Second World Summit on Agricultural Machinery
January 11-12, 2010
Waldorf=Astoria, Orlando, Florida, USA
Agricultural industry leaders from 14 countries participated in the Second World Summit on Agricultural Machinery held January 11&12, 2010. Hosted by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, the Summit was held at the Waldorf=Astoria, Orlando, Florida in conjunction with AG CONNECT Expo 2010. Douglas C. DeVries, Sr. Vice President of Global Marketing Services, Deere & Company, and past Chairman of AEMís Ag Equipment Council Executive Committee acted as mediator of the event.
The following state of the industry reports for various regions around the world were given: Argentina, Brazil, China, the EU, Russia, Venezuela, USA, and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization.
On Day 2 of the Summit, German association VDMA facilitated an Economic Workshop, and roundtable working sessions were held to identify areas in which industry and associations could collaborate globally. The group also began the process of moving Agrievolution from a Summit to a working group. View the full agenda, participants and a summary of the meeting.
Updates on the progress of the group and its initiatives will be posted periodically. For more information, contact Anita Sennett at email@example.com.
Other Agrievolution Events
Erich Hartkopf of CAVEDREPA presents a report on Venezuala
Doug DeVries of Deere & Company, moderator