The European Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture, Food and the Environment (EFITA) would like to invite you to the first EFITA International online Conference on 25-26 May 2021.

EFITA, after more than 20 years, of presenting and disseminating the cutting edge on advances in ICT systems in agriculture, through 12 successful physical Conferences, has to cope with its own context, the digital era. This conference and its format are planned as a response to the unpredictable situation created by the COVID-19, as a way to keep the momentum and engagement of our society.

The web EFITA 2021 is an opportunity to bring together engineers, scientists, technicians, academics and industry people in a new way to exchange knowledge, ideas, to present innovations and to discuss the state-of-the-art and future use of ICT in the agri-food and bio-resources production sectors, under the theme of “Digital Agriculture”.

Main thematic areas of the conference include:

  • Sensors: Wireless sensor networks, Remote Sensing and GIS applications, Bio-sensors, Physical and Chemical sensors, Optical sensors.

  • Data: Big data management, Data mining, Data visualization, Data and Knowledge Management, Metadata and data standards, Ontologies for agriculture, Knowledge bases and Knowledge repository services, Web of Data and Open Data, Image processing.

  • Decision: Modelling and Simulation, Prediction models, Multi-Agent systems, Planning tools, Environmental ICT management systems, Farm management systems, Decision Support Systems

  • Action: On-line farm services, Web applications, Cloud computing applications, Monitoring Robots, Action Robots, Machine embedded ICT tools

  • Cross Cutting Themes: Social Networking in agriculture, e-agribusiness, ICT and business, Rural economies and ICT policies for rural development, Traceability tools, Human-Computer Interaction, Open topics

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