Solving Grassroots Agribusiness Problems Together
The AGMENTATION 2019 Mission:
Returning for its third year, Agmentation is a two-day sprint and pitch grassroots problem-solving event that runs Friday (26th July) evening and all day Saturday (27th July) in Armidale, NSW.
It is is a startup event known as a ‘Hackathon’ that will provide participants with the opportunity to work together alongside primary producers, technical engineers, UNE researchers, industry stakeholders, university students and regional high school students to form teams, focus on a problem statement and pitch their ‘brilliant idea’ for Agriculture in regional Australia to a panel of judges who will award a prize to the most viable idea on the day.
Registrations for Agmentation 2019 are now closed, please register to join our Waiting List.
Time until Agmentation 2019
The opportunity in joining us:
As a participant and contributor to Agmentation you will be networking and co-producing solutions with industry stakeholders. You will experience what happens when industry professionals, providers, consumers, students, researchers and technology creators all work towards solutions to address the Agmentation 2019 Problem Statements.
Australia has a real opportunity to be a world leader in the AgTech space… Agmentation enables people to come together to apply startup solutions where they are really needed.Matthew Pryor - Mentor, Agmentation 2018
When & Where:
Friday 26th July 6 pm – 8.30 pm
J.P. Belshaw Lecture Theatre, W40 UNE Business School, Trevenna Rd, UNE Armidale
Saturday 27th July 8 am – 6 pm
UNE SMART Farm Innovation Centre Armidale, NSW 2350
Problem Statements for Agmentation 2019:
Future Food & Fibre in the New England North West
How might we build and measure sustainable, ethical and responsible farming practices?
How might we know what the modern consumer wants, what they need and how their needs will change in the future?
How might we reward a producer for adopting sustainable, ethical and responsible farming practices?
Agmentation 2018 was a sprint and pitch grassroots problem solving event held over two days, bringing together primary producers, technical engineers, UNE researchers, industry stakeholders, university students and regional high school students to form teams and work towards solutions to address the 2018 Mission Statement: "Weighing In - Measuring Productivity in Non-Traditional Ways"