7th International VDI Conference - Smart Farming

  • Explore the many ways in which Smart Farming can have strategic benefits for your business
  • Discuss recent trends and developments with leading international experts in the field
  • Register for the “Smart Farming” conference and visit our parallel conferences on “Connected Off-Highway Machines” and “Autonomous Trucks” at no additional cost
7th International VDI Conference - Smart Farming

Save the Date: The 7th International VDI Conference on “Smart Farming 2023” will be held in Dusseldorf (Germany) from April 24th to 25th, 2023. Supported by national and international experts, the conference brings together leaders in cutting edge agri-industry solutions. As an actor in the farming industry, you cannot get around “Smart Farming” and its implications for your business. Smart Farming is a buzzword for engineers in the agricultural fields. And rightly so: Utilizing smart IT, AgRobots, drones, and other advanced technologies and – crucially – networking these assets, results in higher yields, more economic use of resources, as well as higher efficiency.

Free of charge whitepaper download

Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA): opportunities and challenges
Author: Dr. Wilfried Aulbur, Giovanni Schelfi and Eva Barbier from Roland Berger

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Application of smart technology in agribusiness

Providing farmers with the right technology allows them to optimize (moreover: minimize!) their use of pesticides and the like while maintaining a high output with reasonable investments.

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Who is the conference for?

This conference will bring people from the following fields together:

  • Developers and Product Managers in manufacturing of agricultural machines
  • Active farmers and cooperative farm holders (Big Farms)
  • Suppliers of agricultural equipment and components
  • Robotics manufacturers focusing on farming applications
  • Key players in the agri-chemical industry
  • Logistics providers for agricultural applications
  • Ministries & Departments of Agriculture from different countries
  • Agricultural Research Agencies, Associations & Unions as well as Universities & Colleges

Do you have a story to tell? Become a speaker – Interact with key players in the agricultural industry and discuss best practice examples with other international experts.

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact Dr. Maria Georgiou-Smith.

Are you interested in promoting your company and products at the 7th International VDI Conference “Smart Farming”? Contact Vanessa Ulbrich for more details.

Don’t miss out!

Do you want to find out about the latest trends in Smart Farming? Would you like to learn how to utilize digital transformation in your agri-business? Then book your ticket for the "Smart Farming" conference now.

In addition, also benefit from our parallel conferences on "Connected Off-Highway Machines" and "Autonomous Trucks".

Supporting experts 

Dipl.-Ing. Ralf Kalmar, Business Area Manager, Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE, Germany
Rhett Schildroth B.Sc., CTO, Mach, USA
James Miller C.Eng FIMechE, Chief Operating Offi cer, Earth Rover, United Kingdom
Dan Danford, Global Industry Relations Manager, CNH Industrial America LLC, USA


The event is currently not available for booking.

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Logo AVL List GmbH
Logo Bosch BASF Smart Farming GmbH
Logo DKE-Data GmbH & Co. KG

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  • 3D Mapping Solutions GmbH
  • Arcure SA
  • dSPACE GmbH
  • NOFFZ Technologies GmbH
  • Sontheim Industrie Elektronik GmbH
  • Upstream Security GmbH
  • Völkel Mikroelektronik GmbH

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