24-26 APRIL 2018

Why attend SAI Platform Annual Event 2018?

The challenges facing the future of sustainable agriculture require the capacity and readiness to respond to the changing conditions of now. If farmers are to continue feeding the world, in spite of decreasing natural resources, they will require creativity and inventiveness as well as collective learning and innovation.

SAI Platform’s Annual Event 2018, sets out to respond to these challenges while offering a comprehensive learning experience about the key role of innovation and technology to advance sustainable agriculture at the landscape level. Through this information exchange and collective learning, the value you bring to your role, your team and your organisation will gain significant strength.

TOP 5 Reasons for attending the SAI Platform Annual Event 2018 in Aarhus, Denmark

1Gain expertise on sustainable agriculture technology and innovation#SAIPlatform2018 will facilitate deep knowledge-sharing across a range of topics on the sustainable agriculture agenda, from big data, technology for smallholders and the role of blockchain in the food and drink industry to how sustainability works within both developing and developed countries. All sessions are facilitated by both industry experts and academia,and includes one day of field visits.

3Gain insights on one of the most innovative markets – Denmark. Denmark has a long history of innovation in many sectors. Within the food industry, several studies have named Denmark as the most innovative country in Europe. Aarhus is home to many leading companies in the food and drink sector such as our member Arla Foods, or Danish Crown, DuPont, as well as top research institutes including The University of Aarhus.

5Return on investment and seeking collaborative activities with others working or sourcing in similar areasAttendees at our Annual Event will gain knowledge and experience that will have a positive and constructive impact within their company. #SAIPlatform2018 provides the ideal platform to identify new activities/projects and opportunities to share risks and leverage resources through working alongside other stakeholders.

2 Explore collaborative activities with others working or sourcing in similar areas. Collaborative action through partnerships is key to delivering sustainable agricultural solutions at a global scale. Learn about the business case for sustainability and how this can be used when engaging with farmers and producers.


4Develop your professional network, and collaborate in a safe pre-competitive environment. With a range of networking opportunities including breakout groups, roundtable discussions, and a range of field visits, #SAIPlatform2018 is the ideal setting to build new relationships within the industry. Ensure you have a seat at the table with leading companies who are collectively tackling the major environmental and social challenges facing agricultural supply chains and rural communities around the world.