General Conference Information
From 3-6 October, NSO organizes the conference “Space for food security” in Utrecht, as a festive and inspirational closure of the Geodata for Agriculture (G4AW) program of NSO. The goal of the conference is to inform and inspire actors from public and private sector to invest in innovation and scaling of digital advisory and financial services (using satellite and geodata) for smallholder food producers. More information about the conference can be found on: https://www.spaceforfoodsecurity22.com/.
The program per day:
3 Oct. Future Trends in Space for Food Security and Agricultural Digitalization – High-level overview aimed at inspiring and policy makers (±300 participants)
4 Oct. Lesson Learned and Knowledge Exchange – more in depth knowledge exchange about best practices, lessons learned in the G4AW and similar programmes and possible future initiatives (±150 person)
5 Oct. Partnerships and Matchmaking (co-organized with Rabo Foundation) – workshops about partnerships and business cases in the morning, company presentations in the afternoon (±150 participants.
6 Oct. Inclusive Finance (co-organized with Rabo Foundation) (±300 participants)
On Tuesday October 4th, we would like to ask SpaceNed to organize a thematic session about Space Technology (What are the latest trends and developments in space and sensor technology? How do we see the market change? Could this be used for digitization products for food security?). The thematic sessions take 1,5 hours and we have 4-5 parallel session for the participants to choose from. Besides this, it is possible to give a company presentation on Wednesday afternoon. Please contact Jolien Diekema or Kees van Duijvendijk from NSO if you’re interested, than we will reserve a timeslot for you.