Conference Topics Section 1 - Agronomy
Soil genesis and morphology; Physical and chemical properties of soils; Soil fertility; Soil biology; Soils and environmental quality; Soil tillage systems; Land rehabilitation.
Crop production; Crop ecology and physiology; Crop nutrition and fertilizers in crop production; Crop breeding; Crop protection; Yield quality and processing; Alternative crops.
Agroecosystems; Climatic changes and future challenges; Agricultural machinery and equipments in crop production; Precision farming in crop production; Crop biomass and biofuels; Organic farming in crop production.Section 2 - Horticulture
- Fruit growing
- Viticulture and Oenology
- Vegetable growing
- Floriculture, Ornamental Plants, Design and Landscape Architecture
The four subsections above refer to the following topics: Sustainable crop production and technologies in horticulture; Biodiversity and genetic resources; Plants physiology; Genetics and breeding; Plant production systems (propagation and nursery management); Plant protection (disease and pest management, virology); Protected horticulture; Soilless culture; Postharvest and quality management of horticultural products; Landscape Planning and Design, Landscape Dendrology, Garden Architectural Design, Landscape Engineering, Landscape Art, Urban Green Space System Planning, Sustainable landscape design strategies.
Climate-resilient horticulture; Ecological horticulture systems; Permaculture; Urban horticulture; Waste management and alternative energies in horticulture; New horticultural plants and crops.Section 3 - Animal Science
Population genetics; Quantitative genetics; Molecular genomics; Animal breeding programs.
Forage; Nutritive value of forages; Productive effect of forage; Particularities of animal nutrition.
- Reproduction, physiology, anatomy
Optimizing fertility; Artificial insemination; Reproductive endocrinology; Embryo transfer; Embryology research; Mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions of animal organisms; Shape and structure of animal organisms.
- Technologies of animal husbandry
Technologies of animal husbandry of economic interest; Animal welfare; Beekeeping; Sericiculture.
- Technologies of the agro food products processing
Cereals and oil processing; Livestock products processing; Fruit and vegetable processing; Traditional food processing; Food processing machinery; Preservation and Logistics; Agro-products quality and bio-safety.
- Wild life management, fishery and aquaculture
Wild animal populations; Relationship between the habitat and the wild animal populations; Wildlife conservation; Farming of fisheries and aquatic organisms; Fisheries management; Ecosystem based fisheries and aquatic animals; Marine protected areas.
Machinery and installations for animal husbandry; Livestock building; Zoo-hygiene.Section 4 - Veterinary Medicine
There are expected and accepted papers focused on subjects that represent the scientific basis of Veterinary Medicine.
Anatomy, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Genetics, Histology, Cell Biology, Embriology, Physiology, Physiopathology,Pharmacology and Microbiology and Immunology.
There are expected and accepted papers focused on subjects on the practice of Veterinary Medicine. Infectious Diseases,Pathology, Medicine and Surgery, Obstetrics and Reproduction, Parasitology, Toxicology, Radiology and Imagistics, Oncology, Case Reports in all the clinical areas.
- Public health and animal production
There are accepted and expected papers concentrated on domains in which veterinary doctors research aspects on animal production and public health.
Pathological Anatomy, Forensic Veterinary Medicine, Animal Production, Animal Welfare, Veterinary Hygiene and Environmet Protection, Food Hygiene and Safety Inspection, Farm Animals’ Clinics.
There are expected papers focusing on new methods of teaching in the field of veterinbary medicine, both theoretical and practical training, as well as on the organization of long-life learning programmes for practitioners
Interactive Teaching, Long-life Learning Programmes,On-line Teaching Section 5 - [b][b]Land Reclamation, Earth Observation & Surveying, Environmental Engineering
- Environmental science and engineering
Pollutants dispersion; pollutants removal; antierosional shelter-belt; Bioremediation; sludge; effluent; Biodegradation; BOD (Biochemical Oxygen Demand); COD (Chemical Oxygen Demand); contaminated soil and water; microbial contamination; climate change; quality index; protection zone; abiotic stress; Volatile organic compounds; persistent organic pollutants; mathematical modelling in environmental science and engineering; Solid waste landfills.
