The focus of these talks was “The technological revolution in the field”. Over three days, the speakers explained how science, technology and innovation are key factors to maximize production and protect the environment.
With a turnout of over 150 people and the support of the Rural Association of Uruguay, conferences were a very interesting opportunity to hear professionals talk about issues that motivate them and care day to day.
The cycle of conferences strengthened the bond between Uruguay and United Kingdom, and created opportunities to work together in the future, such as Harper Adams who were able to develop both business and educational collaborative partnerships. The university is also undertake research collaboration on Big Data with the Uruguayan Technological Laboratory.
The speakers were:
Victoria Alonsopérez - Innovative Efficient Engineering Technologies
Dr. Diana Míguez – Laboratorio Tecnológico del Uruguay
Mr. Philip Goodwin – Tagaca
Dr. Elizabeth Warham - Agri-Tech Organisation
Prof. Richard Green - Harper Adams University
Prof. Malcolm Mitchell - Scotland Rural College
Dr. Alvaro Pardo – Universidad Católica del Uruguay
Pablo Rodríguez – Agronóstico
Dr. Leticia Chico-Santamarta - Harper Adams University
Walter Ayala - Instituto Nacional de Investigación Agropecuaria
Dr. Laura Astigarraga - Universidad de la Republica
Ignacio Abella - Secretariado Uruguayo de la Lana
Ignacio de Paula – Ebizmarts
Leonardo Cristalli - Okaratech
Mateo Capdevielle - Rural.Uy
Adrian Cal - Instituto Nacional de Investigación Agropecuaria
Andrés Berger - Instituto Nacional de Investigación Agropecuaria
Elly Navajas - Instituto Nacional de Investigación Agropecuaria