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March 15, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 9:45 am

New Zealand – Ireland Agritech Summit 2022

Explore new opportunities for cooperation and building strategic innovation partnerships.
Join the conversation and hear the voice of the farmer, the voice of agritech businesses and the voice of the planet.

Explore the common ground between Irish and New Zealand agritech ecosystems for the purpose of seeding collaboration and strategic innovation partnerships.

In an increasingly important era of climate crisis, agritech represents the future of both our primary industries and our global impact on food production systems around the world.

Join AgriTech New Zealand and AgTech Ireland online at this engaging, knowledge sharing Summit. What can Ireland and New Zealand learn from each other?  Agritech researchers, innovators and investors will share their experiences and insights.

New Zealand and Ireland are both island nations with an export focus, cultures of innovation and deep affinity with the land. Each country is a natural market for the other’s technology and both countries have an aspiration to have a wide global impact.  There is already a history of connection across our primary sectors and, since we face many of the same challenges, there is real potential to accelerate our agritech businesses through collaboration.

In both countries, strengthening agritech ecosystems are creating new opportunities for growth alongside improved primary production. Join the conversation and hear the voice of the farmer, the voice of agritech businesses and the voice of the planet.

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8:00am – 8:20 am –  Opening and Welcome to the summit
8:25 am – 9:15am – Panel 1 – Voice of the farmer
In this session we will hear from farmers in New Zealand and Ireland who have been learning from each other through various exchanges. The challenge on-farm and role of technologies will be considered across both regions.
8:25 am – 9:15am – Panel 2 – Voice of agritech business
In this session we will hear from agritech businesses and investors in New Zealand and Ireland who are trading in the other market. The sessions will explore the opportunities and challenges in operating across these two similar but different countries.
8:25 am – 9:15am – Panel 3 – Voice of  planet
In this session we will hear from research and industry organisations who are addressing issues of climate impact and sustainability that are shared by both countries and impact the future of livestock farming globally.
9:20 am – 9:35am – Closing remarks
  • Brendan O’Connell – Chief Executive, AgriTechNZ
  • Dan O’Brien – Vice Chair, AgTech Ireland
  • Ambassador of New Zealand to Ireland,  HE Brad Burgess
  • Ambassador of Ireland to New Zealand, HE Peter Ryan

Time: 8:00 – 9:45am (NZT) / March 14 – 19:00 – 20:45pm (UTC)


March 15, 2022
8:00 am - 9:45 am
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