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Game Changing Technologies in Agriculture

Thursday 10 October 2019

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About the event

Join the Agri-Tech team of the Department for International Trade (DIT) at its annual event showcasing innovative technologies being developed and applied in agriculture. 

Learn about pioneering transferable technologies to meet business and production demands, update your knowledge of new collaborative models between industry and the UK science base, and hear the latest updates from the new Agri-Tech Innovation Centres.

This year, there will also be an evening networking reception held from 17:30 in the Library of One Great George Street.


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Why Attend?

Register today and get the opportunity to: 

  • Hear how industry and the UK research base are already integrating innovative technologies to improve the Agri-tech sector;
  • Learn about pioneering technologies that could be transferred across sectors to meet business and production demands;
  • Collaborate and horizon-scan with thought leaders on how different sectors and disciplines can combine to develop ‘leapfrog’ technology;
  • Meet potential partners and R&D collaborators in 1-2-1 matchmaking and networking sessions;
  • Take part in a ‘market place’ bringing together delegates and solution providers to explore new perspectives and trading opportunities;
  • Update knowledge of new models of collaboration between industry and the UK science base;
  • Hear the latest updates from the new Agri-Tech Innovation Centres;
  • Attend a networking reception and meet with key stakeholders and industry experts over refreshments;
  • Meet with DIT Commercial Officers from 18 overseas markets.
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One Great George Street




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Please see below for the most recent agenda. Note that this is subject to small changes.

Time Activity
  Thursday 10 October
09:15 Registration / Tea / Coffee / B2B Meetings
10:00 Introduction and Welcome 
10:05 Celebrating Success in the Agri-Tech Sector – A Trade and Investment Opportunity
10:20 Game Changing Innovation in Artificial Intelligence for Agriculture
11:20 Coffee / Tea / Networking / B2B Meetings
12:20 Game Changing Innovation for Net-Zero Carbon Agriculture by 2050
13:00 Lunch / Networking / B2B Meetings
14:00 Game Changing Appropriate Technologies for Smallholder Farmers
15:00 UK Agri-Tech Capability and Assets
15:40 Marketplace / Tea / Coffee / Networking / B2B Meetings
16:40 Thought Leadership 
17:20 Closing Remarks
17:30 Drink and Canape Reception / B2B Meetings
19:30 Close