AGRITEX INDIA 2018: Detailed Conference Program


AGRITEX ‏Event 2018



AGRITEX India 2018

Conference Program & Registration

   Dear Colleagues,

Agritex India 2018 – one of the world’s most important exhibitions in the field of agricultural technologies will once again follow suit of past successful editions.
Participants from around the world will gather to hear both local and international experts from the world of agriculture, food processing & value addition, horticulture, dairy, poultry and aquaculture, proving to be key players in shaping the future of agriculture related technologies and innovations. This year we are celebrating the 6th Edition of AGRITEX India. The event will take place at the Hitex Exhibition Centre in Hyderabad on October 4-6, 2018.
The program will consist of 5 trending sessions with keynote speakers and panel discussions, ensuring an interactive atmosphere in each hall.

Our esteemed Chairpersons have gathered together an impressive group of speakers and panelists, and look forward to sharing knowledge and experience.


Session 1: Agriculture

Chairperson:        Dr. V. Praveen Rao, VC, PJTSAU

Keynote Lecture: Dr. Bernard Omodei, Owner, Measured Irrigation, Australia – Unpowered Measured Irrigation Controller

Prof. Hemnath Rao H, Senior Professor & Director, Development Management Institute (DMI) – Innovation Eco-system
Col. Naveen Chandra Gupta, Director, Drone World Australia – Drone Based Agri Services for Small and marginal Farmers
Dr. V. V. Sadamate, Agricultural Extension Specialist & Former Advisor (Agriculture) Planning Commission, GOI – Innovations in Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services

Session 2: Horticulture

Chairperson:       Dr. T. Janakiram, Asst. Director General (Hort.Sci.-I), Indian Council of Agricultural Research

Keynote Lecture: Dr. Poonam Singh, Researcher, Assiniboine Community College, Canada – Advanced crop production systems- A key to sustainable and productive agriculture

  Dr. J. Dilip Babu, Director of Research, Dr.YSR Horticultural University – Technologies for high value Horticulture
  Dr. C.S. Rao, Director, Samagra Agribusiness Services Pvt Ltd. – Export Horticulture
  Dr. Yaarit Wainberg, Senior Director Technology Applications, NRS Health & Wellness, Israel – Tissue Culture and Commercialization for sustainable production of Horticultural Crops
  Dr. P. Chandra Shekara, Director General, CCS National Institute of Agricultural Marketing – Value chain management in Fruits and Vegetables

 Session 3: Food Processing & Value Addition

Chairperson: Dr. Chindi Vasudevappa, Vice Chancellor, National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM)

Dr. K. Uma Maheswari, Professor & University Head, Foods & Nutrition, Postgraduate & Research Center,PJTSAU – Food Nanotechnology
Dr. B. Dayakar Rao, Principal Scientist, ICAR-IIMR – Nutri-cereals and value addition
Dr. KJ. Venugopal M.Sc., Ph.D, Managing Director, Food Safety and Quality Solutions Incorporated (FSQS Inc.) – Food Safety operations in supply chain
Prof. Vijaya Khader Ph.D, Former Dean Faculty of Home Science, Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University – Food preservation and quality standards


Session 4: Dairy, Poultry and Aquaculture

Chairperson: Dr. Y. Hari Babu, Vice Chancellor, Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University

Dr. K. Kondal Reddy, Former Professor & Head and Registrar, Dept. of Dairy Sciences, PVNR Telangana Veterinary University – Recent trends in Dairy Farming
TBA – Innovative Technologies in poultry
Dr. Uri Bar Yogev, Ben Gurion University of the Negev – Aquaculture and Aquaponics
Mr. G. Uma Maheswara, Rao Marketing Manager, Masqati Dairy Milk – Agribusiness in dairy and poultry


Session 5: Start-Ups

Entrance to the AGRITEX 2018 Exhibition is free of charge but registration is mandatory in order to obtain a free pass.

Entrance to the AGRITEX India 2018 Conference and Networking System is by payment only. Registered Conference participants will have access to our unique Chance2Meet Networking platform.

We look forward to welcoming you to AGRITEX 2018.

Register now and take advantage of the discounted registration rate!