Vertical farms can be built in new or existing buildings and provide significant benefits in environmental sustainability and human health, minimizing the need for water and nutrients, and eliminating pesticides and fungicides, which are no longer needed. Vertical farming and urban agriculture, if designed and implemented appropriately, could offer sustainable and innovative solutions for improving food security in a small footprint.
Focus topics of the conference are:
- Available technologies – LED lighting, sensors, AI
- Plant condition issues like: CO2, Nutrients, Irrigation, Climate, Lighting
- Food safety / HACCP
- Improved resource-use efficiency
- Sustainability issues
- Smart Cities / Architecture / Urban Design
- From traditional farmer to vertical farmer
The event on 1 October consists of two parts:
10:00 – 12:00 Opening Vertical Farming Fieldlab (incl. lab tour)
12:00 – 16:00 Vertical Farming Conference
Who should attend?
(Vertical) Farmers, Growers | Operators | Investors | Suppliers | Customers | Agricultural industry | Urban planners | Architects | Technology suppliers (corporate, start-up) | System integrators | Governmental bodies (Local, Regional, National) | Project developers | Finance / Consulting | Food Logistics | anyone interested in vertical farming.
Agrifood conference Series
This conference is part of a series of Agrifood conferences organized by Jakajima. Find out more about each conference by clicking on the logo or on the read more link.
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