When

August 8 & 9, 2019

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Where

University of Oulu

Pentti Kaiteran katu 1, 90014 Oulu, Finland
City of Oulu, Finland

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WELCOME TO IAIC

The 4th International Agriculture Innovation Conference (IAIC 2019) will be held in City of Oulu, Finland from August 8th to 9th, 2019. This year, the conference will focus on the issues of Agriculture Innovation, Agriculture Sustainability and Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship. Come to join the 4th International Agriculture Innovation conference!

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Abstract Submission Deadline 

   Extend until May 15th, 2019

  • Notification of Paper Acceptance

     From May 15th, 2019

  • Registration Deadline

     May 15th, 2019

  • Conference Dates

     August 8th to 9th, 2019

Keynote Speakers

  • Cheng-I Wei (Director of International Programs in Agriculture & Natural Resources, University of Maryland, USA)

    Cheng-I Wei

    Director of International Programs in Agriculture & Natural Resources, University of Maryland, USA

  • Pekka Kess (Professor at Industrial Engineering and Management, University of Oulu, Finland)

    Pekka Kess

    Professor at Industrial Engineering and Management, University of Oulu, Finland

  • Tzong-Ru Lee (Professor at Marketing Department, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan)

    Tzong-Ru Lee

    Professor at Marketing Department, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan

  • Göran Svensson (Professor at Institute of Marketing, Kristiania University College, Norway)

    Göran Svensson

    Professor at Institute of Marketing, Kristiania University College, Norway

  • SC Lenny Koh (Chair Professor at Operations Management, The University of Sheffield, UK)

    SC Lenny Koh

    Chair Professor at Operations Management, The University of Sheffield, UK

  • Kothandapani Ganesh (Senior Knowledge Expert & Global Lead at Mckinsey Knowledge Centre India Private Limited, Mckinsey Inc. & Company, India)

    Kothandapani Ganesh

    Senior Knowledge Expert & Global Lead at Mckinsey Knowledge Centre India Private Limited, Mckinsey Inc. & Company, India

  • Wee Liang Tan (Associate Professor at Strategic Management, School of Business, Singapore Management University, Singapore)

    Wee Liang Tan

    Associate Professor at Strategic Management, School of Business, Singapore Management University, Singapore

  • Joanna Paliszkiewicz (Professor at Warsaw University Of Life Sciences, Poland)

    Joanna Paliszkiewicz

    Professor at Warsaw University Of Life Sciences, Poland

  • Miranda Mirosa (Associate Professor at Department of Food Science, University of Otago, New Zealand)

    Miranda Mirosa

    Associate Professor at Department of Food Science, University of Otago, New Zealand

  • Pamela Rae Becker (Professor at School of Technology & Professional Services Management, Eastern Michigan University, USA)

    Pamela Rae Becker

    Professor at School of Technology & Professional Services Management, Eastern Michigan University, USA

  • Tian-Zhu Zhang (Professor at China Agricultural University, China)

    Tian-Zhu Zhang

    Professor at China Agricultural University, China

TOPICS ARE LISTED BUT ARE NOT RESTRICTED TO THE FOLLOWINGS:

Agriculture Innovation 


Pricing Innovation ​

Innovation of the Cooperation between​ Business and Agriculture​

Business Model Innovation​

Biotechnology​

Innovation Application in Agriculture​

Production Innovation ​

Development of New Varieties ​

Industrial Innovation​

Food Science Innovation ​

Innovation Agriculture Supply Chain Management 

Agriculture Sustainability


Block Chain​

Addressing Food Insecurity​

Energy Efficiency & Conversation ​

Organic Farming ​

Agri-tourism ​​

Precision Agriculture​

Agroforestry ​

Food Labeling/Certifications ​

Soil Nutrient Management ​​

Food Waste Management ​

Urban Agriculture ​

Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA)​

Environmental Performance and Auditing Moved from 'Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship' section

Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship


•Social Responsibility

•Micro-entrepreneurship

•Sustainable Growth Management

• Agribusiness in Arctic and/or Sparsely Populated Contexts

•Managing Change

•Responsible Leadership​ and Management

•Systemic Thinking ​

•Value Systems in Corporate Responsibility​

•Values, Ethics and Morality

•Regulation ​

•Corporate Governance​

Special Session



The Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture 

Nowadays, climate change has become a serious issue which deeply influences human life. And the agriculture is one of the industries that is vulnerable to climate variability.


The changing climate and the frequently extreme weather events such as heat waves and heavy rainfall could impact the production of foods and agri-business. Therefore, it is an important task for agriculture industry to explore the strategies to against the threats of climate change.


This session aims at discussing the influences on Agriculture that are caused by the global warming and changing climate, and exchanging the possible solutions and strategies. 

Call for Industry Session

DOCUMENTS SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Extend until May 15, 2019


In order to encourage industry participation and collaboration between the academic and industry, IAIC presents the Industry Session for sharing the "real-life" experiences by industry participants and field operators. By focusing on the more practical side of relevant knowledge and technologies, this Session offers a unique opportunity for exchanging ideas and networking amongst operators and researchers from the industry, academia and government sectors.


Scope


All and any practical solutions to in-the-field problems are welcome.


How to participate IAIC Industry Session

  1. Must register through our registration system.  
  2. Document MUST be submitted online by May 15th, 2019; The document include company introduction (300-500 words) with company's name, presenter's email address, and the topic or products you would like to talk about during your presentation. 
  3. At least one presenter for each presentation must have the industry/company affiliation.
  4. Presenters are required to prepare material for oral presentation as follows; PPT. format (more than 4 slides/not full paper)
  5. At least one participant of each company must register as the author and complete the payment by May 15th, 2019. The other participants from the same company can register as the audience or accompany if they would to join the lunch and dinner during the conference. 
  6. Please prepare a 15-20 mins oral presentation in English.
  7. We welcome you to bring the flyer, brochure or products that you would like to display to the conference. We will prepare one table for each company.  

Conference Agenda

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