In 2020 the Agricultural University of Athens (AUA) celebrates its 100 years being the 3rd oldest and among the most important academic institutions in Greece. Overtime AUA has significantly contributed to the development of the agricultural sector with meaningful studies, researches and field practices. No doubt, AUA’s 2nd centenary will find all its faculties ready to address near-future challenges and opportunities of the agricultural transformation in the digital era.
As AgriBusiness Forum (ABF) is committed to advancing knowledge for the digitization & digital transformation of the agrifood value chain from seed to fork; and platform at boosting innovation, integrating partnerships and cross-sectoral cooperation for the future of the production, processing and distribution for safe & value-added products in the digital era, AUA and ABF joining forces about providing set of practices to modern farmers, businesses and other stakeholders.
Effective 15/9/2020 Agricultural University of Athens belongs to AgriBusiness Forum family of Scientific Partners, about suggesting and co-developing the agenda and the topics over ABF’s international and regional conferences, the Masterclasses and the Challenge, the innovation annual event. Cooperation may also include other initiatives towards enhancing extroversion in sciences and knowledge transfer across agrifood business sector.
Agricultural University of Athens, Rector Dr. Spyridon Kintzios will address to AgriBusiness Forum 3rd international edition on agrotechnology to be held in Athens-Greece on 7 October 2020 highlighting “Food Safety, Security & Resilience: pressing challenges in the COVID-19 era and beyond”; with the physical participation of 30 renowned speakers who will join 5 high caliber and content driven sessions.
AgriBusiness Forum 2020 goes hybrid, combining live streaming and limited pre-accredited audience of leading businesses, financial services, innovative farmers (Covid-19 Authorities directives considered).
ABF2020 sessions are as following:
- Impact on climate change, Environmental sustainability
- Circular Economy, IoT, E-Commerce & Retailing
- Financing, Insurance & Services instruments
- Security safety and resilience on Agrifood Supply Chains
- Policies for addressing short & midterm agrifood challenges
AgriBusiness Forum 2020 is supported by THE EMBASSY OF THE NETHERLANDS, INTERAMERICAN, ΑTHENIAN BREWERY (Heineken, Amstel), KARCHER, ALPHA BANK, NEKTAR, DIPNOSOFISTIRION CATERING, ECONOMIA PUBLISHING, AGROVOICE; while among its scientific partners featuring: AMERICAN FARM SCHOOL, HAO-DEMETER, INSTITUTE OF AGRONOMIC SCIENCES, TEXAS A&M University, HAS University & LIB/ZLTO The Netherlands, ΕLGA, INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR BLACK SEA STUDIES, ΑUTh (Logistics/Supply Chain Institute) and more
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