AgriTech 4.0 - Facilitating Research, Development, Innovation and Cross Collaboration within the Agricultural Community

AgriTech 4.0 explores the wide range of opportunities available through programmes, development, support and investment opportunities, and how new and changing technologies will influence the agriculture environment providing sustainable food solutions.

Join over 300 international agriculture professionals from over 100 companies to look at the strategic context of ongoing and future AgriTech programmes and developments, while also delving deep into the core topics of smart farming, engineering & precision technologies, data science, analytics & modelling, hydroponics, vertical farming, soil health, robotics, UAVs, sustainability and implementing technology on the farm .

AgriTech 4.0 is focused on industry cross collaboration for research and innovation to support the development of capabilities and technology within the agriculture sector.

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  • Day 1 Conference & Exhibition (Virtual) - Friday 29th January 2021
  • Day 2 Conference & Exhibition (Virtual) - Friday 19th February 2021

Key Agenda Focus Areas

Conference Day 1 – Developing Our Approach; Data & Connectivity; Soil Health; Facilitating Decisive Research Into Research Action & Implementation; Robotics & Drones; Agri Biotech; Vertical Farming & Hydroponics.

Conference Day 2 – Meeting the Farms Needs for Precision & Smartness; Indoor Farming; Technology Innovation Demonstration Challenge; What Will Tomorrows Farm be Like.

Current Event Presenters

AberInnovation - Dr. Rhian Hayward, CEO

Aberystwyth University (IBERS) - Dr. David Cutress, Knowledge Exchange Fellow & Project Manager and Dr. Benjamin Roberts, Research Engineer, GEOM Programme

Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBINI) - Steven Morrison, Head of Livestock Production Sciences Branch

BioSense Institute - Vladimir Crnojevic, Director of BioSense Institute

CambirdgeHOK & CROP 17 - Patrick Harte, Head of Commercial

Control Union - Harry Farnsworth, Projects Lead

Country Land and Business Association (CLA) - Susan Twining, Chief Land Use Policy Adviser

Defra - Caroline Povey - Policy Team, Farming Innovation & Agri-Innovation Team Leader

Defra - Gordon Jones, Senior Policy Adviser

Department for International Trade - Hosting a Roundtable Workshop

DEMETER & TSSG - Kevin Dollin, Director of Innovation

Edafotec - Verónica Asensio Fandiño, Scientific Director

Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust - The Allerton Project - Phil Jarvis, Head of Farming, Training & Partnerships

Hartpury University and College - Ben Thompson, Agri-Tech Project Manager

Innovation for Agriculture - Dr Lisa Morgans, Head of Livestock

Innovation for Agriculture - Hosting a Roundtable Workshop

Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research (ILVO) - Jürgen Vangeyte, Scientific Director Agricultural Engineering

Intelligent Growth Solutions - David Farquhar, CEO

Lancaster University - Prof Claire Waterton, Director of Sociology

Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology (LIAT) - Prof Simon Pearson, Director of LIAT/Professor of Agri-Food Technology

Midlands Asset Finance - Rachel Borlace, Director, Head of Agriculture & Renewables

Milltrust Agricultural Investments (MAI) - Guy Pengelley, Investment Director

National Trust - Rob Macklin, Senior National Consultant - Sustainable Farming

Oasthouse Ventures & Low Carbon Farming - Ben Alexander, Senior Development Manager

PhenomUK - Prof Tony Pridmore, Director

Regenagri - Harry Farnsworth, Projects Lead - Sustainable Agriculture

Savills - Emily Norton, Head of Rural Research

SmartAgriHubs - Edwin Hecker, Managing Partner at S&P, Project Communications

Soil Association & Innovative Farmers - Dr Kate Pressland, Programme Manager 

Sustainable Food Trust - Adele Jones, Head of Programmes

UK5G Innovation Network & 5G Rural First - Hector Gibson Fleming, Managing Director

UKRI - Innovate UK - Chris Lyons, Innovation Lead – Agriculture

UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology - Dr Lisa Rachel Norton, Senior Scientist Land Use Group

UK Urban AgriTech (UKUAT) - Dr Johnny Stormonth-Darling, Technical Director

Ullmanna - Martin Ullmann, CEO

University of Lincoln - Simon Pearson, Director of LIAT/Professor of Agri-Food Technology

University of Reading - Dr Lindsay Todman, Consultant & Lecturer in Agriculture Modelling

Wageningen University & Research (WUR) & agROBOfood - Kees Lokhorst, Project Manager

Wasware - Xiaobin Zhao, CEO

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