8th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies in Agriculture, Food & Environment

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  • Venue: Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (M.A.I.Ch.), in Chania, Crete, Greece
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The Conference is organized by the Hellenic Association for Information and Communication Technologies in Agriculture, Food and Environment (HAICTA) and the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (MAICh) in cooperation with a number of associated academic Institutions. HAICTA is the Greek Branch of the European Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture (EFITA)

HAICTA 2017 aims to bring together professionals, experts and researchers working on Information and Communication Technologies in Agriculture, Food and Environment. We additionally aim to emphasize on the applicability of ICT solutions to real industry cases and the respective challenges.


All areas of in Agriculture, Food and the Environment including but not limited to:
  • Information Systems
  • Web Applications
  • Open / Linked / Big Data in Agri-food
  • Database Systems and Data Mining
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Innovations in Food Hygiene and the Production of High Quality Food
  • Quality Assurance and Certification of Innovative Food Products
  • E-Business, E-Commerce, E-Sales, E-Marketing and E-Services
  • Innovative Uses of Agricultural By-products and Waste Management
  • Traceability Systems
  • Innovation in Short Value Chains in Rural Areas
  • Modeling and Simulation in Climate Change
  • Water Resources Management
  • Environmental Design and Policy
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Epidemics Modelling
  • Internet of Things, Sensor, RFID and Mobile/Wireless Network Applications
  • Precision Farming Systems and Variable Rate Technologies
  • Farm and Animal Health Monitoring and Data Recording Systems
  • Efficient Irrigation Technologies and Water Quality Monitoring
  • Fish Health and Product Quality Monitoring in Aquaculture
  • Genomics and Biotechnologies in Genetic Improvement
  • Diffusion of Innovation in Rural Areas
  • E-networking, Collective Actions and E-governance in Rural Areas
  • E-learning, Interactive Systems and Web-based Farmer Education
  • ICT and Innovation in the Promotion of Rural Areas and Alternative Tourism
  • Wood Technology and Wood Products
  • Wildfire Risk Assessment
  • Information Systems and Wildlife Management and Protection
  • Spatial Analysis, Landscape Planning and GIS-based Analysis
  • Supply Chain Management and Logistics

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 730253.