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We are pleased to invite you to the first AgriTech Summit in Bosnia and Herzegovina, entitled “Digital Future of Agriculture”, which will take place on 07 July at the Cineplexx Cinema Sarajevo (Zmaja od Bosne 4, Sarajevo).

The AgriTech Summit will be an integrated one-day event, focusing on a digital presence and the virtual future of the agri-food sector and the key challenges facing the sector and the growing demand for technological advancement in agriculture.

The first AgriTech Summit will be held within the “EU4Business – for innovative and competitive domestic economy” project, funded by the European Union, and is organized by the United Nations Development Programme in Bosnia and Herzegovina (UNDP).

The Summit will bring together the numerous experts in this area, representatives of the academic community and practitioners who will show how technological solutions contribute to improving agricultural practices today. Drawing on examples of successful regional and global initiatives, the AgriTech Summit will provide a platform for engaging in discussion and networking which is not to be missed.

We kindly ask that you register your attendance via the following link.

You can learn about the speakers and find the whole agenda of the first AgriTech Summit at  eu4business.ba.

The first AgriTech Summit in Bosnia and Herzegovina is organized within the EU4Business project, funded by the European Union, that aims to strengthen BiH’s capacity for economic growth and employment by fostering competitiveness and innovation of the BiH companies in selected sectors. EU4Business is worth EUR 16.1 million, of which EUR 15 million is funded by the EU and EUR 11 million by the Federal Republic of Germany.  The project is jointly implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), UNDP in BiH and International Labour Organization (ILO).

The digital future of agriculture

meet the program & speakers of the first AgriTech Summit

AgriTech presents
Garden of Knowledge (interactive discussions)
Star Space (presentation of successful IT solutions in agriculture from BiH, EU and the world)
VRtuality (presentation of the virtual future of agriculture)

Urban agriculture

Stuart Oda, founder of Alesca Life Technologies, Beijing
iFarm, Finland
APUS, Croatia

Precision agriculture

Corvus drones, Netherlands
Ivana Rendulić Jelušić, AltiAgro, Zagreb
Oskar Marko, BioSense, Novi Sad

3D food printing

Studio Aklih, Slovenia
Novameat, Spain
Vedad Vajzović, Greens, Sarajevo

Smart Villages

James Ehrlich ReGen Villages, Amsterdam

AgStart Ups

Veronica La Regina, Director, Business Development – EU at NanoRacks Europe
Taita Ngetich, CEO at Synnefa, Kenya
Jonathan Bernwieser, CEO & Co-Founder at Agrando, Germany

How does agriculture look in VR? Can we reimagine agriculture?
Stay tuned. Special edition is just around the corner.

10:00 – 10:30

Welcome coffee & registration of participants

10:30 – 11:00

Keynote speakers

Steliana Nedera, UNDP, Resident Representative in BiH

Ekaterina Dorodnova, Deputy Head of the European Union Delegation to Bosnia and Herzegovina

Riad Meddeb, UNDP Global Centre for Technology, Innovation and Sustainable Development

11:00 – 12:00 – Panel discussion I

Digital farming

Moderator: Kemal Bajramović, UNDP, Accelerator Lab

Panelists:

Božo Perić, Ministry of Agriculture K10

Amila Pilav- Velic, Associate Professor, School of Economics and Business in Sarajevo

Oskar Marko, Assistant Director at BioSense, co-founder of Cropt

Ivana Rendulić Jelušić, founder and director of Alti Agro

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch break

13:30 – 14:30 – Panel discussion II

Innovative short-food supply chain management

Moderator: Ismar Ćeremida, UNDP, Sustainable Growth Sector

Panelists:

Adis Puška, Institute for Scientific Research and Development Brčko district BiH

Valentina Hažić, External expert for Agri sector, Croatia

Mladen Savin, Enterprise Sales Executive at AGRIVI

Dragana Tar, Consultant at Seedev, Beograd

14:30 – 15:00 Networking over a coffee

15:00 – 16:00 – Panel discussion III

Renewable energy in agri-food industry

Moderator: Marina Dimova, UNDP Chief Technical Specialist

Panelists:

Mirza Kušljugić, Faculty of Electrical Engineering Tuzla

Tamara Bajkuša, Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations

Aleksandra Čavoški, University of Birmingham, UK

Biljana Kulušić, Energetski institut Hrvoje Požar

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