The conference will focus on challenges and trends in agriculture to explore how the current agri-food technologies and intelligent systems influence the work of rural advisors and what the possible solutions are.
This scientific conference will address a broad range of topics related to livestock farming in mountain areas, enabling exchange of knowledge, promotion of innovation and encouraging uptake at the local level.
The event will discuss new challenges in the agri-food sector – such as demographic changes, digital technology, climate change, poverty and unequal distribution of resources – in the aim of promoting innovative entrepreneurship in the agri-food industry.
Organised for the first time ever on a global scale, the event will look to identify ways of accelerating the technological solutions needed to support sustainable growth. It will bring together international food and agriculture industry representatives, innovators, investors, entrepreneurs, researchers and policy-makers.
The event provides a business, technology and research platform, bringing together European and global companies operating along the entire agri-food supply chain to exchange knowledge on the latest developments in the sector.
The conference will address the economic, social, institutional, and managerial aspects of large-scale agriculture by providing a platform for presenting and discussing research on the related issues.
The workshop will exchange views and scientific knowledge in support of the agroecological transition to more sustainable agricultural and food systems. Researchers and practitioners can submit contributions by 28 February 2018.
The event will bring together industry experts, policy-makers, academics, NGOs and other key stakeholders to review the EU strategy on food waste and discuss behavioural, social and technological solutions aimed at promoting improved food waste management.
The symposium will bring together researchers and practitioners to discuss ways of designing and delivering more sustainable farming and livelihood systems for the future.