REAMIT Networking Symposium 2020

Host: Nottingham Trent University

Location: Royal Suite, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Wollaton Street, Nottingham, NG1 5RH

Date: Thursday, 9th January 2020 at 9:30am – 17:00pm

Cost: FREE

REAMIT: Improving Resource Efficiency of Agribusiness supply chains by Minimizing waste using Big data and IoT sensors.



About this Event


We are inviting you to the REAMIT Networking Symposium on 9th Jan 2020 focusing on minimising food waste in agribusiness supply chains, across North West Europe.

The symposium is arranged by Nottingham Trent University, who are partners in the project. This is being organised as part of the large European project ( funded by the Interreg NWE programme.

This Symposium is aimed at Agribusiness stakeholders, IoT practitioners, Academics and those from the Agri-food supply chains.

Our speakers will include some of our project partners, namely Dunbia (IR), Levstone (UK) & Images & Reseaux (FR) as well as our Project Lead, Prof. Ram Ramanathan from the University of Bedfordshire, will be conducting a brainstorm workshop.

A two course lunch and refreshments will be provided throughout the event.

This Symposium is an opportunity for those who want to:

  • Build networks within the Food Supply Chain industry
  • Explore common challenges in reducing food waste
  • Understanding the importance of IoT and Big Data technologies in food supply chain
  • Promote collaboration and networking


  • 09:30 - 10:00 Registration & Coffee
  • 10:00 - 10:05 Welcome Prof. Usha Ramanathan
  • 10:05 - 10:20 Presentation on Interreg North West Europe Programme 2014-2020
  • 10:20 - 10:45 Introduction to the REAMIT Project and the Symposium
  • 10:45 - 11:45 Presentations by REAMIT partners
  • 10:45 - 11:05 Valorial, France - Making the agri-food sector of western France, the home of smarter food
  • 11:05 - 11:25 Ulster University, Northern Ireland - Environmental sensors as an indicator of meat quality in cattle
  • 11.45 - 12:10 Tackling supply chain food waste
  • 12:10 - 12:30 How IQRF wireless mesh network can help with waste management
  • 12:30 - 13:30 Lunch & Exhibition
  • 13:30 - 13:45 Welcome note and Introduction to Nottingham Business School
  • 13:45 - 14:15 Sensor technologies and their role in providing detailed data on air and food quality
  • 14:15 - 14:45 Presentation
  • 14:45 - 15:00 Sustainable Agriculture through Innovative Vertical Farming
  • 15:00 - 15:30 Coffee and Exhibition
  • 15:30 - 16:15 Brainstorming Session
  • 16:15 - 16:30 Closing
  • 16:30 - 17:00 Networking, exhibition and refreshments
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