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Agri-Food Tech and Internet of Farms Traction Tour

A 6-day program in The Netherlands and Benelux region taking in leading agriculture, horticulture and food technology innovations.

The KPMG Agri-Food Tech and Internet of Farms Traction Tour to The Netherlands is an executive-level tour opportunity to access unique insight to emerging agri-food technology from The Netherlands’ private and public sector, large established businesses and disruptive startups. The focus is to connect Australian and Dutch businesses and research entities and help enable innovation deal flows. Opportunity to focus the program to meet your needs.

This in-market program has been designed in collaboration with agri-food specialists from the Dutch Diplomatic Missions in Australia, AgFunder Inc and KPMG.

Co-led by Ben van Delden, KPMG Australia’s Head of AgriFood Tech, Piers Hogarth Scott, KPMG Australia’s Head of Internet of Things, and Michael Dean, co-founder and Chief Investment Officer of AgFunder Inc, the tour promises to excite and ignite new thinking in agri-food innovation and internet of things applications in agrifood that will drive real opportunities for growth in Australian agriculture.

Dates
Formal tour program begins in Amsterdam at 8:00am on Monday 1 July 2019 and finishes on Saturday 6 July 2019 at 4:00pm.

Optional informal sights and cultural awareness program is scheduled for Sunday 30 June 2019 at 10:00am.

Location
The Netherlands (primarily)

Cost
AUD $8,500 covers all in-market activities, meals and tour program. Delegates meet their own international flights and accommodation charges at the tour hotel.

Registration
Register to attend the Agri-Food Tech and Internet of Farms Traction Tour (1-6 July 2019).

Further information
View Going Dutch: Opportunities for the Australian agri-food sector for an overview and video summary of last year’s tour. Further details will be provided when you register your interest to join. All delegates are invited to contribute to the tour program refinement to ensure that it meets your objectives and will deliver real opportunities for you and your organisation.

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Agenda

The agenda is being finalised but will include highlights such as a visit to the world’s first floating dairy farm, robotic dairy farm, World Horti Centre, Smart Agri hubs EU, Internet of Farms EU program, The Things Network, Amsterdam’s IoT Living Lab, and visit leading agri-food precincts embracing the circular economy to name a few of the program highlights.

Learn how it is that Australia has 185 times more land mass and 249 times more productive agriculture land, is only achieving a third of what the $158 billion the Netherlands exports in agri-foods per year.

See how the Netherlands has embraced IoT and unlocked on-farm data by deploying a nationwide LoRaWAN communication network that is helping to digitally transform the sector.

Guide

Executive level tour opportunity to access unique insight to emerging agri-food technology and Industry 4.0 initiatives from The Netherlands’ private and public sector, large established businesses and disruptive startups.

The focus is to connect Australian and Dutch businesses and research entities and help enable innovation deal flows. There is an opportunity to focus the program to meet your needs.

Cost: AUD$8,500 for in-market activities, meals and tour program.

Delegates meet own international flights and accommodation charges.

Spaces strictly limited, so register your place now.