69th International Conference on Agricultural Engineering LAND.TECHNIK - AgEng 2011 on November 11th and 12th in Hannover/Germany
(VDI/DLG). The 69th International Conference LAND.TECHNIK – AgEng 2011 which will take place in Hannover on November 11 and 12, 2011, once again invites participants to share their ideas about the latest results from the areas of product development and research in agricultural engineering. This year’s theme will be “Solutions for Intelligent and Sustainable Farming”, and the focus will be the future challenges regarding to the production of food and bio-energy under tight ecological and economical border conditions. It addresses the aims to increase productivity of machines and processes with less input of energy, better availability and extended machine life.
This leading international conference on agricultural engineering, which is staged as a prelude to the AGRITECHNICA trade fair for agricultural machinery, is organized by VDI Wissensforum. The conceptual sponsors are the Max Eyth Society for Agricultural Engineering (VDI-MEG) and the European Society of Agricultural Engineers (EurAgEng).
The program, which includes 75 presentations by speakers from industry and research, will showcase the latest developments in power train, electric drives and mobile hydraulics in tractors and agricultural machinery, electronics, software engineering and data handling. Other focuses will cover harvesting technology and sowing as well as sensors and applications in automation, new developments in precision farming and field robots.
We also expect presentations to be made at the plenary session by Markwart von Pentz, President of the Agriculture & Turf Division at Deere & Company und Professor Heinrich Flegel, Member of the Supervisory Board, Daimler and Chairman of the European Technology Platform “manufuture”. The conference language will be English.
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