7th GEFA Ambassadors’ Roundtable

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For the seventh time already, GEFA is organising a high-calibre event at and with the Federal Foreign Office, aimed at ambassadors of foreign embassies in Berlin.

This year, the event, which will be accompanied by a business breakfast, will focus on the opportunities offered by digitisation in the agricultural and food sectors.


08:30 a.m. Welcome addresses

Tanja Werheit, Deputy Head of Division 403 - International Economic Affairs, Focal point for German Business, Federal Foreign Office

Bernd Wirtz, GEFA Spokesman and Head of exports of Vion GmbH

08:50 a.m. Keynotes

Patrick Honcoop, Head of Product Partnerships of 365FarmNet Group KGaA mbH & Co KG: On the way to smart farming

Prof. Dr. Karin Schnitker, Hochschule Osnabrück: Blockchain technology: Hype or real application potential for the international agri food supply chain?

09:30 a.m. Questions/Discussion/Networking

10:30 a.m. End of event