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Intelligence 4.0 in the agrifood chain: Artificial or Industrial?

Intelligence 4.0 in the agrifood chain: Artificial or Industrial?

Agrifood is one of the most important industrial sectors in Belgium and its technological evolution is somewhat underestimated. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, and most of all, data-driven decision-making.

Digital passports, datahubs, remote sensing, precision farming, hyperspectral analysis, autonomous agri-machines …, the technology is already available today. Will applications remain artisanal or will it become widespread across all agrifood subsectors? 

What will be the real impact of AI in agrifood and how will SME’s deal with this evolution? The MindGate visionary seminar will bring answers to those questions.


15.30u  Registration with refreshments
16.20u  Welcome by Leuven MindGate
16.30u  Introduction by Chairman and hosts Kris Van de Voorde/Peter Rakers 
16.45u  Flanders’ Food, Inge Arents
             “The future is digital, but above all inclusive”
17.05u  Cegeka, Rob Gielen
             “Data governance from Field to Fork”
17.25u  Evonik-Porphyrio, dr. Kristof Mertens
             “Digitalized integrated poultry production – the protein of the future”
17.45u  Break with sandwiches 
18.15u  DataFastLane, Ann Lambrecht
             “Transparency versus blockchain in the agrifood value chain”
18.30u  Octinion, Thomas Hoeterickx
             “The Future is Now: (R)revolution in the Greenhouse”
18.55u  Robovision, Jonathan Berte
             “Deep learning in the agrifood chain”
19.15u  Debate/panel discussion with all speakers or Q&A 
20.00u  Networking and reception


Leuven MindGate - Imec


Kapeldreef 75
3001 Leuven



Members: €135 excl. VAT
Non-Members : €175 excl. VAT
Under 35 years old : €75 excl. VAT
Students: 10€ incl. VAT


Registration preferably via the online registration form or by sending an email to

After registration you will receive a confirmation and route description. Fee is payable after receipt of invoice.

We are happy to provide proof of attendance on request.

Parking: Kapeldreef 60, 3001 Leuven

Registration is possible until 10 October 2019.
Cancellation after registration is not possible; however, replacement by a colleague is allowed.

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