Internationally renowned speakers give state-of-the-art insight into relevant aspects of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for the agribusiness throughout plenary sessions. Researchers, developers and users will present novel solutions, recent discussions and new concepts on how to manage production information and geo-information in agriculture and the related value added chain of production. In addition, separate paper sessions, workshops, poster sessions and exhibitions address more specific topics such as:
Farm Management Information Systems
Designing international standards for information exchange in agribusiness
Standardisation and Interoperability
Providing standards through Web Services
Trends in Geo Information for farmers and administration
Trends for ICT in agribusiness
Emerging technologies in Ag-Software
Emerging technologies in on-farm geo-information applications and software
More information on the program of the conference at:
About 150 participants are expected from all over the world. The conference brings together industry (software companies, machine manufacturers, system developers) as well as scientists and government active in both (geo-)information management and agriculture administration that share interests in the environment.
The pressing issues and demands for Information and Communication Technologies in agriculture will be summarized by the delegates during the conference in the ‘Cologne declaration on Information Exchange and ICT in European Agriculture’. This appeal is addressed towards politics, research, industry and funding.
During a press background talk the media have the chance to get answers to their questions in this pressing field of modern agriculture from the organizers, relevant delegates and politicians of the conference (Friday, 26th Nov. 13:30 until 14:30, Holiday Inn, Cologne).
The key issue of the EU-funded project FutureFarm (
The overall objective of the EU-funded project agriXchange (
The CAPIGI-network (
Phone +49 33432 82 309
Mobile +49 151 405 455 03
Not to be published, just for contacts through the media
[1) for FutureFarm: firstname.lastname@example.org; Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF); Müncheberg (Germany) +49 33432 82-310
2) for agriXchange: Sjaak.Wolfert@wur.nlm; Wageningen University Research (WUR); Wageningen (NL); +31 317 485 939
3) for CAPIGI: email@example.com; Aerovision BV; Naarden (NL); +31 (0)6-13158318]