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ICTforAg 2019: Please Register Now and Submit Session Ideas for Advancing Agriculture Resilience

By Wayan Vota on April 24, 2019

ICTforAg 2019 Conference

 

Join global leaders for a 1-day conference exploring the future of agriculture, food security, resilient populations and technology, on June 5, 2019 in Washington, DC.

Submit Session & Speaker Ideas by May 1st

Together, we’ll explore how data, new technologies and innovation are remaking food & water systems and value chains around the world, and how international development organizations can leverage these changes to accelerate impact.

ICTforAg 2019 Conference

ICTforAg 2019 will be a different event than previous ICTforAg conferences.

Sponsored by Feed the Future, ICTforAg 2019 will be a smaller, more interactive event, focused on technical dialogue and networking. In particular, we’ll explore:

  • What’s new in digital for resilience and food security (D4RFS)?
  • How could Digital Farmer Profiles fundamentally reshape food security, resilience and nutrition?
  • Which enabling environment factors support digital solutions for food security?
  • When can we take advantage of preexisting and established technologies?
  • What you need to know about changes in agricultural extension, farm management, market access and financial inclusion;
  • Where can international development drive business model innovations in new agricultural technologies?
  • Who is investing in new AgTech solutions and what are they learning?

…and other key topics that donors, implementing partners, the private sector, farmers, and others will find directly applicable to their work.

Submit Session & Speaker Ideas Now

In making ICTforAg 2019 a different event, with leading thinkers and practitioners across the agriculture and technology sectors, we want to hear from you.

Please tell us who we should invite to lead technical dialogues and focused networking. For example, which AgTech funders, private sector players, and leading technical staff do you want in salon-like discussions and in-depth conversations? Yes, you can nominate yourself!

Suggest speakers and sessions now! Deadline is May 1, 2019.

Register Now to Attend ICTforAg 2019

ICTforAg 2019 will be free to all attendees. Yet it will also be limited to just 150 participants and as we expect a high level of interest, available spots will be assigned via lottery.

Please register now to apply to attend ICTforAg 2019.

Participants will investigate the role of digital solutions across the agriculture ecosystem, including resilience, food security, and water systems. Don’t miss out on this new direction for ICTforAg!

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Wayan Vota co-founded ICTworks and is the Digital Health Director at IntraHealth International. He also co-founded Technology Salon, MERL Tech, ICTforAg, ICT4Djobs, ICT4Drinks, JadedAid, Kurante, OLPC News and a few other things. Opinions expressed here are his own and do not reflect the position of IntraHealth International or other ICTWorks sponsors.
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2 Comments to “ICTforAg 2019: Please Register Now and Submit Session Ideas for Advancing Agriculture Resilience”

  1. What learning from other sections (like health or financial inclusion) can be applied to ICTforAg?

  2. This is a great opportunity to discuss on ICT methods in solving agricultural issues.
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