ICC Birmingham – 08/09/15

With an impressive line-up, SmartAg 2015 will provide you with an excellent opportunity to hear from those at the forefront of smart technology, to network with like minded colleagues across multiple disciplines, to inspire and generate collaboration.

Confirmed speakers to date:

Opening Address: Sir Peter Kendall
Chairman, Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board

Closing Summary: Bill Parker
Director of R&D and Knowledge Exchange for Crops

Prof Daniel Berckmans
Head of Measure, Model and Manage Bio-responses Division, University of Leuven

Dr Pete Berry
Head of Crop Physiology and Principal Scientist, ADAS UK Ltd

Prof Emma Hart
Director of Centre for Emergent Computing, Edinburgh Napier University

Dr Jonathan Leach
Assistant Professor, Quantum Imaging Hub, Heriot-Watt University

Iain MacLachlan
Internet of Things Business Manager, Eurotech

Dr Shamal Mohammed
Director at GeoInfo Fusion Ltd

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

Prof Salah Sukkarieh
Director of Research and Innovation at the Australian Centre for Field Robotics, University of Sydney

Prof Richard Tiffin,
Chief Scientist, Centre of Agricultural Informatics and Metrics of Sustainability


Session Chairs:

Session I – Sensors: Dr Jon Knight
Head of Research and Knowledge Transfer for Horticulture, AHDB

Session II – Data: Paul Meakin
Knowledge Transfer Manager, Plants and Crops, Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN)

Session III – Application: Mike Storey
Head of R&D for AHDB Potatoes

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