Conference Speakers Presentations

Session 1| Precision Agriculture and Artificial Intelligence, factors for value-added farming systems

Session 2| Trends, challenges and perspectives in the era of smart livestock farming

Session 3| Agrifood products, key for branding destinations and tourism acceleration; Agritourism, driver for rural development

Session 4| New products, services and financial instruments for smart & efficient agribusiness

  • Konstantinos Baginetas – Secretary General of Agricultural Policy and Management of European Funds, Ministry of Rural Development & Food – Financial Tools RDP 2014-2020 – free speech
  • Alexandros Dimitrakopoulos – Regional Mandate Manager, European Investment Fund (EIF) – EIF Financial instruments
  • Tassos Mantagaris, Sector Expert, Eurobank Small Business Segment General Division – Business Banking Agro sector: Integrated solutions to support the agri-food sector
  • Effie Kokoreli, Head of Agricultural and Bank Assurance, INTERAMERICAN SA – Insurance: Protective shield for the agricultural chain – free speech

Session 5| The future of plant biodiversity conservation and certification in Greece

Lessons Learnt from the AgriFood Traction Tour 2019 to the Netherlands

  • Siwarde J. SAP, V.C. Steering Committee, Balkans & Black Sea Cooperation Forum, Sr. Economic Policy Advisor, Embassy of the Netherlands – presentation

Session 6| Policies/Perspectives for sustainable agrifood systems in the EU, Greece and the Balkans

  • HE Makis Voridis, Minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development & Food – key note speech
  • HE Kostas Karamanlis, Minister of Infrastructure & Transport – key note speech
  • HE Fotini Αrampatzi, Deputy Minister of Rural Development & Food – key note speech
  • HE Yanko Ivanov, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, Bulgaria – presentation
  • HE Ambassador Michael B. Christides, Secretary General, Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation – free speech

Session 7| The future of agriculture through synergies between Academia-Research and Businesses

Session 8| Agrifood actors’ initiatives to address challenges in the competitive agrifood environment

Field Visit @ Lake Kerkini, 02-11-2019: “Water-Buffalo in Greece: Trends and Perspectives"

  • Dimitrios Roustemis, Ministry Agriculture & Food, Center for Animal Genetic Resources in Thessaloniki – presentation

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