Event [ID: 160]

Agriculture Days Conference 2017

Global | | Vilach, Austria

Conference Theme

ICT's for smart rural areas within entire countries supporting local advisory services

With rapid urbanization world-wide, development of rural areas lags far behind of smart cities. The conference will discuss how ICT is able to close this gap by integrating and embedding different technologies into the right cooperation models. Beside agro-ICT experts also such from agro banks, agro insurance companies, telecoms and Ministries have been invited to enable the closure of the gap between rural areas and cities. We need both, both have to be smart.

The topic of the conference is of highest importance to all continents, but Africa and its green revolution concept as well as the driving force of Rwanda might be the fundament for selection this location where at the same time the Transform Africa Summit (10-12 May 2017) will take place.

The AgriFuture Days are organized by the Club of Ossiach, a group of agriculturists, agri-business managers, agriculture and forestry technologists, agricultural ICT specialists and environmentalists from around the world. They meet periodically to collectively discuss and collaboratively act on influencing the use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) to improve agricultural productivity, profitability and contribution to food and nutrition security and safety globally.

The AgriFuture Days 2017 offer the possibility to get latest information about new technologies as well as new concepts how to use these technologies most efficiently. So every farmer, a large one on his own and a smallholder with the help of advisory services, will benefit from technology integration and stakeholder cooperation. Around 20 presentations will give a great overview on technologies and business models.

The 2nd day is mainly focusing on workshops with following topics:

  • Smart rural areas - a continuum to smart cities
  • Rural advisory services and ICT - not public, not private, smart
  • Census and Livestock ear-tagging - smart anumal management

Registration

Please register at www.agrifuturedays.com

ABOUT The Club of Ossiach

The Club of Ossiach is a group of agriculturists, agribusiness managers, agricultureand forestry technologists, environmentalists and agricultural ICT specialists from around the world. They meet periodically at Ossiach to collectively discuss and collaboratively act on influencing the use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) to improve agricultural productivity, profitability and contribution to food and nutritional security and safety globally.

Club of Ossiach

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