International Conference “HortiTech: trends and opportunities for Georgia”
The international conference “HortiTech: trends and opportunities for Georgia“ will be held in Tbilisi (Georgia) on April 25, 2023.
The event will be held at the Wyndham Grand Tbilisi Hotel. The conference starts at 9.30, the working languages being Georgian and English.
Participation in the conference is free of charge subject to registration. Register at this LINK.
The conference is organized by the EastFruit project with the support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
The conference will be attended by representatives of the FAO (including international consultants from Ukraine, Moldova, Italy, and Georgia), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia, the Association of Vegetable Growers Latvijas dārznieks, Georgian and foreign producers of fruit and vegetable products and technological equipment, as well as representatives of retail and the HoReCa sector.
The event will cover global and regional technology trends in the horticulture sector to increase sector productivity, improve product quality, and at the same time save energy and reduce negative environmental impacts. In addition, the use of such technologies in Georgia will be discussed.
Panel discussions on the following topics will be held at the conference: “The future of subsurface drip irrigation” (with the participation of companies supplying irrigation systems), “How Georgian cuisine can benefit from vertical farms” (with the participation of HoReCa and retail companies), “Green digital solutions in different countries with the capacity assessment” (with the participation of FAO international consultants).
On April 26, a trip to the village of Kvarkhiti, Gori region (Eastern Georgia), will be organized for the participants of the conference, where they will visit the apple orchards of the Tiriphoni Gardens company and see the cultivation of lands using a hortidrone.
- Sustainable and Greener Horticulture — Yarmak
- Progressive approaches to precision horticulture in the face of global climate change — main directions and challenges in Georgia — Bobokashvili
- Метеостанции, датчики и системы поддержки принятия решений — Лялюк
- Subsurface drip irrigation could be a game-changer for agriculture – Alba
- Bio-protection – Alba
- Unmanned technologies in horticulture and vegetable growing — Iakovenko
- Vertical Farming — Poberezhna and Japaridze