The ICA Board meeting was invited to Lithuania by ASU rector Prof. Antanas Maziliauskas, who is ICA Board member representing Nordic and Baltic countries since 2016. The Board meeting has been organised by ASU in Senate hall of Vilnius University. The meeting was attended by Board members-rectors and vice-rectors of reputable European universities, as Wageningen University and Research (Netherlands), University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (Austria), University College Dublin (Ireland), Louvain University (Belgium), LaSalle Beauvais national Polytechnic Institute (France), Czech University of Life Sciences (Czech), National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine (Ukraine).
Board was addressing issues related to ICA strategy papers, upcoming ICA events and conferences with the topics addressing global climate change, bioeconomy, food security and health, application of ICT in agriculture and related sectors, global cooperation challenges.
ICA is the network of more than 60 life science universities involved in agriculture, food, forestry, natural resources, rural development and the environment. ASU is the member of ICA since 1997.