About AgriBusiness Forum 2021

Covid-19 pandemic has revealed severe shortcomings on globalized (agrifood) supply chains raising questions from globalization to security, safety, risk management and resilience of farm-to-fork chains. AgriBusiness Forum 2021 focuses on addressing these challenges, enhancing “green” & “digital” transition, and appraising climate change impact, in line with CAP2021-2027 & EU Recovery Fund strategy. Under the global and national emerging trends & constraints, including the “One Health approach”, AgriBusiness Forum sets an inclusive platform for shaping robust, comprehensive & coherent dialogue towards viable, sustainable, traceable & resilient agrifood systems in Greece and the World.

AgriBusiness Forum 4th international edition is held in Athens-Greece, on 6-7/10/2021, highlighting “Food & Farming systems’ green and digital transition”; spanning across 9 high caliber sessions45 focal areas, and 50 speakers from Greece and the world. The conference will be held with the physical participation of speakers and delegates, representing leading businesses, financial services, innovative farmers, policy makers, research and academia. ABF2021 will be also offered online, with reduced registration fees. 

AgriBusiness Forum is committed to advancing knowledge for the digitization & digital transformation of the agrifood value chain from seed to fork; and pivotal platform at boosting innovation and integrating partnerships towards viable, sustainable, traceable and resilient agrifood systems in Greece and beyond. It spans across number of top-tier networking & learning activities, including conferences, summits, masterclasses and AgriFood Traction Tours in Europe; while maintains cooperation with distinctive national, regional and international bodies & organizations. 

Speakers

Dr. Antonia Trichopoulou, MD, PhD

President, Hellenic Health Foundation

Dr. George Tsangaris

Professor Proteomics Research, Biomedical Research Foundation, Academy of Athens

Ms. Alexandra Nikolakopoulou

Head of Unit 'Farm to Fork Strategy', Food Safety Directorate, DG SANTE European Commission

Dr. Spyros Fountas

Associate Professor, Agricultural University of Athens

Agenda

Wednesday, October 6th 2021

09.00-09.30

Welcome remarks

09.30-11.00

Chapter-1: CAP 2021-2027, EU Recovery Fund, “Green Deal”: a novel state to the agrifood sector

11.00-11.15

Break

11.15-12.45

Chapter-2: The future of agrifood systems in view of 2030 Agenda: the “One health” approach

12.45-13.00

Break

13.00-14.30

Chapter-3: Women in agribusiness sector: rising power and promising agri-changers

14.30-15.30

Lunch break

15.30-17.00

Chapter-4: Food Security and Safety in the digital world: regulation, frauds detection & monitoring tools

17.00-17.15

Break

17.15-18.45

Chapter-5: The state of play in Agritourism: rural development in the context of Mediterranean diet, local products & landscaping

18.45-19.00

Remarks and conclusions

19.00-21.00

Networking Reception

Thursday, October 7th 2021

09.00-09.30

Welcome remarks

09.30-11.00

Chapter-6: Smart farming & processing: leveraging competitiveness through precision agriculture and artificial-intelligence

11.00-11.15

Break

11.15-12.45

Chapter-7: Tool-kit for efficient agribusiness: financial, insurance and advisory instruments boosting near- future agriculture

12.45-13.00

Break

13.00-14.30

Chapter-8: Actors’ initiatives in response of agrifood challenges and FLW management: invest in innovation, digitalization & extroversity

14.30-14.45

Break

14.45-16.15

Chapter-9: Agriculture in view of synergies: the value of the Dutch triple helix “Farmers- Businesses-Academia”

16.15-16.30

Remarks and conclusions

16.30-18.00

Networking Reception

Organizers

In Cooperation

Official Partners

Sponsors

Scientific Partners

Field Experts

Media