Event: Digital Transformation in Agriculture in Orestiada

The Bio-Economy and Agro-Technology Institute of the National Center for Research and Technological Development – NCR&TD, a partner of #DigiAgriFood, the first European Digital Innovation Hub in the agri-food sector in Greece, is organizing, with the support of the Region of East Macedonia & Thrace, the Democritus University of Thrace, and the company farmB, a conference titled “Digital Transformation in Agriculture”. The conference will take place on Friday, March 22, at 18:30 in the city of Orestiada, specifically in the “ZAFEIRIS AMBAS” amphitheater of the Department of Rural Development of the Democritus University of Thrace.

The conference will present the latest technologies and their contribution to enhancing the production and market of agri-food products. At the same time, useful data/tools will be presented to understand how the digital transformation of agricultural supply chains benefits competitiveness, efficiency, quality, transparency, traceability, and sustainability in the agri-food sector.

The conference represents an interdisciplinary and comprehensive approach, which will deepen knowledge on the following aspects:

  • Business models based on digital technologies that add value to agricultural products.
  • Data technologies to support decision-making in agricultural businesses.
  • Responsible data exchange and digital agriculture tools.
  • Sustainability of the agricultural sector through the use of digital tools.

Speakers at the conference:

  • Greeting from the Region – Representative of the Democritus University
  • Lambros Koumbridis – President of the Orestiada Grain Farmers Cooperative “THE UNION”
  • Stavros Charitoudis – Deputy Head of Orestiada’s Agricultural Office
  • Dionysis Voglitsis – Technical Project Manager DigiAgriFood EDIH
  • Stavros Vavias – Co-founder of “AGROSIMBOULOS O.E.”
  • Ilias Platis – Market Development Manager farmB Digital Agriculture S.A.
  • Christos Moutafidis – CEO of Aroma Evrou Group

The first European Digital Innovation Hub in the agri-food sector in Greece, #DigiAgriFood aims to empower the digital and green transformation of the entire agri-food value chain spectrum with direct benefits for citizens, SMEs, and the public sector. It specializes in Artificial Intelligence technologies, Advanced Digital Skills, High-Performance Computing, Digital Transformation, and Interoperability, and directly contributes to the missions and goals of the “Digital Europe Program 2021-2027”.