1st Workshop: “Metrology for Agriculture and Forestry” – Ancona (Italy) 1-2 Oct 2018

Faculty of Engineering of the Polytechnic University of Marche
Via Brecce Bianche, 12
I-60131 Ancona AN, Italy
Websitehttp://www.metroagrifor.org/

MetroAgriFor intends to create an active and stimulating forum where academics, researchers and industry experts in the field of measurement and data processing techniques for Agriculture, Forestry and Food can meet and share new advances and research results. Attention is paid, but not limited to, new technologies for agriculture and forestry environment monitoring, food quality monitoring, metrology-assisted production in agriculture, forestry and food industries, sensors and associated signal conditioning for agriculture and forestry, calibration methods for electronic test and measurement for environmental and food applications.

Besides invited lectures, presentations and poster sessions, the Workshop will feature a Short Course on Measurement and Uncertainty and an Exhibition to offer leading manufacturers the opportunity to bring their latest technology solutions directly to the attention of a selected audience.

Thematic areas

  • Metrology, quality assurance and standardisation
  • Sensors and measurement techniques
  • Data analysis
  • Applications

The main topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Sensor networking and integration
  • Approaches and tools for measuring Food Quality
  • Soil analysis, mapping and monitoring
  • Crop analysis, mapping and monitoring
  • Precision agriculture, forestry and livestock farming
  • Measurements for agriculture, forestry and environment
  • Agroclimatic measurements

Call for Papers

Papers are sought on every aspect of measurement and data processing techniques for Agriculture, Forestry and Food. The list below is given as guidance.

The THEMATIC AREAS addressed are:
Metrology, quality assurance and standardisation
Sensors and measurement techniques
Data analysis
Applications

The MAIN TOPICS include, but are not limited to:
– Sensor networking and integration
– Approaches and tools for measuring Food Quality
– Soil analysis, mapping and monitoring
– Crop analysis, mapping and monitoring
– Precision agriculture, forestry and livestock farming
– Measurements for agriculture, forestry and environment
– Agroclimatic measurements

Abstracts on the topics of the Workshop must be sent to the Conference Secretariat together with the Pre- Registration Form by 31st May 2018.

Chairman

Enrico Primo Tomasini, Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy

Honorary Chair

Marco Marchetti, AISSA, Italy

General co-chairs

Nunzio Isidoro, Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy
Carlo Urbinati, Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy
Pasquale Daponte, University of Sannio, Italy

International Program Committee

Maria Grazia Cappai, University of Sassari, Italy
Gerardo Caja, University of Barcelona, Spain
Massimo Faccoli, University of Padova, Italy
Elena Sara Crotti, University of Milan, Italy
Marco Fusi, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Vittorio Rossi, University of the Sacred Heart, Piacenza, Italy
Emilio Gil, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain
Otoniel Lopez, Miguel Hernández University of Elche, Spain
Anne- Katrin Mahlein, University of Bonn, Germany
Gherardo Chirici, University of Florence, Italy
Simone Priori, CRA-ABP-Crea, Italy
Zhou Shi, Zhejiang University, China
Craig Lobsey, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Alfred Hartemink, University of Wisconsin- Madison, USA
Markus Steffens, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Budiman Minasny, University of Sydney, Australia
J.A.M. Demattê, University of São Paulo, Brazil
David C. Weindorf, Texas Tech University, USA
Jon Hempel, Natural Resources Conservation Service, USA
Matt Aitkenhead, James Hutton Institute, Scotland UK
Antonella Verzera, University of Messina, Italy
Concetta Condurso, University of Messina, Italy
Andrea Pitacco, University of Padova, Italy
Andrea Petroselli, University of Tuscia, Italy
Paolo Menesatti, CREA-IT, Italy
Da-Wen Sun, University College Dublin, Ireland
Jose Blasco Valencian, Valencian Institute for Agricultural Research, Spain
Amauri Rosenthal, University of Campinas, Brazil
Oliver K. Shluter, ATB, Potsdam, Germany
Maria Teresa dell’Abate, CREA, Italy
Raffaele Casa, University of Tuscia, Italy
Marco Trevisan, University of the Sacred Heart, Italy
Rita Acquistucci, CREA, Italy

Local Committee

Deborah Pacetti, Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy
Rachele Napolitano, Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy
Paolo Castellini, Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy
Paolo Chiariotti, Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy

Organising Secretariat

Janet L. Dubbini
A.I.VE.LA.
c/o DIISM, Polytechnic University of Marche
via Brecce Bianche, 60131 Ancona, Italy
secretariat@metroagrifor.org

More info at http://www.metroagrifor.org/