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Free Knowledge Sessions


Here you will find all knowledge sessions that you as a visitor of PotatoEurope 2017 can join for free. All sessions are being held in the conference room of the trade fair.



Schedule free knowlegde sessions

Wednesday 13 September

09.15 – 10.00 hrs.
Opening / Innovation Award Ceremony PotatoEurope 2017

10.00 – 11.00  hrs.

Lecture by Ruud Tijssens, Director Corporate Affairs Agrifirm Group BV ‘How to feed an expanding population from a declining arable area with the help of precision farming, big data, and state of the art technology’



13.00 – 14.00 hrs.
DCA seminar – Dutch /  In het Nederlands

Elk aardappelseizoen heeft zijn eigen verhaal. Zo waren oogstjaren 2015 en 2016 prijstechnisch prima aardappeljaren met als effect een toename van het Europees areaal in 2017. Edwin Burgers marktexpert van DCA bespreekt met u als preview van de Boerenbusiness marktanalyse 2017 de trend en de mogelijkheden van de aardappelmarkt voor seizoen 2017/2018.


15.00 – 15.30 hrs.
Precisielandbouwproject Case IH – PotatoEurope 2017 – Dutch language / in het Nederlands



15.30 – 16.00 hrs.
Precisionfarming project Case IH – PotatoEurope 2017 – In English

18.00 – 19.00 hrs

Diner Pensant During this diner Berry Marttin, Board member of the Rabobank Group will lecture about: ‘Feeding the world, the bigger picture’. Please register here.


Thursday 14 September

10.00 – 10.30 hrs.

‘Precisielandbouwproject’ Case IH – PotatoEurope 2017 – Dutch language / In het Nederlands






10.30 – 11.00 hrs.
‘Precisionfarming project – Case IH – PotatoEurope 2017 – In English

11.00 – 12.00 hrs.
Future – Bart Götte, Business Futurist at Futureflock Bart Götte has an associative future mind operating at the fringe of psychology, business, & technology. As the founder of FutureFlock, he challenges executives, policy makers, and professionals to think ahead. Bart expands the strategic scope of organizations. He uncovers looming perspectives and opportunities in an ever-changing society. Part of #studentendag 


13.00 – 14.00  hrs.

Hein Noorbergen of NLR
Part of #studentendag 



Peter Holster, owner of Akkeranalyse
Part of #studentendag 



14.00 – 15.00 hrs.

Award Ceremony ‘Innovatiefonds voor telers’




15.00 – 16.00 hrs Virtual Reality

Saco Koelma of VR Producties
Part of #studentendag