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AHDB Smart Agriculture Conference Programme

ICC Birmingham – 08/09/15

Programme

Registration open, Exhibition Hall

Opening address – Sir Peter Kendall, AHDB, Chairman
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Key note speaker – Prof Salah Sukkarieh, Director of Research and Innovation at the Australian Centre for Field Robotics, University of Sydney
‘Automation Technologies for Future Farms’
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Session I – Sensors and the Internet of Things  (Session chair: Dr Jon Knight, Head of R&KT, AHDB Horticulture)

Dr Jonathan Leach, Quantum Imaging Hub, Heriot-Watt University.
‘Imaging at the speed of light’
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Iain MacLachlan, Internet of Things Business Manager, Eurotech
IoT in Agriculture – Connectivity & Interoperability on the farm
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Prof Daniel Berckmans, Head of Measure, Model and Manage Bio-responses Division, University of Leuven
Internet of things and Precision Livestock Farming
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Session II – Data  (Session chair: Paul MeakinKnowledge Transfer Manager, Plants and Crops, Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN)

Dr Shamal Mohammed, Director, GeoInfo Fusion
‘Data will change how we farm’
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Benjamin Cave, Trainer at Open Data Institute (ODI)
‘Everyone’s field: open data in agriculture’
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Prof Richard Tiffin, Chief Scientist, Centre of Agricultural Informatics and Metrics of Sustainability
The agricultural industry collects data, how can it use it profitably? What does the future hold?
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Session III – Application  (Session chair: Mike Storey, Head of R&D for AHDB Potatoes)

Dr Jordan Boyle, Lecturer at the School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds

‘Bio-Inspired Robotics and the Future of Agriculture
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Prof Emma Hart, Director of Centre for Emergent Computing, Edinburgh Napier University
Smart Optimisation for Smart Agriculture’
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Dr Pete Berry, Head of Crop Physiology, ADAS
Technologies to solve agricultural challenges
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Summary – Bill ParkerDirector of R&D and Knowledge Exchange for Crops

Conference closes


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