EFITA - "European Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture, Food and the Environment"

EFITA is an International conference dedicated to the future use of ICT in the agri-food sector, bioresource and biomass sector. It was launched and is supported by the European Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture, Food and the Environment (EFITA) with the collaboration of the World Congress on Computers in Agriculture (WCCA). The first EFITA was held in 1997, and 2019 was the 12th of the series.

The EFITA conferences facilitates participants form different countries worldwide dealing with knowledge sharing and thinking on the future of ICT technologies within the agri-food and bio-resource sectors. EFITA conferences include ICT demonstrations, digital poster presentations, plenary sessions, breakout sessions in various topical areas (e.g. remote sensing, robotics, farm management information systems, data mining and analysis, agri-food and biomass chains, as well as ICT-agri education and professional issues), special sessions, and technical tours to exceptional paradigms of ICT applications in real-life primary production.

ConferenceYearCityChairCountry
EFITA 1997 CONFERENCE1997CopenhagenIver Thysen
EFITA 1999 CONFERENCE1999BonnGerhard Schiefer
EFITA 2001 CONFERENCE2001MontpellierJérôme Steffe and Francis Sévila
EFITA 2003 CONFERENCE2003DebrecenMiklos Herdon
EFITA/WCCA 2005 JOINT CONFERENCE2005Villa RealJosé Boaventura
EFITA/WCCA 2007 CONFERENCE2007GlasgowCaroline Parker
7th EFITA CONFERENCE2009WageningenSjaak Wolfert
EFITA/WCCA 2011 CONGRESS2011PraguePavel Simek
EFITA/WCCA/CIGR 2013 CONFERENCE2013TorinoRemigio Berruto
EFITA/WCCA/CIGR 2015 CONFERENCE2015PoznanJerzy Weres
2017 EFITA/WCCA CONGRESS2017MontpellierJean-Pierre Chanet, Olivier Naud, Bruno Τisseyre
2019 EFITA/HAICTA/WCCA CONGRESS2019RhodesDionysis Bochtis
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