This year the Agricultural University of Plovdiv celebrates its 75th anniversary. The focus of the celebrations is the forthcoming International Scientific Conference „PERSPECTIVES ON AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND INNOVATIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS“, which will be held on November 26-28, 2020, at the AU-Plovdiv.
Established in 1945, the Agricultural University of Plovdiv keeps spreading knowledge, preserves and enriches the traditions in Bulgarian agriculture. The University is a national center of agricultural science and education in Bulgaria and a leading institution in proving competences in the European research society.
Agricultural science and education will face future challenges in the agri-food sector, related to the search for technologies and models for transforming the agroecosystems into sustainable and knowledge-based ones. Solutions to these challenges, in the context of European and national research policies and strategies, the Green Deal and the “Farm to fork” strategy, should be multidisciplinary and be put into practice by the research community, partners – national and European research networks and businesses, and supported by the state institutions.
The Jubilee Conference is a meeting place for scientists from Bulgaria and abroad to present the results of their research, to share their scientific achievements and innovations in the sector, to discuss and propose solutions for transforming the agri-food systems thus resulting for healthier foods and clean natural resources.
The Conference program provides an opportunity for the exchange of knowledge and experience between scientists, as well as for business meetings and partnerships, involvement of young scientists in research and innovation initiatives, and for cultural exchange.
The events on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Agricultural University – Plovdiv are under the Patronage of the Minister of Education and Science – Mr. Krasimir Valchev.
Prof. Dr. Hristina Yancheva
RECTOR OF AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY – PLOVDIV