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Horticulture industry reconnects at GreenTech Live & Online

Wednesday, 29 September 2021

Amsterdam, 29 September – GreenTech Live & Online, 28 – 30 September, is in full progress at the RAI Amsterdam. The first day was a great success with happy faces on the show floor. On Wednesday highlights of the programme will be ‘New capital opportunities’, ‘Market insights in Medicinal Cannabis’, ‘Scenarios for the Future of CEA’, and more. On Thursday all the knowledge sessions will be broadcasted on the virtual platform to be replayed on demand. Also, this day will allow the exhibitors and visitors to network and match make at the show floor and in the virtual platform.

Must see programme items:

Wednesday 29 September 12.15 – 12.45 hrs (Vision Stage): Inspirational crossover: New capital opportunities in Horticulture - Alignment of family values and food system improvement. Get inspired by Donald Brenninkmeijer (Cofra Holding AG) and Rajiv Singh (Cofra Holding AG) and hear how they amaze customers and be a force for good.

Wednesday 29 September 15.00 - 15.30 hrs (Vision Stage): Market insights, challenges and opportunities: Medicinal Cannabis by Timo Bongartz (Fluence by Osram), Nic Easley (3C Consulting, LCC), Lucas Targos (urban-gro).

Wednesday 29 September 15.45 – 16.15 hrs (Vision Stage): De-risking investment in Vertical Farming. Galya Laskar (Barclays), Gus van der Feltz (FarmTech Society), Nicole Thorpe (Cultinova)

Wednesday 29 September 16.30 – 17.00 hrs (Vision Stage): Scenarios for the Future of CEA in Europe and North America with speakers David Farguhar (IGS Limited), Henry Gordon-Smith (Agritecture), Thomas Grebner (OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH)

Thursday 30 September 10.00 – 16.00 hrs (Virtual platform only): Online Congress of AIPH (The International Association of Horticulture Producers), FSI (The Floriculture Sustainability Initiative), FCI (Flora Culture International) and GreenTech about ‘The path to sustainability in ornamental horticulture’. Speakers, from around the world, will evaluate what this industry is doing to become more sustainable. Following with keynote Dr. David Bek of Coventry University (UK). Register via https://aiph.org/event/sustainability-conference-2021/.

Friday 1 October 10.00 – 11.30 hrs (Virtual platform only): Webinar Floriade Dialogue #18: ‘Ecological Horti Footprint: Horti Footprint & Residual Flows’. The Floriade Dialogue edition is about the environmental impacts of horticultural production and maximizing crop yield with minimal environmental impact and net zero discharge and waste. Register via https://www.greentech.nl/live-and-online/.

Market leaders present
Many market leaders will be exhibiting at the show floor. See here the list of exhibitors https://www.greentech.nl/live-and-online/exhibitors/.

Visitors who attend in person can still register for free via www.greentech.nl/live-and-online/. Online visitors pay the registration fee of €19.99 including VAT per person.

GreenTech Amsterdam
GreenTech Live & Online will be held from Tuesday 28 – Thursday 30 September 2021. GreenTech Amsterdam, in full physical format, from Tuesday 14 – 16 June 2022. The exhibition is a global meeting place for all horticultural technology professionals with the focus on the early stages of the horticultural chain and the current issues growers face.
GreenTech is supported by AVAG, the industry association for the greenhouse technology sector in the Netherlands.

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