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We are pleased to announce that CAPIGI 2018 will take place from the 9th until the 11th of April 2018 at the Mercure Hotel in Amersfoort, The Netherlands.

 The CAPIGI conference connects people from government, science, ag-industry and geospatial businesses to discuss the application of geospatial data and systems in agriculture. The sessions are grouped around themes: Setting-the-Scene, Agricultrue policy, Adoption Precision agriculture, Remote sensing, IoT (Internet of Things), Big data, Earth Observation, Galileo, Farm Management systems and Drones. On this website you will find relevant information on speakers, sessions and the programme. 

CAPIGI will be held from lunch-to-lunch. Monday April 9th will start with a networking lunch, followed by the program of the first day. The second day, April 10th, we will start right away with the breakout sessions. On the final day, April 11th, we will start with the last breakout sessions followed by a plenary session. We will close the last day with a networking lunch. Hence the concept lunch-to-lunch. 

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The registration for CAPIGI is now open!

The registration for CAPIGI is now open!


Register before the 1st of March 2018 and you will receive a discount of €90 per particpant!
Click here to view our latest newsletter with more news about the CAPIGI conference. 

Themes & Speakers
Speakers representing government, science, AG-industry and geospatial businesses will update you about the developments, the application of geospatial data and systems in agriculture. The themes we will address this year are: Agriculture policyAdoption precision agricultureEnvironmental performanceRemote sensing, IoT (Internet of Things)Big dataEarth observation | GalileoFarm management systems and Drones.

We are pleased to announce the initial line up of guest speakers: 
- Peter Pickel | European Technology Innovation Centre of JohnDeere
- Bram de Vos | Wageningen University & Research
- Rita Hørfarter | Seges – Danish Farmers Organisation
- Melanie Rankl | European Space Imaging
- Frans Lips | Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality
- Vincent Viool | Monitor-Deloitte

DG-CLIMA (to be confirmed) | DG-AGRI (to be confirmed) | DG-ENV (to be confirmed) | 
DG-GROW (to be confirmed) | DG-CNECT (to be confirmed)

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