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Welcome to EITA-New Agriculture 2017

(The Graduate Institute of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University)


The 2017 EITA Conference on Agricultural Science and Technology, Biosystems Engineering

(EITA-New Agriculture 2017)


"New Agriculture: Challenges, Opportunities and Future Directions"


National Taiwan University

Taipei, Republic of China (Taiwan)


December, 2017





The EITA-New Agriculture 2017 - The second EITA Conference on Agricultural Science and Technology, Biosystems Engineering (or EITA-New Agriculture 2017), is an international forum. It will be held at National Taiwan University, Taipei, Republic of China (Taiwan) in December, 2017. The conference theme for the EITA-New Agriculture 2017 is "New Agriculture: Challenges, Opportunities and Future Directions". Please visit the website of the EITA-New Agriculture 2017 for more conference details.

The main objectives of the EITA-New Agriculture 2017 are:

  • to provide a platform for researchers, engineers, academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in "Prescision Agriculture",
  • to provide opportunities for the venture community to discuss, understand and evaluate the state-of-the art in cutting edge business and technology solutions,
  • to bring together emerging and established entrepreneurs, current industry leaders, and policymakers to discuss innovation and disruption over the next decade.


We are pleased to invite you to attend the EITA-New Agriculture 2017 and submit proposals (invited talks only) for papers, panels, demonstrations, workshops, corporate showcases/demos, and SIG discussions. The Conference Review Policy requires that each proposal will be peer-reviewed by for inclusion in the conference program, and CD-ROM proceedings.


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The EITA-New Agriculture 2017 conference consists of four parallel workshops:


  • Workshop 1 (W1): Agricultural Biotechnology: Genetic Engineering, Molecular Markers, Molecular Diagnostics, Vaccines, and Tissue Culture
  • Workshop 2 (W2): Food Security and Safety: Plant/Animal Production, Protection, Processing, Distribution, Utilization, and Resource Recovery
  • Workshop 3 (W3): Water Security: Supply, Demand, Conservation, and Quality Improvement/Assurance
  • Workshop 4 (W4): Urban Controlled Environment Agriculture, Systems Informatics and Analytics: Climate Change, Sustainability, Productivity, Competitiveness, Intelligence, and Nexus of Food/Energy/Water Systems (FEWS)


Possible Workshop Topics

The EITA-New Agriculture 2017 conference is structured around a number of sub-themes that include -but are not limited to, the following topics:



as they relate to the research and development aspects of Agricultural Science and Technology, Biosystems Engineering, etc.. The long lists are not meant to be all-inclusive. Rather, they should be used to stimulate and encourage other ideas and possibilities.


Presentation Categories

The Technical Program includes a wide range of interesting and useful activities designed to facilitate the exchange of ideas and information.


  • Keynote Speakers
  • Invited Panels/Speakers
  • Papers
  • Panels
  • Demonstrations



Accepted papers will be published in the Proceedings (CD-ROM formats) as well as on the EITA-New Agriculture 2017 website. You may download the Proceedings through the Internet. These proceedings serve as major sources in the global high-tech community, reflecting the current state of the art in the disciplines.



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