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Urban food supply and farmer training at the last day of GreenTech

Murkje Koopmans
Wednesday, 12 June 2024

Yesterday marked the opening of GreenTech Amsterdam 2024 at the RAI Convention Centre. With one day to go, topics such as ‘Urban food supply’, ‘Reducing food waste’ and ‘Farmer training’ will be discussed in various knowledge sessions.


Vision Stage:

• Thursday 13 June, 11:00 – 11:45hrs: ‘Sustainably Feeding & Greening the Cities’ moderated by Tiffany Tsui (Springtide Strategy) and speakers Jessie- Lynn van Egmond (Van der Hoeven), Qianxixi Min (Wageningen University and Research), Jan Westra (Priva) and Jeroen van der Most (Atelier Most)

Technology Stage:

• Thursday 13 June, 11:00 – 11:45hrs: ‘Preventing Food Waste by Optimizing the Chain’ moderated by Harrij Schmeitz (Impact T&U), Marco Snikkers (One Third), André Vink (Wageningen University & Research) and Jan Kees Boerman (Environmental Monitoring Systems)

Medicinal Plants/ Vertical Farming Stage:

Medicinal Plants:

• Thursday 13 June, 11:15 – 12:00hrs: 'Green Harmony: Navigating the Cannabis Ecosystem' moderated by Sonny Moerenhout (Cultivators), Dominique van Gruisen (Innexo), Ryan Wankel (Cultiwool) and Juliette Pijnakker (Biobest)

Vertical Farming Stage:

• Thursday 13 June, 14:00- 15:00hrs: ‘Train the farmer of the future’ moderated Tracy Wilson (NLWorks) and speakers Reinhard Pitchellis (Festo Didactic), Danielle Smits (HAS Hogeschool), Penny McBride (University of California, Agricultural and Natural Resources)

NL Pavilion:

• Thursday 13 June, 13:00- 13:30hrs: Meet and Greet with Kadir van Lohuizen. Kadir explores the world behind our food production with his compelling photographic stories and documentary ‘Food for thought’ that portrays the global food supply chain, showing the challenges and innovations that will determine the future of our food.

More information at: https://www.greentech.nl/amsterdam/.

Registration policy Visitors

GreenTech is offering a 3-day entrance ticket for €120 excl. VAT per person. More information and registration at https://www.greentech.nl/amsterdam/tickets.

GreenTech Amsterdam

GreenTech Amsterdam is held from Tuesday 11 - Thursday 13 June 2024. The exhibition is a global meeting place for all horticultural technology professionals with a 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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