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AgriCon 2018: Conference On Precision Agriculture Technologies: 16th March 2018,Chennai

February 14, 2018

We are pleased to inform you that the Tamil Nadu Technology Development & Promotion Center (Society promoted by Govt. of Tamil Nadu & CII) is organizing 6th edition of AgriCon 2018: Conference on Precision Agriculture Technologies on 16th March 2018 at Hotel Westin, Chennai.

Session Focus :
Keeping in line with government aim of doubling farmers’ Income, this conference aims to  enable all involved in Precision Agriculture to understand  the concerns as well as the practical challenges encountered. The conference will look to find solutions adopted in the fields of Precision Agriculture.

The conference aims to cover the key areas in the following sessions:

Session I: New Ideas for Agriculture: Current Practice and Future Potential

·         Challenges in Indian Agriculture Supply Chain

·         Efficiencies in the agricultural supply chain to make Indian agriculture a lucrative investment opportunity?

·         Precision Agriculture Technologies for Resource Poor & Small Indian Farmers

·         Vertical Farming / New concepts in agricultural automation

Session II: Water and Nutrient Management

·         Land Preparation and Seed Selection for Higher Productivity

·         Water Conservation and Innovative Irrigation Techniques

·         Precision Farming Tools for Soil management in Indian Context

·         Precision agriculture for improved nutrient management

Session III: Engineering & Design Excellence for Agricultural Implements

·         Industrial Design of Agricultural Implements

·         Designing Farm Implements for Small Farmers

·         Agricultural Devices: Designing for Adoption and Success

·         GPS guided agricultural machinery

Session IV: Role of ICT in Agriculture

·         Digital Farming / Big Data in Smart Farming / Drone Technology

·         Connected Farms / Digital Green Technologies / IoT in Agriculture 

·         Digital Imaging and Spectral Techniques to Improve Productivity.

·         Making Electronic Technologies affordable for Agriculture

Key eminent speakers addressing in the conference Prof. Vijay Paul Sharma,Chairman,Commission for Agricultural Costs And Prices; Mr Gagandeep Singh Bedi, IAS, Agricultural Production Commissioner and Principal Secretary to Government of Tamil Nadu; Mr Rohit Lall, Joint Project Director ,National Committee on Plasticulture Applications in Horticulture (NCPAH),Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Government of India; Mr Sami Khan, Operating Partner and Senior Director, Rabo Equity Advisors; Mr Tigali Mallesh, Founder and CEO, Farms 2 Fork Technologies Pvt. Ltd; Mr Ravikishore Mundada,Vice President-Technology Innovation,Accenture;Mr Shirish S Garud, Director, Energy-Environment Technology Development, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI); Mr Deepak Pareek, Co-Founder, My Crop; Mr Rashmit S Sukhmani,Chief Operating Officer, SatSure Analytics India Private Limited; Mr Sreekanth Voleti, Head of Products, Vasudhaika Software Pvt Ltd; Mr Sunil David, Regional Director (IOT) ,AT&T India and Dr. Dev Vrat Singh, Principal Scientist (Farm machinery and Power), ICAR-Indian Institute of Soybean Research.

Around 200 senior management personnel representing Industry leaders & senior executives of agriculture machinery companies, crop protection companies, seed and fertilizer manufactures, pumps and sprayer manufacturers, ICT Companies, fresh produce exporters; progressive farmers; retail chains, consultants, bankers, financial service providers and investors, tech and communication experts and government agencies are expected to attend this conference.

Conference Fees and Timing:
he conference would starts at 0930 Hrs (Registration starts at 0830 Hrs) and conclude at 1730 Hrs. The conference delegate fee is Rs. 3500 per participant for CII Member; Rs. 4500 per participant for Non-member & Rs. 3000 per participant for Educational Institution.

Date & Venue:
Date: 16 March, 2018

Venue: Hotel Westin, Chennai.

Please confirm your participation / nomination through online registration:

To learn more about sponsorship and speaker opportunities, please contact Mr Selvaraj, Email: , Tel: 9940488807. 

Kindly, copy to Embassy of India, Beirut to: 

Looking forward to your participation in the conference.




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