Agribusiness Event

Capgemini’s Agribusiness presents in the series Bytes against Hunger: Trust in the Agri-food chain.

This event will take place on Wednesday 6 November in Utrecht, Leidsche Rijn. During this event we offer you a varied program with lectures, live demonstrations and topic-specific presentations about Trust in the Agri-food chain.

We are proud to announce the following keynote speakers:

Dr. John de la Parra, Associate at the Harvard University Herbaria, How to Build Lasting Food Security: From Ancient Knowledge to Digital Agriculture:
John is an ethnobotanist and plant chemist with expertise in medicinal plants and food crops. He currently holds appointments as an Associate at the Harvard University Herbaria, as a Lecturer of Environmental Studies at Tufts University, and a Lecturer of Biotechnology at Northeastern University. The coming digital agricultural revolution will rely on vast amounts of agricultural data for advanced AI/machine learning techniques. However, this revolution will need to grow out of a long ethnobotanical legacy that holds its own vast troves of vital information. The integration of that ancient agricultural knowledge with cutting-edge agricultural techniques will ultimately lead to greater global trust in the agri-food chain as well as lasting food security, enhanced flavor, nutritional value, biodiversity, and plant-based pharmaceutical/nutraceutical production. This talk will explore multiple strategies for achieving all these important goals for the coming digital agricultural revolution.

Kristine Swan, Head of IT Business Partnering, Digital Farming Bayer Crop Science: Bayer’s Digital Transformation Journey
Kristine is a digital business strategy professional with over 20 years of global leadership across commercial and IT. She will share Bayer Crop Science’s digital transformation journey, how they are using digital internally, their view on the value for farmers, and the impact the transformation is having on the agricultural ecosystem.

Scotty Schulte, Transformation director Agribusiness Capgemini: Trust in Agri-food chain
During a plenary session, Scotty Schulte will present his co-authored whitepaper on Bytes Against Hunger – Trust in the Agri-food chain. In his talk, he will cover a variety of topics relating to trust in agricultural value chains. From transparency for consumers to minimizing food waste; discover Capgemini’s approach towards trusted agribusiness.

To make sure that you do not miss this and register here.


November 5 : Internal Session, Capgemini Only (register via SSO)

November 6 : Agenda (subject to change)

09.30 – 09.45 Introduction by Kido Koenig and Scotty Schulte
09.45 – 10.30 Flavor, Nutrition, and Medicine: Envisioning the Future of Agricultural Innovation
Keynote by Dr. John de la Parra, MIT Media Lab’s Open Agriculture Initiative
10.30 – 11.00 Trust in businesses as a theme
Keynote by Kristine Swan, Head of IT Business Partnering, Digital Farming at Bayer Crop Science
11.00 – 12.00 Break-out 1: Challenge areas
12.00 – 13.15 Lunch
13.15 – 13.45 Presentation of Trust in Agriculture
Keynote by Scotty Schulte, Transformation Director Agribusiness, Capgemini
13.45 – 15.00 Break-out 2: interactive program
15.00 – 15.15 Short break
15.15 – 16.30 Panel discussion: what expectations do different actors have throughout the supply chain?
16.30 – 17.30 Drinks and networking

Evenement details

november 6, 2019 9:00 am
november 6, 2019 6:00 pm
Capgemini, Reykjakvikplein 1, Utrecht
Register Add to Calendar 11/06/19 9:00 am 11/06/19 6:00 pm Europe/Amsterdam Agribusiness Event Capgemini, Reykjakvikplein 1, Utrecht

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