Conference Programme

Conference events: September 26-28, 2023

Event place: Central Building of Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy, Studentų str. 11, Akademija, Kaunas distr., Lithuania

Tuesday, 26th September 2023

8.00–9.00Registration of Participants (Lobby of Central Building, Studentų str. 11, Akademija)
9.00–13.00Plenary Session (Hall of Central Building, 2nd floor)
9.00–9.30Welcome speech
(+brief presentation about the CRP)
9.30–10.00Keynote Speaker 1
Presentation dedicated to 100th anniversary to Agriculture Academy
10.00–10.30Keynote Speaker 2
Athena Katharina Ramos
The intersection between agriculture, immigrant integration, and rural
prosperity: Opportunities for building community in changing times
University of Nebraska Medical Center
10.30–11.00Keynote Speaker 3
Jiří Mašek
Smart Farming as a new Era of Agriculture
Czech University of Life Sciences Prague
11.00–11.30Coffee break
11.30–12.00Keynote Speaker 4
Umakant  Mishra
Predicting land use and climate change impacts on soil organic carbon
University of California Berkeley
12.00-12.30Keynote Speaker 5
12.30-13.00Keynote Speaker 6
13.00–14.00Lunch (5th floor Lobby of Central Building)
14.00–17.30Political, Business and Science Forum (Hall of Central Building)
19.00Gala Dinner (Raudondvaris Manor Arts Incubator, Pilies str. 1, Raudondvaris)

Wednesday, 27th September 2023

8.30–13.00Parallel Sessions (4th and  5th floor, Central Building)
8.30–13.00Section 1. Agro-innovations and Food Technologies
Section 2. Biosystems Engineering and Environment Integrity
Section 3. Multifunctional Approach for Sustainable Use of Bio-Resources
Section 4. Social Research for Sustainable Bioeconomy and Climate Change
10.30–11.00Coffee break and poster presentation
13.00–14.00Lunch (5th floor Lobby of Central Building)
14.00–15.00Final Plenary Session (Hall of Central Building)
15.30–18.00Kaunas City Tour (visiting Kaunas city historical places)
With the help of the professional tour guide tourists will find facts, stories and legends about most important places such as Kaunas Castle, City Hall Square, Cathedral Basilica of Apostles St. Peter and St. Paul, Vytautas Church, Thunder House, Laisvės Avenue, Vienybės Square and much more.

 Thursday, 28th September 2023

10.00–12.00Cultural Tour (VMU Botanical Garden)
10.00–16.00Visiting exhibition “Livestock Show 2023”