INVITATION to 10th International Scientific Conference “RURAL DEVELOPMENT 2021: Challenges for Sustainable Bioeconomy and Climate Change”

03 Shkurt 2021

Dear colleagues,  

  On behalf of our university we are inviting the colleagues of Your university to the 10th International Scientific Conference “RURAL DEVELOPMENT 2021: Challenges for Sustainable Bioeconomy and Climate Change”, which will take place in Kaunas, Lithuania, 21-23 September, 2021 and the venue of the conference will be at the Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy (Lithuania) (  

This conference is aimed at providing interdisciplinary scientific discussion, presenting new ideas for rural development processes in the context of Bioeconomy, Climate Change, Innovations and Social Progress.

The main topics of parallel sessions:

Agro-innovations and Food Technologies;
Biosystems Engineering and Environmental Integrity (Dedicated to the 75th Anniversary of Engineering Sciences in University);
Multifunctional Approach for Sustainable Use of Bio-Resources;  
Social Research for Sustainable Bioeconomy and Climate Change.

Business and Science Forum “Green deal: the way improving the well-being of people and business” will be held during the Conference. Preliminary agenda:  

Keywords: Innovations, Integrity, Bio-resources, Well-being.

Important dates and deadlines:

From February 1st until August 15th, 2021 – registration

Until September 1st, 2021 – article submission

January 1st, 2022 – publishing of the Conference proceedings

Online Registration on the conference website:  (see right side NEAREST DEADLINE)
Papers submission on line  
The papers that fulfil the requirements will be published in the Proceedings of the 10th International Scientific conference “Rural Development 2021”. The Proceedings will be referred in database of Clarivate Analytics (Web of Science), EBSCO (Academic Search Complete).

Participation fee will amount to: for authors – until August 29th – 220 EUR; after August 29th – 270 EUR; for PhD students – 110 EUR,  for guests/non-authors – 150 EUR.  

(Participation fee covers the Conference proceedings, coffee breaks, lunch and gala dinner. The costs of accommodation, cultural (social) programme and transport should be covered by the participants of the Conference.)


For additional information contact:

Chairperson – prof. dr. Astrida Miceikienė

Vice-chairpersons – assoc. prof. dr. Jolita Greblikaitė, assoc. prof. dr. Judita Černiauskienė

Conference administrator – Dėja Bubinaitė


E-mail: [email protected]  

Conference website

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RD Announcement 2021 (kliko).


Postal address:

Faculty of Bioeconomy Development  

Vytautas Magnus University  

Universiteto str. 10, Akademija, LT-53361, Kaunas distr., Lithuania

Phone: +370 37 752 214


It would be very much appreciated if You share this information with those that might be interested in this conference as well.  


Thank You in advance for Your cooperation and looking forward meeting You in the 10th International Scientific Conference “RURAL DEVELOPMENT 2021“ at Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy, Lithuania !