Professionals to gather at About Future Farming Summit to tackle challenges in the food and agriculture chain

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

This year, Misset International and Wageningen University and Research will convene a 3-day event that brings together precision agriculture professionals from all over the world to discuss and tackle challenges in the food and agriculture chain at a summit call, About Future Farming.

About Future Farming will take place from 5 to 7 November 2019 at the Wageningen Campus in the Netherlands. “The event kicks off at 5 November with the Global Future Farming Summit, followed by the Experience Tour on 6 November and the Circular Agri-Food Summit on 7 November,” organisers say.

 Global Future Farming Summit

The summit is about tackling future challenges, experiencing tomorrow’s technologies and connecting with industry leaders in food and agriculture chain. The third Global Future Farming Summit aims to bring together 150 thought leaders, key buyers investors, business innovators, policy and decision makers in food and farming from all over the world to share new ideas and approaches on what’s happening in the future world of food and agriculture.

 Keynote speakers

Featured speakers at the Future Farming Summit are, amongst others, Jehiel Oliver, the CEO and founder of Hello Tractor “the UBER amongst tractors”, Ole Green, the CEO and founder of AgroIntelli “maker of the Robotti” and Julie Borlaug, VP Communications & PR of Inari “World’s first Seed Foundry”.

Other speakers include several experts of Wageningen University, including Ernst van den Ende and Sjaak Wolfert.

 Experience Tour

During the Experience Tour on 6 November you will get a unique opportunity to discover the research facilities at Wageningen Campus and meet its experts. The latest developments and innovations of Wageningen University & Research will be brought to light.

 Circular Agri Food Summit

The Circular Agri Food Summit will discuss the challenges, share best practices and brings inspiring solutions in the increasing demand of food production using fewer resources while taking into account the environment. The summit is designed to empower you to take tangible action, so you leave ready for what comes next.

 Speakers

Featured speakers at the Circular Agri Food Summit are, amongst others, fly-farmer and insect technology pioneer at AgriProtein Jason Drew, Volkert Engelsman, CEO of Eosta, Nature & More “Europe’s largest and fastest growing importer, and distributor of organically grown fresh produce”, and Jan Kees Vis, Global Director Sustainable Sourcing Development at Unilever, “responsible for developing sustainability standards for all of Unilever’s raw and packaging materials purchases”.