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Atlanta to host ag equipment conference


September 15, 2010
By Manure Manager

September 14, 2010, St.
Joseph, MI — The 2011
Agricultural Equipment Technology Conference: Meeting the Needs of a Growing
World will take place January 5 to 7, 2011, at the Georgia World
Congress Center in Atlanta, in conjunction with Ag Connect Expo.

September 14, 2010, St.
Joseph, MI — The 2011
Agricultural Equipment Technology Conference: Meeting the Needs of a Growing
World
will take place January 5 to 7, 2011, at the Georgia World
Congress Center
in Atlanta, in conjunction with Ag Connect Expo.

AETC provides a forum
for pragmatic and open discussion of the state of the art for designers,
managers, and others involved in the research and manufacture of various
agricultural equipment. The conference features a variety of valuable
activities that include technical presentations, invited speakers, academic
exhibits, and continuing education opportunities.

The keynote address for
the conference will be John R. Block, who served as U.S. Secretary of
Agriculture 1981-1986, under President Reagan.

The technical portion of
AETC 2011
will feature cutting-edge research and industry perspectives packed into five
technical sessions that include: combine testing, hybrid power systems, biomass
equipment, and agricultural cultural practices.

Also featured at AETC 2011:

  • ASABE Distinguished
    Lecture – “Cooling systems”
  • Keynote address
  • Supplier showcase
    and new technology sessions
  • Agricultural &
    biological engineering department showcase
  • Career fair
  • Technical poster
    session
  • Luncheons and ample
    opportunity for networking

AETC 2011
attendees will be the first to learn of this year’s AE50 award winners,
announcement of which will take place at the conference. AE50 awards, sponsored
by ASABE’s Resource magazine, annually honor the best in product innovation for
agricultural, food, and biological systems. Selected winners will present
their products in technical sessions.

AETC 2011
attendees will also enjoy access to a special preview of Ag Connect Expo, a world-class event for
the global agriculture industry that brings together the latest in equipment,
technology and ideas. Ag Connect Expo 2011 will take place January 8-13, with a
special preview day January 7 open to AETC registrants and to others by
invitation.


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