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    Agri-tech @ Harper

    Forthcoming event: Agricultural Innovation Conference & Exhibition 2018

    11 June 2018

    The National Centre for Precision Farming, supported by Agri-Tech West are introducing the Agricultural Innovation Conference & Exhibition (AICE) at Harper Adams University in Shropshire. The event is sponsored by AHDB and features a full day of guest speakers from both industry and academia, there will also be opportunity for networking, visiting the exhibitor stands and taking part in topical focus groups within the Innovation inspiration hub.  The 2018 focus for the conference is autonomous innovation within the agricultural sector with the emphasis on and the celebration of the Hands Free Hectare project which is now in its second year having completed the first completely hands free harvest in 2017.

    Keynote Speaker - Caroline Drummond MBE - LEAF 
    Jane King - AHDB 
    Kit Franklin - Harper Adams 
    Clive Blacker - Precision Decisions 
    Meet the HFH Team, - Jonathan Gill, Martin Abell, Kit Franklin, Clive Blacker
    Dan Halliday - New Holland 
    P Nageshwar Rao - TAFE 
    Owen Kinch - Dot Technology Corp.
    Sam Watson Jones - Small Robot Company
    Philip Garford - Garford UK
    Charles Quick - University of Nottingham

    Join the experts discussing:

    Harry Henderson, AHDB - What’s next after automated cereal growing?/ Life after hands free hectare

    Dr Richard Green, Harper Adams University - The role of artificial intelligence in future agri-tech development

    Professor Karl Behrendt, Harper Adams University - Decision support systems for agriculture: what is the potential, what is needed and how should they work.

    Professor Mark Rutter, Harper Adams University - Precision Technologies for Ruminant Livestock

    Gracie Emeny, AHDB - What are the immediate short-term opportunities for automation in horticulture

    Professor James Lowenberg-DeBoer, Harper Adams University - Advantages and disadvantages of farmer data sharing

    Professor Simon Blackmore, Harper Adams University – Farming with Robots

    Dr Elizabeth Warham, Department for International Trade - Agritech Export & Investment Opportunities


    Register here

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