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Annual Conference 2020 Agri-tech | Connecting Farmers with Technology

6th October 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us 6 October at the Agri-EPI Annual Conference 2020

Agri-EPI Centre is delighted invite you to attend our Annual Conference 2020 on 6 October 2020. This virtual conference will provide valuable insight into the future direction of food production through a series of live panel discussions as agri-tech is discussed candidly in the context of policy, investment, on-farm uptake, processor and retailer perspectives and much more. The conference is a must-attend for all collaborators across the agri-food supply chain and it will provide valuable sector awareness around agri-tech’s role in a post COVID and Brexit world.

Tom Bradshaw, NFU Vice-PresidentThe theme of the event is underpinned by connecting agri-tech to farms. Our keynote speaker is from ‘The Voice of British Farming’, NFU Vice-President Tom Bradshaw.

In addition, we will also disseminate project information on automation and 3D Imaging & visualisation. Speakers also include: NFU Chief Policy Adviser, Dr Andrew Francis, Industry Expert Phil Wilkinson, Professor Andrew Fearne of Value Chain Management, Sophie Alexander of Hemsworth Farms, Agri-EPI’s Senior Investment Adviser John Grealish plus many more.

The day will run in a series of virtual panel discussions between 9am and 3pm:

  • Session 1 | 9am – 9.45am – Welcome & Keynote Address
  • Session 2 | 9.45am -10.30am – Drivers and Barriers to the Uptake of Technology on farms
  • Session 3 | 10.45am – 11.30am – Future Direction of Agricultural Policy & Investment
  • Session 4 | 11.30am – 12.15pm – Agri-tech’s Role in the Agri-food Supply Chain, Retailer, Processor and Consumer Perspective

[Lunch break]

  • Session 5 | 1pm – 2pm – The Future of Farming: Automation & 3D Imagery
  • Session 6 | 2pm – 3pm – Hackathon Winners presentation on technological solutions in response to COVID19

Our Annual Conference 2020 is supported by

Landmark Systems
Lloyds Bank



Agri-EPI Centre
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Agri-EPI Centre
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