Event Details

  • Start Date 09/26/2023
  • Start Time 09:00
  • End Date 09/28/2023
  • End Time 17:30
  • Location Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy, Lithuania

Event Description.

11th International Scientific Conference “Rural Development 2023: Bioeconomy for The Green Deal”

This Conference opens a cycle of events dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy.

We kindly invite You to the 11th International Scientific Conference “RURAL DEVELOPMENT 2023: Bioeconomy for the Green Deal”, which will take place in Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy (Lithuania), 26-28 September, 2023.

This conference is aimed at providing interdisciplinary scientific discussion, presenting new ideas for rural development processes in the context of Bioeconomy, Climate Change, Innovations and Social Progress.

The main topics of Conference sessions:

  • Agro-innovations and Food Technologies;
  • Biosystems Engineering and Environmental Integrity;
  • Multifunctional Approach for Sustainable Use of Bio-Resources;
  • Social Research for Sustainable Bioeconomy and Climate Change.

 Business and Science Forum “Connecting the Dots: A Roadmap for Lithuanian Bioeconomy Development” will be held during the Conference.

 Conference keywords: Innovations, Integrity, Bio-resources, Well-being.

Important dates and deadlines:

  • From January 30st to August 20th, 2023 – registration
  • Until September 17th, 2023 – article submission
  • Until September 10th, 2023 – payment of participation fee
  • January, 2024 – publishing of the Conference proceedings
Participation fee In person (EUR) Online(EUR)
Authors until September 15th 250 170
Authors after September 15th 300 220
PhD students 125 100
Guests/non-authors 150 Free of charge

Participation fee in person covers not only the Conference proceedings, but also coffee breaks, lunches and gala dinner. The costs of accommodation, cultural (social) programme and transport should be covered by the participants of the Conference.

More information about the Conference.

Online Registration on the Conference website.

Information for authors.

 

Conference website: https://www.ruraldevelopment.lt/.

Conference e-mail: ruraldevelopment@vdu.lt

Topics Speakers Time Venue
Registration of Participants
Full conference program
https://ruraldevelopment.lt/programme/
08:00 - 09:00 Lobby of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy, Studentų str. 11, Akademija
Plenary Session
Live streaming
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWmqQyJMDJo
09:00 - 13:00 Hall of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Welcome speech
Astrida Miceikienė
Chancellor of Agriculture Academy, guests
09:00 - 09:30 Hall of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Presentation dedicated to 100th anniversary of VMU Agriculture Academy
Astrida Miceikienė, Rytis Skominas
Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy – one hundred years of science and studies
VMU Agriculture Academy
09:30 - 10:00 Hall of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Athena Katharina Ramos
The intersection between agriculture, immigrant integration, and rural prosperity: Opportunities for building community in changing times
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Rural development 2023 10:00 - 10:30 Hall of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Jiří Mašek
Smart Farming as a new Era of Agriculture
Czech University of Life Sciences Prague
Rural development 2023 10:30 - 11:00 Hall of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Coffee / Tea break 11:00 - 11:30 Hall of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Umakant Mishra
Carbon farming: Opportunities and uncertainties
University of California, Santa Cruz
Rural development 2023 11:30 - 12:00 Hall of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Petteri Vihervaara
Importance of biodiversity monitoring for green economy and sustainability
University of Eastern Finland
Rural development 2023 12:00 - 12:30 Hall of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Maria de Fátima Nunes de Carvalho
Domestic wastewater reuse in agriculture: decentralized treatment systems
Polytechnic Institute of Beja
Rural development 2023 12:30 - 13:00 Hall of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Lunch 13:00 - 14:00 5th floor Lobby of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Parallel Sessions 14:00 - 16:00 5th floor Lobby of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Section 1
Agro-innovations and Food Technologies
14:00 - 16:00 5th floor Lobby of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Section 2
Biosystems Engineering and Environment Integrity
14:00 - 16:00 5th floor Lobby of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Section 3
Multifunctional Approach for Sustainable Use of Bio-Resources
14:00 - 16:00 5th floor Lobby of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Section 4
Social Research for Sustainable Bioeconomy and Climate Change
14:00 - 16:00 5th floor Lobby of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Coffee/Tea break 16:00 - 16:30 Hall of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Parallel Sessions and poster presentation 16:30 - 17:30 5th floor of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Section 1
Agro-innovations and Food Technologies
16:30 - 17:30 5th floor of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Section 2
Biosystems Engineering and Environment Integrity
16:30 - 17:30 5th floor of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Section 3
Multifunctional Approach for Sustainable Use of Bio-Resources
16:30 - 17:30 5th floor of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Section 4
Social Research for Sustainable Bioeconomy and Climate Change
16:30 - 17:30 5th floor of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Gala Dinner 18:30 - 22:00 Raudondvaris Manor Arts Incubator, Pilies str. 1, Raudondvaris, Kaunas distr.
Topics Speakers Time Venue
Registration of Political, Business and Science Forum Participants 09:00 - 10:00 Lobby of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy, Studentų str. 11, Akademija
Coffee/Tea 09:00 - 10:00 Hall of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Political, Business and Science Forum
Triple Helix Stakeholder Forum “Connecting the dots: a roadmap for bioeconomy innovation and business development in Lithuania”

Live streaming In Lithuanian
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPfePZuKTIw
Live streaming In English https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jud25g1OgLI
10:00 - 16:50 Hall of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Lunch 12:00 - 13:00 5th floor Lobby of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Coffee/Tea break 14:45 - 15:15 Hall of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Final Plenary Session
Live streaming
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=604ZW39ri38
17:00 - 18:00 Hall of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Kaunas City Tour 18:30 - 20:30 Excursion in Kaunas, visiting Kaunas city historical places
Topics Speakers Time Venue
Coffee/Tea 09:30 - 10:00 Hall of the Central Building of VMU Agriculture Academy
Cultural Tour 10:00 - 12:00
Visiting exhibition “LIVESTOK SHOW 2023” 10:00 - 16:00 VMU Agriculture Academy, Kaunas distr., Lithuania