New highlights Greentech Amsterdam

The program of GreenTech Amsterdam, from 14 – 16 June at RAI Amsterdam, has been supplemented by new highlights such as ‘Tomato virus’, ‘Digital phenotyping’, and ‘Peat alternatives’. The new day-to-day highlights are presented below.

Vision Theater:

  • Wednesday 15 June 13.30 – 14.15 hrs: 
    Vision towards predictive cultivation. Data- and algorithm-driven plant growth, hosted by Priva.
  • Wednesday 15 June 15.00 – 15.45 hrs:
    Importance of an integrated approach towards sustainable horticulture, hosted by Plant Empowerment.
  • Thursday 16 June 12.15 – 13.00 hrs:
    Postharvest: Easy and accurate forecasting by Yield Computer. And The improvement of long distance transport, by Otflow.

Crops Theatre:

  • Tuesday 14 June 13.15 - 14.00 hrs: 
    Sustainable strawberry production: How to minimize the use of crop protection and fertilizers, by plant health specialist Mark van der Werf. 
  • Tuesday 14 June 15.30 – 16.15 hrs: 
    Tomato virus, with Thorben Looije of Valto.
  • Wednesday 15 June 13.15 – 14.00 hrs: 
    Alternative vibres for reduction on peat, with Jiffy Growing Solutions and the Foundation Responsible Produced Peat (RPP).

Technology Theatre:

  • Wednesday 15 June 12.30 – 13.15 hrs: 
    Digital phenotyping as an objective measuring method, with CropObserver.
  • Wednesday 15 June 14.00 – 14.45 hrs: 
    Robotics / Artificial Intelligence, by Ridder and Gearbox Innovations.
  • Wednesday 15 June 14.45 – 15.30 hrs:
    Energy and light use efficiency with Wageningen University & Research and Heliospectra.
  • Thursday 16 June 11.00 – 11.45 hrs: 
    Japanese Market – Success Stories, online via the virtual GreenTech Connect platform, with RAI Global, Certhon, and Kubo.

Vertical & Indoor Farming (partners: FarmTech Society, Indoor Farming Netherlands, and Agritecture) & Medicinal Cannabis Theatre (partner: Cultivators):

  • Tuesday 14 June 11.00 – 11.45 hrs:
    Vertical Farming: Medicinal Cannabis in the spotlight with Cultivators, Fluence, by OSRAM and Hortilux.
  • Tuesday 14 June 13.15 – 14.00 hrs:
    Vertical Farming: Farmers of the Future: Indoor Growing as a Career and Job Engine with 80Acres, Viscon, and the European Commission.
  • Wednesday 15 June 14.00 – 14.45 hrs:
    Vertical Farming: More than lettuce and leafy greens? With Valoya LED Grow Lights, Urban Harvest, and IGS.

An overview of the three-day program of GreenTech Amsterdam can be found here.


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