AgroForum Mare Balticum – Digital Future of the Global Agriculture

17th – 19th April 2018

Venue: Estonian University of Life Sciences (EMU); Assembly Hall, Kreutzwaldi St. 1, Tartu

Language: English and Russian are the official languages of the conference.


17. April

Arrival in Tartu

20.00  Mayors reception in Tartu Town Hall, welcome by Mayor of Tartu


18. April

Conference  (EMU main building assembly hall, Kreutzwaldi 1A, Tartu)

Moderator: Mindaugas Maciulevicius, Member of European Economic and Social Committee

8.30 - 9.30 Registration and welcome coffee


9.30 - 12.30 Opening plenary

Welcoming words by Prof. Mait Klaassen, the rector of EMU, and by Mr Tarmo Tamm, Estonian Minister of Agriculture

Keynote speeches by FAO, OECD, European Commission, CBSS, and representatives of China

12.30 - 13.30 Lunch

13.30 - 15.30 Thematic sessions (respective rooms), plenary continues 

15.30 - 16.00 Coffee break

16.00 - 16.45 Sum-up plenary (main building assembly hall) - conclusions; reports of roundtables, chairs’ summary

16.45 - 17.30 Summarising key-note presentation 

19.00 - 22.00 Conference dinner 


19. April

Conference continues (EMU main building, Kreutzwaldi 1A, Tartu)

8.30 - 9.00 Registration and welcome coffee

9.00 - 11.30 Closing plenary on future visions (main building, assembly hall)

11.00-11.20 Wrap up and closing of the conference

11.20 - 12.00 Coffee break and walk to the fair.

12.00 Opening of the Agricultural fair 2018. Visit to the fair.