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Pollinator: Re-Visiting the Vision of the Connected Farm

October 15 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Re-Visiting the Vision of the Connected Farm

Pollinator - Re-Visiting the Vision of the Connected Farm

Machine-to-machine communication and the “Internet of Things” (IoT) are predicted to transform farming. But seamless cross-talk and integration between devices, machinery and systems is still on the wish-list of most farmers. Here we’ll have an update on the new technologies, how close the industry is to overcoming the challenges of inter-operability, and explore how to overcome the obstacles to enable remote management of crops, livestock – and the entire connected farm.

With inspiration from “smart cities” and other platforms, we’ll discuss the role of standards in encouraging widespread adoption and how networks and devices can be integrated to provide that Holy Grail of the truly connected farm. We’ll also discover the practicalities behind the concept of a “hands-free” farm and explore the infrastructure needs to enable such smart farming to be a commercial reality.

Programme

16.00     Arrival and coffee

16.30     Welcome and introduction Steve Benns (Chair), IoT Futures Principal Researcher, BT         

16.40     Norbert Schilngmann, General Manager, The Agricultural Industry Electronics Foundation

               “Helping Farmers Get the Job Done – ISOBUS”

17.10     Calum Chalmers, Business Development Manager, FarmScan AG

               “Connecting the Hands Free Farm”

17.30     David Aarons, CTO, Enlight

               "Potatoes to Chips; It's only technology"

17.45     Tashia Tucker, CEO, Olombria

               “The Internet of Living Things (IoLT): How precision pollination can be 'pretty fly'”

18.00     Panel discussion

18.35     Networking and light refreshments

19.00     Event close and depart

 

Cost:

 

This event is FREE for members of Agri-Tech East, and £35 for non-members. Please note the fee is non-refundable for cancellation within 5 working days of the event. Agri-Tech East members can use the dicount code AgriMember to book their place. Check if your company is a member.

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Basis CPD points will be available for attendees of this event.

Pollinators are Agri-Tech East’s bi-monthly network meetings. We want to ignite discussions between participants rather than lecture, with people from all sectors and disciplines welcome—whether you’re a grower, a researcher, or entrepreneur, come along and join in!

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When
October 15th, 2019 4:00 PM   through   7:00 PM
Location
Barclays
Eagle Labs
28 Chesterton Road
Cambridgeshire CB4 3AZ
United Kingdom
Contact
Phone: 01223 760135
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Event Fee(s)
Event fees £35 £ 35.00 + £ 7.00 VAT

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Date:
October 15
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Agri-Tech East
Website:
agritech-east.co.uk

Venue

Eagle Labs Cambridge
Chesterton Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB$ 3AZ United Kingdom
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https://labs.uk.barclays/locations/cambridge-incubator