The Summit will bring together a multitude of stakeholders from government, civil society, co-operatives, farmers, industry bodies, global business and academia to understand and address the challenges Brazil faces in delivering sustainable intensification. All stakeholders and attendees will have the opportunity to develop a framework for IPR and registration, precision farming, irrigation, mechanisation, soil management and bio innovation by which Brazil will achieve its Low-Carbon Agricultural Plan.
Taking place at the Convention Centre of Stock Exchange in Rio de Janeiro, the Summit consists of a full agenda focused on the key issues that will shape the future of Brazilian agriculture. From lobbying for regulatory changes, analysing the global commodity conundrum, through to knowledge and technology transfer for the farmer, the summit will deliver on its mandate of creating a sustainable framework to be carried forward until 2020.
Marcelo Cardoso is the Superintendent of BNDES. He is responsible for implementing security mechanisms for small business credit. He currently works towards gaining financial backing, as well as job creation and income rises for BNDES.
In 2006, Silvia Toledo Fagnani started at SINDIVEG as Foreign Trade Manager, before eventually becoming Executive Director of Regulatory and International Affairs. Since June of 2015, Silvia has served as Sindiveg's Executive VP.
He was the President of International Humic Substances Society (IHSS), a society created in 1981, in USA (2010-2012). Since December 2012, he is Executive Director – Research & Development of Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa).
Ag Growth International is a leading manufacturer of grain handling, conditioning and storage equipment. The name AGI is among the most recognised in global agriculture; in some cases with more than 160 years of industry experience.
Agri Life is a research based biological company based in India. Agri Life is focused on providing bio solutions for crop and soils.
Croda is a UK-based manufacturer of speciality ingredients for global consumer care, crop care and industrial markets.
The AgriThority core competencies are in seed treatment, plant nutrition, biologics, crop protection and genetics; the expertise of which is offered to a broad range of clients around the world.
The speciality of Farmer's Edge is precision agronomy. They also offer personalized support to help their customers optimise inputs and resources when it counts the most.
Cytozyme provides high performance, soil-to-shelf crop solutions using innovative technology and rigorous quality controls. Cytozyme has been trusted worldwide by progressive growers for over 40 years.
FMC Corporation is a specialty company serving agricultural, industrial and consumer markets globally for more than a century with innovative solutions, applications and quality products.
ILSA’s mission is to better understand and satisfy , which is becoming increasingly specialized and focused on environmental issues.
Founded in 2002, Hortau is a leader in wireless, web-based irrigation management systems.
With a cadre of innovative engineers and experienced aviation professionals, Aeroptic takes precision high-resolution aerial imagery and remote sensing to new levels of performance and dependability.
Iharabras S.A. Indústrias Químicas has been in the market since 1965. Iharabras' portfolio includes more than 60 products targeting several crops and products developed for the control of household pests.
Iteris, Inc. is a leader in providing information solutions to the transportation and agriculture markets.
Isagro is active in the research and development, as well as worldwide production and marketing, of proprietary agricultural pharmaceuticals, as well as their distribution in important markets.
The Ipesa silo bags are designed to be the strongest bags in the market today. Ipesa produce silo bags that are high quality, with superior strength, better tear resistance, and extreme durability.
Laserag is a new soil sampling and soil analysis technology created by LogiAg, a agri-enviromental consulting and software services provider.
For over 65 years MacDon Industries Ltd. has been a world leader in the technology, innovation and manufacturing of high quality, high performance harvesting equipment.
Netafim is the global leader in smart drip and Micro irrigation solutions since introducing the world's first drip irrigation system solutions in 1965.
With more than 15 years of research and field experience, thousands of Phytech systems serve leading customers worldwide, helping them to achieve higher yields and sustainable development.
RainWise is a leading global manufacturer of reference-grade, innovative meteorological measurement and monitoring solutions for professional, industrial, consumer and custom applications.
Raven's precision agriculture products and systems fulfill the promise of technology by providing information, control and the opportunity to increase profitability.
SICIT 2000 S.p.A. is a chemical company founded in 1960, totally devoted to the manufacturing of bio-stimulants based on amino acids & peptides, with a global production capacity of 100 MT (Mega Tonnes) per day.
SST has built a reputation as the expert in structuring and managing spatial data for the agricultural industry.
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions provides agriculture re/insurance, covering the production and financial risks of farmers and related shortfall risks of interconnected stakeholders, such as input suppliers or grain processors.
TopCon has a strong track record of product development in precision positioning technology. Helping customers to increase productivity, reduce inputs and maximise yield potential.
GreenCorp is a Mexican company founded in 2006, with the mission to develop and provide the global agricultural market with the wider portfolio of innovative organic and agro-chemical products, functional and cost effective as well as with minimal impact to the environment and to the health of humans and animals.
WaudWare specializes in software for the fresh produce industry. Their customized Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software is leading the way in agricultural inventory control and traceability. The technology behind PICS was specifically designed for the high-speed world of produce.
Silent Falcon UAS Technologies (SFUAS) manufactures a solar electric Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) called the Silent Falcon.
Which incorporates the latest proven technological advances in solar power, RF communications, batteries, sensors, composite materials, and aeronautical design, putting the Silent Falcon in a class by itself in endurance, range and capabilities necessary for extended, long distance applications. The Silent Falcon is the most effective long-endurance, long-range aerial platform for carrying a wide variety of leading-edge sensors that collect, transmit and store the data and imagery required for a rapidly growing number of applications.
Agres is a pioneer, genuinely Brazilian company, and holds innovative solutions with key technology of precision agriculture and machinery automation to ensure clients greater profitability
Weather Underground has challenged the conventions around how weather information is gathered and shared since 1993. Our Personal Weather Station Network of 200,000+ has allowed us to expand into new IoT devices & segments that enable us to further innovate beyond the application of traditional weather data sets.
Silos Cordoba is a manufacturer of metal silos / bins for grain storage. More than 40 years helping our clients plan and solve their storage needs in more than 40 countries.
In addition to a large selection of grain storage solutions, including flat silos, hopper silos, truck load silos and farm silos; we also manufacture a full line of handling equipment; livestock equipment, including ventilation systems, feeding and watering systems; metal structures and cladding.
The Sustainable Intensification Summit 2016 allows the transfer of knowledge and technology through strategic partnerships and collaborations. Be it through high level governmental access, partnerships with co-operatives and farmers, the Summit allows for an increase in visibility, business development, lobbying and lateral integration. Together we can resolve the vital issues concerning Brazilian agriculture through technological advancements vital to improving productivity, yield and management- We Will Create Change.
- The Role of Government
- Precision Agriculture
- Future Trends and Opportunities
- Integrated Pest Management
- New Market Entry
- Food Security
- Regulatory Challenges
- Partnerships and Collaborations
- Product Registration
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There are several organisations, both in Brazil and worldwide, who maintain a great interest in this conference. These are the stakeholders, and they represent the key organisations in Brazilian agriculture, all along the value chain.