Agri-Tech Week 2018: Above, Below and Around

STEM Building, University of Essex, Colchester, CO4 3SQ

6 November, 2018

University of Essex will be launching a new Plant Science Innovation Centre and showcasing its new £11.8 million STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) building in this Agri-Tech Week event.

With the theme “Above, Below and Around” it will be featuring talks and demonstrations focused on drones, agricultural robotics, plant health, soil health and a lot of other exciting research.


12.00  Start: Lunch, arrivals and networking

13.00  Welcome: Professor Christine Raines

13.05  Plant health: Professor Tracy Lawson

13.35  Soil health: Dr Alex Dumbrell

14.05  Break: Demos, networking, drinks and nibbles

14.55  Wilkin & Sons’ (Tiptree) presentation: Andrey Ivanov

15.05  Robotics for agriculture: Dr Vishuu Mohan

15.35  Geocurve’s presentation: Gary Nel, Geocurve

15.50  Closing remarks: Dr Kirstie Cochrane, EIRA Director

16.05  Networking: Demos, drinks and nibbles

17.00  Close

For more information please contact: [email protected]

To register: http://bit.ly/2PPtcbu

3 BASIS Points are available for attendees.

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