet Access: All participants will receive WiFi access throughout The RDS.
Name Badges: Participants must wear their name badges at all times during the Congress. Badges are required to access technical sessions and social events.
Smoking Not Permitted: Ireland has a strict ban on smoking. Smoking is prohibited in public areas within Ireland including all bars, nightclubs, and restaurants. You may inquire if your hotel room is a smoking or non-smoking room. Some outside venues will include designated smoking areas.