SITEVI Innovation Awards 2019 judging panel

To ensure a comprehensive study of every application, the panel is composed of the best French and international specialists. More than 20 members, scientific directors, senior research fellow, engineers, professors as well as repeat users of equipment, gather their knowledge to elect a unique prize list!
To examine every application, the panel members also call on the expertise of technical specialists and users from their network. Almost one hundred experts bring their advices and knowledge to elect the awards list.
Thanks to them, each successive roll of honour of the SITEVI Innovation Awards serves as a reference in the sectors of equipment and know-how for vine-wine, olive and fruit & vegetable production.

Chairmen of the panel

 

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Jean-Pierre VAN RUYSKENSVELDE

CEO

IFV (French Vine and Wine Institute)

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Ludovic GUINARD

Deputy CEO

Ctifl (Technical joint trade Centre for Fruit and Vegetables) & Interfel (Fruit and Vegetables Inter-professional Association).

An international perspective

Four leading specialists from top vine-wine, olive and fruit & vegetable production regions.

 

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Eugenio CAVALLO

Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Agricultural and Earth-Moving Machines (IMAMOTER – CNR)

Expert in reduction of the environmental impact of agriculture through improvement of sustainable management practices, soil protection, alternative organic fertilizer and application of new technologies.
Italy

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Pierre-Henri DUBUIS

Phytopathologist – The Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research (DEFR)

Agroscope, row crop and vine protection research department. Science Fellow in epidemiology of grapevine diseases, disease models and decision support systems. Expert in control strategies, application techniques, evaluation of the efficacy and side effects of fungicides for grapevine.
Switzerland

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Florentino JUSTE

Professor of Research– Dto Ingenieria Rural y Alimentaria, University of Valencia

Former Director of the IVIA (Agricultural Research Institute of Valencia). Former president of EurAgEng (the European Society of Agricultural Engineering).
Spain

James TAYLOR

Precision vine-growing world renowned specialist

Senior Research Fellow, Precision Agriculture, Irstea (National Institute for Environmental and Agricultural Science and Research). Project monitoring experience in Australia, United-Kingdom, China, United States, Vietnam and France.
Australia

A unique expertise

In addition to the international panel members, many leading French specialists gather their knowledge.

 

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René AUTELLET

Agricultural machinery expert

Independent consultant

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Yann BINTEIN

Research, Innovation and Expertise Division - Fruits program deputy

Ctifl (Technical joint trade Centre for Fruit and Vegetables)

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Guillaume BOCQUET

Consultant engineer, Technical division manager

AXEMA (the trade association of the Agricultural Equipment industry)

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Paul CAMMAL

Independent consultant, Fruit & Vegetable sector expert

Former Director of the Creman (agricultural machinery research and experimentation center)

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Stéphane CHAPUIS

Head of the agro-equipment department

FNCUMA (National Federation of the Cooperatives for the Utilization of Agricultural Machinery)

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Cyril CORDIER

Oenologist, competition manager

French Oenologist Union

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Laurent DAHINÉ

Consultant engineer, Technical division member

AXEMA (the trade association of the Agricultural Equipment industry)

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Jean-Michel DESSEIGNE

Engineer, wine equipment and process division manager

IFV (French Vine and Wine Institute)

Fabien DOUDON

Winegrower - agro-equipment national elected representative

FNCUMA (National Federation of the Cooperatives for the Utilization of Agricultural Machinery)

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Annette FREIDINGER-LEGAY

Engineer, international packaging expert

Consultant, international packaging expert for the United Nations, Member of the European Packaging Institutes Consortium, former IFEC (French Institute of Packaging) Director

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Gilbert GRENIER

Lecturer in Automation and Machinery Engineering, precision agriculture expert

Author of the reference book about precision agriculture: “Agriculture de précision. Les nouvelles technologies au service d’une agriculture écologiquement intensive". Bordeaux Sciences Agro

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Valérie LEMPEREUR

Deputy Director for scientific and technical programs at IFV

Engineer oenologist, expert in the optimization of the vinification, the oenological inputs, the sanitary quality of wines, the valorization of the by-products and agroecology. IFV (French Vine and Wine Institute)

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Agathe OLIVE

Agricultural engineer, project manager "Innovation & agricultural equipment"

Agri Sud-Ouest Innovation competitiveness cluster

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Anaïs ORBAN

Manager of agricultural, environmental and sustainability projects

FNEDT (farming contractors national federation)

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Sophie PALLAS

Oenologist, Chief Executive

French Oenologist Union

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Jean-Luc PERES

Agricultural machinery expert, consultant, 25 years of experience in agro-equipment

PCMA, past Trame BCMA and APCA (French Chambers of Agriculture)

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Balkis VICAIRE

Director

VINSEO (cluster, Occitanie vine-wine suppliers)

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Frédéric VIGIER

Technology adviser for agro-machinery and e-agriculture

Expertise correspondent in the Department for Industrial Partnerships and Support to Public Policy. Irstea (National Institute for Environmental and Agricultural Science and Research).