- Sustainable development of rural area
Soil contamination; decontamination technology; waste treatment; composting; underground water contamination ways and decontamination methods; soil erosion; irrigation-drainage; balance of artificial and natural environment; Wind Energy; irrigation management; slope stability; underground water pollution.
Floods mitigation; structures behavior; ecological reconstruction after natural disaster; reliability, risk factor; safety; critical infrastructure; building assessment; post-disaster management; non-destructive methods of structure investigation; dynamic instrumentation; buildings database; vulnerability; extreme weather phenomena.
- Water resources management
Water supply; water treatment; Sustainable Water Resources Management; mathematical modeling in water resources management; water management policies; water cost.
- Pollution control, land planning
Quality indicators monitoring for water, soil and air; territorial planning; GIS; phytoremediation; underground water pollution and remediation.
Inventory system; immovable property; 3D Laser Scanning; surveying; real estate assesment, urban development.
- Earth observation and geographic information systems
Satellite imagery; 3D Laser Scanning, Surveying and Measurement; Analysis and Applications of Close-Range Imaging; Geo-information; Geospatial Databases; GIS, GNSS, Lidargrammetry; Open Source Mapping; Photogrammetric Computer Vision and Image Analysis; Sensors and Platforms for Remote Sensing; UAV/UAS Photogrammetry; 3D Modeling and Rendering.
Complementary topics.Section 6 - Biotechnology
- Agricultural biotechnology
Plant cell culture, bioproducts in plant protection, biostimulators, edible and medicinal mushrooms, GMO and risk assessment, genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, molecular markers.
- Biotechnology in veterinary medicine
Vaccines, protein production, probiotics, prebiotics, feed technologies, microbial genetics, molecular markers in animal breeding, genomics, proteomics, metabolomics.
New food processing techniques, novel food, fermentation processes, food additives, food ingredients, functional food, food waste.
- Industrial and environmental biotechnology
Biopolymers, biodegradation, composting, Lyfe Cycle Assessment,
ecotoxicity, applied biotechnology, biofuel, bioremediation ,
process design and modelling , biopharmaceutical engineering, microbial fermentations, biorefinery,
Food contaminants, food pathogens, food borne illness, risk assessment, risk management, risk communication, safe food storage, food labelling, food shelf life, HACCP, food hygiene, GMP, food handling, antimicrobial treatments.
Food and Biotechnology legislation, Fermentation industry equipment and installations, insurance in biotechnology, GMO-legislation Section 7 - Management and Economics in Rural Areas
Agrifood economy; Financial economic analysis; The economic efficiency of agricultural production; Accounting.
- Farm management and agromarketing
Production Management; Financial Management; Investment Management; Human Resources Management; Business Management; Quality Management; Project management in agriculture; Agromarketing; Management of SMEs in agriculture; Rural and regional development management; Qualitative and Quantitive Marketing; Marketing Strategies.
Agricultural and food policies; Community Projects.
- AgriBusiness and agricultural extension
Agribusiness; Business Communication and Negotiation; Financing activities in agriculture; Business management; Agricultural management consultancy; Banking; Cooperation in agriculture; Agrotouristic Services.
- Agritourism and rural development
Rural Development; Rural Sociology; Public food services and agrotourism; Agrotourism; Agrotouristic resource management; Touristic landscape planning.
Management of renewable resources; Economy; Expertise and environmental control; Green economy.
- Educational management in agronomic education
Educational management in agronomic education.
Trade in agricultural products; Insurance and reinsurance in agriculture; Food legislation; Food industry equipment and installations; Rural Statistics. The official language of the conference is English.