Data Driven Agrifood Future

International Conference @Den Bosch Data Week 2020
Den Bosch, the Netherlands, October 26th, 2020


We are very enthusiastic about the possibilities and potential of the hybrid platform where this conference will be hosted. Interaction with speakers and other participants allows you to experience the conference just like a real conference, only digitally. You can attend various sessions from all over world at home or in your workplace.

Register here

Programme (CET TIME)

11.30 uur Check-in and welcome online attendees in virtual lobby

12.00 uur Introduction moderator Simone van Trier

12.05 uur Opening remarks by Jack Mikkers, mayor City of ‘s-Hertogenbosch

12.10 uur Data & agrifood a triple helix responsibility

  • Elies Lemkes, Provincial minister for Agriculture, Food and Nature, Province of Noord-Brabant
  • Johan van Arendonk, Chief Innovation & Technology Officer, Hendrix Genetics
  • Jacob de VliegProf. Applied Data Science & AgriFoodTech Lead, TU/e and JADS
  • Arthur Mol, Rector Magnificus and vice-president of Wageningen University & Research

12.40 uur Data Driven Technology in agrifood

  • Ineke Dezentjé Hamming-Bluemink, President FME 
  • Ranveer Chandra, Chief Scientist Microsoft Farmbeats
  • David Kemps/Jan de Ruyter, Sector Banker ABN Amro

13.10 uur BREAK – virtual networking

13.30 uur Best practices and showcases data in agrifood

Program best practices and showcases data in agrifood

14.15 uur BREAK – stretching legs

14.25 uur Keynote Platform Economy

Martin F. Kenney, Distinguished Professor Community and Regional Development University of California, Davis 

14.55 uur Best practices and showcases data in agrifood

Afternoon program best practices and showcases data in agrifood.

15.35 uur BREAK

15.55 uur Wrap up moderators sessions moderated by Simone van Trier

16.05 uur Video government messages

  • Collier Isaacs,  MPI New Zealand
  • Karen Ross, CDFA Secretary California US
  • Prof. Dr. Ludwig Theuvsen, Staatssekretär Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Ernährung, Landwirtschaft und Verbraucherschutz Germany
  • Jette Petersen, Exec. Director Danish Agricultural Agency at The Ministry of Environment and Food
  • Barbara Van den Haute, General Administrator, Agentschap Informatie Vlaanderen, Belgium
  • Annie de Veer, Director Strategy, Knowledge and Innovation, Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, The Netherlands

16.25 uur Kickoff Worldwide Alliance Data in Agrifood

Video Signing ceremony Worldwide Alliance Data in Agrifood

16.30 uur Closing remarks moderator and invitation to join some other DBDW activities online or live

16.35 uur Networking

Meaning of the colours in the ‘Best practices and showcases’ sessions

Meaning of the colours in the 'Best Practices and showcases' sessions.