49th Intelligent Sensing Programme

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49th Intelligent Sensing Programme

19 September 2019 @ 10:00 - 17:00

KTN is running a one-day workshop bringing together representatives from the agriculture sector, sensor technology providers, new technology developers and innovation funders to promote the innovation, development and the adaptation of sensing technologies in the UK farming industry.

9:30 Arrival & Registration

10:00 Welcome – Liqun Yang, Knowledge Transfer Network

10:05 Introduction of KTN – Chris Danks, Knowledge Transfer Network

Challenges and Needs

10:15 Challenges and Needs for Precision Agriculture (Overview) – Dave Ross, Agri-Epi Centre

10:45 An Overview of Sensor Use in Aquaculture – Polly Douglas, Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre

11:15 Refreshments & Networking

11:45 An Overview of Precision Horticulture – Darren Gedge, G’s Fresh

State of Art Sensing Technologies

12:15 Soil Health Sensors – Andrej Porovic & Jim Bailey, PES Technologies

12:45 Optoelectronic Sensors for Precision Agriculture – Daniel Spring (?), Hamamatsu Photonics UK Ltd

13:15 Lunch & Networking

14:15 Optical Sensors for Monitoring Food & Drink Quality – Cathy Rushworth Curran, Liquid Vision Innovation

Novel Sensing Technologies

14:45 Digital Agriculture as a Service – Antony Yousefian, 30MH

15:15 Diagnostic Sensors to Guide Key Agronomy Decisions – Rob Stichbury, Fungi Alert

15:45 Sundance’s AI Platform for to Precision Agriculture – Flemming Christensen, Sundance

Business Innovation Landscape & Funding Opportunities in UK

16:15 UK’s Business Innovation Landscape & Funding opportunities – TBC, TBC

16:45 Networking & Close

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