The Internet of Food & Farm 2020 (IoF2020) project is coming to an end on 31st March 2021. To celebrate its legacy a digital event will take place from 16th March 2021 to 18th March 2021, gathering partners, experts, members of the European institutions. Aside from numerous networking possibilities, the event addresses three main aspects, which are relevant for the project and the agricultural sector alike: state-of-the-art technology, lessons learned during the project’s research, self-sustaining ecosystems of research and innovation.
The IoF2020 Final Event will include workshops, panel discussions, a cinema room and a virtual exhibition arena. The event is free of charge and open to the public. To participate, a registration via this link is required.
- March 16 - Day 1: State of the art technology. In a series of transversal workshops, you will have the occasion to learn everything that happened in the 33 IoF2020 use cases to detail. What is the technology used, the issues faced and the solutions.
- March 17 – Day 2: Lessons learned during the project’s research and impact of IoF2020. On this day, see what was achieved in 4 years of research and technology deployment. IoT learnings at EU level, opinion of the farmer community, business proofing and data management.
- March 18 – Day 3: The heritage of IoF2020. What are the ecosystems of research and innovation working along the lines of IoF2020, possible new collaborations, upcoming open calls and policy recommendations based on the project findings.
The detailed programme and further information can be found on the dedicated page of our website.
About our speakers
This event brings together different stakeholders from the large-scale project consortium and beyond. On the last day of the event, as we examine IoF2020’s legacy, we will be joined by Eduardo Cuoco, Director of Organics Europe, Jerome Bandry, Secretary General of CEMA (EU Agricultural Machinery Industry), and Daniel Azevedo, Director Commodities, Trade and Technology, COPA - COGECA. Policy-makers from the European institutions will also participate: MEP Bert-Jan Ruissen from the Agriculture committee of the EU Parliament and representatives from the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development of the European Commission, the Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology of the European Commission, European Innovation Partnership (EIP-AGRI) and CEJA (European Council of young farmers).
Engage with us on #IoF2020 and #IoFinalEvent
The final event will be promoted through a social media campaign, which starts on Tuesday 16 March 2021. We cordially invite you to participate on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn using the hashtags #IoF2020 and #IoFinalEvent. Live tweets of the opening and closing sessions will be published by the official IoF2020 Twitter account, @IoF2020.
Dr. George Beers
Wageningen University & Research
Wageningen, The Netherlands
+31 70 335 8337
M.Sc. Edwin Hecker
Schuttelaar & Partners
+32 2 502 2008