Vertical Farming Conference 2017 – Presentations to download

Below you can download in pdf format the presentations from the Vertical Farming Conference, which took place on June 28, 2017

Please note that not all speakers allowed us to publish their presentations.

08:45 09:20 Registration and coffee
09:20 09:25 saskia Goetgeluk Welcome, Saskia Goetgeluk, CEO, Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo
09:25 09:30 Jacqueline van OostenPieter van Hout Opening & Welcome, Pieter van Hout & Jacqueline van Oosten, AgriFoodTech Platform, More information
Session ‘Plant Science’
09:30 10:00 Lisa Newman Keynote: Lisa J. Newman Ph.D., Chief Operations Officer, AeroFarms, USA, on “Commercial Indoor Vertical Farming: Here Today”, Download presentation
10:00 10:20 Stiina Kotiranta Stiina Kotiranta, Research Manager, Valoya Ltd, Finland, on “Quality of light matters in vertical farming”, Download presentation
10:20 10:40 celine nicole program Celine Nicole, Senior research scientist (PhD), Philips Lighting, The Netherlands, on “Vertical farming: a revolution in food production enabled by LED lighting”, Read the interview; Download presentation
10:40 11:00 Discussion
11:00 11:30 Break and networking
Session ‘Plant Nutrition’
11:30 11:50 Pieter Heyse Pieter Heyse, Research Scientist, Centexbel, Belgium, on “Textiles: key in next generation farming”, Download presentation
11:50 12:10 Rene van Haeff program Rene van Haeff, Managing Director, Light4Food, The Netherlands, on “City Farming: Cultivation on a net”, More information
12:10 12:30 Discussion
12:30 13:30 Lunch and networking
Session ‘Greenhouse / Pinkhouse technology’
13:30 13:50 Jan Westra Jan Westra, Strategic Business developer, Priva, Download presentation
13:50 14:10 Martin Veenstra Martin Veenstra, Sales Engineer, Certhon, The Netherlands, More information
14:10 14:30 marcel kers program Marcel Kers, Plant Paradise Profiler, PlantLab Group, The Netherlands, on “PlantLab, the Next Generation of Growing”, Download presentation
14:30 14:50 Peter Korsten Peter Korsten, Director/CEO, Botany B.V, The Netherlands, on “Technology in a Vertical Farm/BrightBox”, More information
14:50 15:00 Discussion
15:00 15:30 Break and networking
Session ‘Environment’
15:30 15:50 Daniel Podmirseg Greenhouse Mag.arch. Dr. techn. Daniel Podmirseg, Architect, Head of the Vertical Farm Institute, Austria, on “Towards a new building typology”, Download presentation
15:50 16:10 Herman van Bekkem program Herman van Bekkem, Greenpeace, The Netherlands, on “Ecological conditions to make vertical farming a success”, Read the interview; Download presentation
16:10 16:30 peter van wingerden Peter van Wingerden, Floating Farm
16:30 17:00 Discussion
17:00 18:00 Drinks and networking