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This FREE summit focuses on tech in farming and how it can help achieve Sustainability objectives for Ireland and the agricultural sector

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How can we better utilise our fertiliser? What are some of the newest advances in spraying technology? What technology can help put money back in your pocket?

The Sustainable AgriTech Summit takes a look at how technology has the potential to solve many of the current issues faced by farmers. This LIVE virtual event aims to answer a number of the questions farmers and the industry have in an interactive, packed agenda.

As well as looking at doing what we do better, this unique event will also highlight practical innovations and shine a spotlight on some of the alternative farming that is taking place in Ireland.

The virtual Sustainable AgriTech Summit will take place from 6.15pm on Thursday, January 27th.

Speakers include-

Alzbeta Klein, CEO/Director General, International Fertilizer Association (Canada/Slovakia); Dr Mike Harrington, Agronomist, Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition Consultant (UK); Juan Tricarico, Vice President - Sustainability Research, Dairy Management (USA); Professor Sharon Huws, Professor in Animal Science and Microbiology, Institute for Global Food Security, Queen's University Belfast; Dr Finola Leonard, Associate Professor School of Veterinary Medicine, UCD; Sinead Quealy, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Virtual Vet; Sean Smith, Founder and Commercial Director, Micron Agritech; Sarra Mander, Director, Small Robot Company (UK); Dermot Forristal, Crops and Mechanisation Research Officer, Teagasc; Dr Paul Miller, Board Director, Silsoe Spray Applications Unit (UK); Kit Franklin, Hands Free Hectare Project Lead & Co-Creator (UK); Daniel Foy, Co-Founder & CEO, AgriGates; James Healy, IP & Business Development Manager, VistaMilk SFI Research Centre; Mark Elliott, CEO and Founder, CropHound; Stephen Mackenzie, Livestock Farmer, Auchmore Farm (Scotland); Simon Wallwork, Corrigin Farm and Chair, AgZero2030 (Australia); Gavin Hunt, Farm Zero C Project Manager, BiOrbic; Brian McCarthy, Founder and Farmer, Cork Rooftop Farm; Brian O'Reilly, Managing Director, Emerald Green Farms Ltd; Paul Walsh, Co-Founder, Greentech Holdings Ltd; James Maloney, Senior Regional Development Executive, Enterprise Ireland; Karol Kissane, Regional Executive, Irish Farmers Association.

Hosted by Ivan Yates

www.sat3summit.com

About SAT

SAT Summits are industry led events dedicated to increasing the depth of the conversation and understanding of the agritech ecosystem and its potential.

This particular SAT Summit focuses on Sustainability and a look at how technology has the potential to solve many of the issues faced by the farming sector currently and into the future. It is an informed discussion with industry leaders, farmers, agritech companies and academia from Ireland and abroad.

The agenda will explore the latest technologies, practices and innovations that will help to support agriculture’s sustainability efforts. The most recent carbon budget programme requires a 51 per cent reduction in carbon emissions by 2030 and the agriculture sector will invariably transform its food production methods now and in the future.

This summit will allow us to think about the economic and environmental pillars of sustainability, particularly focusing on opportunities that agritech innovation will provide to farmers in the next decade and beyond.

The summit agenda is structured to include esteemed keynote speakers, international best practice, industry leader case studies and discussion panels allowing for LIVE Q&A in specific topic areas. Furthermore, the agenda uses virtual event technology to explore different sectors within the industry in greater detail.

This unique event will also highlight practical innovations and shine a spotlight on some of the alternative farming that is taking place in Ireland. This event is a must ‘attend’ for farmers as well as everyone interested in Irish agriculture and food production.

www.sat3summit.com

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