Main topics of the conference                                   Scientific Committee                                      ...
Invitation to Smart AgriMatics 2012                                    About the Conference format                        ...
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  1. 1. Main topics of the conference Scientific Committee Adrie Beulens, Logistics, Decision and Information Sciences - Smart Farming and Precision Agriculture Group, Wageningen UR (NL) - Farm Management in the ‘cloud’ Gerhard Schiefer, Intern. Center for Food Chain and Network - Smart Crop Protection Research, University of Bonn (DE) - Robotic and automation solutions Iver Thysen, Danish Agency for Science, Technology and - Future Internet service infrastructure Innovation (DK) - Smart Agri-Logistics in Horticulture Please check our website to get the latest information on the Scientific Committee members. - Value Chain Analysis - Supply Chain Event Management Organizing Committee The future use of ICT and robotics in - Smart Food Awareness and Transparency Dominique Didelot – Irstea (FR) agriculture and food business - Standardisation and Interoperability István Gábor – Campden BRI (HU) - Information and data exchange in agri-food Sylvie Masselin–Silvin – Acta Informatique (FR) Carmen Perea – Atos (ES) - Semantic Web and Ontologies in agri-food András Sebök – Campden BRI (HU) - Animal Registration and Identification Annelise de Smet, LEI Wageningen UR (NL) - European strategy for ICT in agri-food Anais Wermeille – Irstea (FR) Sjaak Wolfert – LEI Wageningen UR (NL)From the perspective of these topics, the whole agri-food 13 & 14 June 2012supply chain will be covered and different sectors will be Support, Finance and Registration Parisdealt with: meat, dairy products, crops, fruits, vegetables, Niek Botden, Hortilink (NL)flowers, etc. The challenge is to identify commonalities and Erwin van der Waal, van der Waal Webdesign (NL)shared objectives between these sectors and different partsof the supply chain. Photo Credits: LEI Wageningen UR, Institut de lélevage, Kverneland Mechatronics. Leaflet design: Anaïs Wermeille, Irstea 2012. For more information visit our conference website
  2. 2. Invitation to Smart AgriMatics 2012 About the Conference format Venue Workshops in small interactive groups form the heart of the The conference will be held at the hotel Forest Hill Paris – LaIt is a great pleasure to invite you to take part in Smart conference, in which presentations alternate with hands-on Villette, in Paris. In a privileged location, 15 minutes awayAgriMatics 2012 on the future use of ICT and robotics in exercises or real programming sessions. Besides, there will be from the centre of Paris, this hotel is the ideal place to stay inagriculture and food business, which is to be held in Paris, ample room for spontaneous and informal meetings and the city of lights.France, from 13th-14th June 2012. creative ideas in breakout sessions. Close to the hotel, the Parc de la Villette, the largest greenThis conference is initiated by the EU funded projects area in Paris, offers a space for relaxation and leisure. DevotedagriXchange, ICT-Agri ERANET and SmartAgriFood. The conference will start with a plenary opening session to to science and music, the Parc, with its resolutely introduce the workshops. Several key note speakers will contemporary style, is the home to the worlds largest science introduce some interesting topics on ICT in agri-food business. A Vast reasons why to attend plenary closing session will conclude the conference and set the and technology museum: “la Cité des Sciences et deWhen you like to: lIndustrie” (the City of Science and Industry) and a lot of agenda for the future. For that purpose we will invite key activities, shows and exhibitions take place in this recreation persons from leading industries in agri-food/ICT business andMeet your colleagues/competitors to see if you can define area. policy makers.common challenges? Also close to the hotel, the Canal St-Martin offers a pleasantMeet scientists and professionals (e.g. on animalidentification, traceability, standards, etc.)? Registration area where you can watch the barges navigate, or just enjoy one of the many popular restaurants and bars along it.Have international overviews and discussions on data With special rates for participation including presentationexchange? Of course, at 15 or 30 minutes from the hotel, Paris offers you opportunities, Smart AgriMatics 2012 ensures maximum all its main famous cultural and historical attractions, such asLook for opportunities to get funding or participation in effectiveness to grow your business or to expand your network. the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum, and much more.European projects? You can find more information about the registration at theContribute on the 50% reduction in the use of pesticides in conference website .2018? AccommodationUse value chain analysis to reduce the use of pesticides?Contribute to the challenges in Future Internet for the agri- Invitation Letters Please visit our website for more information and special ratesfood sector? for accommodation for participants of the conference. The conference office will provide a letter of invitation to theFind business opportunities by setting-up R&D clusters and conference by request from any of the delegates. These letterspartnerships around use-cases? will not imply funding support by the organisers.Discuss the Strategic Research Agenda for data exchange inagriculture Travel Important DatesThen you should attend Smart AgriMatics. The venue can be reached by public transport, it is only a Early Bird registration: March until 30th April couple of minutes’ walk from the metro station Porte de la Late registration: 1st May until 8th June Villette. Closing registration: 8th June Who should attend Preliminary Program: April 2012 The airports Charles de Gaulle Airport and Orly can beFrom the experience with earlier conferences (e.g. Conference: 13th and 14th June reached within 60 minutes by public transport and all theGeoFarmatics 2010), we expect about 200 participants, major train stations of Paris are within 40 minutes travel time.coming from: software and hardware industry Conference Dinner More information on the public transport in the Paris region and the opportunity to plan your connections website of the farming business There will be a conference dinner at the evening of the first RATP from: consultancy conference day (Wednesday 13th June). This dinner has a food and retail business limited access and is not included in the price. You have to To reach the venue by car, take exit Porte de la Vilette from governmental organisations register at the conference website. the ring road. research institutes