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GreenTech appoints esteemed Summit Committee

Author: GreenTech
Thursday, 12 March 2015

greentech-appoints-esteemed-summit-committee7 members chaired by Mr. Loek Hermans, senator and figurehead of the Dutch horticulture topsector.

Amsterdam RAI, organiser of GreenTech has appointed a GreenTech Summit Committee, chaired by Mr. Loek Hermans. The role of the Summit Committee is to advise conference management on defining trends, challenges and discussion points that must feature in the Summit, as well as the invited keynotes and speakers.

"We firmly believe in co-creation and are confident that with the advice of the Summit Committee we can deliver a top event in the sector," says Mariska Dreschler, Manager GreenTech, "As organiser, we are grateful these prominent leaders have reserved time from their busy schedules to help us shape an event the industry is truly waiting for."

» Mr. Loek Hermans – Senator, Chairman of Greenport Holland and appointed by the Dutch Minister of Economics as figurehead of the Topsector horticulture and raw materials – Chairman of the Summit
» Mr. Sjaak Bakker – Manager at Wageningen University & Research Centre
» Mr. Ferdi van Elswijk – Manager Prominent Greenhouse Academy at Prominent Growers
» Mr. Robert-Jan de Goey – Commercial Director at Dalsem
» Mr. Harm Maters – Chairman of AVAG
» Mr. Eric Moor – Managing Director at Sion Orchids
» Mr. Martin Steentjes – CTO at Van der Hoeven Horticultural Projects
» Ms. Mariska Dreschler – Manager GreenTech at Amsterdam RAI

A view on the Summit
The horticultural industry is on the threshold of a new era where innovative, mobile technology is implemented in everyday agriculture. Disruptive technology can and will enable exponential growth and facilitate worldwide optimization of the food producing industry, providing solutions to some of the most critical international challenges in agriculture, such as succession, recruitment and knowledge transfer as well as accelerated globalisation.

The Greentech summit 2015 will showcase disruptive technology, business innovation and passion for crops. Delegates will share their vision, experiences and ideas and discover how technology and personal inspiration will determine the future of a truly sustainable horticultural industry.

Silver sponsors
GreenTech Summit is supported by 9 Silver Sponsors:
» Royal Brinkman
» Codema Systems Group
» Dalsem Group
» Hoogendoorn Growth Management
» Koppert
» Ludvig Svennson
» Priva
» Van der Hoeven Horticultural Projects
» Vostermans Ventilation
» Koppert Biological Systems
» Grodan
The Silver Sponsor Packages have sold out. Gold and Bronze still available.

General information
On Tuesday 9 June 2015, speakers and delegates from around the world will gather in the Amsterdam RAI Convention Centre for the first GreenTech Summit. This exclusive conference for industry leaders and influencers in the horticulture industry will discuss the theme: 'What's next for Green Horticulture?'. The invitation-only GreenTech Summit will be held in the odd years, when there is no GreenTech trade show.

The full Summit programme will be available first week of April.