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Forum: Precision Agriculture for territorial competitiveness and environmental sustainability

February 17, 2022 @ 2:00 pm 3:30 pm

Amphiteathre – Italy Pavilion – 5.00 p.m. (hour of Dubai) 2.00 p.m. (hour of Rome)

During the Forum the theme of “precision agriculture” and its relative applications will be developed, including new space technologies for Earth observation which allow the monitoring and optimisation of the use of resources and a more sustainable management of land and crop.

The meeting is organized in collaboration with University of Tuscia, Ismea and e-Geos (a subsidiary of the Leonardo Group and a shareholder of the Italian Space Agency).

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AGENDA

  • Welcome greetings and introduction
    Quirino Briganti, Responsible for Lazio Region activities at “Expo 2020 Dubai”
  • Institutional greetings
    Giuseppe Finocchiaro, Consul General in Dubai
    Paolo Glisenti, Italian Commissioner General at EXPO 2020 Dubai
    Enrica Onorati, Regional Minister for Agriculture, Forests, the Promotion of the Supply Chain of the Culture of Food, Equal Opportunities of Lazio
  • Keynote Speaker and Moderator
    Alessandro Ruggieri, Full Professor of Technology, Innovation and Quality at University of Tuscia
    Precision farming: an opportunity for the economic growth and firm competitiveness
  • The Context
    Mario Bonaccorso, Director of Italian Circular Bioeconomy Cluster SPRING
    Innovative and sustainable agriculture as a main pillar of the circular bioeconomy
  • Industry and Hi-Tech Farming
    Fabio Volpe, Head of Optical and Hyperspectral innovation products – e-GEOS
    Multisource Earth Observation data in support to agriculture
  • The Research
    Laura De Gara, Dean of the Department of Science and Technology for Humans and the Environment, Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome
    High tech and precision agriculture for high-quality food and personalized nutrition
  • Testimonial from the Innovation Ecosystem
    Giorgia Pontetti, CEO Ferrari Farm
    The Hydroponic Alternative
    Simone Sebastiano, Agronomic Technician at Maccarese S.p.A.
    Technologies applied to Precision Agriculture
  • Testimonial from the Emirates Innovation Ecosystem
    Lucio Baron, Vice President Strategy – Pure Harvest Smart Farms
  • Testimonials from innovative Start-ups
    ARCADIA – Paolo Bonini, Board member Arcadia
    A systematic approach to develop highly efficient biostimulants and fertilizers
    Cereretech – Umberto Nanni,Full Professor in Information Processing Systems, “La Sapienza” University of Rome
    IT and Sustainable Precision Agriculture: not just big data
    The Circle – Thomas Marino, Co-Founder & CMO and Chief Marketing, Strategies and Sales Officer 
    The sustainable and competitive advantages of a soilless Aquaponic cultivation
  • Conclusions
    Enrica Onorati, Regional Minister for Agriculture, Forests, the Promotion of the Supply Chain of the Culture of Food, Equal Opportunities of Lazio



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