In the framework of the 18th edition of the exhibition AGRITECH 2012, The Israel-Italy Chamber of Commerce and Industry together with The Embassy of Italy in Tel Aviv organized the conference “INNOVATION IN AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGIES”. Agritech, the International Agricultural Technology Exhibition, is one of the world’s most important in the field of agricultural technologies. The 2012 edition took place on May 15th – 17th, 2012 at the Israel Trade Fairs and Convention Centre in Tel Aviv. Agritech always provides an important opportunity to meet leading companies, researchers and professionals who offer their innovative products, technologies and services in the agricultural sector. The principal aim of the bilateral conference was to present to Israeli public all the new technologies and significant discoveries in this sector, in order to involve Italian and Israeli Companies and Institutions to collaborate in this field.
The Conference dedicated to “INNOVATION IN AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGIES” took place in TEL AVIV on May 16th. This was opened by H.E. Franco Braga, the Italian Secretary of State, Ministry of Agriculture followed by the Israeli Minister of Agriculture H.E. Orit Noked and Mr. Giandomenico Consalvo of Confagricoltura (Federation of Italian Agriculture). The first session was dedicated to the theme of Expo 2015 “Feed the Planet: An Overlook at the themes of The EXPO 2015”and was opened by Mr. Paolo Alli, the Deputy Commissioner Expo 2015