Upcoming events

Special Track at Interacción 2018

RUC-APS organizes a special track on “Advances and Challenges in HCI in Agriculture” at Interacción 2018 (Palma, September 12-14, 2018).

The goal of this special session is to attract representatives of industry and academia that can provide insight into the challenges and advances of effectively bringing ICT to agriculture, from the perspective of HCI. The session is organized by members of the H2020 RUC-APS project (, whose goal is to enhance and implement knowledge based ICT solutions within high risk and uncertain conditions for agriculture production systems.

Paper submission is now open (till April 15th) .
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Special Session at PRO-VE’18

RUC-APS organizes a special session on “Cognitive Systems in Food and Agribusiness Value Chains” at PRO-VE’18 (Cardiff, UK, 17-19 September 2018).

This session is focused on papers addressing research and applications in the food value chain and in agribusiness. The objective is to present interesting research and practical developments to address the challenges in the sector and to present innovative approaches and new business models for the new scenarios on the coming years.

This session also addresses several aspects covered by H2020 RUC-APS project ( a H2020 Rise project devoted to “Enhancing and implementing Knowledge based ICT solutions within high Risk and Uncertain Conditions for Agriculture Production Systems”.

Abstract submission is now open (till March 11th) .
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Special Stream at Euro 2018

RUC-APS organizes a special stream on “Operational Research Advances in Agribusines” at this year’s Euro 2018  (Valencia, July 8-11, 2018). 

This special stream will have the objective of exploring and gathering the state-of-the-art on conceptual and applied interoperable solutions to support Agriculture decision-making once facing uncertainty and risk. This will include the use of OR with application to ICT, simulations, data analysis, precision farming and innovation approaches in agriculture that will help agriculture stakeholders improving their performance and supporting multidisciplinary and collaborative solutions in Agriculture production systems consider the current socio-economic trends and challenges in Agriculture.

Abstract submissions is now open (till March 5th).
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Past Events

Special sessions at  PRO-VE 2017

The PRO-VE conference took place from September 10th to 20th, in Vicenza, Italy. This edition of PRO-VE (the 18th) was dedicated to the topic of “collaboration in a data-rich world”. In that context, RUC-APS hosted two special sessions.

  • Special Session: “Risk and Uncertainty in Agriculture” organized by Jorge Hernandez (United Kingdom), Janusz Kacprzyk (Poland), Hervé Panetto (France), Alejandro Fernandez (Argentina), Marco De Angelis (United Kingdom)
  • Special Session: “Collaboration in Food and Agribusiness”, organized by Mareva Alemany (Spain), Angel Ortiz (Spain)

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